Nigeria

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Nations of the African Outbreak Response Alliance conclude series of virtual symposiums on healthcare, COVID19 response

10:38 AM10/14/2020
Topics included threats and opportunities in the COVID-19 environment, best practices in prevention and response to COVID-19, biosecurity threat reduction, and disease management during COVID-19.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams joins allies, partners for exercise Grand African NEMO

9:18 AM10/16/2020
Hershel “Woody” Williams recently completed tracking and maneuvering exercises with Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Cabo Verde, and Morocco.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams joins allies, partners for exercise Grand African NEMO

9:26 AM10/16/2020
The USS Hershel "Woody" Williams conducts exercises with Italian Navy frigate ITS Federico Martinengo, Nigerian Navy frigate NNS Thunder, patrol vessel NNS Ologbo, seaward defense boat NNS Andoni and the patrol vessel NNS Kyanwa, during Grand African NEMO, in the Gulf of Guinea, Oct. 08.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Rota, Spain

2:40 PM10/26/2020
While operating in the U.S. Africa Command area of operations, the ship conducted six maritime evolutions alongside African partner nations, participated in a major multinational exercise, and conducted refueling operations.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Conducts Maneuvering Exercise, UAV Demonstration with Nigerian Navy

2:57 PM10/26/2020
Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, right, conducts maneuvers during a maneuvering exercise with Nigerian Navy ships NNS Prosperity, center, and NNS Okpabana in the Gulf of Guinea, Sept. 30, 2020. Hershel “Woody” Williams is on its inaugural deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa area of responsibility in support of maritime missions and special operations.
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Series aims to build partner military capacity through expert legal advice

12:00 AM1/17/2021
The virtual conference series, developed in spring 2020, was held over a period of eleven weeks. It was attended by representatives from nine African nations, the United States, three European nations, and two international organizations.
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U.S. Africa Command leadership visits Nigeria

12:55 PM2/26/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, wrapped up a three-day West African visit Feb. 22-25 with a stop in Nigeria yesterday to meet with the nation’s leaders and further the long-standing partnership and security cooperation between the two nations.
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U.S. Africa Command leadership visits Nigeria

1:31 PM2/26/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, wrapped up a three-day West African visit Feb. 22-25 with a stop in Nigeria to meet with the nation’s leaders and further the long-standing partnership and security cooperation between the two nations. During the visit, Townsend met with the Nigerian President’s Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, and National Security Adviser, Babagan Monguno, to discuss regional security issues and to express the command’s gratitude for the assistance provided during a hostage rescue operation last year.
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U.S. Africa Command leadership visits Nigeria

1:32 PM2/26/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, wrapped up a three-day West African visit Feb. 22-25 with a stop in Nigeria to meet with the nation’s leaders and further the long-standing partnership and security cooperation between the two nations. During the visit, Townsend met with the Nigerian President’s Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, and National Security Adviser, Babagan Monguno, to discuss regional security issues and to express the command’s gratitude for the assistance provided during a hostage rescue operation last year.
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U.S. Africa Command leadership visits Nigeria

1:33 PM2/26/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, wrapped up a three-day West African visit Feb. 22-25 with a stop in Nigeria yesterday to meet with the nation’s leaders and further the long-standing partnership and security cooperation between the two nations. As part of the visit, Townsend participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Nigeria Military National Cemetery to honor those who have given their lives in the service of their nation. During the visit, the delegation expressed their condolences for the seven service members killed in the crash of a Nigerian Air Force aircraft in Abuja earlier this week.
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U.S. Africa Command leadership visits Nigeria

1:34 PM2/26/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, wrapped up a three-day West African visit Feb. 22-25 with a stop in Nigeria yesterday to meet with the nation’s leaders and further the long-standing partnership and security cooperation between the two nations. As part of the visit, Townsend participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Nigeria Military National Cemetery to honor those who have given their lives in the service of their nation. During the visit, the delegation expressed their condolences for the seven service members killed in the crash of a Nigerian Air Force aircraft in Abuja earlier this week.
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U.S. Africa Command leadership visits Nigeria

1:37 PM2/26/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, wrapped up a three-day West African visit Feb. 22-25 with a stop in Nigeria yesterday to meet with the nation’s leaders and further the long-standing partnership and security cooperation between the two nations. As part of the visit, Townsend participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Nigeria Military National Cemetery to honor those who have given their lives in the service of their nation. During the visit, the delegation expressed their condolences for the seven service members killed in the crash of a Nigerian Air Force aircraft in Abuja earlier this week.
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Medical experts conduct virtual pandemic preparation, response event during Obangame Express

9:10 AM3/22/2021
The virtual medical event served as an opportunity for partner nations to discuss infectious disease surveillance and virus outbreak response.
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Virtual African Air Chiefs Symposium strengthens alliances

12:00 AM4/6/2021
The 10th annual AACS focused on exchanging experiences and examining opportunities to cooperate and collaborate in order to improve and support air operations across Africa.
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Africa Malaria Task Force reconvenes to share resources, strategies and expertise

2:16 PM7/6/2021
The task force brings together scientists and policy makers with demonstrated interest in malaria programs to share resources, strategies, and expertise that would ultimately act as a catalyst for change.
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Africa Malaria Task Force reconvenes to share resources, strategies and expertise

2:31 PM7/6/2021
Attendees take part in a two-day virtual training event, hosted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa Force Medical June 29, 2021, in support of Africa Malaria Task Force in Naples, Italy. AMTF is a program developed in 2011, designed to strengthen and expand effective malaria programs and provide support for military personnel and their families and countries.
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Conference focuses on security at sea to ensure free trade in Gulf of Guinea

10:14 AM7/12/2021
Chiefs of Navies and Air Forces from across the world focus on combatting piracy and supporting economies.
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U.S. Army Special Forces conclude training with Nigeria Navy Special Boat Service

10:27 AM7/13/2021
The Joint Combined Exchange Training is part of a close and continuous military partnership between the U.S. and Nigeria spanning decades to strengthen defense ties and promote regional security.
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U.S. Army Special Forces conclude training with Nigeria Navy Special Boat Service

11:37 AM7/13/2021
Officers of the Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service completed a five-week Joint Combined Exchange Training alongside a team of U.S. Army Special Forces on July 8 in Lagos, Nigeria. The JCET is part of a close and continuous military partnership between the U.S. and Nigeria spanning decades to strengthen defense ties and promote regional security.
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U.S. Army Special Forces conclude training with Nigeria Navy Special Boat Service

11:38 AM7/13/2021
Officers of the Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service completed a five-week Joint Combined Exchange Training alongside a team of U.S. Army Special Forces on July 8 in Lagos, Nigeria. The JCET is part of a close and continuous military partnership between the U.S. and Nigeria spanning decades to strengthen defense ties and promote regional security.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Nigeria for Maritime Security Engagement

9:54 AM8/10/2021
“Maritime engagements that include many navies working together really improve our interoperability and collective capability, which are absolutely necessary for a busy area such as the Gulf of Guinea,” Graham said.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:44 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:51 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:53 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:55 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:59 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

3:22 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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