Monthly Archives: September 2014

ANTI-TERRORISM TRAINING: 1,200 NIGERIAN TROOPS AND SECURITY OPERATIVES LEAVE FOR SPECIAL WARFARE TRAINING IN RUSSIA

VANGUARD 27 September, 2014 About 1,200 Nigerian security personnel including members of the Armed Forces,the police and members of the Department of State Services, DSS, have so far left Abuja for anti- insurgent training in Russia. Their departure for training … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN SENATE APPROVE PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S US$1 BILLION LOAN REQUEST TO FUND MILITARY PROCUREMENT, TRAINING AND LOGISTICS

President Gooduck Jonathan CHANNELS TELEVISION 25 September, 2014 The Senate has approved $1 billion dollar loan requested by President Goodluck Jonathan to tackle insecurity and terrorism in the country. The approval, however, did not come easily as some lawmakers argued … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN TROOPS KILL BOKO HARAM LEADER IN GUN BATTLE; 268 INSURGENTS SURRENDER TO NIGERIAN FORCES IN BORNO AND ADAMAWA

Lt General Kenneth (“the Jumping General”) Minimah, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff. LAGOS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) Troops in Nigeria have killed a man claiming to be leader of the Nigerian Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, the country’s defense authority said … Continue reading

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NEW ACQUISITION: “NAF 280”, ONE OF TWO AGUSTA-WESTLAND AW 101 HELICOPTERS OF THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE

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MADE-IN-NIGERIA IGIRIGI ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIERS ALREADY SEEING ACTION IN THE FAR NORTHEAST OF NIGERIA

SOURCE: ARMEE CAMEROUNAISE

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NIGERIAN FORCES MAY HAVE KILLED BOKO HARAM LEADER, ABUBAKAR SHEKAU, IN BATTLE AT KONDUGA

Nigerian troops recently drove into Maiduguri in the MOWAG armoured personnel carrier in front of which Abubakar Shekau is pictured above. The APC was recaptured from the terrorists at Konduga. CHANNELS TELEVISION 21 September, 2014 A source at the Defence … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM: FG TURN TO RUSSIA, CHINA FOR MILITARY HARDWARE AS USA, UK FAIL NIGERIA ; NIGERIAN DEFENCE AND SECURITY FORCES UNDERGOING SPECIAL FORCES TRAINING IN RUSSIA

Colonel (rtd) Sambo Dasuki, Nigeria’s National Security Adviser VANGUARD 20 September, 2014 THE emerging scenario in the fight against terror and the steps Nigeria‚Äôs government has taken would have resulted in global sensation during the Cold War. The United States … Continue reading

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NIGERIA IN THE HUNT FOR ADVANCED UKRAINIAN-BUILT T84 OPLOT TANKS ; FIRST TWO UNITS SPOTTED AT AN AIRPORT IN UKRAINE PREPARATORY TO BEING EXPORTED

http://www.informe.com.ua/en/page/119843/ukraine-to-send-two-sophisticated-tanks-to-nigeria-photo

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SECOND CHINESE-BUILT 1,800 TON P18N OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY, “F92” , SPOTTED.

SOURCE: PAKISTAN DEFENCE FORUM

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NIGERIAN TROOPS CAPTURE LEADING BOKO HARAM MEMBER IN BATTLE AT KONDUGA…24 RIFLES, 5 RPG TUBES AND 2 MACHINE GUNS SEIZED ; DEFEAT AMBUSH LAID BY INSURGENTS AT BENISHEIK

A Browning M2 12.7mm HMG-armed Panhard VBL M11 light armoured vehicle PHOTO CREDIT: DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS NIGERIA DAILY POST 18 September, 2014 The Nigerian Military has apprehended a high-ranking member of the Boko Haram sect. Troops in separate battles on Wednesday … Continue reading

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