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TIMELINE-Conflict in Nigeria’s Oil Delta

Gunmen attacked an oil rig off the coast of Nigeria's Niger Delta, kidnapping five people including foreigners and injuring two crew. Following is a timeline of unrest in the region since the late President Umaru Yar'Adua took office in 2007. June 2007 - After new President Umaru Yar'Adua takes office, a court frees former militia leader Mujahid Dokubo-Asari on bail. He had been in jail since 2005. read full text  

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Niger Delta Violence Timeline

Nigerian militants have attacked oil facilities in the Niger Delta in the heaviest fighting in two years. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) is responsible for attacks that have cut a fifth of the OPEC member's output since it emerged late in 2005. Below is a chronology of conflict in the Niger Delta since then.view full text featured image courtesy of: thenigeriandailynews.com

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