Militant group,

NDA announced the bombing via a tweet posted by its spokesperson, Brig Gen Mudoch Agbinibo.

“Today at about 3:45am, our strike team 06 took down Chevron Escravos export pipeline at Escravos offshore,” he wrote.

“This action is to further warn all IOCs’ that when we warn that there should be no repairs pending negotiation/dialogue with the people of the Niger Delta, it means there should be no repairs. Any attempt to use dialogue to distract us so as to allow the free flow of our oil will halt the dialogue process,” he added.

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The NDA had recently warned President Muhammadu Buhari to stop making critical remarksabout the group due to the ceasefire agreed upon to foster negotiations.