Missile launch begins tonight

The Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF), has declined pleas by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) not to launch its scheduled missile launch today.

According to a statement signed by commanders Akitebe Darikoro, Torunanaowei Latei, Agbakakuro Owei-Tauro and Pulokiri Ebiladei, the group insisted it would test fire its missiles at strategic national targets.

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The group warned occupiers of major national buildings and oil company’s headquarters in Lagos and Abuja to vacate the buildings as it would be hit by missiles.

The group listed targets including Aso Rock Villa; the National Assembly; NNPC Towers; CBN headquarters; Supreme Court; Agip headquarters; Shell headquarters; and Chevron headquarters.

Others includes Mobil headquarters; NLNG offices; Kaduna Refinery; and all military formations in Lagos, Abuja, Kaduna and Benue.

The group also said it has resolved that “the Nigerian Communication Satellite Orbit should be shut down so that it will avoid the cause of electronic radiation to human lives.”

We will “Destroy all those infrastructures that were built with our oil and gas. We will make Federal Government and oil companies to suffer as they have made the people of Niger Delta region suffer over the years from environmental degradation and environmental pollution.

“We shall fire these missiles simultaneously at night, as this will enable every Nigerian to see the movement of the missiles and equally to believe us on our seriousness to the final break-up (of Nigeria), as predicted by the United States of America (USA).

“We equally advise the diplomatic community to be neutral on this issue as wrong comments against us will be seen as sabotage. Where they are staying presently will not be affected which is not part of our targeted areas of destruction in the country.

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“We shall embarrass the self-acclaimed Nigerian Air Force with their recent deployment of fighter aircraft, helicopter gunship and surveillance aircraft.

“At this digital age, countries are talking about missile development, and they still condescend so low to their present obsolete equipment. Our crack team has taken inventory of their equipment (Nigerian Airforce).