Monthly Archives: April 2012

GUNMEN ATTACK BASE OF MOPOL 38 SQUADRON IN NASARAWA., REPELLED..MOPOL COP DIES OF HIS INJURIES

Men of the Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) DAILY TRUST Written by Hir Joseph Lafia Monday, 30 April 2012 An unknown number of gunmen,in the early hours of today, attacked the base of Squadron 38 of the Police Mobile Force along Lafia … Continue reading

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‘EXERCISE WAZOBIA’ COMMENCES AT JAJI; NIGERIAN ARMY SCHOOL OF INFANTRY TRAIN ANOTHER 200 OFFICERS AND MEN TO COMBAT TERRORISM

Military checkpoint: urban counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations WORLDSTAGE April 30, 2012 The Commandant of the Nigerian Army School of Infantry,Kaduna, Major General Kenneth Osuji on Monday said that the school had trained 200 officers and men to tackle the current … Continue reading

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LAKE CHAD BASIN COMMISSION CONFAB: CHAD PROPOSE MULTINATIONAL TASKFORCE TO FIGHT BOKO HARAM

President Goodluck Jonathan AGENZIA GIORNALISTICA ITALIA 30 APR 2012 Libreville Chad’s President Idriss Deby Itno has proposed setting up a task-force to fight the Islamic extremist movement, Boko Haram. The president made the proposal in Libreville, Gabon at the opening … Continue reading

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“WE CAN NO LONGER SIT AND BE KILLED” – NORTHERN CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION DECLARE..SLAM FG, EMIRS

General(rtd) Owoye Azazi, Nigeria’s National Security Adviser * Blame traditional rulers, political leaders, FG for not doing enough * Muslim leaders condemn attacks WORLDSTAGE By Innocent Senyo April 30, 2012 Kaduna (WorldStage Newsonline)– Christians in the 19 Northern states and … Continue reading

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‘WAR CRIMES’ REPORTED IN MALI’S LAWLESS NORTH

A mutinous Malian soldier atop a BTR 60 APC near the Presidential Palace in Bamako AFP News Mon, 30th Apr 2012 Tuareg rebels, militias and Islamist groups are committing war crimes in Mali’s lawless north, including summary executions and rapes, … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: JSTF BEGIN MASSIVE SEARCH IN MAIDUGURI

An Otokar Cobra APC of the Nigerian Army on JSTF operations NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA April 30, 2012 The Joint Task Force – Operation Restore Order said that it had began search for suspected Boko Haram members in Maiduguri. Lt.-Col. … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: 11 KILLED, 26 INJURED IN SUICIDE ATTACK ON POLICE COMMISSIONER’S CONVOY IN NE NIGERIA

Men of the Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JALINGO, Nigeria April 30, 2012 A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber drove into a convoy carrying a top police official in northeast Nigeria on Monday, detonating his explosives and killing at least 10 … Continue reading

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NIGERIA, GHANA TO CONSOLIDATE MILITARY TRAINING PARTNERSHIP THROUGH CADET EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

Nigeria’s CDS Air Chief Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin(l) DAILY TIMES APRIL 30, 2012 The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), on Sunday, expressed its willingness to collaborate with the Ghanaian Armed Forces on joint training of personnel.The Commandant of the NDA, Maj. Gen. … Continue reading

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BIN LADEN FILES SUGGEST CONTACTS WITH BOKO HARAM, TALIBAN, AL-QAEDA

Boko Haram militants, screenshot from a 2010 video GUARDIAN(UK) Sun 29 Apr 2012 Documents found in the house where Osama bin Laden was killed a year ago show a close working relationship between top al-Qaida leaders and Mullah Omar, the … Continue reading

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SSS UNCOVER IEDs AT ABUJA SUBURB..BOMB SCARE AT NICON HILTON HOTEL

SSS storm troopers shadow a suspected Iranian arms trafficker PEOPLES DAILY 29 April, 2012 By Lambert Tyem A frightening ambience gripped visitors and workers of the Nicon Luxury Hotel in Abuja, and the suburb of Ado in Karu local government … Continue reading

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