NewsExpress advert FCMB banner Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
Military draws battle-line with Niger Delta militants, says vandals to be mercilessly crushed

By News Express on 23/04/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 2,157


The joint military force deployed to protect oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta on Friday reiterated its resolve to crack down on vandals and economic saboteurs.

A statement from its spokesman, Col. Isa Ado, said that the military was poised to deal with a reported threat by vandals to resume attacks on oil facilities.

The statement assured that the force, christened Operation Pulo Shield, would ensure the arrest of perpetrators of such vandalism and their accomplices for prosecution.

“Anybody or group masquerading as militants are criminals and will be resisted and crushed in line with the mandate of the joint force in the Niger Delta.

“The Federal Government granted amnesty to repentant agitators and the grant automatically ends militancy and agitation in the region. Any group or persons by whatever guise will be treated like common criminals.

“The force had carried out aggressive patrols and surveillances within the waterways and the creeks which led to the arrest of suspects, arms and ammunition, illegal oil bunkering vessels and barges.

“Those arrested are at various stages of prosecution in courts of competent jurisdiction.”

It warned vandals that threatened to attack facilities to have a rethink and desist from crossing the path of Operation Pulo Shield or be ready to face the consequences of their action.

“The command is calling on community leaders to advise their subjects, especially youths on the dangers of engaging in any act capable of undermining the security and economy of the country.

“Youths should engage themselves meaningfully to help themselves and the society and avoid any act capable of ruining their future.

“The joint force assures the Niger Delta residents of its determination to wipe out all acts of illegalities in the region and urged them to volunteer useful information to aid the joint force in its operations.” (NAN)

•Photo shows Operation Pulo Shied Commander, Maj.-Gen. Alani Okunlola.

Source News Express

Posted 23/04/2016 05:11:29 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Shell earnings crash amid oil drop

Real Madrid, Atlético set for epic European Champions...

Tanzania offers Dangote land for coal mining

12 states effect huge expenditure increases despite economic...

Yobe Governor grants amnesty to 3 prisoners •Lawmaker...

ASUP begins one-week warning strike

BREAKING NEWS: Scores feared dead as Boko Haram...

Okorocha, PDP trade tackles over Owerri bombs

90 dead as gunmen invade Zamfara villages, Boko...

Kano pays N460m accommodation subsidy for 2016 Hajj...

60,000 workers lose jobs during Buhari’s first 100...

Vigilante group over-powers kidnappers, bandits; kills 10

 

Latest News Biafra: Army, Police, DSS swoop on MASSOB members PDP Campaign Funds: Court remands Shagari, 4 others in custody over alleged N500m fraud Flood imminent in 5 Kaduna councils – Environmental Agency Catholics protest killing of priests, worshipers FG saves N120bn by checking ghost workers IGP-Senate Faceoff: Buhari meets Senate delegation in Aso Rock Gunmen kidnap wife, children of Zamfara commissioner Activists launch campaign to break up Facebook Ugwuanyi nominates new commissioner Ondo Deputy Speaker, Ogundeji impeached Dasuki’s seized vehicle kept with DSS since 2015 — Witness tells court CONGO: 2 new Ebola deaths recorded; 7 new cases confirmed

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (345,286 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (341,970 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (273,389 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (224,752 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (205,199 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (202,770 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (176,938 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (159,244 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (150,195 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (143,425 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (140,008 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (132,397 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (41) Business & Economy (3,146) Business Verdict (43) Columnists (853) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (497) Features (597) Global Business Monitor (274) International (1,968) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (120) News (35,504) Opinion (958) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,044) Religion (743) Sports (1,516) Stock Watch (29) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement