• Troops arrest Niger Delta militant leader over attacks on oil pipelines

    Troops arrest Niger Delta militant leader over attacks on oil pipelines

    Troops of 4 Brigade Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected militant, one Mr. Gabriel Ogbudje.

    He is also the alleged leader of the “Otugas Fire Force”, a militant group threatening to attack Utorogu Gas Plant.

    A statement from Acting Director Army Public Relations Officer, Col Sani Usman Kukasheka, said he was alleged to be responsible for the recent act of economic sabotage perpetrated on NPDC/Shoreline major delivery trunk line within Ogo-Oteri general area on the 26th of last month.

    The statement also reads: […]

  • Stay away from Rivers – Militant leader warns Avengers

    Stay away from Rivers – Militant leader warns Avengers

    A militant leader in the Niger Delta region, ‘General’ Don Waney, emerged from the creeks on Monday and warned members of the Niger Delta Avengers and other militant groups not to come close to Rivers State.

    Waney, who said he was ready to surrender his arms and ammunition and embrace the amnesty offered by the State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, also urged militant groups in the oil rich region, including NDA, to embrace peace and put an end to the destruction […]