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New Tactics, Same Goals as Nigeria Oil Insurgency Intensifies

First, it was the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta. Now, it's the Niger Delta Avengers. The Avengers have taken credit for bombings that affected major pipelines in the delta, including the Nembe and Forcados pipelines. The attacks have disrupted the supply of natural gas to Nigeria's power plants, leading to extended blackouts across the country. Dolapo Oni, head of energy research at Ecobank, said the attacks have also led to cuts in oil exports in three of...

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