Posted on Sun 8 Oct 2017, 07:39 AM

Following the announcement made by the Nigerian Army signaling the commencement of Operation Crocodile Smile in six Niger Delta ststes, militant groups have threatened to attack soldiers of the Nigerian Army.

The Nigerian Army had on Saturday, October 7 deployed more than 3,000 soldiers for the three-week operation which will run from October 7 to October 28, 2017.

Posted on Sun 17 Jan 2016, 10:23 PM

Soldiers, last night, invaded Okpelama community, Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area, Delta State, in search of militants, who commenced bombing of crude oil and gas pipelines in state, few hours after a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos issued a bench warrant for the arrest of ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, last Thursday.

Vanguard learned that the soldiers were also keeping surveillance on Kurutie, the hometown of Tompolo and Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu kingdom.

Posted on Thu 18 Jun 2015, 06:05 PM

The Nigerian Air Force has raided a hideout of suspected criminal elements in Calabar, Cross River State.

Commander of the 207 Special Mobility Group of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Charles Ohwo,  said the raid was in compliance with directives from the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu.  There have been series of kidnapping and other criminal activities in the Calabar waterways and the state at large.

2 people were killed when some militants struck at a police station’s armory in Calabar earlier this week and made away with some weapons.     


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