Category Archives: COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS

FOCUS ON KEY AREAS AND SCOPE OF US-NIGERIA MILITARY COOPERATION; NIGERIAN NAVY SLATED TO INSPECT ANOTHER NAVAL VESSEL EARMARKED FOR TRANSFER

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos simulate board and search operations on the NNS Thunder F90 under the watchful eyes of a US trainer PHOTO CREDIT: Nigerian Navy THE GUARDIAN 13 May 2013 For long, Nigeria and United States have … Continue reading

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FG SET TO CURB INSECURITY USING SATELLITE IMAGERY

NigeriaSat-2, one of Nigeria’s satellites in orbit, was launched in August 2011 VANGUARD 13 May, 2013 ABUJA President Goodluck Jonathan has announced the readiness of his government to curb the rising insecurity in the country with the use of high … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | 4 Comments

STAKES IN NIGERIA-U.S MILITARY, SECURITY COOPERATION

US-Nigeria solidarity THE GUARDIAN 13 May, 2013 THE scope of United States (U.S.) military assistance to Nigeria and the U.S. new policy of using regional bloc leadership in solving crisis in Africa may be part of the reasons why the … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

BATTLE OF BAMA: THE NIGERIAN ARMY THWART INSURGENTS’ RAID ON 202 TANK BATTALION; PHOTO EVIDENCE SUGGESTS BARRACKS WAS UNSCATHED AS TERRORISTS WERE HALTED AT THE GATES – REUTERS PHOTO

Bodies of slain Boko Haram terrorists and their weapons at the gates of the 202 Tank Battalion, Bama where their onslaught was thwarted. Two soldiers and thirteen terrorists were killed in the gun battle

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 142 Comments

BAMA – BATTLEFIELD IMAGES OF MILITARY OPERATIONS AIMED AT STABILIZING THE SITUATION: REUTERS

An Otokar Cobra APC and 4WD patrol vans of the Nigerian Army near the gate to the palace of the Shehu of Bama A Panhard VBL M11 scout car of the Nigerian Army on patrol at Bama

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, Uncategorized, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | 16 Comments

VETERANS OF MALI WAR FLOCK INTO NIGERIA

Mr Rilwan Bala Musa, Comptroller General of Immigration SUNDAY TRIBUNE Written by Olawale Rasheed Abuja Sunday, 05 May 2013 THERE are strong indications that veterans of Mali Islamist war are already finding their way into Nigeria’s northern borders, just as … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE RELEASE NAMES OF NIAMEY AIR CRASH PILOTS; PHOTOS OF THE FALLEN NAF PILOTS(ALPHA JET) EMERGE

The fallen NAF officers VANGUARD May 8, 2013 By KINGSLEY OMONOBI ABUJA FORTY-eight hours after the fatal Alpha jet accident involving two Nigerian Airforce pilots, who lost their lives in Niamey, authorities of Nigeria Air Force, yesterday, gave the names … Continue reading

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