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JSTF KILL 4 TERRORISTS IN GUN BATTLE, ARREST 4 SUSPECTS FOLLOWING A DAWN MILITARY RAID..RECOVER 3 AK47 RIFLES AND AMMO

JSTF soldier(r)and cop on urban combat and house clearing operations at Damaturu, NE Nigeria June 2012 DAMATURU, Nigeria Nov. 6 (Xinhua) Nigerian security troops on Tuesday said they killed four Boko Haram members in their hideout after a raid in … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE DEPLOYS SENIOR OFFICERS

Mi-35P with 30mms cannon on the starboard side(above) and Mi-24V with nose+mounted 23mm cannons DAILY TRUST Written by Misbahu Bashir Wednesday, 07 November 2012 The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh has approved the deployment of top … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE PROMOTE 129 SENIOR OFFICERS

NAF 465 – One of four recently-refurbished and upgraded Alpha Jet airframes NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA NOVEMBER 2, 2012 The Nigerian Air Force on Friday released the promotion of 129 senior officers. This was contained in a statement signed by … Continue reading

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GUNMEN KILL TWO SOLDIERS IN BAUCHI

Boko Haram militants pose in front of satellite imagery of Bauchi, NE Nigeria DAILY INDEPENDENT Wednesday, 07 November 2012 Unknown gunmen again on Monday night shot dead two soldiers at Azare,headquarters of Katagum Local Government area of Bauchi State. A … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY FAULTS AMNESTY ON JSTF’S ALLEGED EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS

An imposing 12.7mm HMG-armed Otokar Cobra APC on urban CT-COIN operations THE GUARDIAN 6 November, 2012 THE Nigerian Army on Tuesday faulted the Amnesty International report which accused the Joint Task Force (JTF) in the North East of extra-judicial murder … Continue reading

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NIGERIA SAYS BOKO HARAM BOOSTING TIES WITH OUTSIDE GROUPS

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser (AFP) ABUJA 5-11-2012 Nigeria’s national security adviser warned on Monday that the country’s Boko Haram Islamists were increasing ties with other African extremist groups. “Of immediate concern to us today is the increasing cooperation between … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM HAS KILLED 3,000 SO FAR, DESTROYING NORTHERN ECONOMY – CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF

COAS Nigerian Army, Lt Gen Onyeabo Azubuike Ihejirika discusses CTCOIN matters with COAS Pakistan Army, General Ashfaq Kayani at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, Pakistan LEADERSHIP Tue, 06/11/2012 The Chief of Army Staff (COAS),Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika, yesterday, disclosed that the … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: WE WON’T NEGOTIATE UNDER PRECONDITIONS – FG

VANGUARD 5 November 2012 Lagos The Federal Government said, yesterday, that it will not negotiate with Islamic sect, Boko Haram under conditions, even as mixed reactions have trailed the declaration by the sect of its readiness for dialogue to end … Continue reading

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NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, PLATEAU STATE COMMAND, GRADUATE 338 OFFICERS FROM ‘ARMED SQUAD’ TRAINING PROGRAMME

Combative troopers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ‘Armed Squad’ DAILY TRUST Jos Thursday, 01 November 2012 The National Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), the Plateau State Command, yesterday graduated batch three of its armed squads after … Continue reading

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14 KIDNAPPERS KILLED IN GUN BATTLE WITH SECURITY FORCES IN THE NIGER DELTA; 6 AK47 RIFLES, AMMO RECOVERED

Nigerian defence and security forces 03/11 by Joel Olatunde Agoi LAGOS (AFP) Nigerian security forces stormed the hideout of the kidnappers of a Turkish national in oil-rich Rivers State and killed 14 of them in a shootout, police said Saturday. … Continue reading

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