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Chevron, Exxon and Total On Niger Delta Hit List

By Irina Slav A group of militant organizations calling itself a Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has released a list of oil targets that include fields and infrastructure operated by Exxon, Chevron, and Total. The militants will target more than two dozen fields, they said, as well as other facilities. The Coalition, which

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

By Capt. Hashim Abdullahi      GROUP BACKS SENATE OVER SECURITY SUMMIT, SEEKS MORE SUPPORT FOR MILITARY   Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has expressed support for the resolution of the Senate to hold a national security summit following the spate of killings and violence across the country recently. The group stated that the

Militants declar war in N/Delta, targets oil facilities

Directs oil firms to vacate workers with immediate effect   Three militant groups operating in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States, the Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV), Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Niger Delta Strike Force have announced resumption of attack on all the oil and gas installations in the two states. Accordingly,

Bayelsa community lauds FG for flushing out ‘brutish militant’

Jude Johnson  The people of Peremabiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area‎ of Bayelsa State on Wednesday commended the Federal Government for coming to free them from the hands of a notorious criminal gang that has been terrorizing their community. According to them, the decision of the Federal Government to send security agencies has

Defence 101: Newspaper cuttings from selected Nigerian Dailies

By DIA Library as at November 09, 2017       Address military personnel’s welfare to check complaints of rights abuse Retired Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Adeka has said that issues relating to the welfare of military personnel must be addressed to minimise complaints of  human rights abuse among them. Adeka, who is the Special Adviser on

Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis is Escalating

Here’s How It Could Be Resolved By Richard Moncrieff Editor's noted: Moncrieff in this article originally published in African Arguments, suggests that improving decentralisation countrywide would appeal to Anglophone protesters in Cameroon, but without seeming to give them special treatment. On 22 September, massive protests across Cameroon’s Anglophone regions brought

Nigerian Militants Call for Partition of Country Into Five Parts

A coalition of militantgroups fighting in the delta of the Niger River against Nigerian authorities called for partition of the country into five new republics, local media reported Sunday. The militants propose to create such republics as Arewa Islamic Republic, Biafra Republic, Middle Belt Republic, Oduduwa Republic and Republic of Niger Delta in order to