Delta militants justify attacks

Militants blame troop presence as reason for continued attacks.

Why we renewed attacks on oil facilities – Niger Delta Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers, which has restarted attacks on oil and gas installations in Nigeria’s volatile oil rich region, on Sunday claimed government’s lack of commitment to dialogue process was responsible for its renewed insurgency.

Since November 1 that President Muhammadu Buhari met with Niger Delta leaders at the State House in peace building efforts, the Avengers have attacked the Trans Forcados Export Pipeline in Delta State, the most recent spate of the group’s actions.

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