Monthly Archives: June 2014

IMAGERY FROM THE NIGERIAN NAVY’S “EXERCISE MAJEPO 2014”

Nigerian Navy ships led by NNS Burutu P174, a 38 metre Sea Eagle Mk.II stealth Offshore Patrol Craft, photographed at sea during Exercise MAJEPO, May 2014. Sailing immediately behind NNS Burutu is NNS Dorina P101, a 32 metre OCEA FPB … Continue reading

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NIGERIA, CAMEROON TO FIGHT SEA PIRATES ; NIGERIAN NAVY CHAMPION DRASTIC CURB IN ILLEGAL OIL BUNKERING

NNS Andoni P100, a 31 metre patrol ship crafted with pride in the Federal Republic of Nigeria SUNDAY SUN 29 June, 2014 The Nigerian Navy has hinted that plans are on the way to form a synergy with Cameroon to … Continue reading

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LIVING IN “TOTAL FEAR” OF BOKO HARAM IN CAMEROON’S NORTH

Cameroonian soldiers in a Landcruiser gun truck armed with a Chinese-made Type 58 twin 14.5mm AAMG system. PHOTO CREDIT: SKY NEWS REUTERS 27 June, 2014 by Tansa Musa AMCHIDE, Cameroon An iron bar balanced between two metal poles is the … Continue reading

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MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE TROOPS KILL 53 INSURGENTS IN GUN BATTLE AT THE FRONTIER TOWN OF DUGURI ; 5 MACHINE GUNS, 18 RIFLES AND 25 HAND GRENADES SEIZED…2 SOLDIERS KILLED, 5 INJURED

Nigerian Special Forces commandos undertake confidence-building foot patrols in the far northeastern district of Baga. DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS NIGERIA (Press Release) 27 June, 2014 In a separate encounter around Duguri near Nigerian–Nigerien border, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force stormed … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN TROOPS DESTROY MAKESHIFT CAMP AT MIYANTI AND BULUNGU IN BORNO; 50 INSURGENTS KILLED, 11 MACHINE GUNS AND 15 RIFLES SEIZED…TRUCKS, FUEL DUMP DESTROYED

A Nigerian soldier deployed to the northeastern frontlines stands beside a new Chinese-built BigFoot MRAP, one of a batch supplied recently to the Nigerian Army PHOTO CREDIT: SIRIUS BLACK DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS NIGERIA 27 June, 2014 A makeshift camp of terrorists … Continue reading

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POLICE ANTI-BOMB SQUAD AVERT BLOODBATH AT KANO; DEFUSE 13 HIGH CALIBRE IEDs IN A RICKETY CAR

A Streit Cougar APC of the Police Mobile Force VANGUARD June 28, 2014 The Police in Kano State said it had discovered 13 high calibre Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, at Sauna-Fafunga in Dakata area of Kano metropolis. The Commissioner of … Continue reading

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NIGERIA DEFENCE AND SECURITY BUDGET ANALYSIS (COURTESY RUGGED7, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER)

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UNITED STATES GOVT TRANSFER MILITARY EQUIPMENT TO THE NIGERIAN ARMY

BUSINESS DAY 25 June, 2014 On Monday, June 23, 2014 in the Aguiyi Ironsi Cantonment, Brigade of Guards headquarters, Abuja, the United States Government transferred to the Nigerian Army non-lethal transportation, communication and force protection equipment in support of the … Continue reading

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JTF REPEL ATTACK BY 30 PIRATES IN THE NIGER DELTA, 3 PIRATES SHOT DEAD IN ENSUING GUNBATTLE

JTF amphibious forces in a battle-scarred gunboat soldier on in the Niger Delta regardless NIGERIAN TRIBUNE 25 June, 2014 The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta(Operation Pulo Shield), on Tuesday, said three suspected pirates died during a crossfire … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY AIR RAID AND GROUND OFFENSIVE KILLS OVER 70 INSURGENTS AT CHIBOK LGA ; TERRORISTS’ CONVOY CUT OFF WHILST ATTEMPTING A RETREAT INTO SAMBISA FOREST

Nigerian mortar crews and a Toyota Landcruiser gun truck PHOTO CREDIT: NATIONAL ORIENTATION AGENCY VANGUARD 24 June, 2014 By Ndahi Marama, Abdulsalam Muhammad, CALEB AYANSINA & FATIMAH KAREEM Maiduguri—Over 70 suspected Boko Haram terrorists, who participated in separate attacks on … Continue reading

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