JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The alleged leader of a Nigerian rebel group was convicted Monday in a South African court of involvement in bombings that killed 12 people, officials said.
The Nigerian government has called for Angola to return a militant leader captured last month and detained on weapons-trafficking charges so he can face trial, Nigerian news sources reported Wednesday.
Nigeria’s leading militant group threatened to resume attacks on foreign and domestic oil and gas operations following a four-month cease-fire intended to allow the new president to make good on vows to reform the petroleum sector and root out corruption.
CARMEN GENTILE, UPI Energy Correspondent
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