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ND Avengers shift to Rivers State, bomb NNPC pipeline in Eleme

The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, on Wednesday announced  the blowing up of  a Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipeline at Eleme in Rivers State. With this development, the militant group appears to be shifting its sabotage activities from Delta State to Rivers State. The NDA claimed responsibility for the action on its Facebook page NDavengers: “By 3.00 am, yesterday, strike …

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Attacks on Eni & Aiteo pipelines reduces oil production by 140,000 barrels per day

Last week’s attacks by Niger Delta Avengers on oil pipelines belonging to Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and Aiteo have reduced Nigeria’s daily crude oil production by 140,000 barrels The combined figure was revealed separately by spokespersons of the two companies on Sunday According to Eni, the parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC),  the oil firm’s production had been cut …

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NSA, Kachikwu, Nguru, Boroh meet militants over pipeline bombings

As part of efforts of the Federal government to find a peaceful solution to the ongoing sabotage of oil and gas installations in the Niger-Delta, representatives of the government held a meeting with about 50 ex-militant leaders in Abuja on Wednesday. Representing the government at the meeting, which took place at  the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja were the National Security Adviser, …

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Suspected Militants Bomb Agip Gas Pipeline Again

By Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa There were indications on Tuesday evening that militants operating in the Niger Delta 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. It would be more than a dozen times that the oil and gas facilities belonging to …

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Kachikwu: Fuel shortage to gradually ease off

——--Says refineries operating at 60% but need $700m to upgrade to 90% Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has said the lingering fuel shortages in major cities across the country would gradually ease off with coming on stream of refineries, which require about $700 million to upgrade and operate at 90 per cent capacity. Kachikwu, who noted this when …

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