Niger Delta Avengers blow up NNPC oil pipeline in Akwa Ibom

Niger Delta Avengers blow up NNPC oil pipeline in Akwa Ibom

The much-feared Niger Delta Avengers, the militant sect notorious for pipeline bombings in Delta and Bayelsa States, have claimed the bombing of an oil pipeline belonging to the NNPC in Akwa Ibom State today June 16th 2016.

Niger Delta Avengers blow up NNPC oil pipeline in Akwa Ibom

The bombing comes after a group of militants were seen trooping into the Delta State Government House, Asaba on Wednesday. The militants who came in ten buses were met by governor Ifeanyi Okowa and minister of state for Petroleum Ibe Kachikwu who gave them N10m and N5m respectively after a peace talk was held.