Tag Archives: MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY

NIGERIAN NAVY TO TAKE OVER ASSETS OF PICOMSS; FIVE RADAR STATIONS OF THE INTEGRATED COASTAL MARITIME RADAR SURVEIILANCE SYSTEM (COMARASS) TO BE FORMALLY TAKEN OVER

NNS Thunder F90 sails into Nigerian waters from the USA, January 2012 BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 26 January, 2013 The Nigerian Navy has inaugurated a 4-man committee for the takeover of the assets of the Presidential Implementation Committee on Maritime Safety and … Continue reading

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RELATIVES OF 83 NIGERIAN SOLDIERS KILLED IN COUNTERINSURGENCY, PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS COMPENSATED

Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Petinrin addresses JSTF troops in Maiduguri, NE Nigeria PAN AFRICAN NEWS AGENCY Abuja, Nigeria 3/10/2012 Eighty three relations of the Nigerian military personnel killed in active duty while serving in peacekeeping operations in … Continue reading

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NIGERIA-U.S PARTNERSHIP FOR REGIONAL SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA (I)

US-Nigeria solidarity LEADERSHIP BY ONYEABO CHUKWUKEME 1 OCTOBER 2012 OPINION The end of the Cold War in the late 80s, the information technology revolution and globalization that followed saw a paradigm shift in the general concept of security. The notion … Continue reading

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AGUSTA A109e POWER HELICOPTER OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY AIR ARM IN SEARCH AND RESCUE MODE

Agusta A109e Power of the Nigerian Navy Air Arm

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NNS THUNDER F90

NNS Thunder F90 sails into Nigerian waters from the USA, January 2012

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BRAZILIAN NAVY OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL SAILS IN TODAY; TO CONDUCT JOINT MARITIME EXERCISE WITH CAT CLASS LOGISTICS/PATROL SHIP ‘NNS NWAMBA’ AND A SHALDAG FAST PATROL CRAFT

A 24 metre Shaldag Mk.II FPC of the Nigerian Navy in 2010 THE NATION 4 September, 2012 Barely a week after a United States Naval ship, HSV 2 SWIFT visited its Nigerian counterpart for a joint training, the Brazilian Navy … Continue reading

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TERRORISM/PIRACY/BUNKERING: NIGERIAN NAVY TRAINING COMMAND REVIEWING CURRICULUM; E-LEARNING AND SIMULATION CENTRE OPERATIONAL

THE NATION 4 September, 2012 TO order to surmount security challenges, Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC) is reviewing its curriculum. The Flag Officer Commanding, (FOC), NAVTRAC, Rear-Admiral Azubike Ajuonu, said the review is to enhance the navy’s capacity to function maximally … Continue reading

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ECOWAS SENIOR MISSION LEADERS COURSE(ESMLC-3)10-DAY TRAINING SESSION COMMENCES AT THE NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE, ABUJA

Nigerian ECOMIL peacekeepers enter Monrovia to a hero’s wecome AUGUST 2003 Joy as Nigerian peacekeepers arrive DAILY TRUST Written by Misbahu Bashir Tuesday, 04 September 2012 Experts in peace support operations from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) … Continue reading

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JTF – OP PULO SHIELD(NIGER DELTA) TROOPS DESTROY 2,000 ILLEGAL REFINING UNITS, BOATS IN 7-HOUR RAID..3 PERSONS ARRESTED, AMMO SEIZED

Seized bunkering vessel(aka ‘Cotonou boat’) used for conveying barrels by oil racketeers VANGUARD Warri 3 September, 2012 SOLDIERS from 3 Battalion, Effurun Barracks, near Warri, Delta State, weekend, destroyed no fewer than 2,000 unlawful refineries and refined products in the … Continue reading

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BLOG EXCLUSIVE: ECOMOG AIR OPERATIONS(II) -SPOTLIGHT ON THE PHASES AND STATISTICS OF ‘OPERATION LIBERTY (1990-97)’ AND ‘OPERATION SANDSTORM(1997-98)’

A Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet deployed for ECOMOG operations at the Lungi Airport,Sierra Leone 1999 SOURCE: Board of Officers to Assess the Nigerian Air Force Participation in “OPERATION LIBERTY” and “OPERATION SANDSTORM” (reviewed 19 Feb. 2001-Feb. 2002) excerpted by … Continue reading

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