Niger Delta Avengers

Niger Delta militants call ceasefire after weekend losses

File photo©George Osodi/AP/SIPAA Nigerian militant group has announced a unilateral ceasefire in the Niger Delta after government forces killed five of its fighters and arrested 23 at the weekend.

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Nigeria pipeline attacks raise fresh tension in Delta

File photo©GEORGE OSODI/AP/SIPAMilitants attacked an oil pipeline outside the town of Odimodi in Nigeria's south over the weekend, as a rebel group cancelled a plan to declare the region an independent republic starting on Monday.

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ExxonMobil declares force majeure on Nigeria's Qua Iboe crude oil

Photo©REUTERS/Lee CelanoExxonMobil subsidiary Mobil Producing Nigeria has declared force majeure on exports of Nigeria's Qua Iboe crude oil, the country's largest export stream, a spokesman said on Friday.

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Nigerian militants say they blew up oil facilities near Warri

An old oil installation is seen in the creek in Oporoza, Bayelsa state, Nigeria. Photo©ReutersNigerian militant group the Niger Delta Avengers said on Tuesday it had blown up a Chevron well and oil pipelines near the city of Warri in the country's southern oil hub.

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Niger Delta Avengers say five attacks launched since Friday in Nigeria's southern Delta

A petrol attendant sits on a floating fuel station on the banks of the Nun River on the outskirts of the Bayelsa state capital, Yenagoa, in Nigeria's delta region. Reuters/Akintunde AkinleyeThe Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group which has carried out a series of attacks on Nigerian oil facilities in the last few months, on Sunday said it had mounted five attacks in the southern energy hub since Friday.

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Chevron affected by Niger Delta attacks

File photo©ReutersThe Niger Delta Avengers, in the early hours of 1 June, blew up two oil wells located at Dibi in Warri South West local government area of Delta State.

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