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Gunmen kill four at pipeline works in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta

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Gunmen have killed four men who were involved in the maintenance on a pipeline owned by the Nigerian subsidiary of Italian oil giant Eni,...

Kidnapped oil workers rescued

Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Niger Delta region last week were rescued a police spokesman and Shell Petroleum Development...

Delta Avengers threaten to cripple Nigerian economy if Buhari re-elected

A militant group in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Niger Delta threatened to cripple the economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected on Saturday. The Niger Delta...

Delta Avengers to attack oil sector – claim

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Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers said it will launch attacks on the country's oil sector in the next few days. "This...

Call to hold off on oil attacks in Niger Delta

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A key community leader from Nigeria's Delta oil-producing region called on militants not to resume attacks until they had further time to...

Four kidnapped in Nigeria’s Delta State

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Four Britons were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Delta state, a police official said. The police are attempting to rescue the four, who were...

Nigerian army to train in Niger Delta

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The Nigerian army will carry out training exercises in the restive southern Niger Delta, where attacks on oil installations last year cut...

Nigeria ups Niger Delta amnesty budget

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Nigeria has almost tripled the budget for an amnesty programme for militants in its oil-producing heartland, the presidency said, a key factor...

Nigeria orders Delta developers to resume or face prosecution

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Nigeria has given contractors 30 days to resume delayed development projects in the Niger Delta oil region or face prosecution, the presidency...

Niger Delta attacks apparently prompted by army presence

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A Nigerian militant group said the continued presence of the army in the southern Niger Delta energy hub has undermined peace talks...

Militants urged to cease Niger Delta attacks

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Nigeria's oil minister urged militants to stop attacks on oil facilities in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta hub and pursue talks with the...

Blast hits pipeline in Nigeria’s Delta

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A blast on Tuesday rocked a pipeline operated by Nigeria's state-run oil firm feeding the Forcados terminal in the southern Niger Delta...

Oil pipeline attacked in Niger Delta

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Militants in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta oil hub attacked a pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the state oil...

Niger Delta leaders want army out

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Leaders from Nigeria's Niger Delta called on President Muhammadu Buhari to pull the army out from the oil hub, order oil firms...

Attackers set crude pipeline in Niger Delta on fire

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Attackers set fire to a crude oil pipeline in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta, a military spokesman said on Saturday, the second strike...

Militants claim attack on NPDC pipeline in Niger Delta

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Militants have blown up a crude oil pipeline operated by Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC in the Niger Delta, a group claiming...

Nigerian oil ceasefire threatened by local anger at military

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A truce in the conflict in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta is in danger of being derailed by anger at the military over...

Avengers leader, other militants arrested – Nigerian army

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Nigeria's military said on Wednesday it had arrested a suspected leader of the Niger Delta Avengers militant group and other men accused...

Hostilities halted in Nigerian Delta

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A Nigerian militant group, which has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the southern Niger...

Nigerian offensive launched against Delta oil hub militants

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Nigeria's military said on Saturday it had launched a new offensive against militants in the oil-producing Niger Delta, killing five and arresting...

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