Nigeria resumes cash pay-offs to former militants in oil hub: oil official

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's government has resumed cash payments for former militants in the restive Niger Delta, an official said on Monday, in a bid to end a wave a wave of militant attacks on oil and gas facilities. In February, Nigeria stopped the payments for former militants who agreed under a 2009 amnesty to stop blowing up crude pipelines in exchange for cash, the official...
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Added August 01, 2016
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