Monthly Archives: September 2011

IMAGES: SPECIAL TASK FORCE – OPERATION SAFE HAVEN, DEPLOYED ON THE JOS PLATEAU

An Otokar Cobra APC of the Nigerian Army assigned to the Special Task Force – OP SAFE HAVEN Troops of the Special Task Force comb the scene of a bomb blast A Panhard VBL scout car of the Nigerian Army … Continue reading

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THE NIGERIAN NAVY IN PICTURES

NIGERIAN NAVY OPS ROOM Nigerian Navy officers and ratings in joint training with the crew of HMS OCEAN Cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy prepare to board the flagship NNS Aradu, a MEKO-360 frigate NDA cadets engage in live fire … Continue reading

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NIGERIA: FG REHABILITATES 20,192 EX-MILITANTS

Arms and ammunition surrendered by an amnestied militant faction in the Niger Delta – August 2009 SATURDAY SUN Saturday, Sept.24, 2011 The Federal Government under the amnesty programme has rehabilitated about 20,192 ex-militants of the Niger/Delta region. The ex-militia men … Continue reading

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NIGERIA: 241 RECCE BATTALION ENDS ‘EXERCISE THUNDERBOLT’

Troops of the Special Task Force in a Panhard VBL recce vehicle on the Jos Plateau SATURDAY SUN Saturday,Sept.24, 2011 ABUJA A five-day simulation exercise aimed at training officers and soldiers of 241 Recce Battalion on tactical planning, preparation and … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: POLICE RESUME BORDER PATROL WITH NIGER

Personnel of Nigeria’s anti-riot Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) in a British-made Saxon APC SATURDAY MIRROR 24/09/2011 • Security tightened around facilities in Abuja Nigeria has resuscitated its joint border patrol with Niger Republic in order to prevent further illegal movement of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY IMAGES

Emir of Bauchi,Alhaji Adamu receives JSTF Commander & Commander Armoured Corps, Maj.Gen Jack Nwaogbo Men of the Nigerian Air Force Regiment perform drills off a NAF Mi-35P attack helicopter At last, a photo of the Commander, Joint Security Task Force … Continue reading

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NIGERIA : CONTAINER LOAD OF ARMS IMPOUNDED IN LAGOS

Troops and MOPOL personnel cordon off the scene of the seizure CHANNELS TELEVISION September 23, 2011 A 40 foot container load of explosives have once again been impounded by the Tincan Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service. Speaking … Continue reading

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SECURITY: NIGERIAN MILITARY BEEFS UP TROOPS IN TWO NORTHERN STATES OVER VIOLENCE

STF – OP SAFE HAVEN (Army Component) on Internal Security Operations in Jos, Plateau State MOPOL: Men of the anti-riot Police Mobile Force at the 50th Independence Anniversary Parade in Abuja In an effort to restore peace and security in … Continue reading

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INTER-AGENCY COOPERATION NECESSARY TO ACHIEVE SECURITY GOALS – GOC, 82 DIV

September 12, 2011 Port Harcourt. The General Officer Commanding 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Sunday Idoko, has stressed the need for inter-agency cooperation amongst military and para-military groups. Idoko, who was represented by Brig.-Gen. Bolakale Agbab, Chief of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY OFFERS ARMS AMNESTY IN OIL REGION

JTF troops in the Niger Delta Nigerian military offers arms amnesty in oil region ABUJA, Sept 22 (Reuters) Nigeria’s military said on Thursday it was beginning a week-long arms amnesty in the oil-producing Niger Delta, a vast wetlands region where … Continue reading

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