Militants attack oil pipeline in Niger Delta

By Tife Owolabi and Alexis Akwagyiram
Militants in Nigeria’s southern Niger Delta oil hub attacked a pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the state oil company said on Wednesday, a day after regional leaders put a series of demands to the president.
Community leaders from the Niger Delta, which is the source of most of the OPEC member’s oil, met President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday and asked him to pull the army out of the oil hub, order oil firms to move headquarters there and spend more on development to end militancy in the region.
To continue reading, please click here.

Share this article


More articles from MAST...

Get in touch

Maritime Security
24/7 Emergency Telephone:+44 (0) 1218 209 946

Main Office: +44 (0) 1279 216726

Risk Consulting
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 528

Security Systems
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 521

Skip to content