Tag Archives: DARFUR

NIBATT 39: NIGERIA READY TO SEND 800 MORE PEACEKEEPERS DRAWN FROM 323 AIR DEFENCE ARTY REGIMENT TO DARFUR

Nigerian peacekeepers on pre-deployment training at the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Jaji NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA January 5, 2013 The Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Jaji, has concluded arrangement to deploy 800 personnel to Darfur, Sudan. The personnel, drafted from the … Continue reading

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PEACEKEEPING: NIGERIAN ARMY TO SEND 800 OFFICERS AND MEN OF 32 FIELD ARTILLERY BRIGADE TO DARFUR, SUDAN; PREDEPLOYMENT TRAINING SLATED FOR DEC. 15TH – JAN. 7TH

Nigerian peacekeepers on pre-deployment training at the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Jaji THISDAY 12 December, 2012 Forty-four officers and 756 men from the Owena Cantonment of the 32 Artillery Brigade have been nominated for the United Nations Mission in Darfur, … Continue reading

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UNAMID PEACEKEEPING MISSION IN DARFUR: 799 OFFICERS AND MEN OF 244 RECCE BATTALION RETURN HOME..ONE SOLDIER DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES IN DARFUR

NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 5 JULY 2012 Some 799 officers and men of Battalion 244 of the Nigerian Army yesterday returned to Nigeria after their peace keeping mission in Darfur, Western Sudan. The soldiers touched down at the Murtala Mohammed … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR STRANDED SOLDIERS IN DARFUR • 341 FIELD ARTILLERY REGIMENT CONCLUDE PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING

DAILY TRUST Written by Maryam Ahmadu-Suka Kaduna Wednesday, 04 July 2012 Army authorities yesterday said the Nigerian Army was not responsible for the fate of the currently stranded peace- keeping troop in Darfur as it was not its responsibility to … Continue reading

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UNAMID OPERATIONS : 115 NIGERIAN SOLDIERS OF 244 BATTALION(NIBATT 30) RETURN FROM DARFUR

Nigerian peacekeepers arrive Monrovia to a tumultous welcome DAILY TRUST Lagos Friday, 29 June 2012 One hundred and fifteen officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army yesterday arrived at Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos from a United Nations peacekeeping mission … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES IN DARFUR: FROM THE AFRICAN UNION ‘AMIS’ TO THE HYBRID ‘AFRICAN UNION-UN’ UNAMID

The earlier AMIS era: MT-LB multipurpose armoured vehicle with a rear-mounted dozer blade The UNAMID era: a NAF AS332 Super Puma and crew(NAF 567)at Nyala Airport, Darfur, Sudan(14 Mar 2012)

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NIGERIAN ARMY: UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS

Nigerian peacekeepers care for the local population in Darfur, Sudan Nigerian UNMIL peacekeepers in Liberia 8 May, 2012

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