Monthly Archives: January 2011

NIGERIAN TROOPS ON RED ALERT IN BORNO

Nigerian troops on red alert in northern state English.news.cn 2011-01-27 07:57:40 MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) — Nigerian troops operating northeastern Borno State have placed its men on red alert following the indiscriminate killing of soldiers by unknown gunmen. Lt. … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

PHOTONEWS:VOTER MOBILISATION AHEAD OF 2011 NIGERIA POLLS

Posted in 2011 NIGERIA POLLS, AFRICA, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGERIA, PEOPLE AND POLITICS, POLITICS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2011 NIGERIA POLLS: FOREIGN AFRICAN NATIONALS REGISTERING EN MASSE IN LAGOS !!

Do we STILL have ANYTHING which resembles a security and intelligence capability in Nigeria? If so, how come our sovereignty and national security interests can be so easily and flagrantly violated? For how long will citizens of Niger Republic continue … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGERIA, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

TWENTY KILLED IN JOS RELIGIOUS CONFLICT

Deaths in central Nigeria clashes SOURCE: AL JAZEERA Outbreaks of violence are frequent near Jos, where the Muslim north meets the largely Christian south [Reuters] At least 20 people have been killed in clashes in the central Nigerian city of Jos following a … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CHINA’S J20 STEALTH AIRCRAFT!

J-20 stealth fighter photos: Did China leak them intentionally? By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press / January 5, 2011 Beijing J-20 stealth fighter photos have appeared on Chinese websites, suggesting that the leaks of images of what could be China’s first … Continue reading

Posted in GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

KIDNAPPINGS HIGHLIGHT AL-QAIDA’S RISE IN THE SAHARA

Kidnappings Highlight Al-Qaida’s Rise In The Sahara US NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO by Ofeibea Quist-Arcton December 31, 2010 Issouf Sanogo/Getty ImagesSoldiers from Niger patrol the road between Agadez and Arlit in September after al-Qaida militants seized seven foreign nationals who are … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGERIAN PRESIDENT TO NAME ANTI-TERRORISM ADVISER

Nigerian President to Name Anti-Terrorism Adviser VOA News 03 January 2011 Photo: AFP Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan speaks during a press conference (file photo – 07 Dec 2010) Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan plans to name a special adviser on terrorism, … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NEW SECURITY MEASURES FOLLOW NIGERIA BOMBING

New Security Measures Follow Nigerian Bombing Scott Stearns | VOA NEWS Dakar 04 January 2011 Photo: REUTERS Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan (right) stands with military aides in a parade convoy during Army Day celebrations in the capital Abuja, 6 Jul … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment