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700 TROOPS OF 242 BATTALION CONCLUDE PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING AT THE NIGERIAN ARMY PEACEKEEPING CENTRE, SET TO BE DEPLOYED TO LIBERIA FOR UNMIL PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS ; GOC 81 DIVISION CHARGES TROOPS TO BE DISCIPLINED

Nigerian UNMIL troops near an Otokar Cobra APC disarm a trigger-happy Liberian cop, Nov 2011 DAILY TRUST Wednesday, 12 June 2013 Written by Maryam Ahmadu-Suka Kaduna General Officer Commanding 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Lagos, Major General Abel Obi Umahi yesterday … 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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NIGERIAN ARMY: UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS

Nigerian peacekeepers care for the local population in Darfur, Sudan Nigerian UNMIL peacekeepers in Liberia 8 May, 2012

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29TH MEETING OF ECOWAS CHIEFS OF DEFENCE STAFF OPENS IN ABUJA, NIGERIA

Nigeria’s CDS, Air Chief Marshal Petinrin with ECOWAS Peace & Security Commissioner,Maj.Gen M. Toure CHANNELS TELEVISION LAGOS October 4, 2011 A two day meeting has been opened by the ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff (CCDS) in Abuja, Nigeria’s … Continue reading

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UN WANTS MORE NIGERIAN MILITARY PRESENCE AHEAD OF LIBERIA’S ELECTIONS

UNMIL peacekeeper from Nigeria in Liberia APA, Abuja (Nigeria) 26th August, 2011 The Coordinator of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Ellen Margrethe-Loj, on Thursday solicited a stronger presence of the Nigerian Army in Liberia ahead of that country’s … Continue reading

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PHOTOS OF THE DAY: NIGERIAN ARMY

Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces patrol in a Scorpion Mk.II river gunboat Nigerian UNAMSIL troops in Sierra Leone

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POST-HANDOVER: CAMEROON MILITARY BASE IN THE BAKASSI PENINSULA

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WEST AFRICA PIRACY THREAT RISING TO SOMALI LEVEL

West Africa piracy threat rising to Somali level By YINKA IBUKUN, Associated Press ABOARD THE HSV 2 SWIFT (AP) — Pirate attacks off West Africa’s coast have increased to levels that rival those seen in Somalia, insurers say, prompting maritime … Continue reading

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MISSION AREA LIBERIA: NIGERIAN ECOMIL/UNMIL CONTINGENTS 2003-2011

Nigerian ECOMIL peacekeepers enter Monrovia to a hero’s wecome AUGUST 2003 Nigerian UNMIL peacekeeper in Liberia Female Nigerian troops join their male counterparts in an integrated unit on patrol UNMIL Nigerian Contingent female soldier, Kehinde Gbadamosi, teaches Biology to 12th … Continue reading

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