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    Metro Governorship polls: N-Delta militants issue warning to FG over military interference in Rivers – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Amid the violence and eventual suspension of the governorship and state’s House of Assembly polls in Rivers State, militants under the aegis of Amalgamated Niger Delta Volunteer Force has threatened to unleash fresh attacks on oil installations across the Niger Delta region if the federal...
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    Metro Niger Delta militants endorse Buhari - DAILY TRUST

    Militants and ex-militants in the Niger Delta region have endorsed the reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. They announced this at the end of a workshop in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital, on Wednesday. The militants said they believe that the interest of the region would be well...
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    Metro Former Niger Delta Militants Storm At National Assembly For Protest

    Hundreds of ex-Niger Delta militants on Wednesday protested the alleged non-payment of their stipends by the Federal Government at the National Assembly in Abuja.
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    Metro Niger Delta Militants Withdraw Quit Notice To Yorubas, Northerners

    A group of Niger Delta militants have withdrawn the quit notice issed to Northerners and Yorubas in the region, last Friday The Pan Niger Delta People’s Congress (PNDPC) confirmed that the issuers of the quit notice, gave them the mandate to withdraw it. The militant groups appointed His Royal...
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    Metro Ex-Militants Issue Diamond Bank 15-Day Ultimatum To Unfreeze Their Money

    Ex-militants on Monday issued a 15-day ultimatum over their N12 billion allegedly hooked in Diamond Bank, warning the financial institution to unfreeze monies belonging to them and other Nigerians. National Secretary, Third Phase Amnesty, Tam Odogwu, in a statement said over 1,000 members had...
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    Metro 9 Militant Groups Give Northerners 3-month Ultimatum To Leave Niger Delta Region

    A coalition of Niger Delta militants has insisted that Northerners living in the region should leave, despite Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s warning against hate speeches and threats. In a statement released on Thursday, the militant groups lamented that none of the leaders of the northern...
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    Metro Niger Delta Militants - All Northerners In NNPC Should Be Sacked, Return Our Oil Wells

    A coalition of Niger Delta militants have issued a communique in retaliation for the order issued by Northern youth organizations for Igbos in the north to leave the region by October 1. THE NATION reports that the Niger Delta Watchdogs, Niger Delta Volunteers, Niger Delta Peoples Fighters...
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    Metro Militants Kill 6 Soldiers in Ondo

    At least six Nigerian soldiers have been killed in new military campaign against militants in the country’s restive Niger Delta oil hub, security officials said on Friday. The southern swampland has been largely quiet since the start of the year because militants halted attacks against oil...
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    Metro Pirates Kill 2 Soldiers in Bayelsa

    Two soldiers attached to the Joint Military Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, died in a gun duel with sea pirates on Wednesday, an official has confirmed. The soldiers were part of a team dispatched in response to a distress call on an attack by pirates operating in...
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    Business Xenophobia: We Are Ready To Blow Up MTN, DSTV, Shoprite – Niger Delta Militants

    Niger Delta militants on Wednesday threatened to blow up Multichoice (DSTV), MTN, Shoprite and 16 other major South African investments in Nigeria if the Federal Government failed to close them down within one month. This is coming due to the ongoing xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and their...
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    Metro Bayelsa: VP Osinbajo's Message to Niger Delta Militants

    Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday visited Bayelsa state for the second leg of the Niger Delta dialogue. In a series of tweets, Osinbajo urged Niger Delta militants to desist from attacking oil facilities as they would only hurt themselves. " We must not allow anyone to...
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    Metro Niger Delta: Ex-Militants Vow To Expose Pipeline Vandals

    Ex-militants in the Niger Delta region, have resolved to protect the sovereignty of the country and expose anyone found vandalising oil and gas installations within their communities, citing its negative effect on the environment and the mindset of investors. They made the pledge at an...
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    Metro Niger Delta Militants Write Letter to President Buhari

    A militant group, the Niger Delta Freedom Fighters has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. Read full letter below: We respectfully write to remind you of the previous open letter to you Mr. President by NIGER DELTAS Freedom Fighters whose mission is to fight for our...
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    Metro Another Militant Group Resurfaces, Vows To Deal With Buhari For Insulting Their Elders

    Another deadly militant group has emerged in the Niger Delta region, with a vow to deal with the Federal government for disrespecting their elders. The new group, known as Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, Monday joined the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, who had recently declared its...
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    Metro FG Resumes Payments Of Ex-Niger Delta Militants

    President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has resumed payments of cash stipends to former militants agreed under a 2009 amnesty in the country’s Niger Delta oil hub, an official told Reuters. Piriye Kiyaramo, an officer in the Amnesty Office said: “Two months of the ex-militants...
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    Politics Militants Blow Up NPDC Pipeline in Delta

    Unknown gunmen suspected to be militants, on Sunday blew up a pipeline in Delta State. The pipeline is operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC in Delta State. However, no separatist group from the oil rich region has claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack...
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    Metro Niger Delta: Tompolo Speaks on Alleged Involvement in Recent Bombings

    Embattled for Niger Delta militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, otherwise known as Tompolo, has denied links with militants who are threatening more attacks on oil installations in the oil-rich region. Tompolo said in a statement by his media consultant, Mr. Paul Bebenimibo, on...
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    Metro Niger Delta Red Squad Blow Up Agip Pipeline in Imo

    Three months after it attacked its first target, Niger Delta Red Squad (RDRS), the new militant group operating in the oil bearing communities of Ohaji/Egbema council area of Imo State, said it has blown another facility belonging to Agip Oil Company at Umuonei in Awara community. The group...
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    Metro JTF Attacks Avengers, Kills 2, Arrests 3

    The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, has killed two members of the Niger Delta Avengers and arrested three others over the killing of four soldiers in Bayelsa State. Gunmen, suspected to be militants, had on August 8, 2016 attacked and killed four soldiers stationed...
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    Metro Militants Blow Up NPDC’s Major Trunk, Delivery Line In Delta

    The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate has blown up another major oil installation in Urhobo axis, few hours after the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2nd Division of the Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major-General Kasimu Abdulkarim visited Asaba, the Delta State capital,. The facility, a major...
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