Monthly Archives: October 2012

ARMED INTERVENTION FOR MALI BEING FINALIZED

Malian terrorists onboard a gun-truck(aka ‘technical’) VOICE OF AMERICA Anne Look (30 Oct) International officials are finalizing plans for deploying troops and sending military support to Mali to help it retake the north of the country from al-Qaida-linked militants who … Continue reading

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VICE PRESIDENT SAMBO DECORATES VILLA SECURITY PERSONNEL

Vice President Namadi Sambo of Nigeria NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Wednesday, 31 October 2012 Vice-President Namadi Sambo yesterday advised members of staff of the Security Department of the Presidential Villa to work hard and be dedicated to duty.Sambo gave the … Continue reading

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JSTF TROOPS RAID SUSPECTED TERRORISTS’ LAIR AT DAMATURU; RECOVER ARMS

Nigerian troops and Panhard VBL M11 scout car on urban operations NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA October 29, 2012 Damaturu The Joint Task Force (JTF) security outfit in Yobe said on Monday it had recovered assored arms from a cache in … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN UNMIL PEACEKEEPERS IN LIBERIA HONOURED BY THE UNITED NATIONS

Nigerian troops arrive to a tumultous welcome in Monrovia, signposting the return of peace Joy unspeakable for war-weary Liberians: the Eagles have landed VANGUARD October 29, 2012 Monrovia, Liberia The Acting Head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM’S DANGEROUS EXPANSION INTO NORTHWEST NIGERIA

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser Published in: “COMBATING TERRORISM CENTER SENTINEL“ (at West Point) Oct 29, 2012 Author: Jacob Zenn Jamestown Foundation During the past year, the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has expanded from its traditional area of operations … Continue reading

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE PHOTO SERIES: NIGERIAN ARMY SPECIAL FORCES(INSPIRED BY HENRY, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER)

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: NIGERIA POLICE ANTI TERRORISM SQUAD(INSPIRED BY HENRY, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER)

Men of the Nigeria Police Anti Terrorism Squad get ready to roll Men of the ATS – Nigeria’s Police CTCOIN specialists, on the move ATS paraphernalia – badges of qualification and rifle An operative of the Anti Terrorism Squad – … Continue reading

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