Tag Archives: JOINT TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA

THE NIGERIAN MILITARY’S UNKNOWN JUMBO HAUL OF RIVER GUNBOATS

RIVERLINE WARFARE COMBATANTS GALORE!!! A few years ago, Nigeria made a requisition for 200 river gunboats from the USA. This, according to information put out in the public domain at that time, was to enable the Nigerian military stay on … Continue reading

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PIRATE ATTACK REPORTED IN NEMBE , BAYELSA STATE

Amphibious troops of the Joint (Military) Task Force on patrol somewhere in the Niger Delta   WARRI, Nigeria, Nov. 1 (Xinhua)   Suspected sea pirates have reportedly attacked speed boat passengers along the Nembe waterways in the Nembe area of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY SEIZES SHIP WITH 5,000 TONNES OF STOLEN OIL

(AFP) YENAGOA, Nigeria Nigeria’s military said Monday it has seized a ship laden with 5,000 tonnes of stolen oil and 30 barges amid rising cases of crude theft in one of the world’s main oil producing regions. The spokesman of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY ARREST OIL THIEVES, SEIZE VESSEL, FOURTEEN BOATS

  23 October, 2011   Nigeria’s military said Sunday it had arrested 46 suspects and seized a vessel laden with stolen refined petroleum products in the oil-producing Niger Delta. “These suspects, who were nabbed by our patrol teams at River … Continue reading

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BE BATTLE READY, GOC ORDERS SOLDIERS

Nigeria: Be Battle Ready, GOC Orders Soldiers   Bashiru Abdullahi 3 August 2011   Port Harcourt — Following recent security challenges in the country, the acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Sylvester Andrew Audu … Continue reading

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ON RIVERLINE WARFARE COMBATANTS OF THE NIGERIAN MILITARY

The Nigerian Armed Forces are thought to retain, in the service of regular naval and amphibious forces’ service (army and naval special forces as well), a fleet of 350-400 river gunboats and inshore patrol craft, landing craft, gun-armed fast launches, … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIRFORCE LAUNCH 207 SPECIAL MOBILITY GROUP IN CALABAR, EXPECTING FRESH BATCH OF SIX Mi-17 CHOPPERS

To effectively address the security situation in the Niger Delta region, the Nigerian Airforce has upgraded its Forwarding Operating Base in Calabar to the 207 Special Mobility Group. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar stated this in … Continue reading

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