Category Archives: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

FOCUS ON KEY AREAS AND SCOPE OF US-NIGERIA MILITARY COOPERATION; NIGERIAN NAVY SLATED TO INSPECT ANOTHER NAVAL VESSEL EARMARKED FOR TRANSFER

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos simulate board and search operations on the NNS Thunder F90 under the watchful eyes of a US trainer PHOTO CREDIT: Nigerian Navy THE GUARDIAN 13 May 2013 For long, Nigeria and United States have … Continue reading

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STAKES IN NIGERIA-U.S MILITARY, SECURITY COOPERATION

US-Nigeria solidarity THE GUARDIAN 13 May, 2013 THE scope of United States (U.S.) military assistance to Nigeria and the U.S. new policy of using regional bloc leadership in solving crisis in Africa may be part of the reasons why the … Continue reading

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UNITED STATES, BUHARI BACK AMNESTY FOR BOKO HARAM

DAILY PUNCH Thursday 11 April, 2013 The United States of America on Wednesday said it backed the Federal Government’s plan to grant amnesty to members of the violent Islamic sect,Boko Haram. The Political Counsellor at the Embassy of the USA, … Continue reading

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ITALY SAY 7 FOREIGN HOSTAGES HELD BY ANSARU TERRORISTS HAVE BEEN KILLED..SAY “IT IS AN ATROCIOUS ACT OF TERRORISM”

PHOTO: AFP/GETTY IMAGES KANO, Nigeria (AP) 10 March,2013 European diplomats said Sunday that seven foreign hostages kidnapped in northern Nigeria had been killed as claimed by Islamic extremists, the worst such foreign abduction violence to hit this turbulent West African … Continue reading

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NATIONS PLEDGE US$455.5 MILLION FOR MALI’S SECURITY

A Nigerian Air Force C130 Hercules in Kaduna, Nigeria waits to convey troops to Mali ADDIS ABABA Jan. 29 (Xinhua) Leaders from African countries and donors from other continents on Tuesday pledged 455.5 million U.S. dollars for Mali’s efforts to … Continue reading

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DESIGNATION AS FOREIGN TERRORIST ORGANISATION: PETITION DRIVE AGAINST BOKO HARAM IN THE USA FACES SATURDAY DEADLINE

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser VOICE OF AMERICA James Butty (28 Dec) The Jubilee Campaign, a US-based organization advocating on behalf of persecuted Christians has petitioned the White House to designate Boko Haram a ”foreign terrorist organization.” The militant group … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY DAY CELEBRATION NADCEL 2012

(right to left)Steyr 4K 7FA tracked APC, MOWAG Piranha APC and Otokar Cobra APC

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments