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EIGHT KILLED IN FRESH BAYELSA CREEK ATTACK..JTF TROOPS RECOVER 2 AK47 RIFLES, AMMO AND SPEEDBOAT IN CORDON-AND-SEARCH OPERATIONS

A MEND-affiliated faction of Niger Delta militants hand in their weapons 22-8-2009 VANGUARD May 6, 2013 YENAGOA It was another black weekend in the creeks of Bayelsa State as eight persons were killed in a deadly attack launched by suspected … Continue reading

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MEND CLAIM RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE KILLING OF 15 COPS IN NIGER DELTA CREEKS; CLAIM DOUBTFUL…NEW MILITIA GROUP ALSO CLAIM RESPONSIBILITY; BAYELSA COMPOL CONFIRMS 2 INSPECTORS, 4 NCOs AND 6 RANK-AND-FILE COPS MISSING

Niger Delta rebels VANGUARD April 8, 2013 By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, yesterday, claimed responsibility for the Azuzuama attack in the creek of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State,during which … Continue reading

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MEND DECLARE “HURRICANE EXODUS” STARTING 5 APRIL,2013…IMPLY DISENCHANTMENT WITH HENRY OKAH’S IMPRISONMENT, PROSPECTS OF AMNESTY FOR BOKO HARAM; JTF SAY “NIGER DELTANS NEED DEVELOPMENT, NOT ARMED STRUGGLE”, REDEPLOY TROOPS TO MEET EXIGENCIES

A MEND-affiliated faction of Niger Delta militants hand in their weapons 22-8-2009 BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 3 April, 2013 The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta have given notice of a return to full-blown hostilities with effect from 00:00hrs on … Continue reading

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13 SOUTH AFRICAN SOLDIERS KILLED, 27 OTHERS INJURED AS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC’S SELEKA REBELS SEIZE CAPITAL CITY

AL JAZEERA 25 March, 2013 South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has said that 13 South African troops were killed in clashes with the Seleka rebels on the outskirts of Bangui, the capital.Zuma said on Monday that 27 South African soldiers … Continue reading

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“AGAINST ALL ODDS” – EEBEN BARLOW; EXCERPTS ON JOINT OPERATIONS INVOLVING EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES, NIGERIAN FORCES, SIERRA LEONE ARMY AND KAMAJOR MILITIAMEN

Nigerian ECOMOG artillerymen prepare to swing into action during the Battle of Freetown II, 10 January 1999 (photo credit: NEW YORK TIMES) Kabbah finally agreed that EO should locate RUF HQ that Sankoh was using and destroy it..the base was … Continue reading

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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenyan troops load supplies as they prepare to travel in a Kenya Air Force Mi-171e (Photo Credit: DAILY NATION) A Kenya Defence Force soldier in Kismayo, Somalia KDF soldiers stand behind a Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicle

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NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE SQUAD: K9 TEAMSTERS

PHOTO CREDIT: PREMIUM TIMES (NG)

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UN SECURITY COUNCIL TELLS DRC REBELS TO WITHDRAW

Indian MONUSCO peacekeepers and BMP-2 IFV at Kibumba, 20km from Goma UNITED NATIONS Nov. 20 (Xinhua) The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks by the M23 rebels of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and demanded … Continue reading

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ECOMOG OPERATIONS: OFFICER ALECHENU AT WAR IN SIERRA LEONE

Today’s Lt.Colonel Alechenu as a warrior Lieutenant in Sierra Leone, fifteen years ago The photo above, taken during the Battle of Mammy Yoko Hotel in Freetown(May 1997) shows a young Lieutenant Alechenu in the heat of battle, sans flak jacket … Continue reading

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LIBERIAN CADETS PASS OUT FROM 5-YEAR REGULAR COURSE PROGRAMME, EARN DEGREES IN GEOGRAPHY AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING; LIBERIAN MAJOR ALSO EARNS MASTERS DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT

Nigerian UNMIL troops near an Otokar Cobra APC disarm a trigger-happy Liberian cop, Nov 2011 The New Dawn (Monrovia) 11 September 2012 The Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA) – West Africa’s foremost military academy has conferred on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf … Continue reading

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