Monthly Archives: December 2012

4 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS, POLICEMAN KILLED IN NORTHERN NIGERIA BATTLE; 59 SUSPECTS ARRESTED..4 AK47 RIFLES AND A DOUBLE BARREL GUN, IED MATERIEL SEIZED

Nigerian Army Otokar Cobra APC on JSTF urban counterterrorism and counterinsurgency patrols CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS 30 December, 2012 The Joint Military Task Force ‘cordon and search operation’ in Vandiski area of Potiskum in Yobe state on Saturday has left four … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

PIRACY: NIGERIAN NAVY SEEKS MODERN SECURITY DEVICES ON VESSELS OPERATING IN NIGERIAN WATERS…SOLICIT FOR MORE LITTORAL AND OCEANGOING PLATFORMS

VANGUARD December 30, 2012 The Nigerian Navy (NN) has called on the Federal Government to direct the relevant agencies,especially the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), to enforce the installation of latest security devices on all vessels plying Nigerian … Continue reading

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GUAGING THE PERFORMANCE OF NIGERIA’S MILITARY IN 2012

IGIRIGI APC, produced by the Nigerian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers NNS ANDONI P100, proudly made-in-Nigeria LEADERSHIP 30/12/2012 Unknown to many, the military has its primary responsibility greater than just mintaining internal security. In this piece, BAYO OLADEJI, reviews the … Continue reading

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NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE: COMPTROLLER GENERAL SUGGESTS USE OF DRONES FOR BORDER PATROL

Mrs Rose Uzoma, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 31 December, 2012 Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mrs Rose Uzoma, has suggested the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs),known as drones, for effective border patrol … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY ARREST EIGHT FOR ILLEGAL BUNKERING

A Nigerian Navy SBS commando mans a Suncraft RALCO 20mm cannon VANGUARD December 29, 2012 Calabar BARELY four days after the Joint Task Force, code named Operation Pulo Shield, arrested an Assistant Superintendent of Police for alleged bunkering and discovered … Continue reading

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LITTORAL PATROL SHIP OPTIONS FOR NIGERIA : COTECMAR’S 40 METRE HELICOPTER-CARRYING HEAVY RIVERINE PATROL AND SUPPORT VESSEL

General characteristics Displacement: 373 tons Length: 40.3 m Beam 9.5 m Draft: 1.26 m Propulsion: main: 2 x 450 bhp (340 kW) @ 1800 r pump-jet: 2 x Schot SPJ82RD Speed: 9 knots (17 km/h) Range: 2,900 km Endurance: 20 … Continue reading

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OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL OPTIONS FOR NIGERIA: THE US$38 MILLION 1,723 TON FASSMER OPV-80

- Length 80 metres – advanced hull design – fully oceangoing and ideal for multi- functional tasks in naval and coastal missions – special deck layout includes a helicopter landing platform and a big rescue zone – Vessel accomodates up … Continue reading

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