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NIGERIAN ARMY: GENERAL OFFICERS COMMANDING…WHERE IT IS HOTTEST

Major General Garba Wahab, General Officer Commanding, 1 Mechanised Infantry Division, Nigerian Army Major General Jack Okechukwu Nwaogbo(r),General Officer Commanding,3 Armoured Division,Nigerian Army Major General Olayinka Oshinowo(r), General Officer Commanding, 82 Composite Division, Nigerian Army PHOTO #1: Major General Garba … Continue reading

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NIGERIA IN CRISIS: DEFENCE AND SECURITY FORCES AT WORK

Army troops, MOPOL cops and an Otokar Cobra APC near a bomb blast scene in Jos Men of the Special Task Force’s Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) contingent at work on the Jos Plateau A Prison guard near a sandbagged position checks … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY COIN-CT OPERATIONS: CONFIDENCE-BUILDING PATROLS

Troops undertake confidence-building foot patrols inside a market in central Nigeria

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ARMY COUNTERINSURGENCY+COUNTERTERRORISM PATROL TEAM: OKENE, CENTRAL NIGERIA (4 May 2012)

Nigerian troops arrive for a confidence-building urban COIN-CT patrol at the main market at Okene Troops dismount for a defiant foot patrol in the busy Central Market at the flashpoint town of Okene

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‘GEJ SPIRIT’: A CASCADE OF 4WD VANS FOR NIGERIAN TROOPS

There is a deluge of Toyota,Ford Ranger and Mitsubishi 4WDs coming the way of the troops these days

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‘GEJ SPIRIT’: MAJOR GENERALS SWAP PEUGEOT 406s FOR BMWs

Morale boost: A Nigerian Major General’s gleaming BMW staff car

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LT GENERAL ANDREW GUTI OF UGANDA ASSUMES COMMAND OF AMISOM FORCE IN SOMALIA

Lt General Andrew Guti of Uganda, Force Commander of the expanded AMISOM Xinhua 2 May, 2012 excerpts (…)Meanwhile, Lieutenant General Andrew Gutti on Wednesday took command of the military component of the AMISOM in a ceremony presided over by the … Continue reading

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