Troops arrest Niger Delta militant leader

Arrest will deepen tensions in the Delta.
The Nigerian Army said its troops on “Exercise Crocodile Smile” have arrested, Gabriel Ogbudje, one of the leaders of a Niger Delta militant group, the ‘Otugas Fire Force’.
A statement issued by its spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, on Wednesday said that Ogbudje was arrested along with his accomplice, Elvis Dweller Ejus.
Usman said Ogbudje’s group, the ‘Otugas Fire Force’, was allegedly responsible for the attack on some oil installations in the Niger Delta and the brain behind the threat code named ‘Crocodile Tears’.
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