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Also known as: JTF| Joint Military Task Force| Joint Military Task Force (JTF)| Joint Military Task Force on the Niger Delta| Joint Military Task known as Operation Restore Hope| Joint Security Task Force| Joint Task Force| Joint Task Force "Operation Restore Hope"| Joint Task Force for the Niger Delta| Joint Task Force on Niger Delta codenamed Operation Restore Hope| Operation Restore Hope| Operation Restore Hope in the Niger Delta| Task Force [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Joint Task Force  Military  Police [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Rivers [+] 30 March 2009 [+] 8 January 2012 [+]
Bayelsa [+] 15 December 2003 [+]
Delta [+] 20 September 2003 [+] 8 January 2012 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Yenagoa [+] 19 July 2008 [+] 22 December 2010 [+]
Rivers [+] 30 May 2006 [+] 18 October 2011 [+]
Wado city [+] 21 August 2003 [+] 4 June 2011 [+]

Member units

All units that comprise this unit.
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
146 Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 146 Mechanised Battalion [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
29 December 2004 [+]
3 Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 23 Battalion [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
27 October 2008 [+]
5 Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
27 October 2008 [+] 9 June 2011 [+]
73 Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
29 December 2007 [+] October 2008 [+]
93 Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 93 Army Battalion [+]
93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
7 March 2006 [+] 26 October 2008 [+]

Parent units

All units that have held a command position over this unit.
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Subsidiaries


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Hope Sector 1 [+] Sector 1 [+]
Sector 1 Command of the JTF [+]
Sector One [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
11 March 2009 [+] 8 January 2012 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Hope Sector 2 [+] Sector 2 [+]
Sector Two [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
11 March 2009 [+] 8 January 2012 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Hope Sector 3 [+] Sector 3 [+]
Sector 3 of JTF [+]
Sector Three [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
11 March 2009 [+] 8 January 2012 [+]

Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Charles Omoregie [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 24 September 2010 [+] 19 November 2010 [+]
Sakin-Yaki Bello [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 12 March 2009 [+] 16 July 2010 [+]
S. Ibraham [+] Colonel [+] None 15 June 2004 [+]
Nanven Wuyep Rimtip [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 17 March 2008 [+] 14 December 2008 [+]
Nanven Wuyep Rimtip [+] Brigadier General [+] Deputy Commander [+] 12 March 2009 [+] 30 March 2009 [+]
Alfred Ilogho [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 3 April 2006 [+] 2 March 2007 [+]

Incidents


According to the United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor: "On March 24, the JTF reportedly killed four men near Isaka in the Okrika Local Government Area, Rivers State, when they confronted them and other armed men attempting to hijack a barge. There was no … [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
22 August 2003 Vanguard Warri: FG Launches Operation Restore Hope in N-Delta
20 September 2003 Vanguard Oil Bunkering: Their Dare-Devil Plots, Government's Counter Moves
15 December 2003 Vanguard Head of Ijaw Kidnappers Nabbed
28 January 2004 Vanguard 10 Soldiers Disarmed By Ijaw Youths Dismissed
18 June 2004 Vanguard Soldiers Shoot At Walter Feghabo, Three Bayelsa Commissioners
03 September 2004 Vanguard Dispute Over Ownership of Five Communities Threatens Peace in Warri
29 December 2004 This Day 2 Arrested Over Pipeline Vandalisation
01 July 2005 This Day Nigerian Soldiers Depart for Sudan
07 March 2006 This Day FG Redeploys Zamani, Task Force Commander
03 April 2006 Vanguard Don't Shoot At Militants, New JTF Boss Orders
01 May 2006 This Day Police: Bomb Timed to Create Several Explosions
28 May 2006 This Day Joint Task Force Invades Okrika
30 May 2006 This Day Okrika: Police Confirm 5 Dead, Recover 4 Cars, Army Uniforms
05 June 2006 Vanguard Eight Oil Hostages Released As Militants Threaten Shell Afresh
19 November 2006 Vanguard Militants to Army Chief - Your Men Worsened Hostilities in N-Delta
08 January 2007 Daily Champion N/Delta Militants Kidnap Naval Officers
02 March 2007 Vanguard Two NGOs Laud JTF On Security
27 August 2007 Vanguard Country's Foreign Policy Under Yar'Adua
13 December 2007 Vanguard Bayelsa Govt Gives Militia Groups Speed Boats
31 December 2007 Leadership 'How 91-Year-Old Pa Zidafamor Was Saved'
31 December 2007 Leadership How Bayelsa AG's Father Was Saved -- JTF
10 January 2008 This Day Militants - Military Begins Full-Scale Onslaught
09 January 2008 Vanguard Defence Chief Declares 'Red Alert' in N-Delta
17 March 2008 Vanguard JTF Trails Arms Depot in Warri, Effurun
08 April 2008 Vanguard As JTF Arrests Uvwie Chief
20 June 2008 Vanguard MEND Attacks Shell's Bonga Offshore Platform
24 June 2008 This Day Bayelsa Militants Engage in Supremacy Battle
08 July 2008 This Day Soldiers' Protest - House Summons Defence Minister, Azazi
18 July 2008 This Day FG Changes Gear on Niger Delta Summit
20 July 2008 This Day Militants Kill Three Soldiers, Four Civilians
20 July 2008 Leadership Ex-Gov Insists On Summit
05 August 2008 This Day Soldiers Raze Agge, Bayelsa Town
09 August 2008 This Day Security Beefed Up in Azazi's Country Home
24 September 2008 This Day We've Located All Miltant Campts in Rivers - JTF
15 October 2008 Daily Independent Dealing With Massob Threat in Igbo Agenda
16 November 2008 This Day Again, JTF Nabs 22 Filipinos for Oil Bunkering
14 December 2008 Vanguard Criminals've Hijacked Mend
12 March 2009 Vanguard FG Merges Military Forces in N-Delta
30 March 2009 Vanguard JTF to Track Down Retired Generals Involved in Oil Bunkering - Major-General Bello
31 March 2009 Daily Champion Drop Your Guns Now, JTF Tells Militants
05 April 2009 This Day NDDC Board's Tenure Expires Next Sunday
06 June 2009 Vanguard Where is the Kings of Gbaramatu Kingdom?
02 July 2009 This Day JFT Invasion - House Advises FG to Pay N1 Billion Compensation
06 August 2009 This Day Amnesty Takes Off
09 September 2009 Vanguard JTF Raids Illegal Oil Bunkers' Hideouts in Delta
08 November 2009 Daily Champion JTF Arrests 50 Bunkerers
15 December 2009 Vanguard Suspected Crude Oil Thieves Threaten Reprisal on JTF
17 June 2010 Leadership Renewed War Against Oil Thieves in Delta
16 July 2010 Vanguard JTF Arrests Eight Suspected Illegal Bunkerers, Nine Barges
25 September 2010 Daily Champion Jonathan Sacks GOCs, Redeploys Others
28 September 2010 Daily Champion Joint Task Force Invasion - Minister's Family Flee Home
07 October 2010 This Day JTF Targets Pirates Along Waterways
16 November 2010 Leadership Exxonmobil Shuts Production of 45,000 Barrels Per Day
19 November 2010 Daily Champion Soldiers Capture Militants' Camp, Free 19 Hostages
19 November 2010 Leadership JTF Captures 14 Militant Camps in Niger Delta
18 May 2011 This Day Niger Delta - Armed Struggle, Last Resort, Says Dokubo-Asari
25 May 2011 Daily Champion Lagos - DPO, DCO Killed in Army, Police Clash
17 September 2011 Daily Trust Jos - Will Military Intervention Stop Bloodshed?
19 October 2011 Leadership Bunkering - JTF Arrests 50 in Delta, RIvers, Bayelsa
23 January 2012 Daily Trust JTF Destroys 6,000 Illegal Refineries
18 August 2012 Leadership Ihejirika Heads for Defence, as Jonathan Shops for New Coas
09 April 2013 This Day Amnesty Committee Mulls Conditions for Boko Haram
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
30 August 2015 Daily Trust Defence Headquarters Upgrades Special Task Force in Plateau
09 June 2016 This Day Sambisa Forest Is Now Locked Down - Military
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army 1 Division.
19 August 2013 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Creates New Division in North East
18 December 2015 Defence Headquarters NEW THEATRE COMMANDERS FOR OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE APPOINTED
Defence Headquarters Profile of the Chief of Defence Staff
06 May 2015 The Guardian Army begins trial of General, four others over loss of Baga
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.7(1)
31 August 2016 Reuters Operation Lafiya Dole
30 May 2017 The Sun New Theatre Commander Ops LAFIYA DOLE, Gen Attahiru resumes
Training and Doctrine Command BRIEF BIOGRAPHY of MAJ GEN AG Olonisakin
Nigerian Air Force NAF Headquarters 21 July 2015
23 June 2016 Nigerian Army OPERATION PULO SHIELD IN NIGER DELTA SCRAPPED
19 January 2016 Channels Television Defence Minister Arrives Warri To Inspect Pipeline Explosion Site
04 September 2013 Daily Trust Army retires senior officer, redeploys others
Nigerian Ministry of Defence About MOD.
19 February 2016 The Guardian U.S. military trains Nigerian soldiers on counter-terrorism.
17 March 2016 Premium Times Army Names New Commander for Anti-Boko Haram Operation
02 May 2016 Premium Times Army Begins Large-Scale Operation in Sambisa Forests - Commander
United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012: Nigeria. 28 September 2018
27 October 2008 The Nation Shake-up in Niger Delta security outfits
16 November 2007 This Day Bakassi Killings: Nigerian Soldiers Not Involved, Azazi Insists
17 July 2010 Vanguard Furore over vessel impounded by JTF
30 November 2010 Vanguard 2011 - Armed Forces Will Provide Security - Defence Minister
22 December 2010 Vanguard JTF Destroy Nine Militant Camps in Bayelsa
25 December 2010 Vanguard We Can Exhume the Corpses and Count If
22 June 2011 Vanguard Bomb blast: NSA summons IGP…as police postpone meeting
04 June 2011 Vanguard How JTF Exhumed the Body of John Togo
08 June 2011 Vanguard Illegal Refineries Resurface At Mbiama
14 September 2011 Vanguard Army, Airforce Move Into Jos
23 September 2011 Vanguard Security Beef-up in Lagos, Jos, Delta
11 January 2012 Vanguard FG approves new operational status for JTF
16 May 2013 Vanguard Soldiers storm Borno,Yobe, Adamawa
30 July 2015 Vanguard 95 generals moved in fresh Army shake-up
30 March 2016 Vanguard Army captures Alagarno, Boko Haram `spiritual power base’
2018 Routledge Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 16 February 2018
13 January 2010 Daily Champion Security Agencies Begin Investigation Into Oil Sabotage
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
23 November 2016 Premium Times EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army officially declares 46 soldiers missing
16 February 2021 Premium Times Ex-Nigerian defence chief, Olonisakin pulls out of army 16 November 2021
29 January 2021 TheCable PHOTOS: Olonisakin, chief of air staff hand over to their successors 16 November 2021
06 October 2020 This Day Preparing Military Personnel for Post-service Life 22 October 2020
30 January 2021 Vanguard What you didn’t know about new Service Chiefs 23 November 2021