Monthly Archives: March 2014

NIGERIAN NAVY TO GET 2 NEW WARSHIPS; CREWS DEPART FOR TRAINING IN THE USA AND CHINA

First of the Chinese-built 1,800 ton P18N stealth Offshore Patrol Vessels WORLDSTAGE By Benson Akomo March 30, 2014 THE Nigerian Navy (NN) has concluded plans to add two new ships to its fleet as part of efforts to increase the … Continue reading

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CHARLESTON-BASED CUTTER, USCGC GALLATIN, TO BE DECOMMISSIONED TODAY (31 MARCH, 2014); SET FOR NIGERIAN NAVAL SERVICE

The 3,250 ton USCGC Gallatin – set to be decommissioned March 31st, 2014. She will be transferred to the Nigerian Navy CHARLESTON POST AND COURIER 30 March, 2014 The Charleston-based Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin will be decommissioned Monday,ending a 45-year … Continue reading

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HAVE THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE TAKEN DELIVERY OF NEW ALX SUPER TUCANO GROUND ATTACK AIRCRAFT FOR COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS ??

BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 31 March, 2014 Reliable reports reaching Beegeagle’s Blog indicate that the Nigerian Air Force may have received a major boost to its counterinsurgency operational capabilities with the delivery last week of an unknown number of the highly rated … Continue reading

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HUNDREDS OF INSURGENTS REPORTED KILLED AS SPECIAL FORCES, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE MOUNT JOINT OFFENSIVE ON SAMBISA FOREST ; 20 SOLDIERS MISSING IN ACTION

A 90mm gun-armed Panhard Sagaie AFV near Marte, northern Borno. OSUN DEFENDER 31 March, 2014 No fewer than an estimated 2,000 insurgents were killed in a combined operation by Special Forces and the men of the Air Force on Friday … Continue reading

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ATTEMPTED JAILBREAK AT NIGERIA’S SSS DETENTION FACILITY ; OVER 20 CASUALTIES REPORTED

Storm troopers of the State Security Service keep a lid on proceedings in a conflict-ridden part of the federation LAGOS, March 30 (Xinhua) More than 20 casualties were caused Sunday in an attempted jailbreak by Boko Haram detainees in the … Continue reading

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NIGERIA ARREST 2 BRITONS, 10 NIGERIANS FOR OIL THEFT

Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces patrol in a river gunboat armed with a DShk 12.7mm machine gun Fri, Mar 28 YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) Nigeria has arrested two Britons and 10 of its own citizens on charges of trying to bribe a … Continue reading

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NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE, NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES PLAN JOINT BORDER PATROLS

Personnel of the Nigeria Customs Service PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN CURRENT CHANNELS TELEVISION 26 March, 2014 The Nigeria Customs Service has announced plans to embark on joint border patrol with its counterparts in neighbouring countries to promote security and trade in … Continue reading

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