Category Archives: GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS

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

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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

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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

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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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JTF(OP PULO SHIELD) ARREST ILLEGAL BUNKERING VESSEL AND BARGE IN THE NIGER DELTA…INTERCEPT AND DESTROY 61 BOATS; 76 OIL THIEVES ALSO ARRESTED

JTF amphibious forces in a battle-scarred gunboat soldier on in the Niger Delta regardless YENAGOA, Nigeria April 28 (Xinhua) Nigerian troops operating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region arrested 76 suspects and seized a marine vessel and barge used for … Continue reading

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3 ARMOURED DIVISION, NIGERIAN ARMY, UPDATES OFFICERS ON OPERATIONS PLANNING

A Vickers Mk.III Eagle tank at the Victor Kure Firing Range, Armoured Corps Centre, Bauchi 17 May 2012 CHANNELS TELEVISION April 28, 2013 As part of enhancing the proficiency of the officers on operation planning for joint and single service … Continue reading

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