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10 Jan
Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) claims that a whopping $15 billion (over N6.1tr) has been squandered through fraudulent arms procurement deals in the last 20 years.
30 Oct 2021
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has assured troops of the Joint Task Force North East Operation Hadin Kai
28 Jun 2021
The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe, has said the strategies adopted by the Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd), is promoting peace in the Niger Delta.
30 May 2021
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Joint Task Force (JTF) has demolished a Fulani Ruga settlement located very close to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
8 Apr 2019
Youths in the Niger Delta have commended the Joint Task Force (JTF) for the strategies deployed in fighting oil theft in the region. The youths, under the auspices of Niger Delta Youth Coalition for Peace and Progress (NDYCPP), said the strategies saved the nation economic losses that would have run into billions on naira. NDYCPP…
8 Apr 2019
New Commander of the Joint Task Force (JTF) codenamed Operation Delta Safe Rear Admiral Akinjide Akinriade, yesterday said the task force in the Niger Delta will have no mercy for oil thieves and other criminals in the region. Speaking during the hand over ceremony at the OPDS headquarters in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Akinrinade, who took…
25 Feb 2019
If there was a political IOU that Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, had upon quitting President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet last year to contest election, he settled it through the outcome of last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election in the state.    Call it ‘vote buying’ or what you may, or even election malpractice…
1 Dec 2017
Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi, the Commander of Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to the Niger Delta Operation Delta Safe, on Friday decorated four newly promoted officers under his command with their new ranks. The ceremony, which took place at the Headquarters of JTF in Yenagoa, three officers namely – Thomas Otuji, Roy Nweke and Obiora…
6 Sep 2017
The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta was forced to abort an operational patrol led by the commander, following the collapse of the Ikang River jetty in Calabar on Tuesday, a statement said.
11 Oct 2016
Warri was always a vibrant town. Its use of pidgin language is unique and you could see glimpses of what it might have been if the oil companies had not pulled out. The result is a town nearly going to seed.
22 Jun 2016
Former Commander of the Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Major General Charles Omoregie, yesterday called on the Niger Delta militants to embrace peace by bending to genuine dialogue.
1 Jun 2016
As the military Joint Task Force launches full-scale operations to hunt down members of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) and halt the destruction of critical oil ...


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Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), joined the Muslim faithful to observe Jummah prayers, at which prayers were said for the repose of the soul of the late President of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
6 hours ago
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
7 hours ago
A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…