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Forcados exports were between 250,000 and 300,000 barrels per day prior to the strike claimed by a militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers.
Warri - Nigerian militants say they have bombed an oil export pipeline operated by U.S.-based multinational Chevron, and are warning companies not to carry out repairs to sabotaged infrastructure that has reduced oil exports from this West African ...

The increase in Nigerian production from 1.5 million b/d in August is largely due to pipeline fixes and peace talks with the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA).
Nigerian militants have bombed an oil export pipeline operated by U.S.-based multinational Chevron, according to the attackers and residents, and the militants are warning companies not to carry out repairs to sabotaged infrastructure that has reduced ...
Major General Sher Afgan, Chief of the paramilitary Frontier Corps, have confirmed the incident saying a Pakistan-based, al Qaeda-linked militant group, Lashkar-e-jhangvi have claimed responsibility for the attack. Security forces killed one attacker ...

"They want to invest 1 billion dollars in Nigerian economy.'' On the presidential amnesty programme, in which his organisation had trained some ex-militants, Chukwuma said some of the former militants had been trained as pilots, auto engineers and ...
... who witnessed the incident, said the militants of the Islamic death cult had attacked the village around 12 pm on Saturday, shooting sporadically while houses were set ablaze.
Last week, seven suspected pirates and militants were killed in crossfire during a rescue operation while a group of hostages was freed unhurt.
militants threaten attack on Trans-Forcados pipelines. By Owen Akenzuwa, Asaba | 25 October 2016 ... A militant group, Niger Delta Green Land Justice Mandate, has threatened to blow-up Shell petroleum and Development Company's (SPDC) Trans-Forcados ...
Joyful singing of Christian songs of praise filled the air as families celebrated the release from captivity of 21 of the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok, Nigeria more than two years ago. Nearly all of the kidnapped girls were Christians ...
Niger Delta militants have had another grave effect on Nigeria's income as all the three tiers of government in Nigeria got in September N90.2 billion less than what they got from the central pool in August, indicating that many states will again be ...
Yenagoa - soldiers attached to the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, yesterday said their search for militants and sea pirates had led to the killing of seven suspects in the Niger Delta in the last 48 hours. The ...
The Joint Military and police Security Task Force in Katsina-Ala Local government Area of Benue State, yesterday, recovered 10 cartons of high calibre explosives, rocket launchers and hundreds of live ammunition from Gbishe, the country home of wanted ...
The military has announced that it killed not fewer than seven suspected militants in the Niger Delta region in the last seven days.
13 Nigerian soldiers wounded, several missing as Boko Haram militants attack army base in Borno. The attack came amid ... Nigeria: governments must tackle root causes of terrorism or Boko Haram 'will simply regroup in another place'. Why advertise with ...
A tough militant and leader of the Bakassi Strike Force (BSF) in Cross River State, who goes by the name Benjamin, has given his conditions for the group to stop their activities in their stronghold.

Abuja, Nigeria - Joy, jubilation and dancing erupted Sunday when a group of Nigerian parents were reunited with 21 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago and freed in the first negotiated release organized by the government and ...
... than 24 hours after it attacked a crude oil delivery line supplying products to the Ughelli Quality Control Center, QCC, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, Friday night said it has bombed the Oviri-Ogor delivery line to the QCC ...
rhobo/Isoko militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) on Friday claimed it breached Iwhremaro trunk line in Ughelli South Local government area of Delta State.
A security official told the BBC several militants were freed in a swap - but the government later denied this. Boko Haram seized more than 270 girls from a school in Chibok, north-east Nigeria, triggering ... of the security forces. According to the ...
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the militancy in the Niger Delta as an attempt by raging factions to "colonise" Nigeria economically. Mr. Buhari said Germany could help curb oil theft in Nigeria through assistance in the areas of equipment, ...
Until their venture into senseless raping, killing and kidnapping, the militants inhabited a world of their own. They hoisted flags and dug boreholes with links to underground Nigerian National petroleum corporation (NNPC) pipelines located kilometres ...
Joyful singing of Christian songs of praise filled the air as families celebrated the release from captivity of 21 of the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok, Nigeria more than two years ago. Nearly all of the kidnapped girls were Christians ...
On Wednesday, the navy conducted Operation Safe Strike against the militants. In the operation, the Nigerian Navy arrested 75 people suspected of a host of charges, including illegal oil bunkering, kidnapping, impersonation and militant activities ...
Niger Delta militants have had another grave effect on Nigeria's income as all the three tiers of government in Nigeria got in September N90.2 billion less than what they got from the central pool in August, indicating that many states will again be ...
Yenagoa - soldiers attached to the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, yesterday said their search for militants and sea pirates had led to the killing of seven suspects in the Niger Delta in the last 48 hours. The ...
The military has announced that it killed not fewer than seven suspected militants in the Niger Delta region in the last seven days.
The Joint Military and police Security Task Force in Katsina-Ala Local government Area of Benue State, yesterday, recovered 10 cartons of high calibre explosives, rocket launchers and hundreds of live ammunition from Gbishe, the country home of wanted ...
The agreement was that the Nigerian troops would be withdrawn within 60 days but allowed for a possible 30-day extension while Nigeria was allowed to keep its civil administration and police in Bakassi for another two years. But Benjamin, wanted by the ...
13 Nigerian soldiers wounded, several missing as Boko Haram militants attack army base in Borno. The attack came amid ... Nigeria: governments must tackle root causes of terrorism or Boko Haram 'will simply regroup in another place' · Why advertise ...
WARRI - A Niger Delta ex-militant, Adowei Binebi have alleged unjustified invasion of his home and harassment of his family by men of the Nigerian army over yet undisclosed charges. Authorities at the Nigerian Army 3 Battallion at the Effurun Barracks, ...
The Catholic Bishop of Minna Diocese, Martins Uzoukwu on Tuesday advised the Federal government to continue ongoing dialogue with Niger Delta militants to end attacks on oil facilities. Uzoukwu also cautioned the militants to stop bombing oil ...
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).
A tough militant and leader of the Bakassi Strike Force (BSF) in Cross River State, who goes by the name Benjamin, has given his conditions for the group to stop their activities in their stronghold.
Two and a half years since they were kidnapped by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, 21 Nigerian girls are released and reunited with their families during a church service in Abuja on Sunday.
The leaders also want President Buhari to head the negotiation team and know that Niger-Delta was not a conquered territory and would want to remain as a part of the country despite the threat by militants, if treated fairly. The main militant group in ...
'Attack under way' on Niger prison where militants held. Posted at 1:00. An attack is ... Jihadists from Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb are said to be held at the prison, but it is unclear where the ...
A French counter-military operation in 2013 returned northern Mali to government control, though militant groups continue to launch sporadic attacks in the region.
... than 24 hours after it attacked a crude oil delivery line supplying products to the Ughelli Quality Control Center, QCC, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, Friday night said it has bombed the Oviri-Ogor delivery line to the QCC ...
... than 24 hours after it attacked a crude oil delivery line supplying products to the Ughelli Quality Control Center, QCC, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, Friday night said it has bombed the Oviri-Ogor delivery line to the QCC ...
He said the government had made strides in fighting Boko Haram, which is now active in just 14 of 177 regions of the country, and was working to combat militant groups in the Niger Delta. Mr Buhari also said Nigeria would continue working to free the ...
Abuja, Nigeria - Joy, jubilation and dancing erupted Sunday when a group of Nigerian parents were reunited with 21 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago and freed in the first negotiated release organized by the government and ...
In a letter dated October 11, and sent to Mahmoud Mohammed, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ademola said he was held for over 24 hours before he was told the reason he was dragged to the DSS office.
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Radical Islamist militant group Boko Haram has released 21 schoolgirls kidnapped from the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 in a deal with the national government.
rhobo/Isoko militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) on Friday claimed it breached Iwhremaro trunk line in Ughelli South Local ...
In the end, it took two attempts: As Chancellor Angela Merkel struggled to pronounce Muhammadu Buhari's name at a joint press conference in Berlin, the Nigerian president was busy trying to adjust his earpiece for the simultaneous translation. Finally ...
Boko Haram militants handed over 21 Chibok schoolgirls to Nigerian authorities Thursday after a series of negotiations, Nigeria's government said, in the first mass release of any of the more than 200 girls and women kidnapped from their school two ...
A security official told the BBC several militants were freed in a swap - but the government later denied this. Boko Haram seized more than 270 girls from a school in Chibok, north-east Nigeria, triggering ... of the security forces. According to the ...


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