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Saturday, 27 August 2016

Niger Delta Militants vs Nigeria Military (clash Of Government)

Recently, there is an on-going commotion in Niger Delta area where militancy has be taking place as Nigerian Army prepares to launch a major military onslaught on militants codenamed ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’, The Punch reports.


Report had it that special military drills to commence the operation was said to be going smoothly as about five militants have been killed and 23 others arrested, after a precursor operation recorded success.

According to the report, community residents are living in fear as they observed many military gunboats, battle-ready soldiers and other maritime military hardwares moving into the creeks.

Confirming the report, Udengs Eradiri, president of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, called for the suspension of the operation in the spirit of an on-going dialogue between the militants and government aimed at resolving the crisis in the region.

Eradiri, claims that the he has received complaints of people scampering for safety and fleeing into the forest on sighting the troops.