Monthly Archives: March 2013

JSTF AVERT BLOODY EASTER IN KANO, IMPOUND CAR PRIMED FOR A SUICIDE ATTACK…14 TERRORISTS AND A SOLDIER KILLED IN FIERCE GUN BATTLE; 14 AK47 RIFLES, IED MATERIEL SEIZED FROM GUNMEN

Appreciative Nigerians wave to troops inside an Otokar Cobra APC in a conflict zone in northern Nigeria VANGUARD KANO, Nigeria 31 March, 2013 The Joint Military Taskforce has averted what would have been a bloody Easter in Kano following a … Continue reading

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POLICE REPEL NIGHTTIME ATTACK ON KUMO POLICE STATION, N.E NIGERIA; 2 ATTACKERS KILLED IN FIREFIGHT…AK47 RIFLE RECOVERED

A Bell 412 helicopter of the Nigeria Police Air Wing NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA March 30, 2013 Gombe The Police in Gombe State have confirmed the killing of two people when gunmen attacked Kumo Police Division in Akko Local Government … Continue reading

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JTF – OP PULO SHIELD ARREST OCEANGOING VESSEL AT AKASSA, FISHING TRAWLER AT BONNY ISLAND OVER ILLEGAL BUNKERING..17 SUSPECTS ARRESTED; 25 ILLEGAL DISTILLATION CAMPS, 130 BUNKERING BOATS DESTROYED IN TEN DAYS OF RAIDS ACROSS THE NIGER DELTA

Nigerian Army Amphibious troops of the Joint Task Force patrol in a river gunboat armed with a DShK 12.7mm machine gun, somewhere in the Niger Delta BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 29 March, 2013 The Joint Task Force “Operation Pulo Shield” in a … Continue reading

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JTF ‘OP PULO SHIELD’: ANTI ILLEGAL BUNKERING OPERATIONS IN THE NIGER DELTA

JTF anti oil theft operations JTF operatives destroy an open boat conveying stolen crude oil JTF operatives disconnecting a hose attached to a pipeline by oil thieves JTF operatives disconnecting a hose attached to a pipeline by oil thieves Scuttling … Continue reading

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ARE THE NIGERIAN NAVY LOOKING TO ACQUIRE THE IRISH NAVY’s 65 METRE 1,020 TONNE OPV, L.É EMER P21 ??

That has been the substance of unyielding speculation in the online Irish military community since Q4 2012 by persons quoting high-level confidential information obtained within the Irish military. The “L.E Emer P21” is the lead ship of a triad of … Continue reading

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JSTF BUST TERRORISTS’ LAIR AT KANO..ARREST 4 SUSPECTS; SIX AK47 RIFLES, 15 IEDs SEIZED

An Otokar Cobra APC on urban counterterrorism counterinsurgency patrols THISDAY 28 March, 2013 By Ibrahim Shuaibu Operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Kano on Thursday arrested four terrorists and a number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) specialists during … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY LAUNCH INFORMATION ALERT SYSTEM TO TACKLE TERROR

First fresh photo since the 1990s: Nigerian Army Steyr 4K-7FA Armoured Personnel Carriers CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS 27 March, 2013 The Nigerian Army has launched an online information system that will track and tackle terrorist threat in the country within fifteen … Continue reading

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COOPERATION OR COMPETITION: BOKO HARAM AND ANSARU AFTER THE MALI INTERVENTION – JACOB ZENN

COMBATING TERRORISM CENTRE AT WEST POINT Mar 27, 2013 Author: Jacob Zenn Since the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram launched its first attack in northern Nigeria in September 2010, it has carried out more than 700 attacks that have killed … Continue reading

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JSTF TROOPS REPEL ATTACK ON OUTPOST AT GEIDAM, N.E NIGERIA…KILL 4 TERRORISTS IN ENSUING GUN BATTLE; 3 AK47 RIFLES SEIZED

An Army Otokar Cobra APC and a Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) Ford Ranger 4WD patrol van at the frontlines in northern Nigeria DAILYPOST 27 March, 2013 The Joint Task Force, Operation Restore Order has said that its men in Geidam local … Continue reading

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POLICE INTERCEPT BOMB-LADEN CAR IN KANO..7 REMOTELY CONTROLLED IEDs, 14 HAND GRENADES, AK47 AND RPG LAUNCHER SEIZED; CULPRITS ESCAPE IN GUNFIGHT

Battle-weary men of the Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) on counterterrorism operations in Kano await the arrival of Mr President following a 3-day crunch period 20-22 January 2012 during which Boko Haram mounted their biggest-ever attacks which claimed 185 lives and left … Continue reading

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