Category Archives: POLITICS

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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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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NORTHERN NIGERIA TO BLAME FOR OWN WOES – SULTAN

THE GUARDIAN 15 January, 2013 • Insists nobody can Islamise Nigeria • Oritsejafor, Bakare, Okoh task govt on security, welfare, others IT came straight without apologies. And it was a marked departure from the path trodden by the leaders of … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOS ETHNORELIGIOUS CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

MALI EXPEDITION: NIGERIA’S MAJOR GENERAL SHEHU ABDULKADIR IS FIELD COMMANDER OF AFISMA ; BULK OF WEST AFRICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE EXPECTED TO BE DRAWN FROM NIGERIA, SENEGAL, NIGER, BURKINA FASO AND TOGO

Major General Shehu Abdulkadir(left) PHOTO CREDIT: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA REUTERS 12 January, 2013 By Bate Felix and John Irish BAMAKO/PARIS excerpts French aircraft pounded Islamist fighters in Mali for a second day on Saturday and neighboring states accelerated plans … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT ORDERS DEPLOYMENT OF TROOPS TO THE C.A.R

CAPE TOWN, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) South African President Jacob Zuma has authorized the deployment of 400 South African National Defense Force (SANDF) personnel to the Central African Republic (CAR) torn by a civil war, it was announced on Sunday. The … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, POLITICS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , | 12 Comments

JSTF STEP UP SECURITY AROUND MAIDUGURI, NE NIGERIA..DAMATURU AND POTISKUM; POLICE DIG(OPERATIONS) VISITS BORNO AND YOBE STATES

JSTF combined forces: Soldier(l),MOPOL cop(c) and seaman(r)search for illicit content in Maiduguri DAILY TRUST Written by Hamza Idris Maiduguri Monday, 24 December 2012 There is noticeable increase in security measures taken by the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Maiduguri, the … Continue reading

Posted in NIGERIA, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, POLITICS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, Uncategorized, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA: OTT PUMA M26-15 MINE AND BLAST PROTECTED VEHICLES

A convoy of Kenya Army Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicles at Afmadow

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, KENYA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , | 11 Comments