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NIGERIAN ARMY COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS

Nigerian Army soldiers in a Toyota Landcruiser troop carrier on patrol in the far northeast.

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PIRACY: NIGERIA (NIMASA) ACTIVATE SATELLITE SURVEILLANCE CENTRE…TRACK SHIP HIJACKED IN GHANAIAN TERRITORIAL WATERS; CENTRE COMPLEMENTED BY RADAR STATIONS AT TAKWA BAY, ESCRAVOS AND BONNY ISLAND…GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS SAFETY SYSTEM SITES BEING UPGRADED

The patrol boats, NIMASA Amaseikumor, NIMASA Oglakirigha and NIMASA Oweikenigban were inducted in October 2013 and are deployed for action by the Maritime Guard Command. Commanded by a Captain of the Nigerian Navy, NIMASA’s Maritime Guard Command is a quasi-Coast … Continue reading

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FIVE PERSONS KILLED IN IED ATTACK ON ST CHARLES CATHOLIC CHURCH AT KANO, NORTH NIGERIA ; FEMALE SUICIDE BOMBER BLOWN UP IN FAILED ATTACK AT KANO, 5 GALLANT COPS INJURED

Battle-weary men of the Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) on counterterrorism operations in Kano await the arrival of Mr President following a 3-day crunch period 20-22 January 2012 during which Boko Haram mounted their biggest-ever urban attack that claimed 185 lives and … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM KIDNAP WIFE OF CAMEROON’S VICE PREMIER, TRADITIONAL RULER AT KOLOFATA…3 PERSONS ALSO KILLED

Cameroonian troops deployed on counterinsurgency operations. PHOTO CREDIT: AFP Sun, Jul 27 2014 By Tansa Musa YAOUNDE (Reuters) The wife of Cameroon’s vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram … Continue reading

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CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF TOURS 81 DIVISION A.O.R ; NIGERIAN SOLDIERS WARNED AGAINST THE MISUSE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Lt General KTJ Minimah, Chief of Army Staff VOICE OF NIGERIA 25 July, 2014 The Army personnel in Nigeria have been advised to stop using the social media platform wrongly. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah cautioned … Continue reading

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COUNTERINSURGENCY PROCUREMENT: FEDERAL GOVT OF NIGERIA PLACE ORDER FOR 40 ATTACK AND TRANSPORT HELICOPTERS FROM RUSSIA, UNITED STATES; DELIVERIES SET TO COMMENCE AS EARLY AS AUGUST 2014

A Nigerian Air Force Mi-24D Hind (aka Mi-25) attack helicopter showing a nose-mounted quad-barreled 12.7mm HMG DAILY POST 25 July, 2014 In a determined effort to eliminate terrorism by routing insurgents from their hideouts in parts of the North East … Continue reading

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BLAST ROCKS BUS STATION IN NORTH NIGERIA’S BIGGEST CITY OF KANO….ONE PERSON KILLED, 8 OTHERS INJURED

An operative of the Police Counter Terrorist Unit stands in front of a Landcruiser truck AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE 24 July, 2014 At least one person was killed and eight other people injured when a blast ripped through a crowded bus … Continue reading

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NIGERIA POVERTY LEVELS DROP FROM 62.2% IN 2010 TO 33.1% IN 2013 – WORLD BANK REPORT

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria. LAGOS, July 22 (Xinhua) Poverty rate in Nigeria has dropped from 35.2 percent to 33.1 percent in 2013, a latest World Bank report said on Tuesday. The decrease represents a dramatic drop from an estimated … Continue reading

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BOMBS IN NORTH NIGERIA’S KADUNA KILL AT LEAST 82

Red Berets of the Nigeria Police Force’s Counter Terrorist Unit REUTERS By Garba Muhammed KADUNA NIGERIA | Wed Jul 23, 2014 Two bomb blasts in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna killed at least 82 people on Wednesday, officials said, … Continue reading

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CAMEROON VILLAGERS LIVE IN TERROR OF NIGERIA’S BOKO HARAM

Cameroonian soldiers in a Landcruiser gun truck armed with a Chinese-made Type 58 twin 14.5mm AAMG system. PHOTO CREDIT: SKY NEWS July 23, 2014 YAOUNDE (AFP) In the villages that line the border with Nigeria,even those charged with protecting Cameroonians … Continue reading

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