Attack on NNPC gas pipeline: Niger Delta Avengers claims responsibility

  |   Nigeria News

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) militant group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for an attack on a gas pipeline belonging to the state-run oil company in southern Nigeria.

The Avengers have claimed a string of devastating attacks against the NNPC as well as oil majors Shell, Chevron, Exxon and Eni since February.

The attacks have reduced output at a time when Nigeria is struggling with low global crude prices which have hammered government revenues, weakening the country’s naira currency and pushing up inflation to near 11-year highs.

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