Category Archives: CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS

NIGERIA’S SATELLITES CAPTURE BAGA EVENTS..EVIDENCE AND REVIEW STRONGLY SUGGESTS ARBITRARY ANALYSIS AND EXTRAPOLATION BY HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

China’s Long March-3B carrier rocket lifts off at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Dec. 20, 2011, successfully sending the US$311 million Nigerian communication satellite, NIGCOMSAT-1R, into orbit at 00:41 Beijing Time (Photo Credit: XINHUA) THE … Continue reading

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: AN UNFAMILIAR PATROL CRAFT(P2000 WATERCRAFT?) OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY…POSSIBLY ONE OF SIX PLATFORMS REFURBISHED BY TP MARINE

What make of patrol craft, most likely refurbished, is this?

Posted in AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS, CONSERVATION, ETHIOPIA, GHANA, ISRAELI-NIGERIAN RELATIONS, LIBERIA, MAURITANIA, MILITARY EXERCISES, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGER, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | 6 Comments

JSTF KILL TWO SUSPECTED GUNMEN, ARREST FOUR OTHERS IN BOTCHED ATTACK ON A KANO CHECKPOINT

An Otokar Cobra APC on urban counterterrorism counterinsurgency patrols NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA February 24, 2013 Kano The Joint Security Task Force (JTF) on Saturday shot dead two suspected gunmen and arrested four others in the Kano metropolis. An eyewitness … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 NIGERIA POLLS, ALGERIA, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, HUMAN ANGLE STORIES, HYDROELECTRIC POWER, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, LIBERIA, MAURITANIA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, MINING AND MINERALS, NATURAL RESOURCES, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIA PRISONS SERVICE, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, POLICE FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, SUDAN, TERRORISM, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

PHASE ONE OF THE LAGOS STATE GOVT, CHINESE-BUILT MEGACITY LIGHT RAIL READY IN JUNE

PHOTO CREDIT: VOICE OF NIGERIA VOICE OF NIGERIA 10 January, 2013 The first phase of the light rail project along the Lagos-Badagry expressway in Lagos would be completed and inaugurated by June this year. Governor Babatunde Fashola stated this during … Continue reading

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FG INAUGURATES 1,126KM LAGOS-KANO RAIL SERVICE

NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Saturday, 22 December 2012 The Federal Government yesterday in Lagos inaugurated the Nigeria Railway Corporation’s Lagos-Kano intercity passenger train services and haulage of petroleum products. The Minister of Transport,Sen.Idris Umar, said at the event that the … Continue reading

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COMMANDER, NA INFANTRY CORPS..MOUNTAIN AND JUNGLE WARFARE SPECIALIST, MAJOR GENERAL MD ISAH SPEAKS ON HIS BAKASSI EXPERIENCE AND HIS TRAINING IN THE USA, CHINA, PAKISTAN AND EGYPT; SAYS NIGERIAN SOLDIERS AMONG THE WORLD’S BEST

Major General MD Isah, Commander, Nigerian Army Corps of Infantry(r), a 36 year veteran BLUEPRINT Aug 27, 2012 Major General Mohammed D. Isah is an organic infantry officer and 42nd Commander, Infantry Corps, Jaji, who early in life chose the … Continue reading

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CHINA’S AFRICAN INFLUENCE EXPANDING: NIGERIA IN FOCUS

• Partnership signed that exchanges oil for arms, technology WMD(G2 BULLETIN) by F. MICHAEL MALOOF 26 August, 2012 WASHINGTON – Beijing, which already has extensive holdings in Nigeria, is taking advantage of the lack of response from the U.S. to … Continue reading

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