Tag Archives: SIERRA LEONE

THE REAL IMPACT OF NIGERIAN ECOMOG SOLDIERS: WHAT YOU DO NOT GET TOLD??

A Nigerian ECOMOG soldiers keeps watch over a large cache of arms surrendered by or seized from the ousted renegade AFRC junta forces and their RUF rebel allies QUOTE http://petermaass.com/articles/deadly_competition/ excerpts ” In recent years a Nigerian-led intervention force prevented … Continue reading

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LEGEND OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER: NIGERIAN ECOMOG SOLDIERS AT THE BATTLE OF MAMMY YOKO HOTEL(May 1997)

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NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY 58TH REGULAR COURSE CADETS COMMISSIONED

Cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy   SEPTEMBER 18, 2011   Jonathan Pledges Better Security     President Goodluck Jonathan Saturday assured Nigerians that his administration is taking all measures to create harmonious and peaceful atmosphere in every part of … Continue reading

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NIGERIA’S TRIED AND TESTED PANHARD VBL M11 RECCE VEHICLES

ECOMOG operations, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Jan. 1999 Panhard VBL and Pinzgauer on ECOMOG DUTY in Freetown, Sierra Leone. 1999 Special Task Force operations, Jos Plateau Panhard VBL on the Jos Plateau Panhard VBL of the JTF in the Niger Delta … Continue reading

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I NEVER WANTED TO BE RICH – CAINE PRIZE WINNER, OLUFEMI TERRY

“I never wanted to be rich.” Published on : 9 September 2010 – 11:56am | By RNW Africa Desk (Photo: RNW Africa) Who is Olufemi Terry? Olufemi Terry is a Sierra Leonean writer. He won the 2010 Caine Prize for … Continue reading

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BRITISH ARMY CHIEF VISITS SIERRA LEONE

British Army Chief Visits Sierra Leone Written by Willie Collier Monday, 24 May 2010 The Chief of the General Staff of the British Army, General Sir David Richards has paid on a three day visit to Sierra Leone. General Richards … Continue reading

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