The Emancipation Movement and the Army battle in Nigeria's Niger Delta.
- The Niger Delta Emancipation Movement claims that Nigeria's military killed one of its hostages during an operation.
- The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta claims to have blown up another oil pipeline in the Niger Delta region of southern Nigeria.
- Nigeria's Military Forces rescue two escaped Russian hostages who were abducted in the Niger Delta in December.
- Conflict in the Niger Delta: Villagers in Nigeria storm and seize three Royal Dutch Shell oil platforms in the Niger Delta, forcing oil production to be shut down at each one.
- The Niger Delta Avengers blow up an oil pipeline operated by Italy's Eni in the Niger Delta.