Monthly Archives: October 2010

NIGERIAN NAVY REDEPLOY 66 SENIOR OFFICERS

Navy redeploys 66 top senior officers Tuesday, October 26, 2010 The Nigerian Navy Tuesday announced the appointments of 66 of its senior officers to man various commands, ships and establishments. The appointments affected 8 Rear Admirals, 38 Commodores and 18 … Continue reading

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3 SOLDIERS, 13 CIVILIANS KILLED IN COMMUNAL CONFLICT

Leadership (Abuja) Nigeria: 3 Soldiers, 13 Civilians Killed in Communal Conflict Edem Ede Calabar — Three soldiers drafted from the Reece Battalion, Ikom in Cross River State to calm communal hostilities between two neighbouring communities of Nsadop and Bansan Boje, … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE GET THREE NEW AOCs, SIX AIR OFFICERS

NAF appoints 3 new AOCs, 6 Air Officers, others Monday, October 25, 2010 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has released the postings and appointment of its 75 top senior officers. They include 12 Air Vice Marshals (Army’s equivalent of Major … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM ATTACK POLICE STATION IN YOBE STATE

BOKO HARAM ATTACK POLICE STATION IN YOBE CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS Suspected members of a radical Islamist sect, Boko Haram, firebombed a police station on Sunday, leading to a gun fight in which at least one person was killed, according to … Continue reading

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WHY NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL AIR FLEET NEEDS NEW AIRCRAFT TYPES

Why the PAF needs new aircraft types – Commander  SOURCE: nigeria defence Friday, October 22, 2010 The Presidential Air Fleet (PAF) Friday said it is set to receive the first set of the three new aircraft already ordered by The … Continue reading

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BRIGADE OF GUARDS TRAIN SECUITY AGENCIES TO FOSTER INTERNAL SECURITY

Nigerian Army trains agencies to foster Internal Security CHANNELS TELEVISION,LAGOS October 21, 2010 October 21, 2010 As part of efforts to bolster security in the country, the Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army has organised a 3-day inter-agency military exercise … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM ISSUE FRESH WARNING

Boko Haram issues fresh warning CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS October 21, 2010 Radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram has issued fresh warnings that it would attack anyone who assists the police or goes anywhere near the military men by way of providing … Continue reading

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