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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…
7 Apr 2019
The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) code-named “Operation Delta Safe” says it has destroyed and dislodged major militant camps in the Niger Delta, thereby boosting security in the region.
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…
27 Aug 2018
The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta and oil major, Shell on Monday denied allegations of coercing the leadership of Aghoro 1 community in Bayelsa to sign a disputed report on oil spillage.
29 Jun 2018
A coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has accused the Joint Task Force (JTF) of complicity in oil bunkering in the Niger Delta.
5 Jun 2018
Troops of 21 Brigade of Operation Lafiya Dole has rescued 148 captives from Boko Haram insurgents during a in of Borno State.
25 Apr 2018
Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the arrest of civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) and other private vigilance groups operating in the state. This followed the launch of the Kaduna State Vigilance Service (KSVS) yesterday at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House in Kaduna. He said the state laws have no place for vigilance groups…
7 Mar 2018
A male suicide bomber on a bicycle has detonated improvised explosives devices (IEDs), killing three members of the civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) at the Muna Delti area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
10 Jan 2018
Four more soldiers and unknown number of militants have been reportedly killed in a bloody clash between militants and soldiers in an ongoing military...
1 May 2017
It is like yesterday, but it is three years since Chibok made history with the kidnap of 276 students from the Government Girls Secondary School.
30 Jun 2016
Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col Sani Usman disclosed this in a statement issued to newsman in Maiduguri.


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The nation received a galling shock reinforcing the threadbare state of security in the country when terrorists launched a late night attack on Kuje Correctional Centre in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and freed hundreds of inmates.
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Deceased Secretary-General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, aged 63, who was in the final weeks of his six-year tenure, was due to fly from Abuja to Yola, Adamawa State for Eid holiday today...
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It was a case of frustration, distress and despondency for over 200 students of engineering faculty of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) since their demotion three years ago.
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The need to cut down on Nigeria’s high cost of governance, embrace local refining of petroleum products, create urgent solutions to vandalism and crude oil thefts as well as sustainable and diversified mass transportation...
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Pandemics and large-scale outbreaks can claim millions of lives, disrupt societies and devastate economies. The devastating human, economic, and social cost of COVID-19 has highlighted the urgent need for coordinated action to build stronger health systems...