We ’ll shock the world soon, say Avengers as militants hit oil facility again

TVC E. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has destroyed a pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) close to the Batan community, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State in its latest assault on the economy. It threatened  to carry out a bigger   attack that  ”will shock the whole world,” and  said it had no interest in dialoguing with government. The group in a  tweet after the Thursday night attack said: “At 11:45pm on Thursday, @NDAvengers blew up other #NNPC gas and crude trunkline close to Warri. Pipeline that was heavily guarded by military.” In another tweet,it said:”The Niger Delta Stakeholders’ meeting is an insult to the people of the Niger Delta. What we need is a sovereign state, not pipeline contracts. To IOCs, indigenous oil companies and the Nigerian military:  watch out, something big is about to happen, and it will shock the whole world.” Two stakeholders in the area, an...

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