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Niger Delta Avengers Claim First Attack In Energy Hub Since Ceasefire

Niger Delta Avengers Claim First Attack In Energy Hub Since Ceasefire

Nigerian militant group the Niger Delta Avengers said on Saturday it had carried out its first oil pipeline attack in the country’s southern energy hub since declaring a break in hostilities in August to pursue talks with the government. The Avengers have previously launched attacks that have reduced the OPEC member’s crude oil production by […]

Niger Delta Avengers claims five attacks since Friday

Niger Delta Avengers claims five attacks since Friday

The Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group which has been carrying out attacks on Nigerian oil facilities in the last few months, claimed responsibility on Sunday for five new attacks in the southern energy hub since Friday. Until today, the group had not laid claim to any attacks in the Niger Delta — the source […]

More Oil Woes As Militants Blow Up Chevron’s Wells

More Oil Woes As Militants Blow Up Chevron’s Wells

WARRI — Nigeria’s oil production suffered another decline as the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, attacked Chevron’s facilities, yesterday. This came as leaders of besieged Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, and called on the Federal and Delta State governments, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, and other humanitarian organizations […]

Avenger Bombings: Chevron Suspends Onshore Operations

Avenger Bombings: Chevron Suspends Onshore Operations

Militants, Thursday, blew up Chevron Nigeria Limited’s onshore oil facilities in the Niger Delta, forcing the company to shut down its operations.This was even as the price of crude oil rose above $50 a barrel, for the first time in nearly seven months as a global supply glut that plagued the market for nearly two […]

The Niger Delta Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers

Niger Delta Avengers is the name of a new group of militants in the Niger Delta who claim to be different from the former agitators and militants who operated between 2006 and 2009, largely under the umbrella of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND). The title of this group may well […]

Attacks: Osinbajo Meets Security Chiefs, IOCs, Production Falls

Attacks: Osinbajo Meets Security Chiefs, IOCs, Production Falls

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over some meetings as part of efforts aimed at tackling the menace of militants who have been vandalising oil and gas pipelines in the Niger Delta. Osinbajo first met behind closed doors with some top security chiefs and government officials over the matter. Chevron’s Okan offshore production platform […]