Monthly Archives: July 2012

NIGERIAN JTST AND MJTF TROOPS, SSS AGENTS INTERCEPT ROCKET LAUNCHERS, BOMBS AND RIFLES NEAR BAGA BORDER..2 SUSPECTS KILLED IN GUNFIGHT

An imposing 12.7mm HMG-armed Otokar Cobra APC on urban CT-COIN operations in Bauchi, NE Nigeria PM NEWS Published on July 31, 2012 The Joint Task Force (JTF) on OperationRestore Order (ORO) on Tuesday said it intercepted rocket launchers, rocket bombs … Continue reading

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STUDENTS DISCOVER PRIMED IED AT F.C.E IN KANO..POLICE ANTI BOMB SQUAD SAFELY DEFUSE

Men of the Police Anti Bomb Squad watch a Police Otokar Cobra APC drive past NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Kano Wednesday, 01 August 2012 WHAT would have been another major disaster was averted in Kano, when a time bomb planted at Block … Continue reading

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TERRORISM: NSCDC TAKE PROACTIVE MEASURES IN SOKOTO..DEPLOY BOMB DISPOSAL UNITS TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS

‘Defenders’ of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Armed Squad NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Wednesday, 01 August 2012 Alhaji Aminu Soro, the Sokoto State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC) said, on Tuesday, that … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM CLAIM RESPONSIBILITY FOR ATTACK ON VICE PRESIDENT’S COUNTRY HOME AT ZARIA, SUICIDE BOMBINGS IN SOKOTO

Imam Abubakar Mohammed Shekau, Boko Haram leader NIGERIAN TRIBUNE 1 August, 2012 (…)Meanwhile, the Jama’atul Ahlissunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, also known as Boko Haram, has claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack in Sokoto, as well as the recent one in Yobe … Continue reading

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NORTH AFRICA IS CENTRAL FOCUS IN TERROR WAR, OFFICIALS SAY • NIGERIA, SAHELIAN NEIGHBOURS, SOMALIA UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham David Lerman ©2012 Bloomberg News Published: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 The Obama administration no longer sees the greatest terrorist threats in Afghanistan or Pakistan. Instead, U.S. counterterrorism officials are increasingly focused on a … Continue reading

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GHANA NAVY RECEIVE TWO SHIPS TO AUGMENT FLEET

The decommissioned ex-German Type 143A FAC, GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 on sea trials GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 and her sister ship GNS Naa Gbewaa P39 were acquired at a cost of US$35m GHANA NEWS AGENCY 30th July 2012 Sekondi (W/R) … Continue reading

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RENEWED ATTACK ON SOKOTO AT DUSK: POLICE BEAT BACK INSURGENTS’ ASSAULT ON STATION AFTER GUN BATTLE

Mr MD Abubakar, Inspector General of Police VANGUARD 30 July, 2012 Just as the Police in Sokoto are battling to contain the two incidents of bomb blasts, which occurred in the morning hours of yesterday, some unknown gunmen attacked the … Continue reading

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