Low-level Oil Conflicts Rage On Nigeria's Delta

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    this is going to continue to be a major problem, and will only get even worse as the islamists take over the northern half's institutions...

     
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    Get ready for a hike in gas prices...
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    Shell Nigeria May Shut Oil Pipeline Due to Thefts
    March 04, 2013 - Shell may be forced to completely shut down its 150,000 barrel per day Nembe Creek oil pipeline in Nigeria due to an "unprecedented" amount of oil theft, the company's local unit said on Monday.
     
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    Corruption in oil markets is rife in Nigeria...

    Report: Oil Theft in Nigeria Has Worldwide Impact
    September 19, 2013 — In Nigeria, stolen crude oil flows out of the Niger Delta at breathtaking rates, landing in markets in Nigeria and around the world. A new study by London-based think tank Chatham House says it is not just the Nigerian authorities that are to blame.
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    At Least 87 Killed in Militant Attack in Nigeria
    September 19, 2013 - Nigerian officials spent Thursday collecting corpses in northeastern Nigeria where Islamist Boko Haram militants killed at least 87 people during an attack earlier this week.
     
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    Bloodbath in Nigeria...
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    Nigeria: Scores Killed in Battle With Islamists
    December 24, 2013 — Nigeria's military said on Tuesday it had killed at least 50 Islamist rebels fleeing towards Cameroon in a battle in which 15 of its own soldiers and five civilians also died. Nigerian forces have stepped up an offensive in the volatile northeast in the past few days, after Boko Haram fighters armed with grenade launchers and anti-aircraft guns attacked an army barracks in the town of Bama on Friday.
     

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