While the Federal government has announced an accord with ex-militants on amnesty restoration terms and pipeline surveillance contracts, according to an AP report from a Thursday local meeting, Ijaw leaders “back the Nigeria Delta Avengers destroying Nigeria’s pipelines 100%.”
“Community leaders in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta are voicing support for a new group of violent militants, saying their demands for a greater share of oil wealth match the aspirations of local people to protest decades of abuse and pollution.” Read full
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The group which fights for the freedom of Nigeria’s most notorious corrupt criminal, Sambo Dasuki, the immediate former National Security Adviser, is yet to indicate its willingness to accept government’s olive branch.