Tag Archives: PEACE KEEPING

NIGERIA, SERBIA TO PARTNER ON DEFENCE INDUSTRIES

  ABUJA, Nov. 1 (Xinhua)   Nigeria and Serbia are to partner in developing the Defense Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), Nigeria’s Minister of Defense Bello Mohammed said here on Monday. Mohammed said this when he received the Serbian Ambassador … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY SEIZES SHIP WITH 5,000 TONNES OF STOLEN OIL

(AFP) YENAGOA, Nigeria Nigeria’s military said Monday it has seized a ship laden with 5,000 tonnes of stolen oil and 30 barges amid rising cases of crude theft in one of the world’s main oil producing regions. The spokesman of … Continue reading

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BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG (2010)TEMPLATE FOR A “PLATEAU PEACE AND SECURITY INITIATIVE”

  This template has been teed up in response to a question posed by a reader, Hussein, in the post titled “CHRONICLE OF NIGERIAN MILITARY ENGAGEMENTS: 1959-2001″.   Scratching my head and looking back over eighteen months later, this still … Continue reading

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TAFIDA COMMENDS NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES FOR PEACEKEEPING, SECURITY ROLES

  London, Oct. 15, 2011 (NAN)   Dr Dalhatu Tafida, the Nigerian High Commissioner to UK, has commended the role of the Nigerian Armed Forces in international peacekeeping operations and in ensuring internal peace of the country.   Tafida gave the … Continue reading

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GOVERNMENT TO PURCHASE EQUIPMENT FOR THE GHANA ARMED FORCES

Government is procuring six new ships from Germany and China to boost the capacity of the Ghana Navy. In addition, the Ghana Air Force was also expecting two transport aircraft, two surveillance aircraft and four helicopters to enhance its operations. … Continue reading

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ARMY OKAYS OPERATIONAL UNIT FOR EKITI STATE

Lt General OA Ihejirika, Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army THIS DAY 11 Aug 2011 By Chuks Okocha A unit of the Nigerian Army will soon be sited in Ekiti State, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.  General Onyeabo … Continue reading

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NIMASA,IMB DISAGREE OVER PIRACY REPORTS

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos in Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats. DAILY INDEPENDENT Andrew Airahuobhor, Correspondent The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) still see as mischievous, reports by International Maritime Bureau (IMB) listing the country as piracy prone … Continue reading

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