Category Archives: INTER-ETHNIC AND COMMUNAL CONFLICTS

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

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KANO BLAST: TENSION IN ONITSHA AS HAUSA RESIDENTS FLEE SOUTHEAST NIGERIAN CITY OVER FEAR OF REPRISAL ATTACKS BY MASSOB ACTIVISTS

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser DAILY INDEPENDENT 20 March, 2013 excerpts There was palpable tension in Onitsha on Tuesday, as many Hausa traders in the city fled to Asaba, Delta State capital, to beat possible reprisal attacks following Monday‚Äôs blowing … Continue reading

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U.S THINKTANK, COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, SETS UP NIGERIA SECURITY TRACKER

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham THISDAY 27 December, 2012 By Paul Ohia, with agency reports United States independent thinktank, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) said it had established a research project called Nigeria Security Tracker aimed at cataloguing … Continue reading

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NIGERIA POLICE FORCE CHURN OUT 18,357 NEW CONSTABLES FROM 7 POLICE COLLEGES IN FIRST-EVER 13-MONTH TRAINING CYCLE

Men of the Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) atop an Otokar Cobra APC advance in northern Nigeria NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Sat, 22/12/2012 * 500 trainees sacked over fraudulent claims in Kaduna No fewer than 18,357 constables yesterday graduated simultaneously from the … Continue reading

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HUNDREDS FLEE CENTRAL NIGERIA HIGHLAND VILLAGES AHEAD OF PLANNED MILITARY OFFENSIVE

Nigerian Army troops witness the landing of a Nigerian Air Force Mi-24 Hind attack helicopter 16/07/2012 LAGOS (AFP) Hundreds of villagers have quit their homes in central Nigeria ahead of a planned army raid on suspected militant hideouts, over recent … Continue reading

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SPECIAL TASK FORCE HIGHLAND OFFENSIVE(JOS PLATEAU): OPERATIONS TO LAST 2 WEEKS – DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS

Troops and Panhard VBL M11 scout car of the STF on urban CTCOIN operations on the Jos Plateau DAILY PUNCH JULY 17, 2012 The Defence Headquarters on Monday said that the planned military operation in four villages surrounded by mountains … Continue reading

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EVACUATION ORDER ON PLATEAU VILLAGE BASED ON MILITARY NECESSITY ..”BEST PRACTICES” CONSIDERATIONS – COMMANDER, SPECIAL TASK FORCE

First fresh photo since the 1990s: Nigerian Army Steyr 4K-7FA Armoured Personnel Carriers NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Sun, 15/07/2012 The Special Task Force (STF) maintaining peace in Plateau has said that the evacuation order given to some communities in Barkin … Continue reading

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PLATEAU ATTACKERS USE MILITARY UNIFORMS – CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Troops of the Special Task Force inspect seized bomb-making materiel on the Jos Plateau DAILY TRUST Monday, 16 July 2012 The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin, yesterday said that assailants in Plateau State were using military … Continue reading

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SPECIAL TASK FORCE – OPERATION SAFE HAVEN PLAN RAIDS ON FLASHPOINT VILLAGES

Troops and Panhard VBL M11 scout car of the STF on urban CTCOIN operations on the Jos Plateau AFP 15 July, 2012 The Nigerian Army said Sunday it plans to raid suspected militant hideouts in several central villages after attacks … Continue reading

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LOOMING OFFENSIVE ON THE JOS PLATEAU: SPECIAL TASK FORCE – “OP SAFE HAVEN” GIVE RESIDENTS OF CONFLICT-AFFECTED HIGHLAND VILLAGES 48 HOURS TO EVACUATE

NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA (with additional reporting by Beegeagle) 14 July, 2012 The Special Task Force (STF) charged with maintaining peace in Plateau has given inhabitants of some crisis-prone villages 48 hours to vacate the settlements. A statement signed by … Continue reading

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