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    Metro Niger Delta Militants Declare Ceasefire, Demand Immediate Release of Dasuki, Others

    The joint revolutionary council of the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF), which claims to be the highest organ of “all the freedom fighting body” in the Niger Delta, has declared ceasefire. The group had earlier threatened to launch six missiles in the region and to also shut Nigeria’s...
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    Metro FG Suspects Foreign Conspiracy Over Militants Attack

    The Federal Government has begun an investigation into the possibility that some foreign nations may be backing the militant activities in the oil-rich Niger Delta. According to New Telegraph, highly placed military sources said that the intelligence arm of the military and other security...
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    Metro Niger Delta Militants Vow To Bomb Aso Rock, Lists Specific Targets

    The Niger Delta Militant group, the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, on Monday reiterated its decision to unleash six missiles on the country. The missiles, according to the JNDLF last week, would be released on Tuesday (tomorrow). In a statement on Monday, the group named its targets...
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    Metro Niger Delta Avengers Attack: British Authority Proffers Solution

    The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Paul Arkwright, yesterday, in Abeokuta Ogun state capital cautioned the Federal Government over military option as a measure to tackle the resurgence of militancy and other criminality in the Oil – rich Niger Delta region. The High...
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    Metro Third Militant Group Emerges in Niger Delta, Issues 15 Commandments

    Another militant group has emerged in the Niger Delta, calling itself the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, JNDLF, and threatening to begin launching six missiles in the region on June 7 in an operation it said would surprise Nigerians and the entire world. This group will be the third group...
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    Metro Niger Delta Militants Bomb Agip Gas Pipeline Again

    Militants operating in the Niger Delta on Tuesday may have again blown up a gas pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) at Ogbembiri in Southern Ijaw local government area, Bayelsa State. The fresh attack by gunmen, it was learnt by Thisday, occurred on the pipeline...
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    Politics Civil Defence Kill 3 Niger Delta Militants

    Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have killed three suspected Niger Delta militants in Bayelsa State during a gun duel. According to PUNCH, it was learnt that in the shootout, which reportedly happened on Saturday, two operatives of the corps sustained gunshot wounds...
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    Politics ‘We Will Deal With Niger Delta Militants', Navy Vows

    The Central Naval Command (CNC) of the Nigerian Navy on Thursday reiterated its resolve to deal with the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta region. The Flag Officer Commanding, CNC, Rear Admiral Mohammed Garba, said on assumption of command in Yenagoa that the navy had acquired the...
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    Metro [LIST] 10 Ways the Niger-Delta Attack is Affecting Nigeria

    Chevron’s Okan offshore production platform around Escravos in Warri, Delta State was last week blown up, barely 48 hours after the first attack, a pipeline transporting crude oil to the Warri and Kaduna were also blown up. A group known as Niger Delta Avengers has claimed responsibility for...
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