Operation Delta Safe
Troops rescue 15 abducted persons, uncover 48 illegal refineries
Troops of Operation Delta Safe fighting illegal oil bunkering and sea piracy, among other maritime crimes, have rescued 15 abducted persons who were held hostage in five speedboats after an encounter.
Military denies invasion of Bayelsa community, confirms killing of officers
The Military Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta codenamed, Operation Delta Safe (OPDS), has denied invasion and razing of houses at Letugbene Community in Ekeremor Council Area of Bayelsa State.
Armed forces remembrance: Military urged to shun hate campaigns, associations
The military hierarchy in the Niger Delta has urged its men and officers to avoid political associations and hate campaigns, but re-dedicate themselves to the services they voluntarily joined to protect their country. The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) of the Central Naval Command, Yenagoa, Rear Admiral Saidu Garba, speaking during the Jumat prayer to commemorate…
Niger Delta militants accuse JTF of complicity in oil theft
A coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has accused the Joint Task Force (JTF) of complicity in oil bunkering in the Niger Delta.
Controversy as military announces death of notorious militant, Kareowei, hours after arrest
A new twist in the alleged surrender and arrest of notorious militant warlord, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, also known as Kareowei, emerged yesterday...
JTF launches manhunt for kingpin of four Britons’ kidnappers in Delta
The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (OPDS), has launched a manhunt for the leader of a kidnap gang identified as Karowei Gbakumor in Delta State.
Soldiers kill two kidnappers, seize five pipeline vandals in Rivers
Commander of OPDS, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleman said: “Two of the armed kidnappers were killed in the ensuing battle while the rescued victim is currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in Port Harcourt.”
Notorious militant kingpin, kidnapper, gunned down in Ondo State
‘Operation Delta Safe’ have gunned down a notorious militant kingpin, kidnapper and bank robber, ‘General’ Ossy Ibori, in a special operation at Ajakpa Community, Ese-Odo Local Council in the creeks of Ondo State.
Military arrests Rivers community leader for alleged unlawful shutdown of oil wells
The joint military force in the Niger Delta known as ‘Operation Delta Safe’ has confirmed the arrest of a community leader in Ogba Ndoni Egbema local council, Rivers State, Mr. Chikeobi Alali for unlawful closure of 11 oil wells belonging to Agip.