Monthly Archives: December 2013

NIGERIA CONCLUDES REPATRIATION OF CITIZENS FROM SAUDI ARABIA

President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo(in the background) LAGOS, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) The last batch of Nigerians being repatriated from Saudi Arabia has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the West African country’s capital, a … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY MOVES TO RETIRE 40 COLONELS AND GENERALS

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen Onyeabo Ihejirika addresses Nigerian soldiers VANGUARD BY KINGSLEY OMONOBI ABUJA 31 December, 2013 In its bid to reposition the Nigerian Army for expected operational challenges in the coming year and beyond, the Nigerian Army Council … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY REPORT 63 INSURGENTS KILLED IN BATTLES ; MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE THWART INFILTRATION ATTEMPT IN THE LAKE CHAD REGION

An Army Special Forces commando leads CTCOIN troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force on patrol in the Far Northeast district of Baga bordering on the Lake Chad LAGOS, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) At least 63 Boko Haram fighters were killed … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY BOMBARD MASSED GROUP OF INSURGENTS IN BORNO VILLAGE…SPECIAL FORCES DEPLOYED, GROUND+AIR BOMBARDMENT ONGOING; INSURGENTS REPORTEDLY FIELDING APCs, AA GUNS

A Nigerian Army desert warfare crew and Landcruiser gun-truck armed with a Browning M2 12.7 mm calibre heavy machine gun THISDAY 30 December, 2013 There were reports of intensive fighting Sunday between the Nigerian security forces and suspected members of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY OPERATIONAL IMAGERY

NNS Zaria P173, a 38 metre Sea Eagle Mk.II Offshore Patrol Craft of the Nigerian Navy A Nigerian Navy RBS Defender boat of the FOB Igbokoda is pictured here armed with a fore-mounted Singapore Technologies Kinetics CIS-50 12.7mm heavy machine … Continue reading

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA SEEKS CAMEROUN’S SUPPORT ON TERRORISM ; PRIORITISE TRAINING, CONSTRUCTION OF MILITARY BARRACKS AND HARDWARE FOR THE NEW 7 DIVISION OF THE ARMY

A 90mm gun-armed Panhard Sagaie AFV of the Nigerian Army near Marte, northern Borno. THE GUARDIAN 29 December, 2013 MINISTER of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, has said that Nigeria is working to secure the support of Cameroun to halt infiltration … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY EFFECT MAJOR POSTINGS OF BRASSHATS…3 ARMOURED DIVISION, 7 INFANTRY DIVISION GET NEW GOCs; BRANCH CHIEFS, CORPS COMMANDERS, MILITARY TASK FORCE COMMANDERS AND BRIGADE COMMANDERS ALSO AFFECTED

Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Azubuike Ihejirika inspects a guard of honour during a visit to the newly-formed 7 Division of the Nigerian Army at the Division’s Headquarters Garrison in Maiduguri PHOTO CREDIT: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA NEWS AGENCY … Continue reading

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