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Niger Delta Avengers Militants blow up NNPC pipeline in Akwa Ibom

The group claimed responsibility for the attack via a statement released by spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo on Monday, July 25, 2016.

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The Niger Delta Avengers have blown up a gas pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in the Nsit-Ibom council area of Akwa Ibom State.

The group claimed responsibility for the attack via a statement released by spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo on Monday, July 25, 2016.

The statement reads:

“11:30pm on Sunday, the NDA blew up Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), gas pipeline at Nsit-Ibom L.G.A, Akwa Ibom state. NNPC should check their pipeline if it’s ‘system anomaly’.”

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Meanwhile, the group has denied being in talks with the Federal Government with the aim of reaching a resolution to the crisis in the region.

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