Tag: Joint Task Force

Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

The police raided Abuja nightclubs and arrested over 70 women, sexually assaulted them and we are furious

Even though we are deeply numb from the varying attacks, assaults, and human rights violations perpetrated by the Nigerian Police, ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Big 5: House of Reps throws out Peace Corps Bill, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Military of rights abuses and other stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The House of Representatives on Thursday has aligned itself with ...

AzeezOctober 21, 2016

JTF foils kidnap attempt in Niger Delta

The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta on Friday said it has foiled another kidnap attempt and freed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 19, 2016

Slain 3SC defender killed in cultist’s shrine – Army

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said the slain Shooting Stars of Ibadan defender, Joseph Izu who was shot by members ...

AzeezOctober 13, 2016

Troops arrest 13 oil thieves, kill suspected militant in Niger Delta

The Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta said it has arrested 13 oil thieves and killed one suspected ...

AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Troop arrests 12 suspected illegal oil dealers in Delta

Troops of Operation Delta Safe on Thursday paraded 12 suspected illegal oil dealers and seven tankers loaded with over 210,000 litres ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2016

JTF kills ‘notorious kidnapper’, 5 others in Rivers (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

The Joint Task Force in Rivers on Saturday night killed an alleged notorious kidnapper, General Igbudu and five others in ...

AzeezAugust 23, 2016

JTF kills 2 suspected members of Niger Delta Avengers in Bayelsa

The Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe said it has killed two members of the Niger Delta Avengers and arrested ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

Soldier runs amok, shoots fellow officer dead at close range

by Tony Tamuno A soldier has shot and killed a fellow soldier at the Onopa area of Yenagoa, in Bayelsa ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2014

JTF arrests ‘Master-trainer’ of Boko Haram female suicide bombers (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju   The Joint Task Force (JTF) has arrested a man who is alleged to be the ‘master ...

December 27, 2013

Terrible: Soldiers kill 22-year-old student in Katsina

by Oke Efagene A 22-year-old student, identified as Umar Ali Dodo, of Hassan Usman Katsina Polythecnic in Katsina, was shot ...

September 16, 2013

Terrorism: JTF kills 6, arrests 11 Boko Haram suspects

by Adeola Balogun The war against the Boko haram insurgency is gradually being won as the Joint Task Force yesterday ...

September 4, 2013

JTF destroys 2 illegal refineries in Bayelsa

by Adeola Balogun The war against illegal refining of crude oil is heating up as the Niger Delta section of ...

August 22, 2013

Opinion: The dilemma of FG’s emergency rule in the north

by Amanze Obi Three months down the line, I am of the considered opinion that the emergency rule which government ...

August 6, 2013

Terrorism: JTF imposes 24 hour curfew on Potiskum

by Oge Okonkwo Potiskum town in Yobe state has been place under 24 hours curfew by the military Joint Task Force ...

July 10, 2013

Bayelsa chief, 3 others arrested over crude oil theft

by Rachel Ogbu A community chief whose name was not released and three other persons have been arrested for the ...

July 2, 2013

18 soldiers charged for aiding Boko Haram terrorists

by Rachel Ogbu 18 soldiers, including a lieutenant have been named and shamed for aiding members of the fundamentalist Islamic sect, Boko ...

June 30, 2013

Terrorism: Boko Haram attacks again killing 15 people in Borno

by Rachel Ogbu About 24 hours after Joint Task Force officials in Yobe State smashed a Boko Haram hideout and recovered ...

June 30, 2013

#SoE: JTF smashes Boko Haram group, recovers vehicles and ammunition

by Chi Ibe Update on the State of Emergency going on in some Northern states has revealed that on Saturday, ...

June 21, 2013

“We caught them with their guns”: Traders ‘arrest’ 6 suspected Boko Haram members in Maiduguri

by Rachel Ogbu On Wednesday at Gamboru market in Maiduguri, Borno State, traders boldly seized six suspected Boko Haram gunmen ...

June 15, 2013

Father no-nonsense: Man invites JTF to kill his ‘Boko Haram’ son… and they did

by Rachel Ogbu An unidentified businessman in Maiduguri who was tired of living with a difficult secret had summoned the ...

June 8, 2013

JTF arrests 25-year-old man accused of leading police killing gang in Bayelsa

by Rachel Ogbu Officers of the Joint Task Force have arrested the suspected leader of the gang who allegedly  murdered ...

May 30, 2013

Terrorism: JTF uncovers warehouse filled with war weapons in Kano

by Rachel Ogbu The Joint Task Force has arrested four foreign nationals, suspected to have hailed from Middle East after ...

May 19, 2013

#SOE: 65 suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Borno

by Rachel Ogbu   Special Forces from the Joint Task Force have arrested 65 suspected Boko Haram members in Borno State ...

April 26, 2013

25 Dead: JTF tells public not to treat anyone with gunshot wounds after gun battle with Boko Haram in Yobe

by Rachel Ogbu The Joint Task Force, JTF, has released a statement asking the public, particularly medical personnel, not to ...

April 1, 2013

JTF kills 4 suspects in foiled Easter Day terrorist attack in Kano

by Rachel Ogbu   Innocent lives were spared after the Joint Task Force (JTF) aborted an Easter day terrorist planned ...

February 8, 2013

Screening to begin in Maiduguri on suspected terrorists in JTF custody

by Rachel Ogbu The screening of all suspected terrorist in the custody of the Joint Task Force in Maiduguri would ...

January 11, 2013

Opinion: Maiduguri student shooting: JTF’s lies and the burden of truth

by Abdulkadir Bamoto The report that JTF in Maiduguri has killed more than the insurgents is true. These unprofessional weapon ...

December 4, 2012

Joachim MacEbong uncovers another kind of policeman in Agege & Adeniji-Adele

by Joachim MacEbong A lot of physical abuse goes unreported and steps have been taken to make victims able to ...

November 24, 2012

Win N290m Promo: JTF releases lists of ‘Most Wanted’ Boko Haram leaders, offers N290m reward

by Rachel Ogbu Joint Task Force (JTF) in Maiduguri in its newest effort to get rid of the Islamic militant ...

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