• Ankio Briggs blasts Niger Delta Avengers, says members from Somalia

    Ankio Briggs blasts Niger Delta Avengers, says members from Somalia

    A prominent female activist from the Niger Delta, Ankio Briggs, on Sunday condemned the Niger Delta Avengers for attacking oil and gas pipelines and installations in the region, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

    Ms. Briggs, a close ally of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, said the avengers were from Somalia and not Nigeria.

    The avengers have claimed responsibility for recent attacks on oil and power installations in the Niger Delta. The attacks have reduced almost by half Nigeria‚Äôs oil production and caused darkness […]