• New militant group emerges, gives oil firms 48-hour quit notice

    New militant group emerges, gives oil firms 48-hour quit notice

    The Niger Delta crisis worsened yesterday, as a new militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), threatened to attack oil and gas facilities in the upland of the oil-rich region.

    The new group, which decried what it called Federal Government’s and multinational oil companies’ neglect of the region, gave oil companies 48-hours to evacuate their personnel from the region, especially in the upland.

    In an online statement by its spokesman, Aldo Agbalaja, NDGJM threatened to attack Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company […]