Category Archives: OIL & GAS

FOCUS ON KEY AREAS AND SCOPE OF US-NIGERIA MILITARY COOPERATION; NIGERIAN NAVY SLATED TO INSPECT ANOTHER NAVAL VESSEL EARMARKED FOR TRANSFER

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos simulate board and search operations on the NNS Thunder F90 under the watchful eyes of a US trainer PHOTO CREDIT: Nigerian Navy THE GUARDIAN 13 May 2013 For long, Nigeria and United States have … Continue reading

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JTF(OP PULO SHIELD) ARREST ILLEGAL BUNKERING VESSEL AND BARGE IN THE NIGER DELTA…INTERCEPT AND DESTROY 61 BOATS; 76 OIL THIEVES ALSO ARRESTED

JTF amphibious forces in a battle-scarred gunboat soldier on in the Niger Delta regardless YENAGOA, Nigeria April 28 (Xinhua) Nigerian troops operating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region arrested 76 suspects and seized a marine vessel and barge used for … Continue reading

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JTF – OP PULO SHIELD IN “OPERATION CLEAN UP THE WATERWAYS”; CLAMP DOWN ON KIDNAPPERS AND PIRATES DENS IN BAYELSA

Seized boat in flames Scuttled boat in flames Seized camouflage and sewn uniforms BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 25 April 2013 The Joint Task Force(Operation Pulo Shield) which operates in the Niger Delta have scuttled seven dens used by kidnappers and sea robbers … Continue reading

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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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NPA ACQUISITIONS FOR NIGERIAN NAVY BEING CONSTRUCTED IN FRANCE, SOUTH AFRICA: 32 METRE OCEA FPB 98 MK.II PATROL CRAFT CHRISTENED ‘DORINA’, 17 METRE LITTORAL INTERCEPTORS CHRISTENED ‘AGADE’ AND ‘OVIE’

An Algerian-owned 30mm cannon-armed FPB 98 Mk.II Coastal Patrol Craft PHOTO CREDIT: MER ET MARINE OCEA-BUILT FPB 98 MK.I 32m Coaastal Patrol Craft of the Benin Navy NPA moves to secure installations, orders three patrol vessels THE GUARDIAN 5 April, … Continue reading

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