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OPERATION BOYONA : NEW 7 INFANTRY DIVISION ORDERED TO GET EVIDENCE OF SHEKAU’S KILLING

Nigerian soldiers in an Otokar Cobra APC stand ready to defend Muslim worshippers with a RPG and a GPMG during the August 2013 Eid festivities (PHOTO CREDIT: SUNDAY ALAMBA/AP) THISDAY 28 August, 2013 The new Nigerian Army Division (7 Div), … Continue reading

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6 MEMBERS OF BORNO VIGILANCE GROUP KILLED IN DAMASAK NEAR THE NIGER BORDER BY SUSPECTED TERRORISTS

LAGOS, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) A total of six young vigilantes were killed Monday night as gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram insurgents made a sneak attack in a northeastern Nigerian village, local media reported Tuesday. Four gunmen carried … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN SOLDIERS ON COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS IN NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

Battle-ready Nigerian Army troops inside an Otokar Cobra APC on urban counterinsurgency operations (PHOTO CREDIT: SUNDAY ALAMBA/AP)

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NIGERIAN ARMY NEEDS MORE FUNDS TO TACKLE SECURITY CHALLENGES, SAYS ARMY FINANCE CHIEF

NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 23 August, 2013 The Nigerian Army requires more funds if it is to effectively tackle security challenges, Maj.-Gen. Abdullahi Muraina, the Chief of Accounts and Budgets (CAB), has said. Muraina said in Jos on Friday that … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE TRAIN 47 OFFICERS AND MEN IN ADVANCED INTELLIGENCE GATHERING TO BOOST COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS

Tavor rifle-wielding ground troops of the Nigerian Air Force board a G222 plane enroute Niamey LEADERSHIP 25 August, 2013 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has trained 47 officers and men of the force,including 12 females, in various courses on advanced … Continue reading

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CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF ORDERS NIGERIAN SOLDIERS TO BE ALERT AT THEIR DUTY POSTS TO DETECT AND COUNTER TERRORISM

NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA August 23, 2013 The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, on Friday ordered soldiers to be alert at their duty post to detect and counter terrorism. Ihejirika gave the order at the closing ceremony … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: USA PLEDGE TO EXPAND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NIGERIAN MILITARY, SECURITY OPERATIVES

Nigerian Navy SBS commandos and a U.S Navy SEAL onboard a 1,041 ton logistics ship/patrol vessel LEADERSHIP August 22, 2013 In line with the promise it made last week that it will assist Nigeria to tackle the security challenge posed … Continue reading

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