Category Archives: NIGER DELTA CONFLICT

UNITED STATES, BUHARI BACK AMNESTY FOR BOKO HARAM

DAILY PUNCH Thursday 11 April, 2013 The United States of America on Wednesday said it backed the Federal Government’s plan to grant amnesty to members of the violent Islamic sect,Boko Haram. The Political Counsellor at the Embassy of the USA, … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM AMNESTY CAN’T BE FUNDED WITH NIGER DELTA RESOURCES – DR EKIYOR

VANGUARD April 10, 2013 By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN FORMER President of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Dr. Chris Ekiyor, has said that any plan by the Federal Government to grant amnesty to members of Boko Haram sect will be a fraud, … Continue reading

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MEND CLAIM RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE KILLING OF 15 COPS IN NIGER DELTA CREEKS; CLAIM DOUBTFUL…NEW MILITIA GROUP ALSO CLAIM RESPONSIBILITY; BAYELSA COMPOL CONFIRMS 2 INSPECTORS, 4 NCOs AND 6 RANK-AND-FILE COPS MISSING

Niger Delta rebels VANGUARD April 8, 2013 By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, yesterday, claimed responsibility for the Azuzuama attack in the creek of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State,during which … Continue reading

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MEND DECLARE “HURRICANE EXODUS” STARTING 5 APRIL,2013…IMPLY DISENCHANTMENT WITH HENRY OKAH’S IMPRISONMENT, PROSPECTS OF AMNESTY FOR BOKO HARAM; JTF SAY “NIGER DELTANS NEED DEVELOPMENT, NOT ARMED STRUGGLE”, REDEPLOY TROOPS TO MEET EXIGENCIES

A MEND-affiliated faction of Niger Delta militants hand in their weapons 22-8-2009 BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 3 April, 2013 The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta have given notice of a return to full-blown hostilities with effect from 00:00hrs on … Continue reading

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LACK OF PROSECUTION MAY THWART OIL THEFT CAMPAIGN IN THE NIGER DELTA – CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF

NNS Siri P181, a 58 metre Combattante III missile Fast Attack Craft on patrol THE GUARDIAN 2 April, 2013 The Federal Government’s apparent weakness in employing due diligence in the prosecution of arrested suspects will significantly hamper the campaign against … Continue reading

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JTF – OP PULO SHIELD ARREST OCEANGOING VESSEL AT AKASSA, FISHING TRAWLER AT BONNY ISLAND OVER ILLEGAL BUNKERING..17 SUSPECTS ARRESTED; 25 ILLEGAL DISTILLATION CAMPS, 130 BUNKERING BOATS DESTROYED IN TEN DAYS OF RAIDS ACROSS THE NIGER DELTA

Nigerian Army Amphibious troops of the Joint Task Force patrol in a river gunboat armed with a DShK 12.7mm machine gun, somewhere in the Niger Delta BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 29 March, 2013 The Joint Task Force “Operation Pulo Shield” in a … Continue reading

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JTF ‘OP PULO SHIELD': ANTI ILLEGAL BUNKERING OPERATIONS IN THE NIGER DELTA

JTF anti oil theft operations JTF operatives destroy an open boat conveying stolen crude oil JTF operatives disconnecting a hose attached to a pipeline by oil thieves JTF operatives disconnecting a hose attached to a pipeline by oil thieves Scuttling … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY LAUNCH INFORMATION ALERT SYSTEM TO TACKLE TERROR

First fresh photo since the 1990s: Nigerian Army Steyr 4K-7FA Armoured Personnel Carriers CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS 27 March, 2013 The Nigerian Army has launched an online information system that will track and tackle terrorist threat in the country within fifteen … Continue reading

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INSECURITY: SENATE IN 6-HOUR CLOSED DOOR MEETING WITH MILITARY AND SECURITY CHIEFS

Senator David Bonaventure Alechenu Mark, President of the Nigerian Senate THE GUARDIAN 28 March, 2013 WORRIED by persistent violence, especially in the northern part of the country, the Senate Wednesday met with service chiefs and heads of security agencies. At … Continue reading

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JTF- OP PULO SHIELD(NIGER DELTA) ARREST 3 OCEANGOING VESSELS AND 10 BARGES, DESTROY 144 ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN MULTIPLE RAIDS; 2 GHANAIANS, ONE TOGOLESE AND 30 NIGERIANS ARRESTED

JTF troops escort shipping in a Suncraft(Singapore) gunboat with three 12.7mm weapon stations..fore, aft and starboard BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 20 March, 2013 The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield has arrested three oceangoing vessels with crew members of Nigerian and … Continue reading

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