Tag Archives: COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS

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 NAVY, CHINESE PLA NAVY SET FOR 4-DAY JOINT TRAINING EXERCISE

Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade and senior Chinese PLA Navy officers in Lagos PHOTO CREDIT: CHANNELS TELEVISION Posted by: CHANNELS TELEVISION May 24, 2014 The Nigerian Navy and the Chinese Navy have signed an agreement … Continue reading

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