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    Soldiers Allegedly Kill Mother, Six Months Baby, Two Others in Bayelsa Raid – Thisdaylive

    The alleged killing of four persons, including a mother and her six-month old baby in Oluasiri, Nembe local council of Bayelsa State, has sparked anger among Ijaw youths. THISDAY gathered that soldiers attached to the Joint … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2sQ1XUd Get More...
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    Politics Delta Govt to Parley Militia, N’Delta Avengers over Fresh Threat – Thisdaylive

    The Delta State Government has expressed readiness to dialogue with militia group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), in the light of its reported threats to resume hostilities against oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta region. The state Deputy Governor, Mr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, gave the …...
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    Metro Militants abduct 5 oil workers in Niger Delta – The Sun News

    Suspected militants have abducted five oil workers in Nigeria’s restive Niger Delta region, an area regularly hit by militant attacks and abductions. The militants seized the workers on Wednesday near the Ajoki community, which borders Edo and Delta States, said Delta State police spokesperson...
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    Business What the latest Niger Delta threat means for your investments

    Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of state for Petroleum Resources The relative peace enjoyed in Nigeria’s oil producing Niger Delta may be a thing of the past, if the latest threat by the Niger Delta Avengers is anything to go by. The militant group, in a release posted on its website, have …...
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    Metro Late Robbery Kingpin Don Waney’s Deputy Reveals More About Their Operations. – Stella...

    One of the deputies of a militant and kidnap victim, Don Waney, who was killed alongside five others by security agencies on January 7, has been captured by the police in Abuja. Desmond Okotubo, described by the police as a senior member of Waney’s gang, made startling revelations about … via...
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    Business Militant attacks will disrupt oil production this year — Oni – Punch Newspapers

    Energy Research, Ecobank Group, Mr. Dolapo Oni, tells TOBI AWORINDE that oil production will improve this year as power supply records some significant setbacks What major expectations do you have for the energy sector in 2018? I think the only bill we are likely to see passed this … via...
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    Metro Nasarawa: Militants Surrender Firearms to Police

    Three suspected militants have surrendered their firearms to the police in Nasarawa State The submission follows the expiration of the 30-day ultimatum handed down by the state government. The arms recovered from the suspects include three FMC rifles, and one AK47 rifle with 64 rounds of...
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    Metro Militants Invade Ogun Community, Kill 3 Policemen, 4 Others

    No fewer than three policemen and four residents of the Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State lost their lives during encounters with some gunmen suspected to be militants. Punch reports that the three policemen, attached to the Lagos State Special Anti-Robbery Squad, lost their...
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    Metro Why We Decided To Bomb Lagos Third Mainland Bridge – Militant

    The Nigeria Police have arrested a suspected member of a militant group allegedly planning to blow up the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. In his confessional statement, Abiodun Amos, aka Senti who hails from Arugbo in the Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, reportedly told the...
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    Metro Police Arrests Man Planning To Bomb Third Mainland Bridge [PHOTOS]

    A suspected member of a militant group allegedly planning to blow up the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State, has been arrested by the police in Majidun, Ikorodu area of the state. The suspect, Abiodun Amos, aka Senti, was said to be a bomb expert, who had participated in several robbery...
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    Politics President Buhari Sends Christmas Message to Niger Delta Militants

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday appealed to the militants vandalising oil installations in the Niger Delta to come and sit down with his government to decide how the nation’s resources can be managed instead of picking up arms against their fatherland. Buhari spoke when residents of the...
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    Metro 10 Killed as Militants Invade Imo Communities

    No fewer than 10 persons have been reported dead after some unidentified hoodlums raided two communities, Umuokeduru and Imeni in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State. It was gathered that the armed hoodlums stormed the two communities at night when people were fast asleep...
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    Metro We Are Not Sure of When Niger Delta Militancy Will End - FG

    The Federal Government is not sure of when the militancy in the Niger Delta will come to an end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said. He also stated that Nigeria would be comfortable with the price of crude oil at mid-$50 per barrel considering the...
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    Metro Nigerian Troops Nab Top Militant Leader

    A top commander of the Urhobo/Isoko militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), has been arrested by the operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF). The militant leader was apprehended on Sunday after days of surveillance by JTF operatives. The acting JTF spokesman...
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    Metro Soldiers Invade Militants Den in Cross River, Find Human skulls, Shrine

    Members of the Operation Delta Safe on Thursday raided five camps of the Bakassi Strike Force, a militant group from Cross River State, and arrested three of its top commanders. The militant group is known for carrying out attacks on vessels and other oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta...
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    Metro One Dead, Several Injured as Militants, Vigilantes Clash in Imo

    A bloody clash between alleged repented militants from the oil producing Ohaji /Egbema and Oguta Local Government Areas of Imo state and operatives of Imo security watch, left the state capital, Owerri, in turmoil on Thursday as scores were badly wounded. The militants and the security men...
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    Metro Militants Blow Up NPDC Delivery Line in Delta

    The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDJM, today, bombed another Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, delivery line in Delta State. The group in a stament by self styled Gen Aldo Agbalaja, said: “As a mark of our commitment to a just course and to prove to the wicked and...
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    Metro Your Crocodile Soldiers Can’t Swim, They Are Scared To Death – Avengers Mocks Buhari

    The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government of ‘killing innocent soldiers’ involved in the “Operation Crocodile Smile” in parts of the Niger Delta region. NDA in series of picture tweets by its spokesperson, Mudoch Agbinibo on its twitter...
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    Metro What Buhari Directed Me To Do For Militants – Amnesty Coordinator

    Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boroh, has revealed the President Muhammadu Buhari government plans for old and new militants in the Niger Delta region. He said that Federal Government has no plans to enrol fresh set of militants into the Amnesty Programme. Boroh, who...
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    Metro Why Negotiations With Militants Have Not Started - FG

    The Federal Government has explained why the proposed dialogue with the Niger Delta militants is yet to commence. The government said it is waiting for reports from the National Security Adviser, NSA, Major General Mohammed Monguno (retd.); service chiefs and other top government officials...
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