Category Archives: MALI

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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MALI CONFLICT: 400 SENEGALESE TROOPS ARRIVE IN GAO

ITN SOURCE 1 April, 2013 Around 400 Senegalese soldiers, part of the African regional intervention force, arrive in Gao to help the Malian army assure security. Senegalese soldiers seen at a troop review with the Governor of Gao on Saturday … Continue reading

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LAGOS TERROR THREAT: NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE REPATRIATE 57 ILLEGAL NIGERIENS; POLICE, LAGOS TASK FORCE GRAB 17 NIGERIANS IN ERROR

Mr Rliwan Bala Musa, Ag. Comptroller General of Immigration THISDAY 27 March, 2013 The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Monday repatriated 57 out of the 100 illegal immigrants arrested during last Friday’s raid in Ijora-Badia area of Lagos State by the … Continue reading

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ANOTHER SUSPECTED TERRORISTS’ HIDEOUT DISCOVERED IN LAGOS PROPERTY OF AN ‘UNNAMED STATE GOVERNMENT’ ; 93 SUSPECTS HANDED OVER TO IMMIGRATION

Boko Haram militants pose in front of satellite imagery of Bauchi, NE Nigeria VANGUARD March 26, 2013 By Evelyn Usman Fresh facts emerged, Monday, on the presence of more illegal aliens suspected to be terrorists in Ijora area of Lagos, … Continue reading

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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

Posted in AFRICA, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, LIBERIA, MALI, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGERIA, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, Uncategorized, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

NIGERIAN ARMY PROCURE 35 DESERT TERRAIN VEHICLES FOR MALI OPERATIONS; TO BE DEPLOYED AFTER APPROPRIATE MODIFICATIONS BY ARMY ENGINEERS

Nigerian soldiers exit a Nigerian Air Force C130 Hercules THISDAY By Senator Iroegbu 12 March, 2013 The Nigerian Army has procured 35 desert terrain vehicles to be deployed to the troops in support of the African-led International Support Mission to … Continue reading

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U.S, NIGERIA HOLD JOINT COUNTERTERRORISM EXERCISE

USA-NIGERIA SOLIDARITY THISDAY 6 March, 2013 by Senator Iroegbu The United States and Nigeria Tuesday commenced a counter terrorism simulation exercise aimed at strengthening the country’s capacity to respond effectively to terrorist attacks and insurgency. The exercise, which was organised … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE PERSONNEL EXIT NIGERIA FOR AFISMA OPERATIONS

Tavor rifle-wielding ground troops of the Nigerian Air Force board a G222 plane enroute Niamey AVM Tayo Oguntoyinbo(c), AFISMA Air Component Commander flanked by very senior NAF officers

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U.S-NIGERIA MILITARY COOPERATION: ON TERROR’S NEW FRONTLINE, MISTRUST BLUNTS U.S. STRATEGY

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham WALL STREET JOURNAL By DREW HINSHAW and ADAM ENTOUS —Devlin Barrett and Musa Ibrahim contributed to this article. 26 February, 2013 KUMBOTSO, Nigeria The shooting clattered on for 30 minutes, residents of this … Continue reading

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