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4,000 NIGERIA POLICE PERSONNEL SERVING IN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS WORLDWIDE ; 450 COPS DEPART FOR LIBERIA AND SIERRA LEONE

An operative of the Police Counter Terrorist Unit stands in front of a Landcruiser truck NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 31 DECEMBER, 2013 THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Abubakar, said on Tuesday that more than 4,000 police officers were … Continue reading

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NIGERIA’S CASUALTY FIGURE IN PEACEKEEPING, HIGHEST…17 FATALITIES RECORDED IN 2012; 4,736 NIGERIAN PEACEKEEPERS DEPLOYED ON UNITED NATIONS MISSIONS WORLDWIDE

Troops on pre-deployment training at the UN-certified Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Jaji THE GUARDIAN 29 May, 2013 NIGERIA had the largest number of casualties among international peacekeepers last year, according to the United Nations (UN), which honoured its peacekeepers Wednesday … Continue reading

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PEACEKEEPING MISSION: GHANA’S MAJOR GENERAL DELALI JOHNSON SAKYI ASSUMES DUTIES AS NEW UNMISS FORCE COMMANDER IN SOUTH SUDAN

GHANA BROADCASTING CORPORATION/GHANA NEWS AGENCY (compiled 17 January, 2013) Major General Delali Johnson Sakyi on Monday took his new appointment in Juba as the Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS. Major General Sakyi succeeds Major General … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICAN UNAMID PEACEKEEPERS ATTACKED IN DARFUR…HIT BY ‘WEAPONS NEVER USED BEFORE’

The earlier AMIS era: A Nigerian Army MT-LB multipurpose armoured vehicle with a rear-mounted dozer blade AFP 22 October, 2012 KHARTOUM A deadly attack on peacekeepers in Sudan involved weapons “never used before” and may have aimed to prevent them … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: FOUR NIGERIAN PEACEKEEPERS KILLED, EIGHT INJURED IN DARFUR AMBUSH

Nigerian UNAMID peacekeepers patrol in a Toyota Hilux and an Otokar Cobra APC in Darfur, Sudan KHARTOUM Oct 3 (Reuters) Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed and eight wounded in an ambush in Sudan’s western Darfur region, the international peacekeeper force … Continue reading

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UNAMID OPERATIONS : 115 NIGERIAN SOLDIERS OF 244 BATTALION(NIBATT 30) RETURN FROM DARFUR

Nigerian peacekeepers arrive Monrovia to a tumultous welcome DAILY TRUST Lagos Friday, 29 June 2012 One hundred and fifteen officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army yesterday arrived at Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos from a United Nations peacekeeping mission … Continue reading

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DARFUR TROOPS AIRLIFT DELAY NOT OUR FAULT • RESPONSIBILITY NOW TAKEN OVER BY U.N, ALL ENTITLEMENTS HAVE BEEN PAID – DHQ SPOKESMAN

Nigerian Army troops stand near their new SINOTRUK lorry DAILY TRUST Written by Misbahu Bashir Wednesday, 27 June 2012 The Defence Headquarters in Abuja yesterday said the failure to airlift Nigerian troops serving under the United Nations African Union Hybrid … Continue reading

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