Monthly Archives: May 2014

CHADIAN AIR FORCE ACQUIRE MiG 29 FIGHTER JETS

Stijn Mitzer Amsterdam – IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly 29 May 2014 Chad is in the process of procuring advanced MiG-29 multirole fighters from Ukraine, it was revealed when the first photograph of one of the aircraft was posted on the … Continue reading

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CHINESE, NIGERIAN NAVIES CONDUCT FIRST-EVER JOINT MILITARY EXERCISE; ANTI-PIRACY DRILLS UNDERWAY

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NIGERIA: SENATE PRESIDENT SAYS NO NEGOTIATION WITH BOKO HARAM

Nigeria’s Senate President, David Mark VOICE OF NIGERIA 26 May, 2014 Senate President, David Mark has ruled out any form of negotiation with Boko Haram insurgents for the release of the over 200 girls abducted from Government Secondary School in … Continue reading

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PERHAPS THE ORIGINAL ABUBAKAR SHEKAU HAS REALLY BEEN KILLED IN BATTLE??

The Abubakar Shekau seen in a May 2014 video (April 2013) The Abubakar Shekau who appeared in another video recording in 2013 BACKGROUNDER http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/19/world/africa/a-jihadists-face-taunts-nigeria-from-the-shadows.html It is interesting to note that in the hyperlink embedded above, two long-term residents of Maiduguri … Continue reading

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CAMEROON, CHAD DEPLOY TROOPS TO FIGHT BOKO HARAM

Chadian soldiers sit on a pickup truck as they leave Bangui on April 4,2014, escorted by African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic (MISCA) forces(not pictured) VOICE OF AMERICA 26 May, 2014 by Moki Edwin Kindzeka Cameroon and … Continue reading

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CHINA DONATE UNNAMED “COMBAT VESSEL” TO THE NIGERIAN NAVY…HANDOVER FORMALITIES ALREADY INITIATED

HTMS Naresuan, a Chinese-built Type 53H2 frigate of the Royal Thai Navy seen here in Hong Kong THE SUN 25 May, 2014 The Chinese government has provided for Nigeria, a combat vessel that will assist the Nigerian Navy combat (acts … Continue reading

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CHINESE PLA NAVY FRIGATES, SUPPLY SHIP ARRIVE IN NIGERIA

XINHUA 25 May, 2014 A visiting Chinese fleet of the 16th naval escort squad sent by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy arrived Saturday for a four-day friendship visit to Nigeria. The 16th PLA naval escort squad started a … Continue reading

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