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World Popular Resistance Clippings 3/4/2013

CPN-Maoist capture private land of Regmi KATHMANDU, APR 03 – Cadres of CPN-Maoist captured some 35 acres of private land belonging to Interim Election Council Chairman Khil Raj Regmi in Bardiya. A team led by CPN-Maoist District Secretary Drabya Sah … Continue reading

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Nigeria’s MEND says it destroyed refinery pipeline

Nov 23 LAGOS (AFP) – Nigeria’s most prominent armed group MEND said on Tuesday it had attacked and destroyed an oil pipeline feeding a refinery in the restive oil-rich Niger Delta region. “On Sunday … fighters of the Movement for … Continue reading

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Bail denied in SAfrica for Nigeria terror suspect

JOHANNESBURG – A Nigerian terror suspect linked to the deadly bombings in Nigeria last month must be held without bail, a magistrate in South Africa said Friday. The decision ended a month of bail hearings that played out like a … Continue reading

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Nigerian militants say seven oil workers seized

Nov 16, LAGOS (AFP) – Nigeria’s main militant group said Tuesday it had seized seven oil workers in a raid on an ExxonMobil facility and threatened a major attack while claiming the military fired rockets at one of its camps. … Continue reading

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Nigerian military warns of action in oil delta

  YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Nigeria’s military threatened on Saturday to carry out raids against what it said were camps of criminal gangs in the creeks of the oil-producing Niger Delta, and told civilians in the vicinity to leave. Any … Continue reading

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Nigeria says ex-militant chief behind March car bombs

ABUJA — Nigeria’s intelligence agency on Wednesday accused the suspected mastermind of independence day car bombings of also being behind a similar attack months earlier in the oil city of Warri. The new allegations come ahead of a decision expected … Continue reading

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Navy arrests suspected militants in Lagos

November 3, 2010 Eighteen suspected militants have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy near the Atlas Cove Jetty belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation at Apapa. The suspected militants were paraded at the naval base at Apapa by the … Continue reading

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Okah exposed; brother, 6 others arraigned

Oct 22, 2010 ABUJA—STATE Security Service, SSS, yesterday, arraigned Charles Okah, younger brother to the embattled ex-leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, MEND, Mr. Henry Okah, his son, and five other accused persons before a Chief … Continue reading

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Nigeria to charge ex-militant’s brother over bombs: official

ABUJA — Nigeria’s intelligence agency said on Tuesday that the brother of an ex-militant implicated in this month’s deadly car bombings along with four others would soon be charged over the attacks. A statement on behalf of militant group MEND, … Continue reading

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Okah is Jomo Gbomo, wife claims in letter

19 October 2010 FORMER leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Henry Okah, who is standing trial for the October 1 bomb blasts in Abuja, could be the same person as Jomo Gbomo, a letter … Continue reading

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