Category Archives: NIGER

NIGERIA’S SATELLITES CAPTURE BAGA EVENTS..EVIDENCE AND REVIEW STRONGLY SUGGESTS ARBITRARY ANALYSIS AND EXTRAPOLATION BY HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

China’s Long March-3B carrier rocket lifts off at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Dec. 20, 2011, successfully sending the US$311 million Nigerian communication satellite, NIGCOMSAT-1R, into orbit at 00:41 Beijing Time (Photo Credit: XINHUA) THE … 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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SPOTLIGHT ON THE SUKHOI SU-25 FROGFOOT

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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‚Äôs raid in Ijora-Badia area of Lagos State by the … Continue reading

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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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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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NIGERIA COMPLETE FULL TROOP DEPLOYMENT FOR AFISMA OPERATIONS..2 NAF C130 HERCULES PLANES MOVE TROOPS AND HARDWARE, ONE RAF C130 MOVES EQUIPMENT; 1, 210 ARMY AND AIR FORCE PERSONNEL ON GROUND IN MALI AND NIGER

A Nigerian Air Force C130-H30 Hercules plane in Kaduna, Nigeria waits to convey troops to Mali PAN AFRICAN NEWS AGENCY 28 February, 2013 excerpts Nigeria has deployed the full complement of 1,200 troops it pledged for the African led International … Continue reading

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U.S MAY DEPLOY DRONES, SPY PLANES IN NIGERIA OVER BOKO HARAM; INCOMING AFRICOM COMMANDER ACCEPTS THAT BOKO HARAM NOW OPERATE IN NIGERIA, CAMEROON, CHAD, NIGER AND MALI

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham THE GUARDIAN 25 February, 2013 THOUGH the debate about the rightness or otherwise of the use of external forces to check the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria has simmered down, it may be … 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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CARAT(BELGIUM) BLACK SCORPION FAST ATTACK VEHICLES + ACMAT(FRANCE) BASTION PATSAS PROTECTED VEHICLE OF THE CHADIAN ARMY

Chadian troops in ‘technicals’ and Belgian-made(Carat) Black Scorpion Fast Attack Vehicles at Gorou, 6 miles outside Niamey in Niger prepare for an overland crossing into NE Mali (REUTERS photo) http://trust.org/resize_image?path=/dotAsset/5fa689cd-0389-44e5-9bcc-25e82f748856.jpg&w=649 A close-up shot of the protected Black Scorpion Fast Attack … Continue reading

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