Category Archives: Gulf of Guinea

Avengers Assemble: Renewed Conflict in the Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have in a short space of time wrought havoc on the Nigerian oil industry with a series of well targeted and executed attacks that have reduced Nigeria‚Äôs production from 2.2m barrels per day to 1.4m … Continue reading

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When at break of day at a riverside: Niger Delta Militancy in 2016

Recent attacks in the Niger Delta would indicate that security will once more become a national and international strategic issue. Timeline of events: 14th January: The Federal High Court, Lagos issued an arrest warrant for Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) a … Continue reading

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28 January Gunmen attacked a 24 inch Agip Manifold carrying gas and crude oil in KPONGBOKIRI, BRASS LGA, BAYELSA State with small arms and explosives causing a large oil spill, leading to a drop in production of 16,000 barrels according … Continue reading

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