The Niger Delta Militants have been targeting Western oil interests in Nigeria, drawing the ire of US media outlets, quick to dismiss their actions as terrorism.

The Niger Delta Avengers Declare War On Western Oil Giants

Roughly 70 percent of Nigerians — particularly those in the oil-rich Niger Delta region — live in poverty. That’s because Western oil giants like Shell and Chevron, not the Nigerian people, own and exploit the country’s lucrative resources.