New N’Delta Group Insists on Missiles’ Launch on Tuesday, Lists Targets


Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa

A new Niger Delta group, the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, which last week divulged its decision to unleash six missiles on the country’s critical assets, on Monday reiterated its vow, listing the Presidential Villa and the headquarters of the Department of State Services in Abuja among its targets.

The JNDLF also declared that its members would at the same time attack the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Police Headquarters, the Defence Headquarters, the National Assembly and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation towers, all in the federal capital.

In an electronic mail sent to journalists in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, signed by its ‘General’, Akotebe Darikoro, Commander, General Duties and Torunanaowei Latei, Creeks Network Coordinator; the group also listed the headquarters of some multinational oil companies, the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal headquarters as major targets.

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