Category Archives: LIBERIA

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: VICKERS MK.3 EAGLE TANKS OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY (PROPS:MUDI, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER)

Vickers Mk.3 Eagle tanks of the Nigerian Army

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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?

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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

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NIGERIAN ARMY CHIEF AND MISSION-RELEVANT BRASSHATS ON PRE-DEPARTURE INSPECTION OF MALI-BOUND TROOPS AT JAJI

L-R: Major General Kenneth Osuji, Ag. Commander, Nigerian Army Corps of Infantry, Major General John Zaruwa, Commandant Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre and Lieutenant General Onyeabo Ihejirika, Chief of Army Staff, 17 January 2013. PHOTO CREDIT: ASSOCIATED PRESS

Posted in GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, LIBERIA, MALI, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, Uncategorized, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

NIGERIAN TROOPS ON UNITED NATIONS ASSIGNMENT

Nigerian UNMIL peacekeepers restrain a trigger-happy Liberian policeman Photo Credit: REUTERS NEWS AGENCY Nigerian troops at the first anniversary Memorial P’rade held in honour of victims of the August 2011 suicide bombing of the UN House at Abuja Photo Credit: … Continue reading

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ECOWAS LAUDS NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES FOR REGIONAL PEACE

Nigerian ECOMIL troops arrive to a tumultous welcome in Monrovia, signposting the return of peace Joy unspeakable for war-weary Liberians: the Eagles have landed ECOWAS(press release) 10 JANUARY 2013 Abuja, Nigeria The President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Kadré … Continue reading

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NIGERIA HAS HELPED IN RESTORING PEACE TO LIBERIA – SIRLEAF

Nigerian UNMIL troops near an Otokar Cobra APC disarm a trigger-happy Liberian cop, Nov 2011 DAILY TRUST Written by Maryam Ahmadu-Suka Kaduna Monday, 10 September 2012 Liberia’s President Mrs Ellen Johson Sirleaf says Nigeria had helped in restoring peace and … Continue reading

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ECOWAS SENIOR MISSION LEADERS COURSE(ESMLC-3)10-DAY TRAINING SESSION COMMENCES AT THE NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE, ABUJA

Nigerian ECOMIL peacekeepers enter Monrovia to a hero’s wecome AUGUST 2003 Joy as Nigerian peacekeepers arrive DAILY TRUST Written by Misbahu Bashir Tuesday, 04 September 2012 Experts in peace support operations from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) … Continue reading

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BLOG EXCLUSIVE: ECOMOG AIR OPERATIONS(II) -SPOTLIGHT ON THE PHASES AND STATISTICS OF ‘OPERATION LIBERTY (1990-97)’ AND ‘OPERATION SANDSTORM(1997-98)’

A Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet deployed for ECOMOG operations at the Lungi Airport,Sierra Leone 1999 SOURCE: Board of Officers to Assess the Nigerian Air Force Participation in “OPERATION LIBERTY” and “OPERATION SANDSTORM” (reviewed 19 Feb. 2001-Feb. 2002) excerpted by … Continue reading

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BLOG EXCLUSIVE: ECOMOG AIR OPERATIONS DURING THE LIBERIAN CIVIL WAR..AN OFFICIAL OVERVIEW OF THE EARLY PHASES; 1,000 SORTIES FLOWN OCTOBER 1992-JULY 1993

A Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet deployed for ECOMOG operations at the Lungi Airport,Sierra Leone 1999 Nigerian ECOMOG troop reinforcements disembark from a NAF C130 at Lungi, Sierra Leone, 28 May 1997 (culled from the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna, Defence … Continue reading

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