The situation in the Niger Delta
region has taken a new twist, as a
group known as the Bakassi Strike
Force (BSF) have called on the
Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to
stop blowing up pipelines.
BSF also accused NDA of crippling the nation’s
economy, adding that it is cheaper to make
peace, and war leads to more destruction.
The Niger Delta Avengers have claimed
responsibility for most of the bombings that
has taken place in the region.
Two new militants groups, Ultimate Warriors
of Niger Delta » and Joint Niger Delta
Liberation Force (JNDLF) » have also
emerged with various demands.
Channels TV reports that the BSF leader,
Simple Benjamin, called on the Federal
Government to listen to the agitations of the
people of the Niger Delta.
Benjamin said this at Esuk Mba community in
Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross
The BSF leader also said “Give peace a chance,
you have made your point, so give the Federal
Government the chance to respond.”
The Movement for the Emancipation of the
Niger Delta (MEND) has slammed the Niger
Delta Avengers (NDA) for bombing pipelines,
calling them criminals.
Watch the video report on the Bakassi Strike
Force (BSF) interview below.
MILITANTS: BAKASSI STRIKE FORCE CLASH
WITH NIGER DELTA AVENGERS