Sub-Saharan Risk Hotspot Outlook 2016

Last updated 23 Mar 16 @ 11:39 |

2016 Threat Watch

Natznet Tesfay evaluates future threats that lie ahead for Africa

Nigeria

Highly destructive and disruptive pipeline attacks have resumed in the Niger Delta even as the decline in oil price continues to reduce falling Government revenue. The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation was forced to shut refineries at Port Harcourt and Kaduna on 17 January, which produce 5.4 million of the 6.8 million litres of petrol the country processes per day. This followed breaches to the Bonny–Okrika pipeline to Port Harcourt and the major Escravos–Lagos route to Kaduna, attacked by . . .

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