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Militants Blow Up Major Crude Oil Pipeline In Delta

Militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, has reportedly blown up a major crude oil delivery line belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, in Delta State. Spokesman of the group, Aldo Agbalaja in a statement on Monday, said the attack was carried out on Sunday at about 11: 30pm around Ekuigbo, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.Agbalaja also frowned at the use of military to guard oil facilities in the region, describing it as a “waste of resources.” Recall that the group had on September 13 2016  claimed responsibility for an attack on a crude oil pipeline belonging to Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, also in Delta State.

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