Tag Archives: NIGERIAN AIR FORCE

FEAR OF BOKO HARAM RECRUITMENT IN CAMEROON; TRAINING BASE IN THE MOUNTAINS IN NIGERIA INDICATED

Cameroon and Nigeria: inextricably linked NEXTDOOR neighbours MAROUA, 16 April 2014 (IRIN) Nigeria’s extremist Islamist group Boko Haram are believed to be actively recruiting fighters across the border in Cameroon’s Far North Region, according to residents and local government officials. … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE SUPER PUMA HELICOPTER (NAF 565)

This long-term stored Super Puma, initially withdrawn from service in 1997, was refurbished and upgraded alongside NAF 567 by Eurocopter (Romania) and reintroduced into service in March 2012. At the time in March 2012 when they were reinducted into service, … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN TROOPS RECOVER WEAPONS, RUSTLED LIVESTOCK IN BATTLES AGAINST MILITIA

PM NEWS 13-4-2014 Nigeria’s military authorities said on Sunday that their assaults on camps of armed militiamen in Kaduna and Plateau States have led to the recovery of arms and some stolen livestock. In a statement issued by Nigeria Defence … Continue reading

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NYANYA SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK : AT LEAST 71 KILLED, 124 INJURED IN NIGERIA BLASTS

PHOTO CREDIT: XINHUA/NIU XIAOXI ABUJA, April 14 (Xinhua) At least 71 people were killed and 124 others sustained injuries in the morning explosion which rocked a large motor park in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja, Nigerian emergency authority and police said … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS IN PICTURES

Nigerian soldiers deployed on counterinsurgency operations in Maiduguri pictured in a Panhard VBL M11 armoured vehicle. A Nigerian soldier on foot patrol in a frontline neighbourhood. A Vickers Mk.3 Eagle tank on the streets of Maiduguri.

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FG OKAY ACQUISITION OF NEW FIGHTER AIRCRAFT, HELICOPTERS FOR THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, UPGRADES OF IN-SERVICE AIRFRAMES ; NEW AIRCRAFT TO BE SHOWCASED SOON

A NAF Alpha Jet pilot prepares for an air recce/border patrol sortie NIGERIAN EYE 8 April, 2014 The Federal Government has granted approval to the Nigerian Air Force to acquire more fighter jets and helicopters in the ongoing campaign against … Continue reading

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ANALYSTS: NIGERIA’S BOKO HARAM FUNDING VAST, VARIED

Colonel (rtd) Sambo Dasuki, Nigeria’s National Security Adviser VOICE OF AMERICA 20 March, 2014 In one of the poorest regions of the world, Nigerian insurgents fight with advanced weaponry and disappear into the shadows after massive attacks. Security analysts say … Continue reading

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ARE NIGERIA’S NEIGHBORS SAFE HAVENS FOR BOKO HARAM?

Cameroon and Nigeria: inextricably linked NEXTDOOR neighbours VOICE OF AMERICA 25 March, 2014 Anne Look / Moki Edwin Kindzeka As the Nigerian military battles Boko Haram in the northeast, its government said militants are finding safe havens in neighboring countries … Continue reading

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HAVE THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE TAKEN DELIVERY OF NEW ALX SUPER TUCANO GROUND ATTACK AIRCRAFT FOR COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS ??

BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 31 March, 2014 Reliable reports reaching Beegeagle’s Blog indicate that the Nigerian Air Force may have received a major boost to its counterinsurgency operational capabilities with the delivery last week of an unknown number of the highly rated … Continue reading

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CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF VISIT FRONTLINE TROOPS IN N.E NIGERIA

Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minimah (middle) and Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu commiserate with an injured soldier at the Maimalari Cantonment Military Hospital, Maiduguri. 20 March, 2014. PHOTO CREDIT: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA

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