• Militants attack NNPC pipeline in Warri

    Militants attack NNPC pipeline in Warri

    Militants in Nigeria have attacked a crude oil pipeline on the outskirts of Warri, a city in the Niger Delta, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), a community leader said on Monday.

    Militants calling for a greater share of Nigeria’s energy wealth to go to the impoverished Delta area have attacked oil and gas facilities in the southern region in the last few months, briefly cutting the country’s oil production to 30-year lows.

    Two blasts […]

  • Breaking! Niger Delta Avengers blows up NNPC pipeline in Akwa Ibom

    Breaking! Niger Delta Avengers blows up NNPC pipeline in Akwa Ibom

    Niger Delta Avengers militant group says it has blown up a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline in Oruk Anam Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State.

    The group, via its Twitter account on Thursday morning said, “At 4:00am @NDAvengers blow up NNPC Pipeline in Oruk Anam Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom.”

    After snubbing an invitation to dialogue with the Nigerian government, the Niger Delta Avengers militant group on Monday, made a U-turn and stated a number of conditions that it […]