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Nigeria Agrees to One-Month Cease-fire with Delta Militants

Nigeria has agreed a one-month cease-fire with militants including the Niger Delta Avengers in the oil-producing southern region, a petroleum ministry official said on Tuesday. Militant groups including the Avengers, who have claimed responsibility for a string of attacks on oil and gas facilities in recent weeks, could not immediately be reached for comment. They say they want a greater share of Nigeria's oil wealth to go to the impoverished Delta region. Crude sales make up about...

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