Monthly Archives: February 2012

SECT ATTACKS BESIEGED NORTHEAST NIGERIAN CITY

Boko Haram militants pose in front of satellite imagery of Bauchi, NE Nigeria ASSOCIATED PRESS MAIDUGURI, Nigeria 29 February, 2012 An army official says suspected members of a radical Islamist sect have attacked a besieged city in Nigeria’s northeast. Military … Continue reading

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TOP US GENERAL FOR AFRICA SAYS 3 MAIN TERROR GROUPS THERE SEEKING TO COLLABORATE

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham By Associated Press WASHINGTON 29 February, 2012 The top U.S. commander for Africa says he is increasingly concerned about the likelihood that terrorist groups in Somalia, North Africa and Nigeria want to coordinate … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: AS NIPSS COURSE 34 IS INAUGURATED, VP SAMBO SAYS “THREATS CANNOT BE USED AS BARGAINING TOOL”

Vice President Namadi Sambo of Nigeria NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Jos WORRIED by the spate of bombings in the country by the the Boko Haram sect, Vice President Namadi Sambo has declared that threats cannot be used as … Continue reading

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CHINA TO BUILD 110 MEGAWATT POWER PLANT IN BAUCHI, NIGERIA

VOICE OF NIGERIA Febuary 29, 2012 Nigeria is soon to conclude preliminary talks with China to pave way for the commencement of a 110 megawatts independent power plant to be cited at the industrial area of Bauchi, in Northern Nigeria. … Continue reading

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GUNMEN ATTACK DEMSA DIVISIONAL POLICE HQ IN ADAMAWA STATE…COP, INSURGENT KILLED IN GUNFIGHT

Boko Haram militants, screenshot from a 2010 video VANGUARD (with NAN reports) February 29, 2012 Yola Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday night attacked Demsa Divisional Police Office in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa. The Public Relations Officer in the state, … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY: 1 MECHANISED DIVISION TO DETONATE IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICES RECOVERED IN KADUNA

PM NEWS February 28, 2012 The 1 Division Headquarters, Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Monday, said it would detonate the recovered Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) found at the scene of the Feb. 7 suicide bomb attack. A statement signed by Lt. … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AEROSPACE MGT. AGENCY TO COLLABORATE WITH NIGERIAN AIR FORCE

Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko Umar, Chief of the Air Staff PEOPLES DAILY 28 February, 2012 Lagos The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has assured the country‚Äôs military establishment of its cooperation with the military in ensuring the safety and defence … Continue reading

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SECURITY INCIDENT: NIGERIAN PIRATES ROB ANCHORED CARGO SHIP, KIDNAP 2 CREW

NNS ARADU F89, flagship of the Nigerian Navy ASSOCIATED PRESS 28 February, 2012 Kuala Lumpur Armed pirates robbed a cargo ship at anchor in a Nigerian port and kidnapped at least two crew members in the latest of several attacks … Continue reading

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NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL): FIELD OPERATIONS

MOPOL Saxon APC and combined detachment of soldiers, airmen and MOPOL cops MOPOL men stand guard at the Emir of Kano’s palace

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RECENT OPERATIONAL PHOTOS: NIGERIAN ARMY

Nigerian soldiers stand around a 4WD and an Otokar Cobra APC, as cops in black tunics look on Soldiers and black-shirted cops stand close to an Otokar Cobra APC Nigerian soldiers Nigerian soldiers

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