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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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NIGERIAN TROOPS ON UNITED NATIONS ASSIGNMENT

Nigerian UNMIL peacekeepers restrain a trigger-happy Liberian policeman Photo Credit: REUTERS NEWS AGENCY Nigerian troops at the first anniversary Memorial P’rade held in honour of victims of the August 2011 suicide bombing of the UN House at Abuja Photo Credit: … Continue reading

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FOREIGN MINISTER URGES BETTER RECOGNITION FOR NIGERIAN PEACEKEEPERS; SAYS NIGERIA HAS 6,000 PEACEKEEPERS ACROSS GLOBAL FLASHPOINTS, SPENT US$13 BILLION ON PEACEKEEPING SINCE 1960

Nigerian peacekeepers on pre-deployment training at the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Jaji THE GUARDIAN 15 January, 2013 GREATER recognition for Nigerian peacekeepers, who laid down their lives for global security and a safer subregion would spur Nigerian soldiers in their … Continue reading

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UN MISSION IN GABON MULLS FIGHT AGAINST PIRACY IN GULF OF GUINEA

TheNigerian Navy’s NNS Nwamba of the Joint Nigeria-Benin Anti-Piracy Task Group 11.1 in Cotonou LIBREVILLE, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) A UN mission is in the Gabonese capital Libreville to evaluate ways to fight against piracy in the oil-rich Gulf of Guinea, … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: UN HQTRS CAR BOMBING IN NIGERIA KILLS 18

Suspected Boko Haram militant in military custody By BASHIR ADIGUN, Associated Press ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) A car loaded with explosives crashed into the main United Nations’ building in Nigeria’s capital and exploded Friday, killing at least 18 people in one … Continue reading

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