Monthly Archives: August 2013

SOME ISRAELI-BUILT SHALDAG MK.II FAST PATROL CRAFT OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY (WORLD EXCLUSIVE SCREENGRAB)

Some Shaldag Mk.II Fast Patrol Craft of the Nigerian Navy, commissioned into service in Feb 2013

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NIGERIAN NAVY KILL 6 SEA PIRATES, INJURE ONE IN GUN BATTLE ; JOINT OFFENSIVE MOUNTED FROM NAVAL BASES AT CALABAR AND IKOT ABASI

(PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN NAVY) ASSOCIATED PRESS (with additional reporting by the NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA) August 29, 2013 LAGOS, Nigeria Nigeria’s navy killed six pirates and injured one other in its latest attack to try to stop the outlaws from … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN MARITIME ADMINISTRATION AND SAFETY AGENCY (NIMASA) SIGN MoU ON MARITIME SECURITY ; NAF TO PROVIDE AIR SUPPORT FOR ANTI-PIRACY OPERATIONS

PM NEWS 27 August, 2013 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is set to deploy its war planes to fight piracy on Nigerian waters. This was revealed yesterday during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Nigerian Maritime … Continue reading

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OPERATION BOYONA : NEW 7 INFANTRY DIVISION ORDERED TO GET EVIDENCE OF SHEKAU’S KILLING

Nigerian soldiers in an Otokar Cobra APC stand ready to defend Muslim worshippers with a RPG and a GPMG during the August 2013 Eid festivities (PHOTO CREDIT: SUNDAY ALAMBA/AP) THISDAY 28 August, 2013 The new Nigerian Army Division (7 Div), … Continue reading

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6 MEMBERS OF BORNO VIGILANCE GROUP KILLED IN DAMASAK NEAR THE NIGER BORDER BY SUSPECTED TERRORISTS

LAGOS, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) A total of six young vigilantes were killed Monday night as gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram insurgents made a sneak attack in a northeastern Nigerian village, local media reported Tuesday. Four gunmen carried … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN SOLDIERS ON COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS IN NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

Battle-ready Nigerian Army troops inside an Otokar Cobra APC on urban counterinsurgency operations (PHOTO CREDIT: SUNDAY ALAMBA/AP)

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NIGERIAN ARMY NEEDS MORE FUNDS TO TACKLE SECURITY CHALLENGES, SAYS ARMY FINANCE CHIEF

NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 23 August, 2013 The Nigerian Army requires more funds if it is to effectively tackle security challenges, Maj.-Gen. Abdullahi Muraina, the Chief of Accounts and Budgets (CAB), has said. Muraina said in Jos on Friday that … Continue reading

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