Monthly Archives: February 2013

U.S-NIGERIA MILITARY COOPERATION: ON TERROR’S NEW FRONTLINE, MISTRUST BLUNTS U.S. STRATEGY

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham WALL STREET JOURNAL By DREW HINSHAW and ADAM ENTOUS —Devlin Barrett and Musa Ibrahim contributed to this article. 26 February, 2013 KUMBOTSO, Nigeria The shooting clattered on for 30 minutes, residents of this … Continue reading

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JSTF KILL ONE, ARREST ONE OF THE KILLERS OF KANO MOPOL COMMANDER…SLAIN OFFICER’S SERVICE PISTOL RECOVERED

Men of the Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) atop an Otokar Cobra APC DAILY TRUST 28 February, 2013 The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Kano said it has shot dead a member of the insurgents’ team that was responsible for the killing … Continue reading

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NIGERIA COMPLETE FULL TROOP DEPLOYMENT FOR AFISMA OPERATIONS..2 NAF C130 HERCULES PLANES MOVE TROOPS AND HARDWARE, ONE RAF C130 MOVES EQUIPMENT; 1, 210 ARMY AND AIR FORCE PERSONNEL ON GROUND IN MALI AND NIGER

A Nigerian Air Force C130-H30 Hercules plane in Kaduna, Nigeria waits to convey troops to Mali PAN AFRICAN NEWS AGENCY 28 February, 2013 excerpts Nigeria has deployed the full complement of 1,200 troops it pledged for the African led International … Continue reading

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INDIAN ARMY VICE CHIEF ON 4-DAY VISIT TO NIGERIA

Press Trust of India New Delhi February 26, 2013 India will seek to further strengthen its military ties with Nigeria during Army Vice Chief Lt Gen S K Singh’s four-day visit to that country. The goodwill visit beginning today is … Continue reading

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: NIGERIAN AIR FORCE F-7 AIRGUARD JET, F-7 PILOTS AND FOREIGN ALLIES AT A CENTRAL NIGERIA AIRBASE(INSPIRATION..TIM, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER)

A NAF F7 AirGuard jet pilots and foreign counterparts at a NAF airbase

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JSTF SNIPERS KILL BOKO HARAM KINGPIN AND 3 TERRORISTS IN DAWN RAID..3 OTHERS ARRESTED; 3 AK47 RIFLES, 2 DANE GUNS AND IED MATERIEL SEIZED

An imposing 12.7mm HMG-armed Otokar Cobra APC on urban CT-COIN operations VANGUARD February 26, 2013 Soni Daniel Regional Editor, North A top Boko Haram commander was Tuesday killed in a morning raid carried out by snipers deployed from the Joint … Continue reading

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JONATHAN DIRECTS ARMY ENGINEERS TO RENOVATE POLICE COLLEGE

Nigerian Army Engineers equipment VANGUARD February 26, 2013 by KINGSLEY OMONOBI ABUJA Following the public outcry that greeted the dilapidated structures of the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos, President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the Army engineers to renovate the premier Police … Continue reading

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