Tag: Joint Task Force

  • Nigerian pirates kill two naval ratings

    Joint Task Force members killed by armed robbers. Two naval ratings killed Two naval ratings have been killed by sea pirates in Oron, Akwa Ibom State, it was learnt yesterday. […]

  • Nigeria: JTF torches pirate camp

    Pirates escape, some wounded according to JTF. Nigeria: JTF Sets Camp of Pirates in Bayelsa Ablaze By Igoniko Oduma By Igoniko Oduma Yenagoa — The Joint Task Force (JTF) in […]

  • Nigeria: Bayelsa and its creeks of death

    Armed robbers and pirates attacking and killing locals in Niger Delta Nigeria: Bayelsa and its creeks of death BY MIKE ODIEGWU Mrs. Timi Iyabi, a young woman in her early […]

  • Nigeria continues oil theft fight

    Lack of equipment and bribery becoming potential issues for JTF. JTF arrests 20 vessels, destroys 854 refineries in Q1 The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield said at the […]

  • Nigeria: Pirates, JTF in Gun Duel

    Pirates attack oil rig, hoping to steal heavy weapons from patrol boat. Nigeria: Sea Pirates Engage JTF in Gun Duel BY OSA OKHOMINA Suspected sea pirates yesterday engaged a detachment […]

  • Nigerian piracy: locals beg for help

    Situation in riverine areas is becoming intolerable for locals. Piracy: Bayelsans beg government to declare state of emergency on waterways BY Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa—Worried by the upsurge in attacks by […]

  • JTF Intercepts Illegal Bunkering Barge

    Operation Pulo Shield continues to target oil thieves. JTF Intercepts Illegal Bunkering Barge, Arrests 11 Suspects in Multiple Raids Segun James In its continued effort to end illegal bunkering activities […]

  • Pirates killed in gunfight

    JTF in the Niger Delta on Tuesday said three suspected pirates died during a cross-fire. JTF repels attack, kills 3 suspected pirates in crossfire The Joint Task Force (JTF) in […]

  • Nigeria: JTF Reveals 2013 Figures

    The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Pulo Shield, said yesterday it killed 82 sea pirates and robbers 2013: JTF killed 82 sea pirates, nabbed 1,857 crude […]

  • JTF arrest vessel

    Operatives of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, code named, Operation Pulo Shield, have nabbed a vessel laden with 2,500 tonnes of petroleum products. JTF arrest vessel, barge, […]