New Threat to Delta

More danger for the Delta.

New group emerges days after reports claimed federal government reached 30-day truce with militants

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Asawana Deadly Force: New militant group calls for independence of Niger Delta

A new militant group has emerged in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta. The Asawana Deadly Force of Niger Delta ( ADFND) threatened to halt oil production across nine states in south-eastern Nigeria unless the federal government grants the independence of the Niger Delta Republic “in the next couple of days.”

“Except our demand for Niger Delta Republic is granted, without further notice to the Federal Government, we shall proceed to bomb Bonga field flow station, Asaba- Onistha Bridge, Third Mainland Bridge and other major bridges in the Southern part of the country, just for a start,” the group said in a statement, according to the Vanguard newspaper.

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Source: ibtimes.co.uk

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