Tag: Joint Task Force

  • Strangers Responsible for Oil Theft

    Oil theft a major national issue. Strangers Responsible for Oil Theft in Bayelsa – Traditional Ruler By Chris Eze Yenagoa — Chairman of Bayelsa State Council of traditional rulers, King […]

  • Pirates turn waterways into battlefield

    Security issues continue to plague Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Pirates turn Southern Ijaw, Ogbia waterways to battlefield By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio IGBOMOTORU—The waterways are the most dangerous place to […]

  • JTF talks tough on kidnappers, pirates

    JTF ramps up the rhetoric against pirates.  JTF talks tough on kidnappers, pirates Akam James, Yenagoa Apparently disturbed by the spate of criminal activities in the Niger-Delta region, authorities of […]

  • Nigeria: JTF arrests murder suspects

    Six soldiers killed before Christmas by pirates.  PIRACY: JTF Nabs 5 Suspects Over Death Of 6 Soldiers Osa Okhomina The special team of the anti-kidnapping and sea robbery squad of […]

  • Governor laments pirate killings

    Despite hiring ex-militants to secure waterways, killings continue. Dickson laments killing of soldiers by pirates From Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has lamented the killing of […]

  • Nigerian pirates kill 3 JTF troops

    Killings come days after a similar brutal attack left 3 dead. Panic In Bayelsa Communities Over Killing Of 6 JTF Soldiers Osa Okhomina There was panic among indigenes of coastal […]

  • Nigeria: Pirates kill 3 soldiers

    Attack on JTF leaves three reportedly dead. Pirates kill 3 soldiers in deadly attack in Bayelsa From Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Gunmen operating as sea-pirates along the waterways of Bayelsa struck […]

  • Nigerian pirates in violent gunfight

    Confusing reports over death of JTF member.  JTF, pirates clash in Bayelsa Yenagoa – A soldier attached to the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Pulo Shield, was yesterday […]

  • Nigeria: Security and corruption

    Is corruption truly endemic in the country and how does it affect security? Nigeria’s Security System: A Crisis of Corruption? By Cassie Blombaum, Guardian Global Resources Piracy and terrorism may […]

  • Black gold buccaneers

    Piracy and oil theft still rife.  Black gold buccaneers: Is Nigeria’s failing amnesty causing rise in oil piracy? Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media For five years, there has been […]