Category Archives: SUDAN

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 UNAMID TROOPS IN DARFUR

Nigerian UNAMID peacekeepers in a Toyota Landcruiser 4WD vehicle and Otokar Cobra APCs patrol the Kalma Camp for internally displaced people in Nyala, South Darfur, Sudan

Posted in AFRICA, ARMED CONFLICT, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SUDAN, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

JSTF KILL TWO SUSPECTED GUNMEN, ARREST FOUR OTHERS IN BOTCHED ATTACK ON A KANO CHECKPOINT

An Otokar Cobra APC on urban counterterrorism counterinsurgency patrols NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA February 24, 2013 Kano The Joint Security Task Force (JTF) on Saturday shot dead two suspected gunmen and arrested four others in the Kano metropolis. An eyewitness … Continue reading

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NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE STEP UP BORDER PATROL TO CURB ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

THISDAY 31 January, 2013 As part of its effort to curb the influx of illegal immigrants into the country, the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has reinforced the country’s border by recalling more officers from the hinterland where they are not … Continue reading

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U.S ARMY TO TRAIN AFRICAN FORCES IN COUNTER-TERRORISM

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham CBS NEWS December 24, 2012 WASHINGTON A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year,part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries … Continue reading

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NIBATT 39: NIGERIA READY TO SEND 800 MORE PEACEKEEPERS DRAWN FROM 323 AIR DEFENCE ARTY REGIMENT TO DARFUR

Nigerian peacekeepers on pre-deployment training at the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Jaji NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA January 5, 2013 The Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Jaji, has concluded arrangement to deploy 800 personnel to Darfur, Sudan. The personnel, drafted from the … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN UNAMID PEACEKEEPERS IN DARFUR, SUDAN

Nigerian UNAMID peacekeepers in Darfur, Sudan 3 October, 2012

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SUDAN, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | 18 Comments

CHINA’S AFRICAN INFLUENCE EXPANDING: NIGERIA IN FOCUS

• Partnership signed that exchanges oil for arms, technology WMD(G2 BULLETIN) by F. MICHAEL MALOOF 26 August, 2012 WASHINGTON – Beijing, which already has extensive holdings in Nigeria, is taking advantage of the lack of response from the U.S. to … Continue reading

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UNAMID PEACEKEEPING MISSION IN DARFUR: 799 OFFICERS AND MEN OF 244 RECCE BATTALION RETURN HOME..ONE SOLDIER DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES IN DARFUR

NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 5 JULY 2012 Some 799 officers and men of Battalion 244 of the Nigerian Army yesterday returned to Nigeria after their peace keeping mission in Darfur, Western Sudan. The soldiers touched down at the Murtala Mohammed … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR STRANDED SOLDIERS IN DARFUR • 341 FIELD ARTILLERY REGIMENT CONCLUDE PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING

DAILY TRUST Written by Maryam Ahmadu-Suka Kaduna Wednesday, 04 July 2012 Army authorities yesterday said the Nigerian Army was not responsible for the fate of the currently stranded peace- keeping troop in Darfur as it was not its responsibility to … Continue reading

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