Tag Archives: DEFENCE AND SECURITY

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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ALPHA JET ENGINE MAINTENANCE AT THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE’S AERONAUTICAL ENGR AND TECHNICAL SERVICES LTD

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh(2nd left)inspects Alpha Jet engines diligently maintained at the AETSL by NAF engineers and technicians

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PRESIDENT JONATHAN OF NIGERIA TO MEET WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA OF THE USA NEXT MONTH

USA-NIGERIA SOLIDARITY ABUJA, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and U.S. President Barack Obama will meet in Washington DC on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in September in New York, a visiting U.S. official said Wednesday in … Continue reading

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EID-EL-FITR: NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS BEEF UP SECURITY, DEPLOY 30,000 PERSONNEL TO SECURE MOSQUES, PRAYER GROUNDS, FLASHPOINTS AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps’s Armed Squad PHOTO CREDIT: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA LEADERSHIP August 7, 2013 Ahead of Eid-el-Fitr celebrations which marks the end of Ramadan, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) has … Continue reading

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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‚Äôs troops from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). MINUSMA … Continue reading

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GUNMEN KILL 28 IN LANGTANG SOUTH…LOSE 20 IN GUNFIGHT WITH SPECIAL TASK FORCE PERSONNEL; MANY ASSAILANTS ARRESTED, WEAPONS SEIZED

Red berets of the Nigeria Police Counter Terrorism Unit and soldiers on Special Task Force duty, escort vulnerable worshippers through a flashpoint area of Jos NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA June 28, 2013 Forty-eight people have been killed in violence in … Continue reading

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‘SPECIAL TASK FORCE – OP SAFE HAVEN’ COMMISSION 25 REHABILITATED SOLAR POWERED BOREHOLES FOR CRISIS RIDDEN COMMUNITIES ON THE JOS PLATEAU

R-L Commander Special Task Force – OP SAFE HAVEN, Major General Henry Ayoola and Governor Jonah David Jang of Plateau State (holding aloft a handbill) at the launch of STF emergency telephone numbers and common prayers in Jos. PHOTO CREDIT: … 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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