Nigeria ‘Delta Avengers’ militants vow to cripple economy if Buhari re-elected

FILE PHOTO: Workers fix an election campaign billboard depicting Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja, Nigeria, January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo

ABUJA (Reuters) – A militant group in Nigeria‚Äôs oil-rich southern Niger Delta threatened on Thursday to cripple the economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected on Saturday. The Niger Delta Avengers – who want their area to get a greater share of the oil revenue it produces – said they backed opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar […]

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