• Military confirms attack on NNPC oil pipeline in Delta

    Military confirms attack on NNPC oil pipeline in Delta

    Vandals attacked a crude pipeline belonging to Nigeria’s state oil firm NNPC in the restive Niger Delta, a military spokesman said on Friday.

    “It was sabotage by vandals,” military spokesman Thomas Otuji said, when asked about a claim by a militant group called Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate of an attack of the NNPC pipeline near Iwhremaro on Thursday night.

    The group, which has claimed previous attacks, said in a statement it had carried out the attack at about 9pm on Thursday […]