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militants threaten to blow up foreign oil vessels give 96 day ultimatum

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An emerging militant group in the Niger Delta, Niger Delta Vision, has

threatened to blow-up transnational vessels ladened with petroleum products

and crude oil in the nation's territory ninety six hours.

Spokesman of the group locomotive Osia who gave the warning in a statement,

stated that the threat was due to the inability of the federal government to

allocate oil fields to indigenes of the Niger Delta area.

Osia lamented that since the exploration of oil in Nigeria sixty years ago, Niger

Deltans from whose land oil is produced directly in the lifting of the product

while people from the northern and western parts of the country have been

holding sway in the oil business.
He said his group, the Niger Delta Vision, has decided to strike at the expiration

of the deadline unless the federal government immediately revokes all oil

licences and allow the people of the area to be owners of their natural resources.

While commending the Niger Delta Avengers, the Red Egbesu, the Isoko

Liberation Movement and other militant groups in the deltaic area for their

efforts and sacrifices, the group assured of ensuring that the fight for the soul of

the oil producing communities, would be un-abated .

"The economic colonization of the people of the Niger Delta by the federal

government over the years, must now come to an end as God who gave us the

resource would give us the strength to overcome our aggressive and faceless

political leaders, the group declared.
Meanwhile, the Niger Delta Vision has strongly condemned an elder of the

Niger Delta, Michael Johnny who warned Government Ekpemupolo popularly

known as Tompolo not to use the name of Niger Delta for his personal gains".

The group described elder Johnny as a visionless man who does not see the

economic oppression of the people of the region as a crime and merely looking

for cheap publicity.
Prophet Locomotive Osia