Tag: JTF

Nigerian Army has kicked off a manhunt for the fourth batch of MOST wanted Boko Haram terrorists

The Nigerian Army has kicked off a manhunt for the fourth batch of wanted Boko Haram terrorists. A banner showing photographs of the wanted terrorists was unveiled by the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum and the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday at the Civilian Joint Task Force[Read More…]

Borno Governor approves scholarship for orphans of Civilian JTF killed since 2013

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has approved government scholarship for children, most of them orphans, whose fathers were volunteers amongst Civilian JTF, hunters and vigilantes killed at battle fronts while fighting boko haram in the last seven years. Zulum also flagged off a welfare package of N50,000 each for widows[Read More…]

3 Soldiers Killed As NNPC Gas Pipeline Is Bombed

Three soldiers attached to the Joint Task Force, JTF, in the Niger Delta, allegedly perished in two detached boat tragedies in Bayelsa and Delta States, while suspected militants again bombed the Escravos Gas Pipeline, a facility of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in Delta State, at the weekend.  [Read More…]

Buhari Directs Army To Deal With Niger Delta Avengers

President Mohammadu Buhari has on Friday directed the Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas to deal ruthlessly with the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA and other militant groups responsible for the incessant explosion of oil pipelines and gas installations in the coastal region. The president stated that his[Read More…]

Soldiers Launch Attacks On Ex-militants Over Bombing Of Oil Installations

Members of the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield, have launched a reprisal attacks against former militants involved in bombing of oil I installations in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State. Soldiers, last night, invaded Okpelama community, Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area, Delta[Read More…]

Wives Of Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender In Borno [Photos]

12 wives of Boko Haram militants have surrendered to members of Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF,  in Borno. The women surrendered after their husbands abandoned them in the bush. The women when interrogated said their husbands left them in the forest due to lack of food and fuel supply. A[Read More…]

Soldiers Who Fired Shots At Maiduguri Cantonment To Be Tried By The Army

The 7 Division of the Nigerian Army is to  institute a military board of inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the conduct of soldiers who fired some shots today while the General Officers Commanding was addressing troops in Maimalari cantonment Maiduguri.    Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information in a statement[Read More…]

Opinion: To The Grieving Mums Of Chibok

by Aisha Umar Yusuf This might seem like a gender-biased piece because of the headline. But it is not meant to belittle the grief and anger of the fathers whose daughters were abducted by inhuman gunmen from their secondary school two weeks ago, it is just to say that since[Read More…]

NSCDC Donates Operational And Surveillance Vehicles To JTF

In pursuant of the Corps mandate in the protection of critical national assets and infrastructure, the Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Dr. Ade Abolurin, donated five Hilux vehicles to the Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta Area as well as surveillance vehicle. The gesture[Read More…]

B’Haram Member With Dual Citizenship From Chad & Burkina-Faso Arrested With Ammunitions By JTF

Joint Information Centre Counter Terrorism Campaign North-East Nigeria c/o Defence Headquarters ABUJA JIC/CTC/NE/14/01 27 March 2014 PRESS RELEASE UPDATE ON COUNTER-TERRORISM CAMPAIGN: TRAPPED TERRORISTS COME UNDER FIRE NEAR CAMEROON BORDER; MERCENARY WITH DUAL NATIONALITY NABBED A group of terrorists attempting to escape into Cameroon through Taraba and Gumti in Adamawa[Read More…]