Nigeria: Fear of War Grips Niger Delta As Military Deploys Weapons

Concern military tactics could actually foment return to militancy in Delta.
By Kelvin Ebiri and Chido Okafor

Apprehension, suffering and death. These are the concerns as the military begins a massive buildup against armed agitators in Nigeria’s oil rich region, the Niger Delta.

Yesterday, a long convoy of about 32 articulated vehicles was seen on the Port Harcourt-Warri dual carriage way carrying long-range tanks, armoured personnel vehicles and an assortment of weapons. The vehicles allegedly headed to military formations in Delta and Bayelsa states.

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Source: allafrica.com

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