Militants give various oil bloc owners 2 weeks to shutdown operations

The Niger Delta Avengers, on Thursday, listed some oil blocs allegedly owned by former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma, ex-Minister of Petroleum, Alhaji Riwalnu Lukman, other Northerners as well as South-Westerners in the Niger-Delta region and issued them a two-week ultimatum to shut down operations and evacuate the workers from the various locations or have their installations blown up, Vanguard reports.

The militant group, pressing for a sovereign state of the Niger Delta, in an electronic mail statement by its spokesperson, Col Mudoch Agbinibo and forwarded to Vanguard at 8.27 am, warned: “If at the end of the ultimatum and you’re still operating. We will blow up all the locations. It will be bloody. So, just shut down your operations and leave.”



Read the latest energy industry news and researched articles
for oil and gas, power generation, renewable energy, events and more...