Niger Delta Avengers news

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) is Nigeria's new militant group that operates in the main oil-producing areas of Niger Delta.

Multiple attacks on oil installations have been carried out in May 2016, causing a huge decline in oil production.

The 'avengers' do not conceal the fact that one of their primary goals is 'to cripple Nigeria's economy'. Follow all the latest news and updates about the Niger Delta Avengers issue on NAIJ.com.

Kachikwu not responsible for return Niger Delta Avengers - APC fires at party chieftain

Kachikwu not responsible for return Niger Delta Avengers - APC fires at party chieftain

Kachikwu not responsible for return Niger Delta Avengers - APC fires at party chieftain
Panic as military deploys helicopters in N’Delta

Panic as military deploys helicopters in N’Delta

Residents of Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, and home town of wanted former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo.

Panic as military deploys helicopters in N’Delta
FG extends olive branch to Avengers amid tension over threats of renewed hostilities, appeals for calm

FG extends olive branch to Avengers amid tension over threats of renewed hostilities, appeals for calm

The minister of Niger Delta affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers, to be patient with the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal govt.

FG extends olive branch to Avengers amid tension over threats of renewed hostilities, appeals for calm
Avengers are true fighters and they are spread all over the region, take them seriously! - N/Delta chieftain warns FG

Avengers are true fighters and they are spread all over the region, take them seriously! - N/Delta chieftain warns FG

The traditional prime minister of Gbaramatu Kingdom has warned the federal government not to dismiss the threats of hostilities made by the Niger Delta Avengers

Avengers are true fighters and they are spread all over the region, take them seriously! - N/Delta chieftain warns FG
FG to meet Niger Delta Avengers after they threatened to call off ceasefire

FG to meet Niger Delta Avengers after they threatened to call off ceasefire

The Niger Delta Avengers has called off its ceasefire more than a year after it announced an end to attacks on facilities in Nigeria’s oil-rich region.

FG to meet Niger Delta Avengers after they threatened to call off ceasefire
Give peace talks a chance - Community leaders beg Niger Delta Avengers

Give peace talks a chance - Community leaders beg Niger Delta Avengers

Edwin Clark, National Leader of Pan Niger Delta Forum, urged to Niger Delta Avengers to end its threat to recommence bombing of oil facilities in the region.

Give peace talks a chance - Community leaders beg Niger Delta Avengers
Top monarch reacts after Niger Delta Avengers releases new threat, speaks to President Buhari

Top monarch reacts after Niger Delta Avengers releases new threat, speaks to President Buhari

His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun II, Aketekpe ( Agadagba), the paramount ruler of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Delta state, has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers.

Top monarch reacts after Niger Delta Avengers releases new threat, speaks to President Buhari
Tension as more Niger Delta militants end ceasefire, begin ‘Operation Show-No-Mercy’

Tension as more Niger Delta militants end ceasefire, begin ‘Operation Show-No-Mercy’

A joint body of Niger Delta militants has backed the declaration of an end to ceasefire in the creeks and declared their readiness to renew attacks as well.

Tension as more Niger Delta militants end ceasefire, begin ‘Operation Show-No-Mercy’
Breaking: Niger Delta Avengers calls off ceasefire with FG, vows to resume oil war

Breaking: Niger Delta Avengers calls off ceasefire with FG, vows to resume oil war

Militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers, on Friday called off a ceasefire agreement it had with the federal government and vowed to launch attacks soon.

Breaking: Niger Delta Avengers calls off ceasefire with FG, vows to resume oil war
Give us pipeline security contracts - Niger Delta militants make fresh demand from Buhari

Give us pipeline security contracts - Niger Delta militants make fresh demand from Buhari

Some repented Niger Delta militant leaders have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider giving pipeline surveillance contracts to youths in the area.

Give us pipeline security contracts - Niger Delta militants make fresh demand from Buhari
Nigerian army to launch Operation Crocodile Smile 2 in Niger Delta

Nigerian army to launch Operation Crocodile Smile 2 in Niger Delta

Nigerian army troops of the 6 Division in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, on Monday said they are expected to begin Operation Crocodile Smile 2 in the Niger Delta.

Nigerian army to launch Operation Crocodile Smile 2 in Niger Delta
Tension as militants resume attacks on oil installations, blow up oil vessel as security operative, 2 others are killed

Tension as militants resume attacks on oil installations, blow up oil vessel as security operative, 2 others are killed

The incident reportedly happened less than three weeks after a similar attack in an ambush on a military houseboat that led to the death of two persons.

Tension as militants resume attacks on oil installations, blow up oil vessel as security operative, 2 others are killed
President Buhari cannot win battle by the trigger - Ijaw youths warn against military operation in Niger Delta

President Buhari cannot win battle by the trigger - Ijaw youths warn against military operation in Niger Delta

The Ijaw Youths Council has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against the proposed military's Operation Crocodile Smile in the south south and southwest region.

President Buhari cannot win battle by the trigger - Ijaw youths warn against military operation in Niger Delta
It is time to allow Igbos to go - Niger Delta agitators tell Buhari’s government, state reason

It is time to allow Igbos to go - Niger Delta agitators tell Buhari’s government, state reason

The coalition said allowing the south-east people to leave Nigeria would help the country to avoid another civil war that could claim millions of lives.

It is time to allow Igbos to go - Niger Delta agitators tell Buhari’s government, state reason
The attack on Kanu’s house by the army is unprofessional - Asari Dokibo

The attack on Kanu’s house by the army is unprofessional - Asari Dokibo

Asari Dokubo, former Niger Delta militant leader condemned the recent attacks on Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Independent People of Biafra members (IPOB) in Abia.

The attack on Kanu’s house by the army is unprofessional - Asari Dokibo
UPDATED: Osinbajo in Akure announce N2 billion for the take-off Maritime University (video)

UPDATED: Osinbajo in Akure announce N2 billion for the take-off Maritime University (video)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, September 12, arrived Akure Airport, Ondo state at 10 am for the second national council on Niger Delta meeting.

UPDATED: Osinbajo in Akure announce N2 billion for the take-off Maritime University (video)
UPDATED: No delegate was involved in car crash en route Niger Delta summit -Akeredolu

UPDATED: No delegate was involved in car crash en route Niger Delta summit -Akeredolu

About 5 delegates traveling to the second national council meeting of the Niger Delta in Ondo state died in a motor accident on Tuesday, September 12.

UPDATED: No delegate was involved in car crash en route Niger Delta summit -Akeredolu
I have not been paid for 93 months, I am dying - Amnesty programme recipient cries out to federal government

I have not been paid for 93 months, I am dying - Amnesty programme recipient cries out to federal government

A recipient of the Federal Government's 2010 Amnesty Programme, Oleke Iyenkedi Stanley, has cried out over the non-payment of his outstanding arrears.

I have not been paid for 93 months, I am dying - Amnesty programme recipient cries out to federal government
Trouble for economy as Niger Delta militants threaten to plunge Nigeria into another recession

Trouble for economy as Niger Delta militants threaten to plunge Nigeria into another recession

A coalition militant groups in the Niger Delta have threatened to resume fresh attacks on oil installations across the region which could affect the economy.

Trouble for economy as Niger Delta militants threaten to plunge Nigeria into another recession
Count us out! Niger Delta not in support of Biafra agitation - Ijaw leader

Count us out! Niger Delta not in support of Biafra agitation - Ijaw leader

A prominent Ijaw leader and a member of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Anabs Sara Igbe has said that the Niger Delta region is not in support of Biafra.

Count us out! Niger Delta not in support of Biafra agitation - Ijaw leader
Niger Delta activist Tompolo fumes, vows JTF will pay for his father's death

Niger Delta activist Tompolo fumes, vows JTF will pay for his father's death

Tompolo who is currently in hiding said the all the descendants of of his late father will not rest until the masterminds of his death are held accountable.

Niger Delta activist Tompolo fumes, vows JTF will pay for his father's death
Revoke destructing oil and gas facilities in Niger Delta region - Group tells agitators

Revoke destructing oil and gas facilities in Niger Delta region - Group tells agitators

The Chief Edwin Clark-led Pan-Niger Delta Forum called on the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators to commence destructing oil and gas facilities in the region.

Revoke destructing oil and gas facilities in Niger Delta region - Group tells agitators
Nigerian army records big success against crime in Niger Delta (photos)

Nigerian army records big success against crime in Niger Delta (photos)

The 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt has stepped up operations to deter various criminal acts being perpetrated within its Area of Responsibility (AOR).

Nigerian army records big success against crime in Niger Delta (photos)
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