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“NIGERIANS RIGHT TO BE WARY OF U.S. INTENTIONS” – CNN SPECIAL ; BEEGEAGLE BARES HIS MIND TO CNN ON U.S-NIGERIA DEFENSE COOPERATION

Colonel (rtd) Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser (CNN) 13 May, 2014 by Tolu Ogunlesi The Nigerian government is up against a wall. The inability to locate the more than 200 school girls abducted a month ago has embarrassed the government … Continue reading

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WE WON’T TAKE OVER THE NIGERIAN MILITARY, SAY UNITED STATES

THE NATION By Yusuf Alli Abuja May 9th, 2014 The United States has said that its assistance to rescue the 276 abducted girls is not designed to take over Nigerian military and security agencies. It also said its intervention in … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY PROVOST MARSHAL TOURS UNITED STATES ARMY MILITARY POLICE SCHOOL’S FACILILITIES

Sgt. 1st Class Brian Watts, military policeman, shows equipment used at a confinement facility to Major General Pat Akem (wearing the red beret). PHOTO CREDIT: Melissa Buckley/GUIDON GUIDON Thursday, 24 April 2014 Nigeria’s provost marshal general visited Fort Leonard Wood … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE QUICK RESPONSE FORCE VISIT U.S AIRFORCE CONTINGENCY RESPONSE GROUP AT RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, SHARE IDEAS

Nigerian air force Group Capt. Anthony J. A. Adagboyi, handles an M-4 carbine rifle while asking questions of Staff Sgt. Brandon Bendele, 435th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance instructor, during a visit to the 435th Contingency Response … Continue reading

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JONATHAN SEEKS U.S SUPPORT TO COMBAT BOKO HARAM, ILLEGAL BUNKERING; US AFRICOM COMMANDER REITERATES NEED FOR COOPERATION IN COUNTER TERRORISM, MARITIME AND BORDER SECURITY

President Goodluck Jonathan THISDAY 12 December, 2012 Muhammad Bello and Senator Iroegbu President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday reached out to the United States to assist Nigeria in tackling the spate of insurgency occasioned by the Boko Haram sect, and other security … Continue reading

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ECOWAS AND U.S SOLDIERS BEGIN JOINT TRAINING IN SENEGAL

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham DAKAR July 10 (Xinhua) About 1,000 soldiers from Senegal, Burkina Faso, Gambia and Guinea have began a joint military training with the U.S. soldiers in Thies district, about 80 km from Dakar, local … Continue reading

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US LAWMAKERS WANT NIGERIA’S BOKO HARAM ADDED TO TERRORIST LIST

General Carter F. Ham, Commander, United States Africa Command EURASIA REVIEW Written by: Jim Kouri April 5, 2012 SOURCE Two top GOP lawmakers urged US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to add the violent and deadly Nigerian terrorist group — … Continue reading

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