Monthly Archives: June 2014

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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NIGERIAN TROOPS SCUTTLE TERRORISTS’ BASE AT TUMBARKA IN BORNO, KILL 10 INSURGENTS IN ENSUING GUNBATTLE

Nigerian troops deployed on combat operations in NE Nigeria are seen here clustered around a Streit Spartan Mk.III APC, one of a batch of new APCs recently delivered to the fighting troops PHOTO CREDIT: SIRIUS BLACK DAILY TIMES 23 June, … Continue reading

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SUICIDE VBIED ATTACK ON MILITARY CHECKPOINT AT GWOZA; 3 NIGERIAN SOLDIERS KILLED, 3 OTHERS INJURED

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA June 23, 2014 Kano: A suicide bomber on Monday rammed his car into a military checkpoint in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state near the border with Cameroon killing three soldiers in an attack blamed on Boko Haram … Continue reading

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AFRICA ‘MUST UNITE’ TO STOP BOKO HARAM SPREAD

Cameroonian soldiers in a Landcruiser gun truck armed with a Chinese-made Type 58 twin 14.5mm AAMG system. Troops guarding the 2,000km-long border face a difficult task. Cameroon’s military has called for international assistance PHOTO CREDIT: SKY NEWS SKY NEWS by … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM PREPARING TO CEASE HOSTILITIES AS APOSTATES FLEE CAMPS; ‘CHOPPERS TAKING AWAY BOKO HARAM COMMANDERS FROM SAMBISA’

SUNDAY TRUST 22 June, 2014 Helicopters are allegedly “ferrying away top commanders” of the Boko Haram sect from the Sambisa Forest to unknown destinations,as the group prepares to end the five-year-old insurgency, Sunday Trust learnt from credible sources yesterday. The … Continue reading

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