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By mid-2004, increased proliferation of armed groups heightened the competition for arms in the Niger Delta as between the NDPVF and NDV for control of spheres of influence.
Two of the most prominent warlords in the Niger Delta, Asari Dokubo of the NDPVF and Ateke Tom of the NDV, surrendered over 1000 arms including pistols, military assault rifles, submachine and sniper guns, and over 500 AK47 rifles, and 2000 ammunition in two months (Odungweru 2010: 73).
In response to what they deemed an imminent invasion by US Special Forces, MEND, NDPVF, and other groups announced the formation of a "Joint Revolutionary Council" and pledged they would deploy heat-seeking rockets to attack Shell's offshore Bonga Oil Field.
Dokubo, the burley leader of the NDPVF, one of the several ethnic militias that have been terrorising the Niger Delta, is the son of a retired high court judge, and a highly articulate university dropout.
On 29 August, the NDPVF attacked a marine base right inside Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, in which 11 people were killed.
The NDPVF demanded autonomy for the region and a share of oil
NDPVF and the Nigerian government reportedly reached a ceasefire
In September 2004, a new rebel movement, the Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF), led by Dokubu-Asari, launched a series of attacks against government forces and threatened to attack foreign oil workers.
In September 2004, a new rebel movement, the Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF), launched a series of attacks against government forces and threatened to attack foreign oil workers.
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