Delta militants in new threat

Claim soldiers involved in oil theft.

Niger Delta Avengers threaten to expose soldiers

Omotayo Yusuf

The Niger Delta Avengers has threatened to release photos and video of how Nigerian soldiers deployed to Niger Delta to maintain peace involve in illegal oil deals.

This threat came following security reports that linked the militants to the killing of soldiers in Nembe, Bayelsa state.

In a statement issued by the militants on Wednesday, August 24 and signed by its self-styled Brig.Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, the group alleged that the suspects arrested in the killing of soldiers were actually followers of Timipre Silva and claimed they were armed by the former governor before the Bayelsa election.

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