Monthly Archives: June 2011

NIGERIAN AIRFORCE LAUNCH 207 SPECIAL MOBILITY GROUP IN CALABAR, EXPECTING FRESH BATCH OF SIX Mi-17 CHOPPERS

To effectively address the security situation in the Niger Delta region, the Nigerian Airforce has upgraded its Forwarding Operating Base in Calabar to the 207 Special Mobility Group. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar stated this in … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN TROOPS ON ANTI-TERROR TRAINING ABROAD – AFP

Nigerian troops ‘on anti-terror training abroad’ (AFP) LAGOS — Nigerian soldiers are undergoing anti-terrorism training abroad following a recent spate of deadly gun and bomb attacks blamed on a radical Islamist sect, an army spokesman said on Thursday. “This new … Continue reading

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SPECIAL MILITARY TASK FORCE (OP SAFE HAVEN) IN PLATEAU STATE : PHOTOS

Commander Special Task Force(Plateau State) OP SAFE HAVEN The highland city of Jos has been bedeviled by a spate of very violent attacks pitting the indigenous christian Birom ethnic community and the muslim Hausa settlers whose ancestors came up to … Continue reading

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BEHOLD THE FACE OF NIGERIA’S FIRST SUICIDE BOMBER

Manga Mohammed bids farewell to his comrades as he prepares to commence the 885 kilometer road trip from Maiduguri to Abuja, where launched a devastating suicide bomb attack against the national headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force Aged 35, he … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE TAKES OVER SECURITY IN MAIDUGURI

JSTF TAKES OVER SECURITY IN MAIDUGURI BUSINESS DAY Tuesday, 28 June 2011 00:00   •500 Navy personnel deployed Security was tightened in and around Maiduguri on Monday after suspected Islamists tossed bombs and fired on a crowded beer garden killing … Continue reading

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ARMY CHIEF VOWS TO STAMP OUT BOKO HARAM

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BOKO HARAM:JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE CREATED, DEPLOYING

Vanguard (Lagos) Nigeria: FG Sets up Joint Task Force 17 June 2011 THE Federal Government has directed the immediate establishment of a Special Joint Military Task Force specifically to tackle the Boko Haram crises in the North with Maiduguri in … Continue reading

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