• Army foils Avengers’ attempt to bomb gas facility, kills two

    Army foils Avengers’ attempt to bomb gas facility, kills two

    According to reports, the Joint Military Force deployed to the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, says it successfully repelled an attack by Niger Delta Avengers at a gas facility in Delta State and killed two pirates in ongoing operations in the region.

    A statement by Lieutenant Colonel Olaolu Daudu, the spokesman of the Joint Force, made this known in Bayelsa State on Tuesday.

    Daudu said the operations were carried out between Saturday and Tuesday.

    He said: “Troops deployed at Delta State while on […]

  • JTF frees kidnap victim, foils another abduction in Niger Delta

    JTF frees kidnap victim, foils another abduction in Niger Delta

    It was gathered that the Joint Military Operation in the Niger Delta on Friday said it had freed a kidnap victim and foiled another kidnap attempt in a bid to halt oil theft and criminality in the area.

    According to a statement issued in Yenagoa by Lt.-Cdr Thomas Otuji, Spokesman for the Joint Force, codenamed “Operation Delta Safe’’, the feats were achieved on Wednesday.

    “On Oct.19, 2016, Operation Delta Safe gallant troops’ resilience paid off when in conjunction with the Nigeria Police […]

  • Military foils attempt to bomb Forcados terminal

    Military foils attempt to bomb Forcados terminal

    An attempt by suspected Niger Delta militants to blow up a section of the Shell Petroleum Development Company Forcados Terminal in the Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State has been foiled by the Nigerian military.

    Military sources said that the incident took place on Sunday around 2pm at the Ogulagha section of the terminal.

    It was gathered that the militants had almost finished planting the suspected explosives on one of the export lines when they saw a military patrol boat and […]

  • Lagos Police Foils Kidnap Attempt on Victim, Family

    Lagos Police Foils Kidnap Attempt on Victim, Family

    The Lagos State Police Command foiled a kidnap attempt on a family of five last weekend.

    Nine gunmen arrived the Ijon community in Ayobo Ipaja in a speed boat and stormed the home of one Oluseun Oguyemi, and attempted to kidnap the man, his wife and three children.

    According to reports, the kidnap attempt was foiled by the police and the suspects subsequently arrested.

    The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, who visited the community on Monday, July 3, said the police […]