1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Confusion as JTF denies ‘bombing’ of oil facility in Bayelsa (updated) – TheCable

    A Niger Delta militant group known as Koluama Seven Brothers has reportedly carried out a “warning” strike on an oil facility owned by Conoil in Bayelsa state. NAN reports that the attack, which was confirmed by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), was carried out on Friday. The...
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    Metro JTF Operatives Storm Tompolo’s Country Home – Thisdaylive

    Operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) code named Operation Delta Safe on Saturday raided Oporoza, the country home of ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias ‘Tompolo’ for several hours. The security agents arrived at about 4 p.m and took over the sprawling community, an...
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    Metro JTF Attacks Avengers, Kills 2, Arrests 3

    The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, has killed two members of the Niger Delta Avengers and arrested three others over the killing of four soldiers in Bayelsa State. Gunmen, suspected to be militants, had on August 8, 2016 attacked and killed four soldiers stationed...
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    Metro Nigeria: Roadside Bomb Kills 3 in Borno

    Three civilian vigilantes popularly known as the civilian JTF on their way to fight Boko Haram were killed and seven others injured when their vehicle hit a landmine. The vigilantes from Chul village in Borno state were moving on Monday evening to battle Boko Haram militants who had stormed...
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    Metro Borno Hunters Beg Army: Give Us Access To Fight Boko Haram In Sambisa Forest

    The Emir of hunters in Borno, Mai-Gana Mai-Durma have pleaded with the military to allow them join in the war against insurgents in Sambisa forest. The emir, who made the appeal in Maiduguri while addressing journalists, said the call became imperative because the hunters were familiar with the...