Category Archives: AFRICA

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: VICKERS MK.3 EAGLE TANKS OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY (PROPS:MUDI, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER)

Vickers Mk.3 Eagle tanks of the Nigerian Army

Posted in AFRICA, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, LIBERIA, MALI, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGERIA, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, Uncategorized, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

NIGERIAN UNAMID TROOPS IN DARFUR

Nigerian UNAMID peacekeepers in a Toyota Landcruiser 4WD vehicle and Otokar Cobra APCs patrol the Kalma Camp for internally displaced people in Nyala, South Darfur, Sudan

Posted in AFRICA, ARMED CONFLICT, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SUDAN, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL) COPS AND STREIT SPARTAN MK.II APCs OF THE AMISOM FORMED POLICE UNIT IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

Men of the Nigeria Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia with the AMISOM Formed Police Unit stand around a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC Men of the Somali Police Force(foreground). In the background standing near a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, MILITARY HARDWARE, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY TAKE DELIVERY OF PATROL BOATS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY…FOC-WEST REQUESTS SUPPORT WITH LARGER PLATFORMS IN THE OVER 32 METRE CATEGORY; NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY, NIGERIAN NAVY TO ENSURE SAFE NAVIGATION

Nigerian Navy gunboats(not the NPA’s largesse) DREDGING TODAY 1 February, 2013 The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, CAMEROON, CHAD, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, INFRASTRUCTURE, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, JOS ETHNORELIGIOUS CONFLICT, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, MOVEMENT FOR ONENESS AND JUSTICE IN WEST AFRICA, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, PIRACY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

U.S MILITARY PLANS DRONE BASE IN NIGER REPUBLIC

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham VOA News (29 Jan, 2013) News reports say the United States is preparing to establish a base for drones in northwest Africa to boost surveillance of Islamist extremist groups. Reports quote U.S. officials, … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MALI, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , | 29 Comments

BOKO HARAM’S INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS – JACOB ZENN (WEST POINT COMBATING TERRORISM CENTRE/JAMESTOWN FOUNDATION)

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser Combating Terrorism Center at West Point Jan 14, 2013 Author: Jacob Zenn Since carrying out its first attack under Abubakar Shekau’s leadership in September 2010, Boko Haram has unleashed a wave of violence in northern … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ANSAR DINE, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, CAMEROON, CHAD, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MALI, MOVEMENT FOR ONENESS AND JUSTICE IN WEST AFRICA, NIGERIA, NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

COVERT OPERATIONS INSIDE MALI BY NIGERIAN SECURITY FORCES COMMENCED LAST YEAR !! – “DAILY POST” REPORT

Imam Abubakar Mohammed Shekau, Boko Haram leader http://dailypost.com.ng/2012/11/17/wasted-efforts-fg-boko-harams-proposed-dialogue-crumbles/ (this very useful BACKGROUND report which leads into the presently unfolding activities in Mali was accessed for us by KASSIM “MKO Jr” ABIOLA) DAILY POST 17 November, 2012 excerpts (..) Dailypost exclusively … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ANSAR DINE, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MALI, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments