Monthly Archives: July 2011

NSA WANTS ARMY TO BE MORE PROACTIVE IN TACKLING BOKO HARAM

Gen AZAZI(in safari suit) with Air Chief Marshal PETINRIN(photo~Daily Times of Nigeria) DAILY TIMES July 29, 2011 – 3:35am By Chris Onyeose EXCERPTS: The National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen. Andrew Azazi, on Thursday, advised members of the Nigerian Army Intelligence … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR CHIEF PROMISES TO REWARD HARDWORK, TWO OFFICERS PROMOTED TO AIR COMMODORE

NAF to reward hard work and excellence DAILY TIMES July 29, 2011 – 12:07am Valerie Anofochi The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar has said on Thursday in Abuja that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) would not stop … Continue reading

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GHANAIAN PARLIAMENT APPROVE LOANS FOR ACQUISITION OF MILITARY TRANSPORT PLANES, SURVEILLANCE AIRCRAFT.

  The fortunes of the Ghana Airforce seem set to receive a further boost with the induction of new airframes. Rising from a high-octane session which held on the 20th day of July 2001 which recorded dissenting opinions by members … Continue reading

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FIVE TASKFORCE MEMBERS TO FACE TRIAL FOR MISCONDUCT

Chief of Defence Staff, Nigerian Armed Forces, Air Chief Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin addressing troops of the Joint Security Task Force – Operation Restore Order in Maiduguri, 27 July 2011. PHOTO CREDIT: News Agency of Nigeria FIVE TASKFORCE MEMBERS TO FACE … Continue reading

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SUDAN’S DISPUTED ABYEI COUNTY: UNISFA REPLACE UNMIS, NIGERIA’S GENERAL OBI REPLACED

UNITED NATIONS NEWS SERVICE 27 July 2011 The top United Nations peacekeeping official today reported that more than 500 troops with the new UN mission in the disputed Abyei area of Sudan have been deployed and both of the contesting … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: RIVAL CHRISTIAN GROUP EMERGES TO RESIST ISLAMISTS IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

BOKO HARAM: RIVAL GROUP DROP THREAT LEAFLETS IN TEN NORTHERN STATES VANGUARD NEWSPAPERS July 24, 2011 Action heightens security concerns BY EMEKA MAMAH The emergence of a  new  group,  believed to be out to checkmate Boko Haram, is  giving security … Continue reading

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SECURITY FORCES SHOW THE FLAG IN LAGOS

Security forces parade     Today at about 1110hours, this writer stepped out from a bank situated along the arterial Allen Avenue in the Ikeja area of Lagos to the sound of wailing sirens. Looking towards the left direction, one … Continue reading

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