Monthly Archives: June 2012

TERROR: A DAY WITH A NIGERIAN JOINT ‘SPECIAL OPERATIONS'(BASIC CTCOIN-TRAINED) UNIT

Soldier and Civil Defender strip and reassemble their weapons at the CTCOIN Centre, Kachia • Terror: A day with Nigeria’s Special Ops unit DAILY TRUST Wednesday, 27 June 2012 • Comrades in arms: Civil Defenders partner Army in new terrorism … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER ADOPTS NEW TACTICS

Nigerian troops at the scene of a suicide bomb attack THE NATION 30 June,2012 The National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki(rtd),yesterday continued his shuttle of trouble spots by meeting with elders in Borno State. It was learnt that Dasuki has … Continue reading

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WHY WE DON’T APPLY FULL FORCE – ARMY CHIEF EXPLAINS • COMMENDS JSTF TROOPS FOR PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT, COMMISSIONS NEW 3 BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS GARRISON OFFICE COMPLEX

A Nigerian soldier checks motorcyclists to stave off ride-by attacks by urban terrorists LEADERSHIP Sat, 30/06/2012 The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Azubuike Ihejirika, said yesterday that the military had been careful to not unleash its full might on … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER MEETS WITH GOVERNOR SHETTIMA, BORNO ELDERS

Boko Haram militants, screenshot from a 2010 video DAILY INDEPENDENT SATURDAY, JUNE 30TH, 2012 excerpts National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki (RTD), was on Friday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, where he held a meeting with the Borno State … Continue reading

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INSURGENCY: NIGERIAN MILITARY TO DEPLOY MORE TROOPS TO KANO • COMMEND JSTF TROOPS FOR A JOB WELL DONE

Nigerian Armyy troops gearing up for action VANGUARD June 30, 2012 KANO The Nigerian military has announced plan to deploy more troops to boost the existing levels of manpower in the troubled commercial city of Kano. Addressing the troops in … Continue reading

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JTF – OPERATION PULO SHIELD(NIGER DELTA) ARREST FORMER MILITANT LEADER IN OIL-RICH STATE OVER BOMB ATTACKS ON SHELL, AGIP PIPELINES..DESTRUCTION OF OIL WELLS

Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces of the JTF on patrol in the labyrinthine Niger Delta YENAGOA, Nigeria June 29 (Xinhua) Nigerian troops in southeast Bayelsa State announced Friday night they had arrested an ex-militant commander, for sabotage on petroleum pipelines. Spokesperson … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY DAY CELEBRATION(NADCEL 2012): PROGRAMME OF EVENTS RELEASED • ARMY TO UNVEIL FIRST “NIGERIAN BUILT” APC

Steyr 4K-7FA G127 tracked APCs of the Nigerian Army – assembled in Nigeria NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA June 29, 2012 Abuja The Nigerian Army on Friday in Abuja said that it would unveil its (APC) at the 2012 Nigerian Army … Continue reading

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WHY NAVY CANNOT STOP ILLEGAL BUNKERING..JUST YET – CNS • NAVY DEPLOYING MILITARY HOUSEBOATS IN THE NIGER DELTA TO SERVE AS FLOATING OUTPOSTS

Commissioning ceremony of the NNS Thunder F90 on January 23rd, 2012 THISDAY 29 June,2012 Serial negligence of security institutions, inadequate number of patrol ships, dilapidated equipment and thedesperation of some Nigerians to make a living out of crime were yesterday … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: SSS SEEK TOUGHER SANCTIONS FOR TERROR SUSPECTS

Storm troopers of the State Security Service(SSS) THE NATION 29 June,2012 There will be no bail for terror suspects, if the government embraces a proposal by the State Security Service (SSS). Its Director- General Mr. Ekpenyong Ita, believes that tougher … Continue reading

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IN THE NIGER DELTA, BLACK-MARKET OIL BOOMS

Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces of the JTF patrol the creeks of the Niger Delta VOICE OF AMERICA (28 Jun) WARRI, NIGERIA Over the past five months, Nigerian security services have torched more than 900 illegal oil refineries in the country’s … Continue reading

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