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Security is first goal on oil road map –Nigerian oil minister

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will meet leaders of the restive Niger Delta in Abuja next week in an attempt to end an...

Divisions in oil-rich Delta undermine Nigerian bid to end insurgency

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An angry crowd blocks access to a Chevron facility in Nigeria's oil-producing south to demand jobs and housing, a common refrain from...

Buhari seeking contact with militants to end insurgency

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Nigeria is talking to oil companies and seeking to make contact with leaders of militant groups in an effort to end attacks...

Nigerian militant group claims attack on Delta oil pipeline

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A Nigerian militant group on Thursday claimed an attack on a crude pipeline operated by state oil firm NNPC in the restive...

Delta Avengers claim first energy hub attack since ceasefire

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Nigerian militant group the Niger Delta Avengers said at the weekend it had carried out its first oil pipeline attack in...

Former Nigerian militant’s father dies after military incursion

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The father of a former Nigerian militant leader has died after sustaining injuries during a government military campaign aimed at halting attacks...

Nigerian traditional rulers want prisoners freed before Delta talks

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Traditional leaders in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta have demanded that authorities release youths arrested by the army before they will mediate in...

Talks to end Niger Delta attacks confirmed by former militants

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A Nigerian former militant group said on Sunday it has been holding talks with government to end a wave of attacks on...

Attackers blow up gas pipeline in south-west Nigeria

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A gas pipeline operated by Nigeria's state energy company in south-western Ogun state has been attacked by men disguised as maintenance staff,...

Militants blow up oil pipelines in Nigeria’s southern Niger Delta

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Militants launched a fresh round of attacks on oil pipelines in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta energy hub belonging to Italy's Eni and...

Niger Delta Avengers group claims five attacks in Nigeria’s southern Delta

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The Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group that has been carrying out attacks on Nigerian oil facilities in the past few months,...

Nigeria’s Buhari urges Delta leaders to calm region after attacks

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged community leaders from the Niger Delta to pacify people in the restive southern region, which...

Delta Avengers want Buhari to visit southern oil hub

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The Niger Delta Avengers, a Nigerian militant group which has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil facilities in the...

Avenger militants spurn call from ex-Niger Delta cohorts to join in...

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The Niger Delta Avengers, a group that has claimed responsibility for a recent spate of attacks on oil and gas facilities in...

Military sweep in Nigeria’s Delta risks fuelling more dissent

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The Nigerian army has swept into villages in the southern swamplands in an operation to crush the Niger Delta Avengers group, but...

Blast hits NPDC pipeline in Nigeria’s Delta region

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An explosion rocked a pipeline operated by a subsidiary of Nigeria's state oil company in the West African country's restive Delta region...

Nigerian militant group says Niger Delta could break away: statement

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A Nigerian militant group, which has claimed a string of attacks on oil pipelines in the Niger Delta, said on Thursday the...

Nigeria to scale down army campaign in Delta, talk to Avengers

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Nigeria will scale down a military campaign in the oil-producing Niger Delta and talk to the Niger Delta Avengers militant group which...

ISS: Boko Haram may not be Nigeria’s biggest threat

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Even as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari claims to have ‘technically defeated Boko Haram,' he's facing another armed rebellion, from a completely different...

Nigeria to start dialogue with Niger Delta militants: oil minister

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Nigeria will start a dialogue with the Niger Delta Avengers militant group which has been claiming a string of attacks, its oil...

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