Nigeria's main rebel group extended its cease-fire by 30 days on Sept. 16 and warned that its campaign targeting oil and gas installations will continue if the government doesn't engage in meaningful talks. "The government should use this extension of time to do the right thing instead of pretending to talk peace, while arming the military for a war it cannot win," said Jomo Gbomo, a spokesman for the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta. MEND declared a 60-day cease-fire on July 15 after its leader, Henry Okah, was released from detention while standing trial for treason. (Bloomberg)

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