Nigeria Sends Troops To Mali

The defence headquarters will commence airlifting soldiers deployed to Mali for peacekeeping operations.

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  • Nigeria:  Mali - FG Okay's a Battalion of 776 Soldiers, Air Force Involved

    This Day, 15 January 2013

    Federal Government has approved the deployment of a battalion, comprising of 776 soldiers, with over 100 of them departing in the next 24 hours for peace enforcement in the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  900 Soldiers Set for Mali

    Daily Trust, 16 January 2013

    he Defence headquarters in Abuja will today commence airlifting of over 900 soldiers deployed to Mali for peace keeping operations. read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Okays 776 Troops for Mali

    This Day, 16 January 2013

    The Federal Government has approved the deployment of a battalion, comprising 776 soldiers, to Mali to boost a sub-regional military effort to reclaim the crisis-torn country from ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  900 Nigerian Soldiers Set for Mali

    Daily Trust, 16 January 2013

    The Defence headquarters in Abuja will today commence airlifting of over 900 soldiers deployed to Mali for peace keeping operations. read more »

  • Nigeria:  France to Triple Mali Deployment to 2,500 Troops

    Vanguard, 15 January 2013

    France is planning to triple the size of its force in Mali to a total of 2,500 troops, defence sources said Tuesday in the clearest sign yet that Paris is preparing for a drawn-out ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria to Send Troops to Mali This Week

    This Day, 15 January 2013

    In keeping with its pledge to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) last year, Nigeria will this week deploy troops to war-torn Mali. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan - We'll Deploy Troops to Mali This Week

    This Day, 14 January 2013

    In keeping to its pledge made to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) last year the federal government will this week deploy troops to Mali. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria to Deploy Troops to Mali

    Vanguard, 14 January 2013

    Nigerian troops will be deployed to Mali where militants have launched an insurgent attack on the northern part of the country and are threatening to over run the state capital ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigerian Troops Will Be Deployed to Mali - Jonathan

    Vanguard, 15 January 2013

    Nigerian troops will be deployed to Mali where Islamic militants have launched an insurgent attack on the northern part of the country and are threatening to over run the state ... read more »

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