Category Archives: WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE

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

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, MALI, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , | 34 Comments

JTF(OP PULO SHIELD) ARREST ILLEGAL BUNKERING VESSEL AND BARGE IN THE NIGER DELTA…INTERCEPT AND DESTROY 61 BOATS; 76 OIL THIEVES ALSO ARRESTED

JTF amphibious forces in a battle-scarred gunboat soldier on in the Niger Delta regardless YENAGOA, Nigeria April 28 (Xinhua) Nigerian troops operating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region arrested 76 suspects and seized a marine vessel and barge used for … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, OIL & GAS, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

3 ARMOURED DIVISION, NIGERIAN ARMY, UPDATES OFFICERS ON OPERATIONS PLANNING

A Vickers Mk.III Eagle tank at the Victor Kure Firing Range, Armoured Corps Centre, Bauchi 17 May 2012 CHANNELS TELEVISION April 28, 2013 As part of enhancing the proficiency of the officers on operation planning for joint and single service … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

JSTF KILL SENIOR BOKO HARAM TERRORIST

Nigerian Army Otokar Cobra APC on JSTF urban counterterrorism and counterinsurgency patrols VANGUARD April 27, 2013 By NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Mohammed Chad, a top Boko Haram Commander and an indigene of Marte Local Government Area of Borno State who has … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

JSTF TROOPS KILL 20 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS IN GASHUA COUNTEROFFENSIVE AFTER 5 POLICEMEN ARE KILLED BY INSURGENTS; 6 RIFLES AND PISTOLS, 19 HAND GRENADES RECOVERED FROM TERRORISTS

A combined team of soldiers and MOPOL cops, normalcy restored, walk through a battle-scarred neighbourhood in the Far Northeast of Nigeria following days of urban warfare waged against invading Boko Haram terrorists, last year. DAMATURU, Nigeria April 25 (Xinhua) A … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WHY WE TAKE FOREIGN HOSTAGES – ANSARU

ANSARU terrorists PHOTO: AFP/GETTY IMAGES VANGUARD April 26, 2013 ABUJA Ansaru,a breakaway militant group from Boko Haram which kidnapped seven foreign construction workers in Bauchi has explained why the group abduct foreign hostages, saying it was meant to send a … Continue reading

Posted in AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ALGERIA, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MAURITANIA, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

JTF – OP PULO SHIELD IN “OPERATION CLEAN UP THE WATERWAYS”; CLAMP DOWN ON KIDNAPPERS AND PIRATES DENS IN BAYELSA

Seized boat in flames Scuttled boat in flames Seized camouflage and sewn uniforms BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 25 April 2013 The Joint Task Force(Operation Pulo Shield) which operates in the Niger Delta have scuttled seven dens used by kidnappers and sea robbers … Continue reading

Posted in BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, NIGERIA, OIL & GAS, PIRACY, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment