Category Archives: RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM

FOCUS ON KEY AREAS AND SCOPE OF US-NIGERIA MILITARY COOPERATION; NIGERIAN NAVY SLATED TO INSPECT ANOTHER NAVAL VESSEL EARMARKED FOR TRANSFER

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos simulate board and search operations on the NNS Thunder F90 under the watchful eyes of a US trainer PHOTO CREDIT: Nigerian Navy THE GUARDIAN 13 May 2013 For long, Nigeria and United States have … Continue reading

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STAKES IN NIGERIA-U.S MILITARY, SECURITY COOPERATION

US-Nigeria solidarity THE GUARDIAN 13 May, 2013 THE scope of United States (U.S.) military assistance to Nigeria and the U.S. new policy of using regional bloc leadership in solving crisis in Africa may be part of the reasons why the … Continue reading

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BATTLE OF BAMA: THE NIGERIAN ARMY THWART INSURGENTS’ RAID ON 202 TANK BATTALION; PHOTO EVIDENCE SUGGESTS BARRACKS WAS UNSCATHED AS TERRORISTS WERE HALTED AT THE GATES – REUTERS PHOTO

Bodies of slain Boko Haram terrorists and their weapons at the gates of the 202 Tank Battalion, Bama where their onslaught was thwarted. Two soldiers and thirteen terrorists were killed in the gun battle

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BAMA – BATTLEFIELD IMAGES OF MILITARY OPERATIONS AIMED AT STABILIZING THE SITUATION: REUTERS

An Otokar Cobra APC and 4WD patrol vans of the Nigerian Army near the gate to the palace of the Shehu of Bama A Panhard VBL M11 scout car of the Nigerian Army on patrol at Bama

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“BE COURAGEOUS IN FIGHTING TERRORISTS”, BRIGADE COMMANDER URGES KANO RESIDENTS

Nigerian troops and a 4WD van at the scene of a suicide bomb attack THISDAY 19 April, 2013 The Commander, 3 Motorised Brigade, Kano, Brigadier General Ilyasu Abba, Thursday charged Kano residents to be courageous and assist the security agencies … Continue reading

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UNITED STATES, BUHARI BACK AMNESTY FOR BOKO HARAM

DAILY PUNCH Thursday 11 April, 2013 The United States of America on Wednesday said it backed the Federal Government’s plan to grant amnesty to members of the violent Islamic sect,Boko Haram. The Political Counsellor at the Embassy of the USA, … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM AMNESTY CAN’T BE FUNDED WITH NIGER DELTA RESOURCES – DR EKIYOR

VANGUARD April 10, 2013 By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN FORMER President of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Dr. Chris Ekiyor, has said that any plan by the Federal Government to grant amnesty to members of Boko Haram sect will be a fraud, … Continue reading

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WE’LL CONTINUE TO APPLY FORCE ON TERRORISTS – CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF

THE NATION April 3, 2013 UNTIL terrorists sheath their swords, the use of force would be applied on members of the Boko Haram sect, the Chief of Army Staff (CAS), Lt. General Azubuike Onyeabo Ihejirika said yesterday. Gen. Ihejirika said … Continue reading

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JSTF AVERT BLOODY EASTER IN KANO, IMPOUND CAR PRIMED FOR A SUICIDE ATTACK…14 TERRORISTS AND A SOLDIER KILLED IN FIERCE GUN BATTLE; 14 AK47 RIFLES, IED MATERIEL SEIZED FROM GUNMEN

Appreciative Nigerians wave to troops inside an Otokar Cobra APC in a conflict zone in northern Nigeria VANGUARD KANO, Nigeria 31 March, 2013 The Joint Military Taskforce has averted what would have been a bloody Easter in Kano following a … Continue reading

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POLICE REPEL NIGHTTIME ATTACK ON KUMO POLICE STATION, N.E NIGERIA; 2 ATTACKERS KILLED IN FIREFIGHT…AK47 RIFLE RECOVERED

A Bell 412 helicopter of the Nigeria Police Air Wing NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA March 30, 2013 Gombe The Police in Gombe State have confirmed the killing of two people when gunmen attacked Kumo Police Division in Akko Local Government … Continue reading

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