Tag: Operation Pulo Shield

  • Operation Delta Safe

    New name, new tasks. Nigerian military scraps Niger Delta ‘Operation Pulo Shield’ Abdulkareem Haruna The Nigerian military has scrapped its joint military task force in the restive Niger Delta. The […]

  • Deaths in the Delta

    Attack fought off, but no arrests made. Army says 3 soldiers killed by Niger Delta pirates, militants The Joint Military Force deployed to protect oil facilities in the Niger Delta […]

  • JTF reveals arrest figures

    Joint Task Force releases arrest figures. Soldiers Arrest 1,610 Pirates, Others In Niger Delta By Osa Okhomina Authorities of the military operations in the Niger Delta region known as Operation […]

  • Arrests follow deadly pirate attack

    Police recover stolen gunboats and heavy weapons in raid. Nigeria arrests six after deadly ‘pirate attack’ on army base Yenagoa (Nigeria) (AFP) – The Nigerian military on Sunday said it […]

  • Nigerian oil thieves busted

    Thieves and illegally refineries found. JTF arrests 18 suspected oil thieves, destroys 31 illegal refineries The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, “Operation Pulo Shield” says that it […]

  • JFT nabs pirates in Nigeria

    Blames men for all the local maritime crime… JTF arrests four pirates, seizes arms, ammunition The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield, has arrested four suspected sea pirates at […]

  • 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 […]