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Pipeline Blasts Raise Tension in Nigeria’s Oil-Rich Delta

The attack last week on a major pipeline in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region is raising fears that a long-dormant insurgency could reignite and put the country’s oil industry in its crosshairs. There was no claim of responsibility for the attack, but it came days after a court in Lagos ordered the arrest of former insurgent leader Government Ekpemupolo, better known as Tompolo. Tompolo was once a major player among the insurgents who demanded that ordinary Nigerians get a greater share of...

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