It was gathered that the Joint Military Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, said on Sunday that it arrested five suspected pipeline vandals and repelled a hijack attempt of a vessel by heavily armed sea pirates.
Lt.-Cdr. Thomas Otuji, spokesman of the joint military force, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa
Otuji said that the suspects were arrested between Oct. 17 and 18 near some oil wellheads at Apala, off Nana Creeks in Warri South […]
Five members of the militant Red Scorpion operating in the oil bearing communities of the Awarra/Assa in Ohaji/ Egbema council area of Imo State were reportedly shot dead yesterday by the Joint Military Task Force which stormed the area at the weekend.
The task force sneaked into the restive communities in a tipper, took the militants by surprise, killed five militants on the spot while others reportedly escaped with bullet injuries.
One of the leaders of the militant group identified as Banga […]
Five suspected pipeline vandals and oil thieves have been arrested by Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Rivers State.
The suspects were reportedly arrested at a creek around Cutting Channel 2 in Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State, when NSCDC stormed the area in search of oil thieves and illegal refining sites, Punch reports.
The suspects were apprehended while going about their ignoble endeavours, with many rubber containers with which they scooped refined fuel in their possession.