“JTF Operations Increases Oil Production Output To 2m Barrel Per Day”

By OSA OKHOMINA YENAGOA Authorities of the Joint Task Force (JTF) code named Operation Delta Safe, a special security outfit, fighting criminalities in the Niger Delta region, weekend disclosed that some of its operations led to a huge increase of daily oil production from 900bpd to over two million currently being explored in the region. The Commander […]

Crude Oil Theft: JTF Takes Over Six Suspects, Seven Boats From Navy

Sylvester Idowu The Joint Task Force (JTF) codenamed Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) has taken over six suspected oil thieves and seven loaded Cotonou boats from the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS Delta), Warri, for further investigation. During the handing over ceremony at the NNS Delta’s base in Warri, its Commander, Commodore Ibrahim Dewu disclosed that the […]

Troops uncover local arms manufacturing hideout in Delta

YENAGOA— AUTHORITIES of the Joint Task Force, JTF, in the Niger Delta codenamed Operation Delta Safe, have said that their operatives have  uncovered a local arms manufacturing hideout in Arhavwarien Kingdom,  Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State, leading to the arrest of 18 suspects. In a related development, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral […]

Most Wanted Militant and Kidnapper, Ossy Ibori, Killed By Nigerian Military

According to the report by Major Abubakar Abdullahi, Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Center, Troops of Operation DELTA SAFE in line with its mandate to rid Niger Delta of all criminal acts of militancy and kidnappings in a special operation repelled an attack on troops location around Ajakpa community in the creeks of Southern Ondo State […]

Nigerian troops destroy 80 illegal refineries in Niger Delta

Author: Eromosele Ebhomele Troops of the joint Operation Delta Safe have arrested three individuals and destroyed 80 refineries in different parts of the Niger Delta, Major Abubakar Abdullahi, the coordinator of its Joint Media Campaign Centre, has said. A statement from Abdullahi said the troops intensified their raids against crude oil theft with destruction of […]

Military Troops Shot Dead Boat Driver, Suspected Pirate In Bayelsa

Jo Daniel Two persons were weekend shot dead in Polako community of Yenagoa Local Government Council area of Bayelsa State by troops attached to the Joint Military Task Force code named Operation Delta Safe (ODS). According to sources, the two were shot dead at the Polako water front on the alleged suspicion of being in […]

Operation Delta Safe arrests suspected militants behind attacks on oil facilities

The Joint Military Force deployed to the Niger-Delta, Operation Delta Safe, says it has arrested two militants who are masterminds of recent attacks on oil infrastructure in the region. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Rear Adm. Suileman Apochi, Commander of Operation Delta Safe, presented the suspects to newsmen on Thursday in Yenagoa. According […]

Nigerian soldiers kill three kidnappers in Niger Delta

Three suspected kidnappers were killed during a fight between the troops from Operation Delta Safe, the Nigeria military task force in the Niger Delta, and suspected sea pirates and kidnappers. The notorious gang, which had been terrorizing the waterways of Bayelsa and Rivers states, was taken aback on their way to an opeartion on Azikiwe road in Port-Harcourt […]

Troops foiled attack on oil installation in Delta

Jasmine Buari The soldiers of Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe (ODS), on October 31, foiled attempts by suspected Niger Delta militants to blow up another oil pipeline at Ethiope East local government area in Delta state. The troops involved in the operation who were searching the creeks of the state discovered an attempt by […]

Military foils kidnap attempt, arrests 5 militants in Niger Delta

Arodiegwu Eziukwu The joint military force deployed to the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, on Friday said it foiled a kidnap attempt, freed two victims and arrested five suspected militants in multiple operations. A statement signed by Thomas Otuji, deputy spokesman of the joint force, indicated that five suspected militants were arrested in the past […]