Category Archives: MOVEMENT FOR ONENESS AND JUSTICE IN WEST AFRICA

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 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 MILITARY PERSONNEL ARRIVE IN NIGER TO CONDUCT DRONE SURVEILLANCE IN MALI

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham WASHINGTON Fri Feb 22, 2013(Reuters) The Pentagon has deployed about 100 troops to the West African nation of Niger to conduct unmanned reconnaissance flights over Mali and share intelligence with French forces fighting … Continue reading

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NIGERIA POLICE FORCE TO SEND 140-MAN FORMED POLICE UNIT TO MALI; DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF POLICE KAMAR APPOINTED HEAD OF AFISMA POLICE COMPONENT

Men of the Nigeria Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia with the AMISOM Formed Police Unit stand around a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC PHOTO CREDIT: AU-UN IST PHOTO/TOBIN JONES RADIO NIGERIA 18-02-2013 A Nigerian Deputy Commissioner of Police, Subair … Continue reading

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CHADIAN ARMY SHOW UP IN MALI WITH THE ISRAELI-BUILT RAMTA RAM-2000 MULTIMISSION LIGHT COMBAT VEHICLE

The RAM-2000 is a high-performance light-weight armored vehicle combining the finest in multi-mission wheeled designs with advanced human engineering. RAM-2000 utilizes a robust and flexible structure allowing it to be outfitted and configured to perform a variety of military, paramilitary, … Continue reading

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THE ONSET OF GUERRILLA WARFARE AROUND GAO: FRANCO-MALIAN COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS

A French Panhard VBL scout car and VAB armoured personnel carrier guard the route to Gao Airport French troops in a Panhard VBL scout car and Malian troops in ‘technicals’ inside Gao French troops prepare for urban guerrilla warfare in … Continue reading

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WHEN COLONEL DASUKI, ADMIRAL IBRAHIM VISITED NIGERIAN TROOPS AT AIR BASE 101 AT SENOU(BAMAKO) AND BANAMBA; NIGERIAN AIR FORCE TECHNICIANS DEPLOYED EARLY ON AT SEVARE AND KONNA

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser (TRANSLATED from French) http://maliweb.net/news/armee/2013/02/04/article,124566.html MALIWEB 4 February, 2013 The Chief of Staff of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Admiral Ola Saad Ibrahim performed on Thursday, January 31, an inspection of the Nigerian troops MISMA (International Mission … Continue reading

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NIGERIA DEPLOY MORE TROOPS TO MALI

Nigerian soldiers in the shade of a Mali-bound Nigerian Air Force C130 Hercules plane Mali-bound: Chinese-built trucks of the Nigerian Army, assembled and reconfigured in Nigeria Made-in-Nigeria weapons from the stable of the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria(DICON) DAILY PUNCH … Continue reading

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MALIAN TOWN OF GAO HIT BY SECOND SUICIDE ATTACK

Mali rebel mans a truck-mounted anti-aircraft weapon February 10, 2013 by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GAO, Mali A suicide bomber wearing military fatigues blew himself up near a checkpoint at the entrance to northern Mali’s largest city, wounding one soldier in … Continue reading

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MALIAN VILLAGERS DETAIN ARAB, TUAREG WITH SUICIDE VESTS NEAR GAO

Malian terrorists onboard a gun-truck(aka ‘technical’) 09/02/2013 GAO, Mali (AFP) Villagers near the city of Gao in northern Mali on Saturday detained two youths alleged to have had explosives strapped to their bodies near the site of a suicide attack … Continue reading

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