Monthly Archives: May 2010

NIGERIAN ARMY DIVISIONAL LEVEL CHANGES:CHIEFS OF STAFF REPLACE COLONELS-GENERAL STAFF

Until recently, the most senior staff appointment possibe at the level of Nigerian Army divisions was that of Colonel-General Staff. This has been the case for as long as the Nigerian Army has fielded divisions – since August 1967. As … Continue reading

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BRITISH ARMY CHIEF VISITS SIERRA LEONE

British Army Chief Visits Sierra Leone Written by Willie Collier Monday, 24 May 2010 The Chief of the General Staff of the British Army, General Sir David Richards has paid on a three day visit to Sierra Leone. General Richards … Continue reading

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3,200 GHANAIAN REFUGEES FLEE TO NORTHERN TOGO

UN says 3,200 Ghanaian refugees fleeing ethnic strife in country’s north cross into Togo By: The Associated Press 26/05/2010 7:04 PM DAKAR, Senegal – Several thousand Ghanaians fleeing ethnic strife in the country’s north have crossed the border into Togo … Continue reading

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ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES PLAN MILITARY EXERCISE

ECCAS Military Exercises Strategic Plan Handed Over ANGOLA PRESS 26 May 2010 Cabo Ledo — The strategic plan for the Kwanza 2010 exercises of the multinational forces of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), taking place in Cabo … Continue reading

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NAOMI CAMPBELL IN CHARLES TAYLOR’S TRIAL

Naomi Campbell in Charles Taylor’s trial? Published on : 21 May 2010 – 9:11am | By RNW Africa Desk (Photo: AFP) Prosecutors want to hear testimony from model Naomi Campbell about a so-called ‘blood diamond’ at the war crimes trial … Continue reading

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BENUE & KADUNA:FIRST TWO NORTHERN STATES TO HAVE TRISERVICE MILITARY PRESENCE

In March 2010, the School of Naval Armament Technology Technology was established in Kachia, Kaduna State. Benue State now also has a naval base, the first situated within the territory of the defunct Northern Nigeria. Benue State already plays host … Continue reading

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SHAREHOLDERS BOMBARD SHELL WITH TOUGH NIGERIA QUESTIONS

Shareholders bombard Shell with questions about Nigeria Published on : 20 May 2010 – 11:40am | RADIO NETHERLANDS WORLD By Hélène Michaud (Photo: Liesbeth Sluiter) “Shell will never take the role of the government” “It’s so cosy! I come here … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY ARSENAL AS OF 2009

ACSVs/IFVs/APCs 4K7FA G127 (Tracked armoured personnel carrier) 300 BTR-60 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)  6 BTR-70 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier) 18 BTR-3 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier0 47 COBRA (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier/IFV)  193 EE-11 URUTU (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)  5 M3 … Continue reading

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PARADIGM SHIFT IN THE POLITICS OF KADUNA STATE

Ever since the excision of the area now known as Katsina state from the Old Kaduna state in 1987 and with it the coming into existence of Kaduna state as we know it today, a burning issue which has remained … Continue reading

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HOW NIGERIA’S GLOVER HAUSAS HELPED THE BRITISH TO COLONISE GHANA

Zongos And the Armed Forces Accra Mail (Accra) March 17, 2006 A.R. Alhassan Native Officers Dan Bornu, Harry Zenouah, Mazaawaje, Ali and the rest of them who made up Captain Glover’s 600 Hausas, as the soldiers who were brought in … Continue reading

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