Grim news. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has declared that it is calling off its ceasefire and will resume attacks on oil installations. MEND promised a new “all-out onslaught” of attacks on oil installations. MEND was never officially part of the amnesty programme brokered last year by President Yar’Adua:
So MEND never surrendered their weapons and technically retained the option to unilaterally resume attacks at any time since it was not party to the non-aggression documents signed by other militants who took up the amnesty offer.
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