Monthly Archives: August 2012

BOKO HARAM: NIPR URGES FG TO PUSH ON WITH DIALOGUE

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser LEADERSHIP Fri, 31/08/2012 The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has called on the Federal Government not to relent on its quest to dialogue with Boko Haram in order to put an end to the … Continue reading

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BE BATTLE READY AT ALL TIMES, IHEJIRIKA TELLS SOLDIERS

DAILY TRUST Yola Friday, 31 August 2012 The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika has called on officers and men of the Nigerian Army to be ready to defend the country at all times, just as he commended … Continue reading

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ABUJA TO HOST ANTI-TERRORISM CONFERENCE

President Goodluck Jonathan DAILY TRUST Friday, 31 August 2012 Nigeria’s Federal Capital, Abuja, is expected to host international decision makers in the defence, anti-terrorism and security industry to discuss Nigeria’s security challenges and “aid the Nigerian security forces’ urgent procurement … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY: NNS THUNDER (F90) INTERCEPTS OVER 200 OIL VESSELS IN ANTI-BUNKERING OPERATIONS IN 2012

The Nigerian Navy’s NNS Thunder F90 DAILY SUN August 31, 2012 Port Harcourt No fewer than 200 vessels allegedly used in illegal oil bunkering have been arrested in the last nine months by the Nigerian Navy in the Niger Delta … Continue reading

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HANGING OUT WITH ECOMOG VETERANS PT.II – A FOOT SOLDIER’S STORY.

Photo: AFP Sometime last year, BEEG EAGLE’S BLOG published details of narratives given by commissioned officers of the Nigerian Army who participated in the West African ECOMOG military interventions in the Liberian and Sierra Leonean Civil Wars. The narratives were … Continue reading

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JSTF: SOME MAIDUGURI PEOPLE AIDING BOKO HARAM

JSTF combined forces – soldier(l), MOPOL(c) and seaman(r) search a vehicle at Maiduguri DAILY TRUST Maiduguri Thursday, 30 August 2012 The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State has said that some people in Maiduguri, including traders are aiding the … Continue reading

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AMISOM TROOPS KILL 42 AL-SHABAAB FIGHTERS IN SOMALIA..23 AK47 RIFLES, RPGs SEIZED

Kenya Army trucks and OTT Puma M26 MRAPs NAIROBI, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) Troops of the African Union Misson in Somalia (AMISOM) who are battling in Somalia on Wednesday killed 42 Al-Shabaab militants while scores escaped with multiple injuries as military … Continue reading

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TANKER HIJACKED IN TOGO SPOTTED IN NIGERIAN WATERS..PIRATES, SECURITY FORCES EXCHANGE FIRE

Togolese Navy RBS Defender boats. Two units were presented to the Togolese Navy by the U.S Government August 29, 2012 Lagos (AFP) A tanker hijacked off West Africa with 24 Russian crew on board was spotted near Nigeria on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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U.S., NIGERIAN NAVY PARTNER TO BOOST MARITIME SECURITY; PERSONNEL DEPLOYED OPERATIONALLY AT THE NIGER BORDER, JOS AND MAIDUGURI – WNC OPERATIONS OFFICER

THIS DAY 29 August 2012 To boost maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea as well as build capacity for personnel, the Nigerian Navy has partnered its United States’ counterpart under the African Partnership Station (APS) initiative. It is no … Continue reading

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NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE PROMOTE 2,021 OFFICERS, UPGRADES 844

Mrs Rose Uzoma, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service LEADERSHIP Thu, 30/08/2012 No fewer than 2,021 officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have been promoted with new ranks by the management of the service. The Promotion exercise cuts across the … Continue reading

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