There is apprehension in the Niger Delta region that suspected militants may have blown up Escravos pipeline, linking Warri to Lagos, Friday.
Reports indicate that the attack damaged substantial part of the pipeline, which ostensibly will affect supply of gas to the Western part of the country.
A new militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, have claimed responsibility for many of the attacks in recent time. It yet unknown if the group is behind the attack.
However, details of the attack are still sketchy at the time of going to press.