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THE ECOMOG YEARS: NIGERIAN TROOPS IN LIBERIA (PHOTO CREDIT: CORBIS/PATRICK ROBERT)

Major General Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro, pioneer Nigerian Field Commander of ECOMOG who was famous for his effective blood-and-thunder style, which turned back the rebels when they were already within one mile of State House, and pushed them out of Monrovia, … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY ARSENAL AS OF 2009

ACSVs/IFVs/APCs 4K7FA G127 (Tracked armoured personnel carrier) 300 BTR-60 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)  6 BTR-70 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier) 18 BTR-3 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier0 47 COBRA (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier/IFV)  193 EE-11 URUTU (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)  5 M3 … Continue reading

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