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Nigeria plans talks with oil region on grievances, continues army crackdown

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Nigeria's president on Sunday said he would hold talks with leaders in the oil-producing Delta region to address their grievances in a...

Military push, economic hardship fuel insurgency in Nigeria’s Delta

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Slumped in a chair at Port Harcourt airport in Nigeria's Delta region, community leader Udengs Eradiri warns that attacks on oil facilities...

Niger Delta militant attack shuts down Chevron facility

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Chevron's onshore activities in Nigeria's Niger Delta have been shut down by a militant attack at its Escravos terminal, a company source...

Nigeria’s Buhari orders heightened military presence in restive Niger Delta

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he ordered a heightened military presence in the restive Niger Delta region to deal with...

Nigerian ex-militants call for end to Niger Delta pipeline attacks

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Former militants have called for a halt to a resurgence of attacks on oil and gas facilities in Nigeria's Niger Delta, saying...

ENI gas pipeline in Nigeria’s Delta attacked

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Unknown attackers have blown up a gas pipeline belonging to Italy's ENI in Nigeria's Niger Delta, residents and the company said on...

Nigeria’s Buhari needs to address grievances in Delta after militant attacks

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari needs to address grievances in the Delta region where militants have been blowing up oil pipelines in a...

‘Avengers’ threaten new insurgency in Nigeria’s oil-producing Delta

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They call themselves the Niger Delta Avengers. Little is known about the new radical group that has claimed a series of pipeline...

Gunmen kill five security personnel in Nigerian Delta, oil companies evacuate...

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Gunmen killed two policemen in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta as they slept in a security post on Monday evening and three soldiers...

Gunmen kill four Nigerian policemen in Niger Delta

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Gunmen killed four Nigerian policemen in the oil-producing southern Niger Delta on Monday, police said. The officers were ambushed in the Okobie community...

Shell workers evacuated from Bonga field after militant threat: union

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Shell workers at Nigeria's Bonga oil field in the southern Niger Delta are being evacuated following a militant threat, a senior labour...

Nigeria pipeline saboteurs vow further Niger Delta attacks

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A group that claimed responsibility for a major attack on a pipeline in Nigeria's oil-producing Delta region said it will carry out...

Nigeria arrests six over pipeline attacks, destroys two mini refineries

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Nigeria has arrested six people alleged to have attacked oil pipelines and has also destroyed two illegal refineries in the oil-producing southern...

Nigeria arrests person suspected of bombing ENI pipeline

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Nigeria has arrested a person suspected of having bombed an oil pipeline belonging to Italy's ENI in the southern Delta region, the...

Nigeria to train thousands of unemployed Delta youths

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Nigeria plans to train as many as 10,000 youths a year for skilled work in the Delta region to try to stop...

Arrest warrant issued for former Niger Delta militant Tompolo

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Nigerian authorities issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for a former militant leader from the oil-producing Niger Delta region after he failed...

Nigeria’s Delta amnesty programme to continue for at least 1 year

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Nigeria's amnesty programme for former Niger Delta militants will continue for at least another year contrary to expectations that it was due...

Tensions build in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta

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Enjoying a chilled cider in a hotel pool bar, former Nigerian militant leader Ebi John has a simple message for President Muhammadu...

Gunmen kill nine, gas pipeline hit in Nigeria’s oil-rich delta

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Nigeria's delta region was hit by violence on Friday, as gunmen killed nine people and, separately, militants blew up a gas pipeline,...

Pirate gangs in multiple attacks, abductions in Nigeria’s oil delta

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Pirates have launched a spate of attacks in the creeks of Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta region since last Thursday, killing three policemen...

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