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2,000 NIGERIAN ARMY PEACEKEEPERS AWAITING DEPLOYMENT; OVER 900 COPS DEPLOYED ON PEACEKEEPING UN, AU AND ECOWAS OPERATIONS

Nigerian peacekeepers on pre-deployment training at the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Jaji DAILY TRUST 30 May, 2013 About 2000 Nigerian peacekeepers are waiting to be deployed to trouble spots in foreign countries for peacekeeping missions, the commandant of the Nigerian … Continue reading

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UNAMID CALLS FOR FULL ACCESS TO AFFECTED POPULATIONS IN DARFUR

Nigerian UNAMID peacekeepers patrol in a Toyota Hilux and an Otokar Cobra in Darfur, Sudan UNITED NATIONS Jan. 31 (Xinhua) The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) urged all parties to allow full access by UN and humanitarian bodies … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN UNMIL PEACEKEEPERS IN LIBERIA HONOURED BY THE UNITED NATIONS

Nigerian troops arrive to a tumultous welcome in Monrovia, signposting the return of peace Joy unspeakable for war-weary Liberians: the Eagles have landed VANGUARD October 29, 2012 Monrovia, Liberia The Acting Head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), … Continue reading

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