Imo - It is alleged that a new militant group called the
Niger Delta Red Squad are threatening to attack Imo State government oil
facilities, Vanguard reported.
This comes after days it allegedly hit a facility operated
by Shell Petroleum Development Company.
The militant group states that ever since oil companies
started operating in the 1950's, they people have not benefited. The group
alleges that there is no electricity, roads are tarred and there is no
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The group has threatened to blow up more oil facilities in
the region if the state does not give them what they want.
Waltersmith Petroleum Oil has been the latest company to
receive such threats from the militant group.
Naij reports that the militant group has already claimed attacks on two oil facilities and is prepared to launch more attacks.
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