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MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE TROOPS KILL 53 INSURGENTS IN GUN BATTLE AT THE FRONTIER TOWN OF DUGURI ; 5 MACHINE GUNS, 18 RIFLES AND 25 HAND GRENADES SEIZED…2 SOLDIERS KILLED, 5 INJURED

Nigerian Special Forces commandos undertake confidence-building foot patrols in the far northeastern district of Baga. DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS NIGERIA (Press Release) 27 June, 2014 In a separate encounter around Duguri near Nigerian–Nigerien border, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force stormed … Continue reading

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POLICE ANTI-BOMB SQUAD AVERT BLOODBATH AT KANO; DEFUSE 13 HIGH CALIBRE IEDs IN A RICKETY CAR

A Streit Cougar APC of the Police Mobile Force VANGUARD June 28, 2014 The Police in Kano State said it had discovered 13 high calibre Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, at Sauna-Fafunga in Dakata area of Kano metropolis. The Commissioner of … Continue reading

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A MIX-UP OVER U.S. MILITARY AID TO NIGERIA TO HUNT BOKO HARAM

Colonel(rtd) Sambo Dasuki, Nigeria’s National Security Adviser ROLL CALL By Tim Starks June 9, 2014 When House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce recently suggested waiving a human rights law to provide more military aid to Nigeria in its fight against … Continue reading

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DIKWA LOCAL COUNCIL BOSS DEBUNKS BBC REPORT ON PURPORTED ATTACK

President Goodluck Jonathan DAILY INDEPENDENT 11 June, 2014 The Caretaker Chairman of Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, Ali Modu Gana, has expressed disappointment with the media report credited to British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) morning, Hausa service program, on … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY, CHINESE PLA NAVY CONDUCT JOINT SEA TRAINING EXERCISE IN LAGOS

Nigerian Navy and Chinese PLA Navy officers on the foredeck of the Type 054 frigate Chinese PLA Navy personnel and a Harbin Z-9 helicopter in the background

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NIGERIAN NAVY, CHINESE PLA NAVY SET FOR 4-DAY JOINT TRAINING EXERCISE

Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade and senior Chinese PLA Navy officers in Lagos PHOTO CREDIT: CHANNELS TELEVISION Posted by: CHANNELS TELEVISION May 24, 2014 The Nigerian Navy and the Chinese Navy have signed an agreement … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE JETS ATTACK SUSPECTED INSURGENT CAMPS IN BAUCHI

A triad of Nigerian Air Force L39 Albatros advanced trainer/light attack jets fly past in tight formation DAILY TRUST 23 May, 2014 by Ahmed Mohammed, Bauchi Fighter jets have begun conducting raids on camps set up by suspected Boko Haram … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY ACQUIRE 8 NEW SHIPS…INCLUDES FIVE K47 PATROL CRAFT UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN THE NETHERLANDS; NNS OKPABANA TO DEPART FOR NIGERIA Q3 2014

The NNS Thunder F90 is a sister ship to the NNS Okpabana NATIONAL MIRROR by UBONG UKPONG May 22, 2014 The Nigerian Navy yesterday, said that it has acquired additional eight ships in its fleet, to boost its capacity to … Continue reading

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DEATH TOLL FROM JOS SUICIDE BOMB ATTACKS RISES TO 118 ; CASUALTY FIGURES EXPECTED TO RISE

ABUJA, May 20 (Xinhua) Death toll of the twin blast on a busy market road in Nigeria’s central city of Jos on Tuesday rose to 118, after casualty figures were further collated from various health facilities, an official told reporters … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY CREW ON NNS BENIN, NNS IKOT ABASI ENGAGE PIRATES IN GUN BATTLE ; 2 PIRATES KILLED, 6 OTHERS ARRESTED….FOREIGN-OWNED VESSEL AND CREW RELEASED

A Nigerian Navy seaman mans a 20mm cannon onboard a naval vessel INFORMATION NIGERIA 18 May, 2014 Nigerian Navy (NN) personnel drawn from Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Benin and NNS Ikot-Abasi, have rescued a distressed oil tanker, MT SP Brussels … Continue reading

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