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NIGERIAN ARMY UNMIL PEACEKEEPERS IN LIBERIA

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NIGERIAN UNMIL PEACEKEEPERS IN LIBERIA HONOURED BY THE UNITED NATIONS

Nigerian troops arrive to a tumultous welcome in Monrovia, signposting the return of peace Joy unspeakable for war-weary Liberians: the Eagles have landed VANGUARD October 29, 2012 Monrovia, Liberia The Acting Head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), … Continue reading

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NIGERIA HAS HELPED IN RESTORING PEACE TO LIBERIA – SIRLEAF

Nigerian UNMIL troops near an Otokar Cobra APC disarm a trigger-happy Liberian cop, Nov 2011 DAILY TRUST Written by Maryam Ahmadu-Suka Kaduna Monday, 10 September 2012 Liberia‚Äôs President Mrs Ellen Johson Sirleaf says Nigeria had helped in restoring peace and … Continue reading

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UNMIL PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS: 700 TROOPS OF 195 BATTALION READY FOR DEPLOYMENT TO LIBERIA, CONCLUDE 4-WEEK PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING

Nigerian UNMIL troops near an Otokar Cobra APC disarm a trigger-happy Liberian cop, Nov 2011 NATIONAL MIRROR 11/08/2012 About 700 officers and men of 195 Battalion, Nigerian Army, have been deployed in Liberia on peace keeping mission just as authorities … Continue reading

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“STAY AWAY FROM LIBERIAN WOMEN”, GOC TELLS PEACEKEEPERS AS 28 BATTALION TROOPS CONCLUDE PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING

Nigerian UNMIL troops near an Otokar Cobra APC disarm a trigger-happy Liberian cop, Nov 2011 DAILY TRUST Written by Maryam Ahmadu-Suka, Kaduna Tuesday, 19 June 2012 General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Armoured Division, Nigerian Army, Bauchi, Major General Jack O. … Continue reading

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UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN LIBERIA(UNMIL): NIGERIAN CONTINGENT

Nigerian UNMIL troops standing in front of an Otokar Cobra APC disarm a trigger-happy Liberian cop A Nigerian UNMIL soldier instructs a Liberian security officer during the November 7th, 2011 polls

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2ND LIBERIAN CIVIL WAR: THE ECOMIL INTERVENTION, AUGUST 2003

Nigerian ECOMIL troops arrive to a tumultous welcome in Monrovia, signposting the return of peace Joy unspeakable for war-weary Liberians: the Eagles have landed

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NIGERIAN ARMY: UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS

Nigerian peacekeepers care for the local population in Darfur, Sudan Nigerian UNMIL peacekeepers in Liberia 8 May, 2012

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NEW DISCOVERIES IN LIBERIA, SIERRA LEONE RAISE WEST AFRICA OIL HOPES

REUTERS Tuesday, February 21 By Alphonso Toweh and Simon Akam MONROVIA/FREETOWN Energy companies African Petroleum Corp and Anadarko said they struck oil off the coasts of Liberia and Sierra Leone, raising hopes for an energy bonanza in the war-scarred West … Continue reading

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LIBERIA: THE NIGERIAN TROOPS ARE NECESSARY

Nigerian ECOMOG soldier in Liberia during the First Liberian Civil War, 1990s THE NEW DAWN (LIBERIA) Tuesday, 20 Sept. 2011 Recent pronouncements made by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to bring in some Nigerian troops to beef up security ahead of … Continue reading

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