Niger Delta Avengers Announce Cease Fire, Agrees To Negotiate With FG


There appears to be light at the end of the tunnel in the Federal Governments efforts to restore peace in the South-South Region as the militant group the Niger Delta Avengers, has pledged to lay down arms and resume talks with the federal government after months of attacks on the country’s oil and gas infrastructure.

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In a message posted on the group’s website late on Saturday, the Niger Delta Avengers said it would “observe a cessation of hostilities” in the Niger delta and would support any effort to negotiate with “the federal government of Nigeria, representatives from the home countries of all multinational oil corporations and neutral international mediators.”

The oil producing hub has been rocked by violence against oil and gas pipelines since the start of the year, reducing the nations output by 700,000 barrels a day to 1.56 million bpd.

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