Tag Archives: Boko Haram

MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE TROOPS KILL 53 INSURGENTS IN GUN BATTLE AT THE FRONTIER TOWN OF DUGURI ; 5 MACHINE GUNS, 18 RIFLES AND 25 HAND GRENADES SEIZED…2 SOLDIERS KILLED, 5 INJURED

Nigerian Special Forces commandos undertake confidence-building foot patrols in the far northeastern district of Baga. DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS NIGERIA (Press Release) 27 June, 2014 In a separate encounter around Duguri near Nigerian–Nigerien border, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force stormed … Continue reading

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POLICE ANTI-BOMB SQUAD AVERT BLOODBATH AT KANO; DEFUSE 13 HIGH CALIBRE IEDs IN A RICKETY CAR

A Streit Cougar APC of the Police Mobile Force VANGUARD June 28, 2014 The Police in Kano State said it had discovered 13 high calibre Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, at Sauna-Fafunga in Dakata area of Kano metropolis. The Commissioner of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS PICTURED IN STREIT SPARTAN MK.III APCs; VEHICLES ARE NEW TO THE INVENTORY

Nigerian troops fighting in the Northeast have now been photographed in recently delivered Streit Spartan Mk.III APCs. These APCs are new to the inventory as the Nigerian Army had never operated any Streit APC types before now, something which used … Continue reading

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A MIX-UP OVER U.S. MILITARY AID TO NIGERIA TO HUNT BOKO HARAM

Colonel(rtd) Sambo Dasuki, Nigeria’s National Security Adviser ROLL CALL By Tim Starks June 9, 2014 When House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce recently suggested waiving a human rights law to provide more military aid to Nigeria in its fight against … Continue reading

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DIKWA LOCAL COUNCIL BOSS DEBUNKS BBC REPORT ON PURPORTED ATTACK

President Goodluck Jonathan DAILY INDEPENDENT 11 June, 2014 The Caretaker Chairman of Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, Ali Modu Gana, has expressed disappointment with the media report credited to British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) morning, Hausa service program, on … Continue reading

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OPERATIONAL IMAGERY: NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS SPOTTED IN MAIDUGURI IN THE SHADE OF A NEW CHINESE-BUILT CS/VP3 BIGFOOT MRAP

Nigerian Army troops and Nigerian Navy ratings and their operational vehicles pictured in the background. A Landcruiser truck painted in desert camouflage is parked behind a black-coloured Ford Ranger truck. Looming large in the horizon is what is easily the … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE JETS ATTACK SUSPECTED INSURGENT CAMPS IN BAUCHI

A triad of Nigerian Air Force L39 Albatros advanced trainer/light attack jets fly past in tight formation DAILY TRUST 23 May, 2014 by Ahmed Mohammed, Bauchi Fighter jets have begun conducting raids on camps set up by suspected Boko Haram … Continue reading

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DEATH TOLL FROM JOS SUICIDE BOMB ATTACKS RISES TO 118 ; CASUALTY FIGURES EXPECTED TO RISE

ABUJA, May 20 (Xinhua) Death toll of the twin blast on a busy market road in Nigeria’s central city of Jos on Tuesday rose to 118, after casualty figures were further collated from various health facilities, an official told reporters … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS PICTURED ON NIGHT PATROL IN NEW AND HITHERTO UNSEEN CHINESE-BUILT CS/VP3 MINE RESISTANT AMBUSH PROTECTED VEHICLE

(screenshots processed by BHARAT, a BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER) THE FOLLOWING QUOTE REFERS “The CS-VP3 had already won contracts from two African nations since its production in 2012.” http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20131107000120&cid=1101 END On the strength of the foregoing and given the video evidence below, … Continue reading

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NYANYA BOMBINGS: AMINU OGWUCHE, SUSPECTED MASTERMIND CAUGHT IN SUDAN

Storm troopers of the State Security Service keep a lid on proceedings in a conflict-ridden part of the federation NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 14 May, 2014 The International Police (Interpol) has arrested one of the two suspected masterminds of Nyanya … Continue reading

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