The militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), has claimed responsibility for the blowing up of Italian oil installation Eni, also known as Agip oil company in Bayelsa State. The explosion, now known to be a bomb, occurred on Friday.

In the early morning hours of Friday multiple explosions rocked the Nembe 1, 2, 3, lines and Tebedaba Brass trunk line in Bayelsa State and Rivers State.

An NDA statement found on its website, authored by NDA Spokesman Mudoch Agbinibo, said “At about the of 3am to 5am the Niger Delta Avengers blowup Nembe 1, 2, 3 and Tebedaba brass trunk-line in Bayelsa/River States."

He added that “We still using this medium to warn the general public of impostors Facebook accounts. Niger Delta Avenger is not in Social network anymore."

It will be recalled that both Facebook and Twitter have shut down the NDA social media pages. Their official statements can only be found on their website.

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