Avengers Again Blow Up Chevron, NNPC Pipelines

 

Pipeline-Explosion

The Niger Delta Avengers has yet again blown up oil pipelines belonging to Chevron and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC in Rivers State.

The attacks were carried out between Wednesday night and the wee hours of Thursday.

The group revealed this through its website and Facebook accounts as Twitter had suspended the militant groups’ account on Monday, July 4.






     

     

    The statement by the group’s purported spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo read: “Between the hours of 10.50pm to 11.10pm our (Niger Delta Avengers) strike team blew up Chevron Manifolds. The manifolds are RMP 22, 23 and 24,”

    “By 3.00 am, yesterday, strike team 2, carried out a major strike, bombing NNPC pipeline at Eleme leading to NLNG. You won’t stop us,” another post on the group’s facebook page read, before wishing their Muslim brothers Eid Mubarak.

    There have been renewed attacks by militants on the country’s oil installations despite pleas from the federal government for an amicable resolution of whatever the grouse the militants have with the government.

    On Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari called on leaders and stakeholders in the Niger Delta to work for cessation of hostilities in the region, as well as strive for the unity of Nigeria, insisting that the unity and oneness of the country is not negotiable.

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