• Nigerian troops take over Bayelsa creeks in search of militants

    Nigerian troops take over Bayelsa creeks in search of militants

    Search for Niger Delta militants began, Tuesday, as stern-looking and war-kitted troops barricaded some creeks and waterways of Bayelsa State.

    The operation commenced following the declaration by the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (ODS) that it would go “on the offensive” to fish out all the militants and killers of soldiers at a military checkpoint in Nembe on Monday morning.

    Militants dared the military on Monday when they ambushed the checkpoint, killed three soldiers on duty and carted away gunboats, […]