Tag archive for ‘Militants’
By admin On Monday, July 30th, 2018

How Amnesty Programme Aid Fuel Production To 2.2m Barrel Per Day

Amnesty Boss Dokubo By Barr. Mary Oyibocha –Agbajoh LAGOS JULY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It is on record that the unrest in the Niger Delta Region before 2008 has lead to the low production of oil in the region . This More...

By admin On Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Tension In Niger Delta As Soldiers, Suspected Militants Clash…4 Killed

LAGOS JUNE 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)- There is palpable tension in Oluasiri community in Nembe local government area of Bayelsa state as Nigerian Army and militants clash. Meanwhile the people of Oluasiri have cried out More...

By admin On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Four Soldiers, Militants Killed As Army Begin Manhunt Of Killers Of Beheaded Soldier

By Amos Okioma LAGOS JANUARY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Four soldiers and some militants have been reportedly killed in a bloody clash between militants and soldiers in an ongoing military operation to fish out those behind More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017

Suspected Militants Overwhelmed Police, Kidnap Two Principals, Six Students In Lagos School

Worried parents at the school premise LAGOS MAY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)- For the umpteenth time, gunmen suspected to be militants yesterday morning invaded the Lagos State Model College, Igbo Nla, Epe, abducting two More...

By admin On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Militants On rampage In Lagos, Kill Scores of Soldiers, Police in Ikorodu

LAGOS APRIL 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Militants are on rampage in Lagos killing scores of soldiers and police in Ikorodu area. The militants struck overnight at Woodland Estate area, Ishawo in Ikorodu. Urhobotoday source More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Nigeria Vice President, Osinbajo to Lead FG Fact-Finding Team to N’Delta Areas

Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osibanjo LAGOS JANUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Presidency has constituted a fact-finding team, headed by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to traverse the beleaguered area More...

By admin On Monday, December 26th, 2016

Attack On Oil Facilities: Buhari Begs N’Delta Militants For Negotiation

Buhari LAGOS DECEMBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday appealed to the Niger Delta militants destroying oil installations in the region to sheath their swords and come for negotiation with More...

By admin On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

JUST IN: Suspected Militants Raid Lagos School, Kidnap Principals, Students

LAGOS OCTOBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Report filtering in from House of Representatives, says kidnappers, on Thursday morning, stormed Lagos State Model College, Igbo Nla in Epe, Lagos. The assailants, suspected to be More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Inspector General of Police Visits Lagos, to Deploy Gunboats, Other Maritime Assets Against Militants

Lagos State Governor, Ambode (r) welcoming Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim to Lagos LAGOS AUGUST 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Following unabated activitees of of pipeline vandals and insecurity in Lagos State, the More...

By admin On Sunday, July 31st, 2016

Military Dispels Rumour of Killing Innocent People as Offensive Against Lagos, Ogun Militants Continues

LAGOS JULY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria military has dispelled rumour of killing innocent people as offensive against pipeline oil thieves operating at Ishawo, Igando and Igbolomu areas of Ikorodu in Lagos, More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Suspected Militants Kidnap Redeemed Pastor During Church Service in Lagos

General Overseer of Redeemed Pastor Adeboye LAGOS JULY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There was confusion in a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at Santos bus stop in the Isawo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, on Sunday More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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Massive Spill as Avengers Bomb Shell Facilities Near Warri

,Shell,Oil Spill,Soldier LAGOS JULY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The dreaded militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, have once again blown up crude oil trunkline belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria More...

By admin On Monday, July 18th, 2016

Residents Flee Lagos Community as Suspected Militants Abducted Monarch, Woman, Kill 2

Oba Goriola Oseni LAGOS JULY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents living in Iba Community in Lagos are leaving the community in droves for fear being abducted by suspected militants whom Urhobotoday gathered kidnapped More...

By admin On Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Police Abort Militants Invasion of Lagos, Arrest Two with Cache of Ammunition

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni LAGOS JULY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Lagos State Police command has aborted invasion of Lagos communities b suspected militants arresting two suspected militants More...

By admin On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Lagos Attack: Police Begins Aggressive Manhunt for Suspected Militants

IGP Ibrahim Idris LAGOS JUNE 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Lagos State Police Command has commenced aggressive manhunt for suspected militants who invaded Igbolomu and Ishawo community in Ikorodu last Friday and unleashed More...

By admin On Saturday, June 25th, 2016

New Militant Group Threatens to Bomb Third Mainland Bridge, Bonga Oil field, Onitsha–Asaba Bridge

LAGOS JUNE 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A new militant group, the Asawana Deadly Force of Niger Delta (ADFND) has vowed to bomb the Bonga Oil Field, Third Mainland Bridge and the Onitsha – Asaba bridge among others More...

By admin On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Militants Invade Ogun Community, Kill 15

One of the victim LAGOS JUNE 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Imushin community in the Ogijo area of Ogun State has been thrown into mourning after no fewer than 15 residents were reportedly killed on Friday evening by armed More...

By admin On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Buhari Makes ‘U Turn’ Cancels Trip to Niger Delta over Assassination Threat

Buhari LAGOS JUNE 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari scheduled one-day trip to Ogoniland, Rivers state Senegal for the flag off of Niger Delta clean up has been canceled. A Presidential source told SaharaReporters More...

By admin On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers Threaten More Attacks on Oil Installations, Demand Release of Kanu

LAGOS MAY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The renewed attacks on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta region may in no way be nearing an end following the recent threat by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA). The group has More...

By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

I’m Ready to Face EFCC-Tompolo

Tompolo LAGOS JANUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) a former militant leader, has said that he is ready to face the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prove his innocence. Tompolo, More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Ex-Bayelsa Speaker, LG Chairman, Others Escape Death as Suspected Militants Attack Ijaw Community

LAGOS JANUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-All hell was let loose in Ekeremor today less than 24 hours to the rescheduled elections in certain constituencies in Bayelsa as suspected militants took over the community, unleashing More...

By admin On Friday, September 11th, 2015
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Delta: 3 Die, Others Injured, Arms Recovered as JTF, Militants Clash in Burutu Community

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Three persons were confirmed killed while several others sustained injuries when the Joint Task Force (Operation Pulo Shield) engaged suspected militants in a gun duel in Delta More...

By admin On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Tompolo, MEND Leaders Regroup on Saturday in Bayelsa

Tompolo LAGOS JULY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND and High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, yesterday, summoned commanders and leaders of More...

By admin On Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Boko Haram Militants Take Over Damaturu-Maiduguri Road

LAGOS JULY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Reports reaching PREMIUM TIMES say Boko Haram militants have taken over the highway linking Maiduguri and Damaturu, capitals of Borno and Yobe states respectively. A police officer More...

By admin On Friday, March 13th, 2015

Asari, Tompolo, Gani Adams Grab N5.6b New Oil Contract

LAGOS MARCH 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the renewal and extension of the pipeline protection contract it awarded to some ex-militants in 2011, which expired More...