Tag archive for ‘JTF’
By admin On Friday, December 11th, 2020

Soldiers Invade Burutu Community In Search Of Kidnappers, Set Houses Ablaze

LAGOS DECEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Military Joint Task Force, JTF, yesterday, invaded Bolou-Tubegbe community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, reportedly in search of kidnappers. Men of the 222 More...

By admin On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Arrested Notorious N’Delta Militant Kingpin, Karowei Dies In JTF Custody

LAGOS JANUARY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Arrested notorious Niger Delta militant Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, alias Karowei who was arrested on Thursdaywas alleged to have died in the custody of Joint Military Task Force More...

By admin On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Delta: Two Killed In Gun Duel As JTF Nab Kidnap Kingpin In Sapele

LAGOS AUGUST 26TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The joint military patrol team attached to the 19 battalion of the Nigeria Army in Sapele, Delta State has arrested a kidnap kingpin identified as Robinson Okotie. While the Okotie’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

JTF Arrests Rivers Community Leader For Shutting AGIP’s 11 Oil Wells

By Amos Okioma LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Mr Chikeobi Alali, a community leader in Ogba Ndoni Egbema Local Government Area of Rivers has been arrested for allegedly disrupting production at an oilfield operated More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Top Commander of N’Delta Greenland Justice Mandate Nab With His Four Foot Soldiers

LAGOS OCTOBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A top commander of the Urhobo/Isoko militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), has been nabbed by the operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) in the oil-rich More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Reps to Investigate Destruction of ”Illegal” Refineries by JTF in Niger Delta

LAGOS NOVEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The House of Representatives on Tuesday commenced investigation into activities of the Joint Military Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta. NAN reports that the house is investigating 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 Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Gunmen in Army Uniform Kidnap Ex-Bayelsa State First Lady

Ex-Bayelsa First Llady Martha Ibinabo LAGOS JUNE 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gunmen in army uniform have kidnapped the former acting First Lady of Bayelsa State, Mrs. Martha Binabo. Martha, the wife of a former acting Governor More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Again Female Suicide Bomber Kills 25 In Maiduguri Market

LAGOS MARCH 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-At least 25 people have been killed in the latest suicide bombing in Maiduguri, a local source told SaharaReporters. A female suicide bomber was seen entering the largest northeast More...

By admin On Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Boko Haram Linked With Illegal Trade Of Human Organs – GPA

Shekau LAGOS FEBRUARY 19TH (The Global Prolife Alliance Council on Health and Society is alleging that Nigeria’s Terrorists Group Boko Haram are also in the business of harvesting human organs just like ISIS are More...

By admin On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Explosion Rocks Kano Again

LAGOS NOVEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An explosion has occurred in Kano, Kano State again. The bomb went off on Friday evening in Hotoro, near the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation mega filling station in the More...

By admin On Friday, September 19th, 2014

JTF Intercepts Sewage Truck Laden with Stolen Crude Oil in Delta

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Joint Military Task Force has intercepted sewage truck laden with about 12, 000 litres of substances suspected to be stolen crude along Ibada Amukpe community in Sapele Council More...

By admin On Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Gunmen Attack Bayelsa’s Community, Kidnap Worker, Move Cash, Food stuff

JTF Patrol boat in search of gunmen LAGOS JUNE 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Some unknown gunmen reportedly attacked Zion community of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, in Bayelsa State, Southern Nigeria on Saturday, 28 More...

By admin On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Heavy Shooting as Boko Haram Fighters and Soldiers Clash over Control of Maiduguri

Boko Haram Leader LAGOS MARCH 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Reports from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, indicated that the town is in turmoil as there is heavy fighting between soldiers and Boko Haram fighters for the More...

By admin On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Delta: Fresh Gun Battle Threatens Ugborodo Peace Deal

LAGOS MARCH 13TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Fierce fighting between rival youth groups in Ugborodo, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, is threatening the peace deal in community, THEWILL can report. This More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Gunmen Kidnap Jonathan’s Septuagenarian Cousin in Otuoke

President Goodluck Jonthan LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A first cousin of President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Inengite Nitabai has been kidnapped by gunmen numbering about 10, who broke his house in Otuoke, More...

By admin On Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Rivers: Alleged Aides of Sekibo, Evans Bipi Arrested With Arms

Hon Evans Bipi LAGOS JANUARY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) yesterday in Rivers State arrested six youths bearing seven AK47 rifles around Ekporo Road on their way to Ogu. Among them was Daniel More...

By admin On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Group Raises Alarm over Militarisation of Urhoboland, Demands Withdrawal of JTF

LAGOS JUANUARY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)—THE Urhobo Nationalists Movement, UNM, has decried what it alleged to be the heavy militarisation of Urhobo nation by security agents. National Chairman of UNM, Mr Mumakai Unagha, More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Delta: JTF Denies Looting Kokori Community, Appeals for Cooperation

Commander, 3 Battalion Warri, Lieutenant Colonel Ifeanyi Otu LAGOS DECEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY) -Residents of Kokori in Delta state have been called upon to cooperate with the troops of Sector 1, Operation Pulo More...

By admin On Thursday, November 21st, 2013

New Report Shows JTF Neck-Deep in Niger Delta Oil Theft

A vessel mv sea express laden with some 2,500 tones of crude impounded by joint task force in the niger delta, Operation Pulo Shield at Okuboto creek in Bayelsa state. In addition to providing security cover for More...

By admin On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Group Petitions Defence HQ over Soldiers Extortion, Harassment of Indigenes in Bayelsa

LAGOS NOVEMBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)- The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) in Bayelsa State has petitioned the Nigerian Army Defence Headquarters over alleged misconduct and extortion by some soldiers in the state. The More...

By admin On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

JTF Smashes Robbery Gang, Arrest Oil Thieves in Niger Delta

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta said on Thursday that it had captured a gang of sea robbers in the waterways in Rivers State. The JTF Media Coordinator, Lt.-Col. More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Fracas in Rivers House of Assembly as Amaechi Foils Attempt to Impeach Speaker

LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY) The Rivers State House of Assembly was this afternoon (local time) thrown into chaos as a few anti-Governor Rotimi Amaechi legislators and militants, who are alleged supporters of More...

By admin On Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Warri North crisis: Gunmen Flee as JTF, police Go on Their Trail

Warring youths are on the run LAGOS JULY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY) Members of Egbema Radical Group, ERG, principally hoodlums and ex-militants, who killed about 12 Itsekiri persons and razed three communities in Warri North More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Ijaw Youths on Rampage, Kill Four Itsekiri Youths, Touch 34 Houses

Inspector General of Police Mr Mohammed AbubakarOmolubi Newuwumi, LAGOS JULY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY) At least three youths and an elderly man were, yesterday, shot dead at Ajamita community in Warri North council area More...