The Nigerian army has released photos of the soldiers
who are training for the exercise code-named
“Crocodile Smile” in Niger Delta region.
at training Special Forces and other units of the
Nigerian military in Amphibious and Internal Security
Operations in riverine environment and also check
criminal activities like abducting, militancy and piracy
and other forms of criminal activities in support of the
will not meet
The majority of Nigeria’s oil is focused in the Niger
Delta region. Militant groups including the Niger
Delta Avengers have periodically appeared and
demanded a fairer share of the country’s oil wealth for
poor communities in the region.
The federal government has claimed it is talking with
the militants while the Avengers continue blowing gas
and oil facilities reducing Nigeria’s oil production.