Niger Delta tensions rise

Concerns former militants could return.

Niger Delta: Security beefed up over militants’ regrouping

Tension is heightening in the Niger Delta, as indications have emerged that some former militants in the region are regrouping in the creeks.

Our correspondents, on Saturday, observed that security operatives from the Nigerian Army, Navy and the Police have beefed up security across the states in the Niger Delta.

While the rate of armed robbery and kidnapping shot up in region during and after the 2015 elections, security operatives have intensified efforts to contain the sudden upsurge in crime wave within the area.

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