Nigeria rebels claim attack in oil-rich delta

2014-01-27 13:37

Rebels are claiming responsibility for an attack on a security patrol boat on a waterway in Nigeria’s southern Bayelsa state.

Life sentence for Abuja bomber

2013-01-26 08:12

A Nigerian court has sentenced to life in prison a man convicted in connection with the twin bombings in the capital Abuja near independence day commemorations in 2010 that killed 12 people.

Nigerian militants threaten SA investments

2012-04-15 11:28

Militant group MEND is threatening to attack SA's Niger Delta investments - including MTN - because of the terror trial of its leader in Johannesburg.

Mend claims attack on ENI installations

2012-04-13 11:02

The main militant group in Nigeria’s oil-producing region has claimed in a statement to have attacked installations belonging to Italian firm ENI.

Mend claims attack on oil pipeline

2012-02-06 11:51

Militants in southern Nigeria have claimed to have blown up a pipeline belonging to the Agip Oil Company, and threatened more attacks.

Nigeria blast - more suspects arrested

2011-10-11 22:47

Three additional suspects, including a banker, have been arrested over two car bombings on last year's Independence Day in Abuja, which killed at least 12 people.

Okah to get treatment before trial

2011-08-24 12:04

Nigerian terror-accused Henry Okah will receive medical treatment before he goes on trial next year, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has ruled.

Okah to face additional charges

2011-04-18 14:20

Nigerian terror accused Henry Okah has appeared in court, where it emerged that additional charges of terrorism and terror financing are being added to his charge sheet.

Mend threatens attacks ahead of vote

2011-03-14 11:45

Nigerian militant group Mend has threatened simultaneous bomb blasts and attacks on oil facilities ahead of April general elections in the oil-rich west African country.

Mend warns of attacks on oil sector

2011-01-18 15:24

A Nigerian militant group has warned of attacks on fuel depots and vehicles transporting petroleum products, saying it would launch the strikes in response to the arrest of its members.


Okah will work for peace, court hears

2013-01-31 21:50

Convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah will work with the country's government to bring peace to the region, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Henry Okah trial starts in SA

2012-10-01 12:39

The trial of a presumed militant leader, Henry Okah, accused of masterminding two deadly bombings at Nigeria's independence celebrations two years ago is set to open.

Mend threatens to attack SA investments

2012-04-14 14:54

Nigeria's militant group Mend has threatened to attack South Africa's investments in the Niger Delta.

Sailors seized off Nigeria in 'good health'

2012-03-02 13:50

Three sailors abducted after their cargo was attacked by pirates off the Nigerian coast this week are in "good health", an armed militant group says.

Henry Okah trial to resume in October

2012-01-30 14:04

Nigerian terror-accused Henry Okah's trial has been adjournment until October 1 - exactly two years after the Abuja car bombings he is accused of orchestrating.

Nigeria's Mend plans to repeat bombings

2011-09-29 13:09

A Nigerian militia group has pledged to repeat an attack it carried out last year which left 12 people dead during the country’s independence day celebrations, a report says.

Terror-accused Okah asks for sunlight

2011-06-21 16:49

Nigerian terror-accused Henry Okah, in solitary confinement in jail, has apparently asked his lawyer to prolong court proceedings so he could see some sunlight.

Mend claims attack on Agip oil facility

2011-03-17 11:23

A Nigerian militant group has claimed responsibility for an attack on an Agip facility in the oil-producing Niger Delta, calling it the start of a new concerted campaign of sabotage targeting the oil industry.

Mend denies fuel depots threat

2011-01-19 14:46

A Nigerian militant group has denied issuing a threat of attacks on fuel depots and transporters, saying it is investigating how the warning has been sent from its email address.

Okah's brother collapses in court

2011-01-18 13:21

The brother of a notorious militant charged with treason over Independence Day twin car bombings in Nigeria’s capital has collapsed in court as his trial was about to start.

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