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NIGERIA BEGINS WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM MALI

Nigerian MISMA troops in a Landcruiser gun-truck in Mali LEADERSHIP July 31, 2013 The Defence Headquarters has stated that it will begin the withdrawal of some Nigerian troops from the Peace Support Operations in Mali as from tomorrow. The Director … Continue reading

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FEDERAL GOVT ORDERS WITHDRAWAL OF NIGERIAN TROOPS FROM MALI

Troops and Browning M2 HMG-armed Landcruiser gun-trucks of the Nigerian Army at Banamba THE GUARDIAN 17 July, 2013 PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the withdrawal of the country’s troops from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). MINUSMA … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM’S EVOLVING TACTICS AND ALLIANCES IN NIGERIA

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau(centre) flanked by three terrorists on either side PHOTO CREDIT: AFP Combating Terrorism Center at West Point http://ctc.usma.edu/posts/boko-harams-evolving-tactics-and-alliances-in-nigeria Jun 25, 2013 Author: Jacob Zenn Since Boko Haram’s[1] first attack on Bauchi prison in September 2010, the … Continue reading

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MISMA OPERATIONS IN MALI: THE STRATEGIC SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SETTING AND THE ENGAGEMENTS OF NIGERIAN TROOPS STATIONED AT NARA

Browning M2 12.7mm HMG-armed Landcruiser gun-trucks of the Nigerian Army in Mali aBAMAKO 15 April, 2013 (Translated from French) The acting President visited the Malian and Nigerian forces that secure the area exposed to attacks by armed bandits.Located on the … Continue reading

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906 NIGERIAN SOLDIERS CONCLUDE PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING, SET TO RELIEVE COMRADES DEPLOYED IN MALI ; NIGERIAN TROOPS DEPLOYED TO THE STRATEGIC TOWN OF NARA AND RERE

A Nigerian Army desert warfare crew and Landcruiser gun-truck armed with a Browning M2 12.7mm calibre heavy machine gun in Mali NEWS24 2013-06-17 Abuja Nigeria has announced plans to deploy more than 900 soldiers to maintain peace in crisis-torn Mali. … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT JONATHAN APPROVES PROSCRIPTION OF BOKO HARAM, ANSARU

President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo(in the background) VOICE OF NIGERIA Rebecca Mu’azu and agency reports 4 June, 2013 President Goodluck Jonathan has formally approved the proscription of Boko Haram and authorised the gazetting of an order declaring … Continue reading

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U.S GOVT PLACE US$23 MILLION REWARD ON FIVE BOKO HARAM, AQIM AND MUJAO TERROR KINGPINS; BOKO HARAM’S SHEKAU EMERGES AS TOPMOST TARGET WITH A US$7 MILLION BOUNTY ON HIS HEAD

USA-NIGERIA SOLIDARITY June 3, 2013 WASHINGTON (AFP) In an unprecedented move, the United States on Monday posted up to $23 million in rewards to help track down five leaders of militant groups accused of spreading terror in west Africa. The … Continue reading

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