Category Archives: BENIN

LAGOS TERROR THREAT: NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE REPATRIATE 57 ILLEGAL NIGERIENS; POLICE, LAGOS TASK FORCE GRAB 17 NIGERIANS IN ERROR

Mr Rliwan Bala Musa, Ag. Comptroller General of Immigration THISDAY 27 March, 2013 The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Monday repatriated 57 out of the 100 illegal immigrants arrested during last Friday‚Äôs raid in Ijora-Badia area of Lagos State by the … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BENIN, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MALI, NIGER, NIGERIA, NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

SPECIAL TASK FORCE – OP SAFE HAVEN: MILITARY WILL WITHDRAW AFTER PEACE RETURNS TO THE JOS PLATEAU – DHQ

Troops and Panhard VBL M11 scout car of the STF on urban CTCOIN operations on the Jos Plateau THE GUARDIAN 21 March, 2013 THE Defence Headquarters, Abuja, has said it would withdraw the Special Task Force (STF) from the streets … Continue reading

Posted in BENIN, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, INTER-ETHNIC AND COMMUNAL CONFLICTS, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, Uncategorized, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGERIAN NAVY REPRESENTATION AT ‘EXERCISE OBANGAME EXPRESS 2013′ IN CAMEROON

NNS Thunder F90(left) is seen here flanked by a French Navy ship, FS Lieutenant de Vaisseau Le Henaff F789 Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos do their traditionally qualitative thing PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN NAVY

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BENIN, BORDER SECURITY, BUNKERING, CAMEROON, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GHANA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

EXERCISE OBANGAME 2013: WHY THE USA IS INTERESTED IN THE SAFETY OF AFRICAN WATERS; “NIGERIAN NAVY VERY PROFESSIONAL, VERY COMPETENT AND A REGIONAL LEADER”

An Agusta A109e Power of the Nigerian Navy Air Arm prepares to land on NNS Thunder F90 THE GUARDIAN ON SUNDAY 24 February, 2013 SAFETY of the maritime environment for smooth sailing of merchant vessels has prompted United States of … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, BENIN, BORDER SECURITY, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GHANA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

ISLAMISTS OPEN ‘NEW FRONT’ IN MALI; MUJAO SAY COMMITTED TO THE AMBUSH OF MILITARY CONVOYS AND PLANTING LANDMINES

07/02/2013 by Serge Daniel GAO, Mali (AFP) Islamist rebels chased from their territory by French-led forces in northern Mali said Thursday they had opened a new front in the conflict with guerrilla attacks and landmines, one of which killed four … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ANSAR DINE, ARMED CONFLICT, BENIN, CHAD, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MALI, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NATIONS PLEDGE US$455.5 MILLION FOR MALI’S SECURITY

A Nigerian Air Force C130 Hercules in Kaduna, Nigeria waits to convey troops to Mali ADDIS ABABA Jan. 29 (Xinhua) Leaders from African countries and donors from other continents on Tuesday pledged 455.5 million U.S. dollars for Mali’s efforts to … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ANSAR DINE, ARMED CONFLICT, BENIN, CHAD, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MALI, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, MOVEMENT FOR ONENESS AND JUSTICE IN WEST AFRICA, NIGER, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MALI EXPEDITION: NIGERIEN, SENEGALESE OFFICERS APPOINTED AFISMA DEPUTY COMMANDER, CHIEF OF STAFF…AS BENIN OFFER 300 TROOPS ; NIGER LIKELY TO ATTACK MALIAN TERRORISTS IN CROSS-BORDER OFFENSIVES

An array of Niger Army Panhard AML 60 and AML 90 Armoured Fighting Vehicles (Photo Credit: WIKIPEDIA) XINHUA 18 January, 2013 excerpts As planned, Niger, Senegal and Burkina Faso will send 500 soldiers each, Benin 300 men, Guinea 150 and … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ANSAR DINE, ARMED CONFLICT, BENIN, CHAD, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments