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US WEIGHS RESPONSE AS EXTREMIST GROUP EXPANDS REACH ACROSS NIGERIA

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria By John Vandiver Stars and Stripes Published: January 29, 2012 STUTTGART, Germany A series of high-profile attacks in Nigeria in recent weeks that claimed scores of lives appear to be focused on fueling instability and … Continue reading

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PROCUREMENT NEWS: NIGERIA EXPECTING ULTRAMODERN OSHKOSH SANDCAT MINE-PROTECTED LIGHT PATROL VEHICLES(M-LPV)

Oshkosh Sandcat M-LPVs EXCERPTS: http://www.oshkoshdefense.com/news/347/oshkosh-defense-introduces-sandcat-tactical-protector-vehicle-in-latin-america-at-laad-2011- The SandCat TPV, part of Oshkosh’s light-payload vehicle portfolio, offers a protected, highly maneuverable vehicle for use in law enforcement, border patrol and security operations, among others. “The SandCat TPV can provide security forces with … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM VOWS TO FIGHT UNTIL NIGERIA ESTABLISHES SHARIA LAW – GUARDIAN(UK)

Imam Abubakar Mohammed Shekau, Boko Haram leader Exclusive: Spokesman for Islamist group says it will not stop deadly attacks until country is ruled according to dictates of Allah http://m.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jan/27/boko-haram-nigeria-sharia-law?cat=world&type=article HIGHLIGHTS * Will not negotiate until they bring the FG to … Continue reading

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BEWARE OF BOKO HARAM APOLOGISTS !

Boko Haram militants, screenshot from a 2010 video VANGUARD January 26, 2012 Viewpoint The deliberately deceptive theories of IshaqKawu and Hakeem Baba-Ahmed WHILE the killings of Southerners, Yorubas and Northern Christians continue unabated in the North, there is a recognizable … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: TEN KILLED IN BAUCHI ONSLAUGHT..INCLUDING ASST.SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE, SOLDIER

Saxon APC of the MOPOL 10 Squadron on the move in Bauchi, NE Nigeria VANGUARD January 22, 2012 Gunmen overnight raided a town in Bauchi state and killed at least ten people, a traditional leader said Sunday. “We are going … Continue reading

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ESCAPED BOKO HARAM SUSPECT: PRESIDENCY SHOPS FOR NEW IGP

•2 DIGs on the card •Police declare suspect wanted, place N50mon him •Senate orders probe of suspect’s escape NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Written by Our Reporters Friday, 20 January 2012 AS the 24-hour ultimatum given to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), … Continue reading

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THE BUTCHERS OF NIGERIA – WOLE SOYINKA(NEWSWEEK ARTICLE)

Professor Wole Soyinka NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE Jan 16, 2012 http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/01/15/wole-soyinka-on-nigeria-s-anti-christian-terror-sect-boko-haram.html How a corrupt nation bred Boko Haram, the Islamic sect terrorizing the country’s Christians. Over the past year, Nigeria ’s homegrown terror group Boko Haram has escalated its deadly attacks against … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM INFILTRATES CAMEROON (FLEE NIGERIAN JSTF ONSLAUGHT)

Boko Haram infiltrates Cameroon Written By: admin January 11, 2012 CAMEROONONLINE.ORG http://www.cameroononline.org/2012/01/11/boko-haram-infiltrates-cameroon/ The Nigerian Islamic sect, Boko Haram, which has been wrecking havoc in West African country, is reported to have infiltrated northern Cameroon. The militants are said to have … Continue reading

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NIGERIA’S DESCENT INTO HOLY WAR – TELEGRAPH(UK)

Nigeria’s descent into holy war TELEGRAPH(UK) By Colin Freeman , Maiduguri 07/01/2012 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/nigeria/8999758/Nigerias-descent-into-holy-war.html A wave of terrorist violence across Nigeria has raised fears of an alliance between the Islamist Boko Haram movement and al-Qaeda’s franchise in the Sahara. Colin Freeman … Continue reading

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