Tag: Militants

  • Esscom on high alert

    The heavy offensive by Philippine security forces that includes airstrikes raises the possibility that militants will flee to the east coast of Sabah. Esscom on alert as Philippine military makes […]

  • Nigeria’s ports and ISPS Code

    Nigeria still hoping for full compliance. ECOWAS assesses Nigerian port facilities on security code By Godwin Oritse THE Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) recently carried out an assessment […]

  • Nigeria scoops oil thieves up

    Further gains in war against oil thieves. Navy seize 5 vessels, arrest 76 suspected oil thieves in Rivers Rivers – The Nigerian Navy says it has impounded five vessels and […]

  • Delta militants, army clash

    No mention of casualties. Militants, army engage in gun battle in Calabar There was a deadly gun battle between Niger Delta militants and men of the Nigerian army over attempt […]

  • Nigerian Navy urges caution

    Navy warns against complacency. Navy calls for group movement in N-Delta By Onozure Dania The Nigerian Navy has directed its officers and men of the Nigeria Naval Logistics Command, Oghara, […]

  • Navy nabs Delta oil thieves

    Nigerian Navy Foils Vessel Vandalization Attempt The Nigerian Navy has recorded another landmark success in the fight against oil bunkering in the Niger Delta area in line with the Federal […]

  • Delta militants justify attacks

    Militants blame troop presence as reason for continued attacks. Why we renewed attacks on oil facilities – Niger Delta Avengers Hassan Adebayo The Niger Delta Avengers, which has restarted attacks […]

  • Nigeria gets new OPV

    More toys for the Nigerian Navy Second P18N offshore patrol vessel arrives in Nigeria Mrityunjoy Mazumdar The Nigerian Navy’s second Chinese-built 95.5 m-long P18N offshore patrol vessel (OPV) NNS Unity […]

  • More troops for Delta

    Unlikely to deter the Delta militants. Nigerian Navy deploys 3,400 troops to tackle piracy, oil theft Yemi Oluwadare The Nigerian Navy has deployed four warships and 3,400 troops to tackle […]

  • More Delta damage

    As discussions take place, so do more bombings. Militants attack oil pipeline in Niger Delta By Tife Owolabi and Alexis Akwagyiram Militants in Nigeria’s southern Niger Delta oil hub attacked […]