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NIGERIAN ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND, U.S. AFRICOM IN WORKSHOP ON COUNTERTERRORISM/COUNTERINSURGENCY; NIGERIA COMMIT TO ASYMMETRIC WARFARE TRAINING

Nigerian Army Special Operations Forces PHOTO CREDIT: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA THISDAY 19 January, 2014 The Nigerian Army, in a bid to transform into a force better able to tackle the contemporary security challenges, has declared its commitment towards sustained … Continue reading

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NIGERIA HAS GREAT CAPABILITY TO FIGHT TERRORISM – U.S AFRICOM COMMANDER; U.S HELPING WITH REBUILDING MILITARY AIRLIFT CAPACITY, MARITIME SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE FUSION

NNS Thunder F90 sails into Nigerian waters from the USA, January 2012 NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Sun, 03/02/2013 Gen. Carter Ham, Commander,U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) says Nigeria has the capability to fight the war against Boko Haram terrorism. Ham said … Continue reading

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U.S ARMY TO TRAIN AFRICAN FORCES IN COUNTER-TERRORISM

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham CBS NEWS December 24, 2012 WASHINGTON A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year,part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries … Continue reading

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US, FRANCE PRESSURE ALGERIA ON MALI

Mali rebel mans a truck-mounted anti-aircraft weapon 28/10 PARIS (AFP) France and the United States are on a diplomatic offensive to secure vital Algerian backing for a military intervention in Mali, where Islamist militia are tightening their grip on the … Continue reading

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NIGERIA-U.S PARTNERSHIP FOR REGIONAL SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA (I)

US-Nigeria solidarity LEADERSHIP BY ONYEABO CHUKWUKEME 1 OCTOBER 2012 OPINION The end of the Cold War in the late 80s, the information technology revolution and globalization that followed saw a paradigm shift in the general concept of security. The notion … Continue reading

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U.S AFRICA COMMAND DENIES PLANS TO ESTABLISH MILITARY BASE IN BOTSWANA

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham GABORONE, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) Visiting Commander of the United States Africa Command (U.S. AFRICOM) Carter Ham denied on Thursday plans to build a military base in Botswana. Ham announced this when responding to … Continue reading

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KENYA DENY HOSTING U.S. SPY PLANE OPERATIONS; U.S RETAIN 120 TROOPS AT MANDA BAY NAVAL BASE TO FIGHT AL-SHABAAB MILITANTS, PIRATES

VOICE OF AMERICA (15 Jun) NAIROBI Kenyan military officials have denied the United States is using Kenyan territory or airspace to conduct regional surveillance missions, as mentioned in a Washington Post newspaper report describing expanding U.S. intelligence operations across Africa. … Continue reading

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BLOG EXCLUSIVE: NIGERIAN NAVY PUT IN A FORMAL REQUEST FOR ANOTHER HAMILTON-CLASS SHIP, USCGC JARVIS (WHEC 725)

USCGC JARVIS WHEC 725 WPB 110 feet Island Class Cutter:Our source advised that the Nigerian Navy steer clear of these ones Beegeagle’s Blog, on account of revelations made available through impeccable back channel communication, can authoritatively reveal that the Nigerian … Continue reading

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U.S EXPANDING NETWORK OF SECRET SPY BASES, AERIAL SURVEILLANCE ACROSS AFRICA..BURKINA FASO, MAURITANIA, KENYA, ETHIOPIA, UGANDA ‘NETWORKED’

RADIO NETHERLANDS 15 June, 2012 The United States military is expanding a secret network of air bases across Africa in order to spy on Al-Qaeda and other militant groups, the Washington Post reported. The surveillance is carried out by small, … Continue reading

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U.S-NIGERIA BINATIONAL COMMISSION CONFAB: U.S. TO WORK WITH NIGERIAN ARMY TO TACKLE ISLAMIST GROUP..CT-COIN SUPPORT IN THE LOOP

An Otokar Cobra APC of the Army’s 3 Brigade on urban counterinsurgency+counterterrorism patrols AFP Jun 5, 2012 WASHINGTON The United States plans to work with the Nigerian Army to help it combat the threat of the Islamist group Boko Haram, … Continue reading

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