Militants blow up NPDC crude oil pipeline in Delta

A militant group operating in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria  claims it blew up the Afiesere-Ekiugbo delivery line, operated by the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC/Shoreline Petroleum at Ughelli, Delta state on Sunday. The group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, in a statement by self-styled Gen Aldo Agbalaja on Monday said its strike force, “at about 11:30 pm on Sunday, September 18, 2016, struck the Afiesere – Ekiugbo delivery line in Ughelli, operated by NPDC/Shoreline,” in continuation of its  Operation Crocodile Tears.