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SPECIAL TASK FORCE (OPERATION SAFE HAVEN) DISPEL RUMOURS OF PLANNED ATTACKS IN PLATEAU STATE

An Army Cobra APC and a MOPOL Ford Ranger truck of the STF on the increasingly-stabilized Jos Plateau DAILY INDEPENDENT 7 August, 2013 The Special Military Task Force(Operation Safe Haven) in charge of internal security in Jos and its environs … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY OPERATIONAL IMAGERY : SENIOR COMMANDERS IN FOCUS

L-R: Commander, Special Task Force – OP SAFE HAVEN Major General Henry Ayoola and the General Officer Commanding, 3 Armoured Division, Major General Ebibowei Awala at a training event in Jos PHOTO CREDIT: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA

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ANTI-KIDNAPPING SQUAD OF THE SPECIAL TASK FORCE RESCUE 8 HOSTAGES, ARREST 3 SUSPECTS

Red berets of the Nigeria Police Counter Terrorism Unit and soldiers on Special Task Force duty, escort vulnerable worshippers through a flashpoint area of Jos NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA July 14, 2013 Jos The Special Task Force (STF) Anti- Kidnapping … Continue reading

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SPECIAL TASK FORCE (OPERATION SAFE HAVEN) DISLODGE MILITANTS FROM HIDEOUT IN PLATEAU STATE, AVERT ANOTHER BLOODBATH

A Panhard VBL M11 of the Special Task Force – OP SAFE HAVEN(Jos Plateau) at the Terminus area of Jos VOICE OF NIGERIA 24 June, 2013 Men of the Special Task Force (STF) on Friday battled with insurgents,who were planning … Continue reading

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JOS PLATEAU: SPECIAL TASK FORCE (OP SAFE HAVEN) THWART ATTACKS ON PERSONNEL; KILL 3 GUNMEN IN FIREFIGHT, ARREST 2…WEAPONS RECOVERED

A Panhard VBL M11 of the Special Task Force – OP SAFE HAVEN(Jos Plateau) at the Terminus area of Jos DAILY TRUST Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 Three persons were killed when gunmen yesterday attacked personnel of the Special … Continue reading

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CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF CALLS FOR MANPOWER STRENGTH TO BE INCREASED FROM 100,000 TO 150, 000 SOLDIERS; MORE BATTALIONS TO BE ESTABLISHED IN YOBE STATE, KAFANCHAN AND IN N.E TOWNS OF AZARE, MUBI..MOUNTAIN DETACHMENT AT SERTI TO BE UPGRADED TO BATTALION

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen Onyeabo Ihejirika addresses Mali-bound Nigerian soldiers NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Written by Chris Agbambu Abuja Tuesday, 16 April 2013 CHIEF of Army Staff, Lt. General Onyeabo Azubuike Ihejirika, on Monday said the Nigerian Army strength of just … Continue reading

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SPECIAL TASK FORCE – OP SAFE HAVEN(JOS PLATEAU) AVERT ANOTHER BLOODY ATTACK

A Panhard VBL M11 of the Special Task Force – OP SAFE HAVEN(Jos Plateau) at the Terminus area of Jos THISDAY 31 March, 2013 The management committee chairman of Barkin Ladi Local Government Council of Plateau State, Hon. Emmanuel Loman, … Continue reading

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JOS PLATEAU: SPECIAL TASK FORCE TROOPS KILL TWO GUNMEN, ARREST FOUR OTHERS AND RECOVER 3 AK47 RIFLES IN GUNFIGHT FOLLOWING THE KILLING OF 3 VILLAGERS BY BRIGANDS

An Army Cobra APC and a MOPOL Ford Ranger truck of the STF on the conflict-ridden Jos Plateau CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS 11 February, 2013 No fewer than five people were killed early Monday morning as unknown gunmen attacked farmers in … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS GETS NEW COMMANDER

Nigerian Army Engineers equipment THE GUARDIAN Saturday 9 February, 2013 THE Nigerian Army Engineers (NAE), last week, witnessed a change of command as new Corps Commander, Major General Funsho Owonibi took over from the former commander, Major General Adebayo Olaniyi. … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY: SHADES OF DESERT CAMOUFLAGE IN FOCUS

Nigerian UNAMID troops in Darfur, Sudan The first pattern of desert camouflage used by the Nigerian Army, it was first used for AMIS operations in The Sudan. During the July 2009 uprising by Boko Haram which was put down by … Continue reading

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