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FIRST-EVER PHOTO OF ANY NIGERIAN ARMY BTR-SERIES APC

An upgraded BTR 70 APC

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , | 34 Comments

NIGERIA’S LONGEST SERVING GENERAL AND COMMAND-OFFICER-IN-CHARGE OF THE ARMED FORCES OF LIBERIA, MAJOR GENERAL SURAJ ABDURAHMAN PhD

PHOTO: AFRICOM Major General Suraj Alao Abdurahman(left), an architect, is the longest serving officer of the Nigerian Armed Forces. He enlisted in June 1973 as a cadet of the 14th Regular Course. Just to put things in proper perspective, the … Continue reading

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HASTY INTERVENTION IN MALI WOULD FAIL – U.S AFRICOM COMMANDER; SAYS AQIM AIDING BOKO HARAM..FINANCIAL-IED TECHNOLOGY-TRAINING LINKAGES POSES GREATEST THREAT TO THE REGION

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 3 December, 2012 The top US military commander in Africa warned Monday against any premature military action in Mali, even as he said that al-Qaida linked extremists have strengthened … Continue reading

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NNS THUNDER F90

NNS Thunder F90 sails into Nigerian waters from the USA, January 2012

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

BRAZILIAN NAVY OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL SAILS IN TODAY; TO CONDUCT JOINT MARITIME EXERCISE WITH CAT CLASS LOGISTICS/PATROL SHIP ‘NNS NWAMBA’ AND A SHALDAG FAST PATROL CRAFT

A 24 metre Shaldag Mk.II FPC of the Nigerian Navy in 2010 THE NATION 4 September, 2012 Barely a week after a United States Naval ship, HSV 2 SWIFT visited its Nigerian counterpart for a joint training, the Brazilian Navy … Continue reading

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JSTF RECOVER TERRORISTS’ MEMBERSHIP REGISTER IN BORNO RAID; 3 AK47 RIFLES, 39 IEDs, AMMO ALSO SEIZED

An imposing 12.7mm HMG-armed Otokar Cobra APC on urban CT-COIN operations in NE Nigeria THE GUARDIAN 4 September, 2012 excerpts (..) Nevertheless, the military in Borno State made a breakthrough yesterday as they recovered a register alleged to contain suspected … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DOUBTS OVER FG, BOKO HARAM TALKS AS IED BLAST ROCKS GOMBE; TEN SUSPECTS ARRESTED

THE GUARDIAN Tuesday, 04 September 2012 excerpts AFTER a lull, terrorists yesterday struck in Sabon-Laye, the Gombe capital, where they exploded a bomb. Although no life was confirmed lost at press time, the incident caused panic in the state capital … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, NIGERIA, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TERRORISM/PIRACY/BUNKERING: NIGERIAN NAVY TRAINING COMMAND REVIEWING CURRICULUM; E-LEARNING AND SIMULATION CENTRE OPERATIONAL

THE NATION 4 September, 2012 TO order to surmount security challenges, Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC) is reviewing its curriculum. The Flag Officer Commanding, (FOC), NAVTRAC, Rear-Admiral Azubike Ajuonu, said the review is to enhance the navy’s capacity to function maximally … Continue reading

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MILITARY CAN CURTAIL EXTERNAL AGGRESSION – FG

Air Chief Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin(l), Chief of Defence Stff THISDAY 03 Sep 2012 The involvement of soldiers in internal security operations aimed at checking the menace of the Boko Haram Islamic insurgents will in no way affect the effectiveness of … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM ATTACKS WILL CONTINUE UNLESS JUSTICE PREVAILS – FORMER SULTAN DASUKI; SAYS EFFORTS BY HIS SON(NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER) IMPACTING POSITIVELY ON THE SECURITY SITUATION…KICKS AGAINST STATE POLICE

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser, son of former Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki NATIONAL MIRROR 4 September, 2012 Former Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki,yesterday advised the Federal Government on how to end the activities of Boko Haram sect, even as he said … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, NIGERIA, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments