NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 23 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States)

20 December

NAF ISR platforms identified suspected enemy activities in the vicinity of TUMBUN RAGO,  North BORNO State bordering Lake CHAD, suspected to be housing elements of the AL BARNAWI Boko Haram faction

The Army reported that 8 Div supported by NAF ISR, close air support and interdiction had been conducting Op Deep Punch 2 in the Lake Chad Basin for 2 weeks using air and artillery strikes on the Lake Chad islands. Enemy casualties thus far in the operation were 20 enemy dead, 17 captured and over 100 elderly men, women and children liberated, who had apparently been used as conscripted labour. Troops captured 1 x Mercedes Benz truck, 3 x Toyota Land Cruisers, 5 x AK 47s, 3 x FN FALs, 2 x G3s, 1 x pump action shotgun, 1 x RPG tube, 2 x RPG rounds, 2 x VHF radios, 1 x Night Vision goggles, 55 x 5.56mm rounds, 5 x Bangalore torpedoes, 2 x 120mm mortar bombs, 1,000 x 7.62mm (NATO) link, 55 x 7.62mm, 108 x 12.7mm, 2 x memory cards, 2 x hydraulic jacks and 1.5A battery. The only friendly casualties thus far had been 6 wounded.

The NIGERIA Customs Service stated that 26 Customs Officers had been killed in BORNO and YOBE States, with only Border posts in GEIDAM, YOBE State and GAMBORU, BORNO State functioning (the latter partially)

The YOBE State Government has agreed to purchase 20 x Toyota Hilux vehicles for N350m for different security agencies in the State

An 8 Div Press Release stated that a 2 week operation on the Lake CHAD islands with 8 Div and The Armed Forces Strike Group, supported by air and artillery had cleared several islands and villages such as ARENA CHIKI, CHIKUN GUDU, ARENA WAJE, SA’ADA and JUWE, BORNO State killing 20 enemy and capturing 17. 100 elderly men, women and children were rescued, who were allegedly forced labourers on enemy farms. 1 x Mercedes Benz truck, 2 x Toyota Landcruisers with weapons mounted, 2 x Toyota Hilux, 1 x AAA gun, 5 x AK 47, 3 x FN FAL, 2 x G3, 1 x pump action shotgun, 1 x RPG launcher, 2 x RPG rounds, 2 x VHF radios, 1 x NVG goggle, 55 x 5.56mm rounds, 5 x Bangalore torpedoes, 2 x 120mm mortar bombs, 1,000 x 7.62mm link, 55 x 7.62mmm, 108 x 12.7mm rounds, 2 x memory cards. 6 soldiers were wounded

21 December

NAF aircraft patrolling NUMAN and DEMSA LGA, ADAMAWA State were allegedly fired on by suspected nomadic gunmen. Allegedly the Alphajet identified a large crowd of gunmen with a herd of cattle burning villages. The gunmen engaged the aircraft with small arms which then fired warning shots when they got to a bridge heading to JAINGO, TARABA State

NAF Fighter Ground Attack (FGA) aircraft conducted a series of air strikes on the suspected enemy positions identified in TUMBUN RAGO. Attack Helicopter (AH) gunships conducted follow up strikes on fleeing suspected enemy

Suspected Fulani gunmen attacked BILACHI, FUFORE LGA, ADAMAWA State around 7.00pm killing 1 person, wounding one other and burning the village

22 December

Elements if 121 Bn and 21 Bde ambushed suspected enemy fighters at one of their suspected crossing points in FIRGI, BAMA LGA, BORNO State, killing 1 capturing a gas cylinder, 2 x water bottles and 1 x motorcycle.

The NAF conducted air strikes with an unspecified platform on a enemy concentration south east of BOGUMERI, BORNO State after trailing a convoy of motorcycles to the location

23 December

Elements of 3Bn, 22Bde conducted a fighting patrol towards MAKANDARI Village, KALA BALGE LGA, BORNO State following reports of suspected Boko Haram cattle rustling of over 200 cattle. Contact was made with the enemy in BENENRI Village, where 2 were killed and 1 x AK47, 2 x motorcycles and one ID card were recovered along with the cows

Situation North West (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States)

17 December

NPF attached to Op Absolute Sanity detained 2 suspected kidnappers who were allegedly operating in the vicinity of JERE/ KATARI axis of the ABUJA-KADUNA Road and JERE-KAGARKO Road, KADUNA State after a firefight around 9.30pm, recovering 2 x AK 47, 135 x rounds of ammunition

20 December

Farmers clashed with Fulani herdsmen in GIROMASA, BAGUDO LGA, KEBBI State resulting in 2 farmers killed, following a court decision in favour of the Herdsmen over a river

21 December

The DSS announced it had rescued a 3 year old boy abducted and held hostage for 11 days in KANO, KANO State. The kidnappers had received a N200,000.00 on 11 December 2018 after asking for N20m

22 December

A gunman attacked a Christmas Carol Service in NINDEM Village Square, GODOGODO District, JEMA’A LGA, KADUNA State around 9.00pm killing 4 and wounding 8

23 December

The police have arrested 2 suspected robbers in SAYADI Village, WUSHISHI LGA, NIGER State

Situation North Centre (Abuja FCT, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba States)

17 December

Gunmen ambushed a vehicle travelling from LAGOS to TAKUM in the vicinity of SATTI AGRIGI, KATSINA ALA LGA, BENUE State on KATSINA ALA- TAKUM Road around 10.00pm killing one of the passengers an Army Colonel

18 December

Elements of 707 Bn allegedly went on the rampage in KATSINA ALA Town in retaliation for the murder of their colleague by armed robbers, blocking the road and burning up to 20 houses in the Federal Low Cost Housing Estate and TOMATAAN District

President BUHARI extended the tenure of the CDS Gen. Abayomi OLONISAKIN, the COAS Lt Gen T.Y. BURATAI, the CAS Air Marshal Sadique ABUBAKAR and CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ikwe IBAS. The period of extension was not specified

The GOMBE State Police Command paraded 4 people suspected of abducting a Nurse in October 2017. 1 x AK 47, 19 x rounds of ammunition and N200,000.00 were recovered from the suspects, 3 others remain at large.

19 December

Gunmen attacked GIDAN BANOBI, ZAZZAGA District, MUNYA LGA, NIGER State around 2.00am killing 1 person and abducting 3 women, one of whom was released to give relatives the number to call to negotiate ransom. The District head stated this was the 3rd attack in 72 hours and they had just gathered up N10m to ransom 5 out of 10 people already abducted

22 December

Gunmen ambushed and robbed travellers along UGBOKOLO-OWUKPA Road in the vicinity of OKPOGA, OKPOKWU LGA, BENUE State, police responded engaging them in a firefight, killing 1, fatally wounding another and arresting 2 more based on the confession of the deceased suspect

23 December

The Secretary of the BENUE State Emergency Management Agency stated that up to 10,000 people had fled from CAMEROUN to AKWAYA, KWANDE LGA

Gunmen attacked ODONTO Village, AKPA District, OTURKPO LGA, BENUE State killing 2 people

Situation External Forces

21 December

An Appeal Court in CAMEROUN reduced the sentence of RFI journalist Ahmed ABBA who was arrested in July 2015 and sentenced in April 2017 on terrorism charges. The terrorism charges were dropped, however the charge of failing to denounce terrorism was upheld

22 December

Gunmen attacked ZENEME, MAYO TSANAGA Department, EXTREME NORD Region at night killing 2 villagers

23 December

Gunmen attacked KERAWA MAFA, MAYO TSANAGA Department killing one person

 

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 16 December 2017

 

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States)

09 December

Gunmen ambushed a 6 vehicle convoy in the vicinity of BULABULIN Village, BORNO State killing 2 soldiers

10 December

Gunmen ambushed a military convoy in the vicinity of SANDIYA, KONDUGA LGA on the border of KONDUGA and DAMBOA LGA, BORNO State, killing 6 friendly and wounding several others, several pieces of equipment were captured

Gunmen ambushed a military convoy with small arms, IEDs and crew served weapons in between NYENERI and FALAWANI Villages in the vicinity of DAMBOA, DAMBOA LGA, BORNO State, killing 4 soldiers and wounding 12

11 December

An explosion at the entrance to IDP Camp 4 in PULKA, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State around 11.00am killing a female and 3 other people and wounding 7. The military is unclear whether the explosion was caused by a mortar round or a suspected female PBIED

The Op Lafiya Dole Air Component Commander has been replaced with a Commander Air Task Force Air Vice Marshall Idi LUBO, as part of the reorganisation 3 Division Air Liaison Officers (DALO) have been appointed as well as an Air Liaison Officer to the Theatre Command

Social media reports state that gunmen accused 2 elderly men of being spies in the vicinity of MOLOTA, BORNO STATE and murdered them with bladed weapons. They also abducted 5 girls and 2 boys

2 x female PBIEDS attempted to infiltrate a crowded public space in the evening in PULKA, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State, 1 was shot and killed, whilst the other escaped to a residential area where she detonated killing herself and 2 other people and wounding several others

A military vehicle on a friendly patrol on MAIDUGURI- DAMBOA Road detonated an IED killing 2 soldiers

12 December

The NAF commenced Op Ruwan Wata 3 in Northern BORNO and the SAMBISA Forest area, ISR having previously identified KOLARAM, 37km east of MONGUNO to be an active enemy launch point, 2 x NAF Attack helicopters conducted a pre dawn raid followed by 4 x Fighter Ground Attack (FGA) aircraft. Several structures were destroyed and burnt. In a follow up air strike an NAF helicopter and FGA struck a settlement to the south east of KOLARAM destroying several structures. Enemy were detected retreating north to JUBILARAM, 38km north east of MONGUNO, 4 x NAF FGA conducted air strikes on the settlement

13 December

Gunmen mounted in 8 x pick up trucks and several motorcycles attacked friendly forces in MAINOK, KAGA LGA, BORNO State around 6.00pm, approaching via the bush from the direction of BUNI YADI, GUJBA LGA, YOBE State. They were defeated after an hour long firefight and friendly reinforcements arrived, losing 14 enemy killed and 2 x pick up trucks captured., as they were pursued to ZARI Village, MOBBAR LGA. Two civilians were injured. Media reports state that the attackers crossed several main roads but did not molest civilians, media reports also claim that 6 soldiers were killed and 9 wounded

UNHCR began distributing ID cards to IDPs in BORNO State beginning the process in DALORI Camp

14 December

The NPF is to create new Area Commands in MONGUNO, BENISHEIKH and UBA in BORNO State increasing the number to 6. New Divisional offices are to be opened up in LG Headquarters

State Governors voted to release $1bn from the Excess Crude Account to fund the war against Boko Haram

The NPF has arrested a suspected Boko Haram commander Ibrahim DIYE (aka ROMEO) in BORNO State around 2.00pm.

15 December

Brigadier General Gbenga Olusegun ADESINA presiding over a General Courts Martial sitting in MAIDUGURI, BORNO State sentenced a Lance Corporal John GODWIN to Death for the murder of 5 rescued hostages in YAMTEKE, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State. Sergeant Innocent OTOTO was given a life sentence for manslaughter for the torture and murder of a 13 year old boy he claimed had stolen his phone in ZAMANBARI District. Lance Corporal OSAGE and Private ONWE were sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for manslaughter and illegal possession of firearms.

The Army stated that troops deployed on Op Lafiya Dole had been on the offensive for the past 2 weeks in the Lake Chad Islands with coordinated air and artillery support, killing several insurgents and capturing 167. In the past 2 months troops had also conducted long range patrols and ambushes in and around suspected enemy hideouts in SAADA and JUWEI in Northern BORNO State, detaining 53 suspected enemy as well as taking the surrender of 15 suspected enemy who had wearied of the conflict

16 December

Gunmen ambushed a UN World Food Programme Convoy heading to LOGOMANI in the vicinity of MUSUNI Village on the DIKWA-NGALA Trans Sahara Highway, 35 km south west of NGALA, NGALA LGA, BORNO State killing 4 drivers and 2 others, abducting 3 and stealing several trucks. 6 enemy were killed and 3 x AK 47, 3 x locally improvised weapons, 4 x magazines and a 7.62mm belt were captured

Situation North West (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States)

14 December

Youth Leader and aide to Senator Shehu SANI, Bashir AHMED who was abducted in TUDUN WADA, KADUNA, KADUNA State on Friday 8 December was freed in KADUNA State. It is unclear if a ransom was paid for his release

NDLEA JIGAWA State Command announced that they had arrested 6 suspected drug dealers and seized 1,000.64Kg of various drugs between 9 and 11 December. 2 suspects were arrested on KANO- GUMEL Road with cannabis and 4 in GURI, DUTSE and HADEJIA LGAs with 900g of Tramadol

16 December

Several hundred youths known as ‘yan Shara’ rampaged along KATURU Road,  BADARAWA District, KADUNA, KADUNA State attacking traders and peaceful civilians with knives and clubs and robbing them. 11 suspects were arrested.

Situation North Centre (Abuja FCT, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba States)

10 December

Up to 10 Gunmen abducted 2 people from ZAZZAGA Village, MUNYA LGA, shooting one person who tried to stop them and 2 girls from MASUKU Village, SHIRORO LGA, NIGER State

5 abductees consisting of former Minister of Sports and current PLATEAU State PDP Chairman Damishi SANGO, his son and 3 others were released.

11 December

A farmer killed a Fulani herdsman he accused of destroying his crops in MAI ZAGGA Village, BAGUDO LGA, KEBBI State. The State Governor BAGUDU intervened to stop a reprisal, paying the slain man’s family compensation

12 December

IMN members began a 2 day memorial in ABUJA, FCT for members that were killed during the ZARIA Incident in 2015

The NIGER State Police Command stated it had rescued 2 abducted girls in MUSUKU Village, SHIRORO LGA

Gunmen attacked a house on a farm belonging to the EFCC Chairman Ibrahim MAGU in KARSHI, ABUJA, FCT around 10.00pm after overpowering and detaining a policeman on guard and a civilian and beating them. The policeman subsequently died of his injuries. The attackers stole 5 cattle and some sheep

Gunmen attacked the residence of an official of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in KARU LGA, NASARAWA State who had allegedly informed the Police about the activities of a criminal gang operating in KEFFI and KARU LGA, in the vicinity of the KEFFI-KARU-ABUJA axis, abducting and murdering him

14 December

Elements of the NPF attempted to dislodge illegal miners in MAYO SINE, MAMBILLA, SARDAUNA LGA, TARABA State who were occupying a concession of a mining company following a 48 hour eviction notice. The miners refused to disperse and attacked the police who opened fire killing up to 10.

15 December

The NPF in BENUE State arrested 35 suspected members of the Black Axe Confraternity. 26 of whom were detained whilst travelling from OGBADIGBO to MAKURDI and 9 who were detained in LESSEL, USHONGO LGA. Apparently the intent was to create havoc in the NORTH BANK Area in MAKURDI

16 December

A clash in OGOBIA Village, UGBOJU District, OTURKPO LGA, BENUE State resulted in 4 people killed. The origins of the violence appear to be an apparent retaliation for an incident in August 2017 between two brothers who are members of different political parties that resulted in 4 deaths

Situation External Forces

11 December

A PBIED detonated in the Abdoulaye Mosque in KERAWA, MAYO SAVA Department, EXTREME NORD Region around 5.45am killing themselves and 1 other person

A truck driver was abducted on Route National 1 in the vicinity of GOULMA between DABANGA and TILDE, MAYO SAVA Department

12 December

A PBIED detonated around 7.00pm in MATAKAYA, AMCHIDE Arrondissement, MAYO SAVA Department killing themselves and one other

13 December

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) stated that seizures of the opioid Tramadol have increased from 300Kg in 2013 to 3 tonnes a year in the Lake CHAD Basin area.

14 December

Gunmen abducted a farmer in TOLKOMARI, MAYO SAVA Department

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 09 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States)

04 December

Suspected nomadic gunmen attacked LAWARU and DONG Villages, DEMSA LGA, ADAMAWA State around 5.00am, killing several people and burning both down. The attackers then moved to KIKAN, NUMAN LGA

Troops patrolling in the vicinity of MIYANTO DAREL, BAMA LGA, BORNO State engaged suspected enemy forces killing 5, recovering weapons, machetes, knives and N5,000.00

The BORNO State Governor stated that 500 vigilantes would b recruited to enhance security in BIU, BIU LGA

05 December

The NAF has deployed ISR platforms, an Alphajet and EC 135 to ADAMAWA State for operations in NUMAN and DEMSA LGAs

Situation North West (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States)

05 December

The IMN has filed a suit in the Federal High Court against the KADUNA State Governor Mallam Nasir EL RUFAI, the State Attorney General, Commissioner for Justice, Commissioner of Police, DSS Director General, Inspector General of Police and Chief of Army Staff, stating that the order banning the organisation was unconstitutional and violated the African Charter on Human Rights

Situation North Centre (Abuja FCT, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba States)

03 December

An allegedly intoxicated policeman shot and killed a young man in AJAOKUTA LGA, KOGI State at an APC political rally for an LG Chairmanship

Gunmen reportedly abducted 3 people along OKENE-LOKOJA Road, consisting of an APC politician and former Senator Ayo ARISE, his driver and personal assistant in KOGI State near the ONDO, KOGI, EDO and EKITI State border as he travelled to ABUJA FCT from EKITI State. The kidnappers have allegedly requested a ransom of N80m from his family

Gunmen abducted ambushed a vehicle along AKWANGA- KEFFI-ABUJA Road around 5.30pm in the vicinity of MANDARA Village, KOKONA LGA, NASARAWA State abducting several people. Ransoms of N10m have been demanded for at least one of the abductees

04 December

The NAF stated that it had activated 1 x Bell 412 helicopter and a second would be completed before the end of December 2017. 1 x Mi 35P had been reactivated to become operational in January 2018, 2 x Mi 35P had undergone test flights in RUSSIA and would be operational in NIGERIA in February 2018. Periodic Depot Maintenance of C 130 aircraft was being undertaken and the service life of NAF 913 had been extended

The NPF stated that gunmen had attacked policemen based in KUDERE Village, AKWANGA LGA, NASARAWA State near GUDI along the AKWANGA-KEFFI Highway killing 2 people. Elements of SARS, MOPOL and local vigilantes responded and are combing the forest

06 December

Gunmen ambushed a vehicle on the KADUNA-ABUJA Road, in the vicinity of KURMI JIBRIL, KAGARKO LGA/ JERE- GARKAWA, JERE LGA, KADUNA State abducting 4 people including a former Minister of sports Damishi SANGO, his driver, his son and his police orderly as he travelled from JOS to ABUJA

07 December

The kidnappers of Damishi SANGO have demanded a N100m ransom from his family

A 5 year old boy was abducted in WASE Town, WASE LGA, PLATEAU State. The kidnappers requested N20m ransom from the boys father Alhaji IBRAHIM

08 December

A suspect in the kidnap of Master IBRAHIM in WASE, was arrested by the NPF and elements of Op Safe Haven, the boys corpse was recovered from an uncompleted building

The abductors of Damishi SANGO have reduced his ransom to N40m

Up to 5 suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked OGABIFO Village, OMALA LGA near AGBENEMA, KOGI State with AK 47s after an alleged altercation with a farmer on whose land they were grazing. 10 people were killed. Armed herdsmen also grazed their cattle on a rice farm in OMI, YAGBA WEST LGA, displacing the farmers family

The NPF announced the arrest of 28 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers who operated along the KADUNA-ABUJA Road in TAFA LGA, NIGER State, in a week long operation. 5 abductees were rescued and 1 x KIA Saloon car, 1 x Mercedes Benz Saloon car, 2 x AK 47, 3 x pump action shotguns, 1 x revolver and 1 x Beretta, 1 x single barrel firearm 133 x 7.62mm (AK), 50 x shotgun cartridges, 20 x 9mm, 4 x sets of military style uniform and 3 x badges of rank (Major, Sergeant, Staff Sergeant) were recovered

Gunmen attacked a village, MUNYA LGA, NIGER State along KADUNA- SARKI PAWA Road killing 3 and abducting 10

Gunmen abducted an aide to APC Senator Shehu SANI (KADUNA) Bashir AHMED in TUDUN WADA, KASUWAN BARCI, KADUNA SOUTH LGA, KADUNA State

09 December

Herdsmen entered DUDUGURU Village, JANKWE Community, OBI LGA, NASARAWA State to allegedly recover an axe seized from a herdsman several weeks ago by farmers. The refusal of the farmers to release the axe led to a clash, in which 1 was killed and several injured

Situation External Forces

03 December

Gunmen attacked TCHEBE TCHEBE Village, MAYO MOSKOTA Arrondissement, MAYO TSANAGA Department EXTREME NORD Region, in the evening killing 2 soldiers and 2 vigilantes and abducting 10 civilians, a BIR unit, responded but lost a vehicle to an IED

The US and UK Government issued travel advisories for ABUJA FCT, BAUCHI, BORNO, GOMBE, JIGAWA, ADAMAWA and YOBE States. The threat appears linked to the festive period rather than a specific plot

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 02 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States)

21 December Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked BILACHI Village, FUFORE LGA, ADAMAWA State at night killing one person, wounding one other, displacing others and burning the village

26 November

Suspected nomadic gunmen allegedly shot and killed a man on his farm in SHAFORON NUMAN LGA, ADAMAWA State, his brother was also allegedly shot and killed as he tried to rescue him

Residents of KIKAN, KWODOMTI, SHAFARAN and KETWUL, NUMAN LGA, ADAMAWA State have reportedly fled in anticipation of a revenge attack from Fulani herdsmen

28 November

NAF Beechcraft 350i ISR platforms identifed armed suspected Boko Haram gunmen in a building in GOBARA, 15km from GWOZA, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State, it was engaged by Alphajet and F 7Ni with bombs and destroyed

Elements of 3 Bn, 22 Bde 22 Mobile Strike Team supported by CJTF Vigilantes cleared suspected enemy positions in KALA, JAWARA, MADA, MIKA, GAKULBA and KUTILAZ (SANGA), KALA BALGE LGA, BORNO State to the north of SAMBISA Forest. The enemy reportedly spotted friendly forces from an OP at SANGA and withdrew into the AMCHADA Forest, own troops pursued and engaged the enemy killing 4 after a firefight and capturing one who claimed to be the Amir of CHAWA. 212 civilians were rescued

Gunmen attacked HUMBLI Village, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State

29 November

Gunmen attacked WANU Village, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State, 3km from GULAK around 9.30pm killing up to 5 people and wounding several others. The gunmen who reportedly emerged from the WAGA CHAKAWA Forest on foot, stole livestock and food stuffs and then burned the village.

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs stated that about 4,000 refugees had returned from NIGER Republic in October, with 1,470 registering at GWOZA, 498 in KUKAWA, 374 in NGALA and 250 in DIKWA

Gunmen attacked WANU Village, MADAGALI LGA, 3 km from GULAK, ADAMAWA State, arfound 9.30pm killing 2 people, stealing livestock and foodstuffs and burning houses

30 November

Gunmen mounted in an APC and armed vehicles attacked 22 Bde positions in GAJIBO Village, DIKWA LGA, BORNO State around 5.45pm, overrunning the base killing 1 soldier and wounding 3. The enemy stole weapons and ammunition after being pushed out in a counter attack. 3 x AK47s were captured

01 December

MOPOL raided a Fulani settlement in DOWAYA, NUMAN LGA, ADAMAWA State after receiving reports of a large number of people concentrating. At least 6 MOPOL were reported killed attempting to effect arrests. Elements of 23 Armoured Bde cordoned off the village and using small arms and RPGs recovered the bodies of the fallen policemen. The Fulani claim that they had relocated from SHAFARAN, SHAWAL, GUMARA, KIKAM and KADAMTI after the previous weeks massacre and were mourning their dead. The military claim the villages had been evacuated of women and children and up to 16 persons with AK 47s were sighted.

The BORNO State Governor has proposed a new security strategy in BORNO State consisting of 5 protected urban centres surrounded by a 3 km security belt. BAMA, BAMA LGA has been chosed as a pilot scheme

02 December

2 suspected female PBIEDs infiltrated BIU, BIU LGA, BORNO State around11.40am during a food distribution exercise by aid workers, 1 detonated in the Main Market and the other just outside the market square in BIU, killing themselves and 13 others and wounding 53

Situation North West (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States)

28 November

Elements of the NPFs Op Absolute Sanity engaged suspected cattle rustlers in the KAGARKO Forest, KAGARKO LGA, KADUNA State around 2.00am, killing 2 of them and recovering 413 cows and 50 sheep and 1 x AK-47. The recovered livestock were taken to KATARI Town

30 November

396 NAF Regiment airmen and women and 18 NAF Regiment officers completed a Special Forces course run by an Israeli PMC

01 December

Members of IMN held their annual procession to commemorate the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday in KADUNA, KADUNA State from LEVENTIS Roundabout along AHMADU BELLO Way and KANO Road. Police intercepted them on LAGOS Street and dispersed the crowd with teargas and live rounds

Situation North Centre (Abuja FCT, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba States)

26 November

The military and vigilantes from the Fulani Volunteer Group arrested 29 suspected cattle rustlers in YAKILA, RAFI LGA, NIGER State, recovering over 1,000 cattle and 75 sheep. 2 suspects escaped

28 November

Suspected herdsmen reportedly attacked a farmer in RIYOM LGA, PLATEAU State but were captured by local villagers

29 November

Approximately 50 gunmen mounted in 3 vehicles attacked LAPAI, LAPAI LGA, NIGER State via GULU-LAPAI Road, robbing the local branches of UBA on SULEJA Road near the IBB University Campus and then First Bank on MINNA Road. They then attacked the Police Station. The gunmen used road blocks to isolate the community, stealing 2 vehicles (one of which was subsequently recovered) from bank workers which they used to evacuate their loot. 2 policemen were killed and 4 wounded, whilst 4 bank customers were killed and 12 wounded

Gunmen murdered the Head of Tula Chiefdom in DAKTIBE JALIGO Village, KALTUNGO LGA, GOMBE State and his son early in the morning, the victims wife and other children were injured

30 November

Gunmen attacked a mine in JOL Village, RIYOM LGA, PLATEAU State in the evening wounding 4 miners

Gunmen attempted to murder a PDP politician in the vicinity of AYINGBA and AJIOLO, as he travelled to his village, ABOCHO, DEKINA LGA, KOGI State

30 November

Fulani and Berom miners clashed in RAFIN ACHA Village, RIYOM LGA, PLATEAU State at a mine. The incident was allegedly precipitated by 2 herdsmen taking their cattle into a Berom farm. Despite the herdsmen being arrested, Berom youths had allegedly beaten up some Fulani youths. News of the incident reached the mines where both tribes worked leading to the clash. 5 people were wounded

Gunmen unsuccessfully ambushed travellers in the vicinity of VWAK Village, RIYOM LGA. Several of the gunmen were captured by local villagers and handed over to the police.

01 December

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that a Portuguese citizen Jose MACHADA who was abducted along OBAJANA-KABBA Road in KOGI State on 24 October 2017 had died in captivity

Gunmen ambushed a police patrol at night on AKWANGA- KEFFI Road in the vicinity of MANDARA Village, KOKONA LGA, NASARAWA State near GARAKU

02 December

Suspected herdsmen ambushed a vehicle heading to MAKERA Market in the vicinity of DIYAN Village, RIM District, RIYOM LGA, PLATEAU State killing 11 people and wounding 3

Situation External Forces

27 November

Gunmen attacked a truck in the morning on Route National 1 between DABANGA and GOUESS, LOGONE ET CHARI Department, EXTREME NORD Region. 1 person was wounded and 3 are missing

28 November

2 suspected Boko Haram fighters from BROUVARE, MAYO SAVA Department, EXTREME NORD Region surrendered in KOLOFATA

30 November

Gunmen attacked TCHEBETCHEBE, MAYO MOSKOTA Arrondissement, MAYO TSANAGA Department killing 2 villagers and abducting a young girl

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 25 November 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States)

19 November

Suspected Bachama gunmen from KIKAN, KWODOMTI and SHAFARAN, NUMAN LGA, ADAMAWA State and attacked Fulani villages in the vicinity of KIKAN, KWODOMTI, SHAWAL, GUMARA and SHAFARAN. killing up to 51 mainly women and children as most of the men were at market or a wedding ceremony in MAYO BELWA. The Bachama gunmen were allegedly avenging the death of a farmer who they claimed was murdered by Fulani herdsmen.

7 x gunmen mounted on 2 x motorcycles abducted 7 farmers  from LAWANTI Village, JERE LGA and MASU Vilage, MAFA LGA, BORNO State  working their fields in a plantation in the vicinity of DIMGE, MAFA LGA, killing 2 with bladed weapons and shooting 4 others, their eldery collegaue was left alive and told to inform the victims families

Commander MNJTF Gen IRABOR visited Sector 3 MNJTF consisting of 7 Bde in BAGA, KUKAWA LGA, BORNO State commanded by Brig Gen Oluyinka SOYELE

20 November

NAF ISR Aircraft identified a suspected IED making facility in YIWE Forest, 23km south of KONDUGA, KONDUGA LGA, BORNO State, an MI 17, 2 x ALphajets and 2 x F- 7Ni were tasked to attack the target in air strikes over 2 days with bombs, rockets and cannon fire. Secondary explosions were observed.

21 November

A teenage male PBIED detonated in MASSALACIN MADINA Mosque, ANGUWAN SHUWA, MUBI, MUBI NORTH LGA, ADAMAWA State around 5.00am killling up to 58 people

A suspected female PBIED was intercepted in BAKIN DUTSE near GULAK, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State by vigilantes. Their leader was killed when she detonated

Boko Haram released an 8 minute 56 second video allegedly showing an attack on friendly forces on 10 November in SABON GARI, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State

22 November

The CDS Gen. Gabriel OLONISAKIN visitied MAIDUGURI, BORNO State where he was received by MCCC Comander Maj Gen Attahiru IBRAHIM

23 November

Hunters from GUR Village, BIU LGA, BORNO State and hunters from DAMATURU, YOBE State intercepted suspected cattle rustlers east of BURASHIKA Village, BIU LGA, BORNO State, killing 1 after a long firefight and capturing 1 x AK 47, 2 x 7.62mm (AK) rounds, 48 cowsm 58 goats, 36 sheep and 12 donkeys

24 November

NAF ISR aircraft detected a suspected Boko Haram gathering in the vicinity of BOGUMERI, BORNO State, whilst on routine patrol. NAF Alphajets were tasked to engage the target with bombs, destroying it and setting it ablaze

25 November

A large number of gunmen attacked an 5 Bde Garrison, 8 TF Div FOB in the vicinity of MAGUMERI, MAGUMERI LGA, BORNO State with small arms and IEDs around 7.00pm from the BENGEL axis killing up to 6 soldiers and 3 civilians and wounding 6. The FOB was overrun and the attackers occupied the town until a counter attack pushed them back. The attackers were suspected to be Boko Haram ISWAP fighters based on DABAR MASARA Island on Lake CHAD

The IGP Ibrahim IDRIS stated that 5 MOPOL units would be deployed to ADAMAWA State to prevent any further clashes in NUMAN LGA

Situation North West (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States)

18 November

Suspected armed robbers blocked KANKARA-SHEME Road, in the vicinity of MABAI Village, KANKARA LGA, KATSINA State around 9.00pm, the gunmen opened fire killing several peaceful civilians

20 November

Gunmen attacked GARO Town, KABO LGA, KANO State around 11.00pm killing 1 person and wounding 2 others. The gunmen were allegedly targetting a local businessman. But in his absence they attacked and burnt 5 shops. The NPF responded wounding one suspect in the legs, whilst 2 others sustained fractures

21 November

Gunmen ambushed a commercial bus on ABUJA- KADUNA Road around 6.30am in the vicinity of SABO-WUSE, TAFA LGA, NIGER State killing an off duty FRSC Road Marshal and kidnapping the remainder of the passangers including two other Road Marshals

23 November

The COAS Lt Gen TY BURATAI stated the Army will open a FOB in THE FALGORE Forest, DOGUWA LGA, KANO State for use as a training area and to counter banditry and cattle rustling

Situation North Centre (Abuja FCT, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba States)

19 November

A communal clash between the GBANCHUKU/ KPOROKA and NUMAYE Communities of LOKOJA LGA, KOGI State resulted in 1 dead and several wounded after a land dispute degenerated into violence

Gunmen broke into a house in MADAKIN GARAM, TARANGOL Village, BOKKOS LGA, PLATEAU State around 8.35pm and murdered a local Chief

21 November

Gunmen abducted 4 people including the Village Head, Haruna GIZO from UNGUWAN GIZO, KAGARA LGA, NIGER State

Gunmen murdered the Chairman of the Action Democratic Party, Waziri FURSOM around 12.35am  in BAYAN DUTSE-FURSOM Village, JOS NORTH LGA

Gunmen killed the JOS NORTH Vigilance Group Commander  Musa AGALU in BUKURU Park, JOS NORTH LGA, PLATEAU State around 11.00pm.

The NPF in GOMBE State have paraded 12 suspected armed robbers, cattle rustlers, kidnappers and other criminals who were arrested with the assistance of local hunters association between BALANGA LGA, GOMBE State and LAMORDE LGA, ADAMAWA State. Also recovered were 1 x AK 47, 70 rounds of ammunition, 1 x pistol, 6 x mobile phones, charms, knives and other parphanelia

23 November

The NPF NIGER State Command arrested a suspected cattle rustler in AGWARA, LAMBATA, GURARA LGA, who was rearing 18 stolen cattle. Police also raided a suspected cattle rustlers den in GOTO RISHI Forest, PAIKORO LGA recovering 80 cattle and 23 sheep

24 November

The NPF in NIGER State claim to have rescued 4 people including the Village Head of UNGUWAN GIZO, KAGARA LGA, with the support of local vigilantes from BIRNIN GWARI LGA, KADUNA State

Situation External Forces

20 November

A suspected PBIED detonated in KOLOFATA, MAYO SAVA Department, EXTREME NORD Region killing himself and 3 children and wounding 20 others. The device was hidden in a bag of beans

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 18 November 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States)

12 November

A new 7 minute 48 second video by Boko Haram shows a firefight with Nigerian forces and dead Nigerian soldiers and displaying a captured Vickers MBT being driven under vegetation as well as captured arms. The speaker claims the footage is from an ambush on Nigerian forces in the SAMBISA Forest on 10 November. The date and veracity of the images have not been confirmed.

13 November

Suspected nomadic gunmen attacked KOH Village, GIREI LGA, ADAMAWA State killing one person

5 suspected Boko Haram members infiltrated MUKTUM Village, GUJBA LGA, YOBE State around 11.30pm, where one the their number murdered his father

2 x female PBIEDs attempted to infiltrate DIKWA IDP Camp in DIKWA LGA, BORNO State around 8.35pm, detonating and killing themselves and 1 other person

14 November

The YOBE State Commisioner of Police stated that the Command had lost 235 officers and men in the last 6 years to the Boko Haram insurgency

15 November

2 x male and 2 x female suspected PBIEDs attacked MUNA GARI, KONDUGA LGA on the outskirts of MAIDUGURI, BORNO State. The first detonated around 6.13pm in a Prayer Ground killing 12 people, the second detonated in a private house killing a mother and child, whilst the last 2 detonated killing only themselves. 29 people were wounded

Gunmen attacked SABON GARI and KAFIN HAUSA Villages, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State in the evening but were repelled after burning houses and killing livestock with several enemy killed

16 November

The Chairman of MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State Alhaji Yusuf MOHAMMED stated that up to 500 hunters and vigilantes were being supported by the Local Government with funding and shotgun cartridges

18 November

2 x suspected female PBIEDs detonated on the outskirts of ALAKARAMTI, JERE LGA, BORNO State killing only themselves. 2 more suspected female PBIEDS infiltrated the village but fled into a crowd when challenged by CJTF vigiantes and security personnel. One detonated around 6.50am next to an akara seller killing herself and the traders son and wounding the trader. Her companion detonated killing 6 people and wounding 4 others. 1 more female PBIED removed her device and hid it behind a house, she was captured alive by locals and handed over to the security forces. The device was made safe by Police EOD

The NPF have arrrsted several suspected criminals in a patch of forest in YOLA, known as the ‘SAMBISA Forest’ along MUBI By pass. in MAIHA LGA, ADAMAWA State

Situation North West (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States)

12 November

Suspected kidnappers abducted a local Vigilante leader Haruna MAIKAJI in the vicinity of SABON GAYAN Village, KADUNA State, stoning him to death and dismembering his body. Local youths blocked the KADUNA-ABUJA Road in protest, murdering 3 Fulani men in revenge, another Fulani man escaped with machete wounds

13 November

Elements of Op Absolute Sanity killed 2 men suspected of invovlement in the murder of Haru MANYA in SABON GAYA, CHIKUN LGA, KADUNA State

14 November

The NPF paraded 8 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers who operated along the KADUNA-ABUJA Expressway recovering 1 x AK 47, 3 x locally made firearms, 1 x live cartdridge, 2 x cars

4 NAF Flt Lts completed theur Jet Flying Course at 403 Flying Training School, NAF KANO

15 November

KANO State Police Command arrested 3 suspected kidnappers in KANO City, rescuing 7 abductees. The police stated that the parents had paid hundreds of thousands of naira in ransom via mobile phone recharge cards, the children were allegedly sent to ward heads in GWARZO to look after as missing children

18 November

Militants from BAKOSHI, SURU LGA, KEBBI State attacked BANBALA (a Fulani village) in apparent retaliation for the alleged murder of a local farmer by herdsmen. The attackers burnt houses and other property and hundreds of cattle

Situation North Centre (Abuja FCT, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba States)

12 November

NPF in BENUE State have arrested 3 Fulani men on suspicion of murdering a man who attempted to prevent them raping a woman in IFHO Village, TSAV District, GUMA LGA on 10 November

Suspected nomadic herdsmen ambushed a motorcycle around 9.30pm in the vicinity of WERENG Village, RIYOM LGA, PLATEAU State killing 2 people with bladed weapons

13 November

The DSS Director of Operations Godwin ETENG testified before the House of Representatives Joint Committee on Customs and Excise and National Intelligence that there was an increase in the importation of small arms and light weapons mainly in NASARAWA, BENUE, TARABA and PLATEAU States

KOGI State Police Command paraded 12 people suspected of armed robbery, unlawful possesion of firearms, kidnapping, vandalism and car theft in the vicinity of IDAH. The suspects are alleged to be part of the NEO Black African Confraternity, recovering 3 x AK 47, 1 x pump action shotgun, cutlasses, shotgun cartridges, kinves and charms

Defence HQ deployed an investigatory team to JOS, PLATEAU State to investigate the causes of the violence in the state

15 November

Gunmen ambushed a vehicle on its way to EBONYI State from ABUJA shooting and wounding the driver and abducting 3 members of staff from the Federal Teaching Hospital, ABAKILIKI, EBONYI State in the vicinity of AJAOKUTA, KOGI State

17 November

The SOKOTO State Police Command paraded 5 suspected drug dealers arrested in RAYMOND Village and DANTATAKO Village, GWADABAWA LGA with various substances such as Tutoling Syrup, Cannabis, and Diazepam

18 November

A communal clash between KABAWA and ONUMAYE Communities, KOTON KARFE LGA, KOGI State led to one death and several woundedand several houses burnt including that of a traditional ruler. The dispute was reportedly over a piece of land and fish pond

The 3 kidnapped staff of Federal Teaching Hospital, ABAKILIKI, EBONYI State were released in the vicinity of AJAOKUTA, KOGI State

19 November

Gunmen mounted on a motorcycle followed and murdered the Madakin Gsram (Village Head) of FAKKOS Village, BOKKOS LGA, PLATEAU State

Situation External Forces

12 November

Gunmen burnt down a public school in VOUZI, MAYO TSANAGA Department, EXTREME NORD Region

16 November

An member of the MNJTF shot a female friend in MADA, LOGONE ET CHARI Department near WAZA

Camerounian forces degtained Abba GOROMA (aka Abba ADAM/ Alhaji HASSAN) an alleged senior Boko Haram member and 4 of his alleged bodyguards om KODEK, DIAMARE Department and transferred to YAOUNDE.

BENIN Republic has deployed 150 troops to join the MNJTF, with the Company joining MNJTF HQ, FARCHA Camp in N’DJAMENA, CHAD for Force Protection duties

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 11 November 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States)

05 November

2 x male PBIEDs entered a house in SILDA, MADAGALI, LGA, ADAMAWA State feigning a need for assistance, detonating and killing 2 females around 7.30pm

Gunmen attacked GURJANGO Village, MADAGALI LGA stealing livestock

06 November

Gunmen attacked IMBRISSA, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State but were repelled by hunters

Up to 20 gunmen attacked JADDANNAM, MAGUMERI LGA, BORNO State around 9.00pm killing 6 people and then burning most of the town including harvested crops and livestock

The NAF formally introduced 1 of its 2 Bell 412 Utility Helicopters (seized after being imported by RIVERS State for pipeline surveillance) into service after reassembly at 631 Aircraft Maintenance Depot (ACMD), IKEJA, LAGOS State. The helicopter with a surveillance camera with night capabilities will deploy to the North East.

Gunmen mounted in pick up trucks attacked GULAK, MADAGALI LGA with hevy weapons, VBIEDs and small arms Around 6.30pm. They approached through BAKIN DUTSE, initiating the attack with a VBIED attempting to ram a gun truck at a checkpoint, killing a soldier and wounding 3 others. 2 civilians were also killed. The attack was finally defeated by elements of 28 TF Bde and local hunters around 4.00am, with claims of up to 42 enemy killed

07 November

2 x female PBIEDs attempted to infiltrate WAGA LAWAN, MADAGALI LGA around 6.30am, upon challenge they refused to stop and were shot by soldiers rom 28 TF Bde

4 x suspected female PBIEDs attempted to infiltrate MAIDUGURI, BORNO State via farmland in the vicinity of TOMSU NGAMDU near LONDON SUDAN, KALERI, JERE LGA. They were spotted by security forces around 8.20am, upon which the first detonated killing herself and another PBIED. Farmers began to flee back into town but were stopped and searched, allowing the 3rd PBIED to infiltrate a group waiting to be searched and detonate killing herself and wounding 8 others. The 4th PBIED was identified and shot. The unexploded devices of the 2nd and 4th PBIEDs were made safe by Police EOD

09 November

The NSCDC BORNO State Command paraded several suspects accused of diverting 200  bags of sorghum reportedly meant for IDPs in MONGUNO LGA to a private warehouse in, MAIDUGURI for rebagging and sale

10 November

Troops cleared several locations on the fringes of the SAMBISA Forest such as SHYADAWE-ANGWAN  FULANI, SHYADAWE-ANGWAN- BULA MUSA and SHYADAWE, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State defeating the enemy and capturing 2 x gun trucks, 3 x motorcycles, a lot of bicycles and a laptop. They also located an unserviceable armoured vehicle. They were ambushed as they returned around 6.00pm in the vicinity of GWOZA losing 3 friendly killed and up to 10 soldiers and 3 CJTF vigilante wounded. The ambush was defeated with air support

Boko Haram reportedly released a video allegedly showing a screen grab of fighting in the SAMBISA Forest

11 November

Gunmen attacked MAIKADIRI Village, ASKIRA UBA LGA, BORNO State around midnight with small arms killing 2 people and burning several houses and an SUV as well as stealing 2 x pick up trucks. Local youths engaged and eventually repelled them

Situation North West (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States)

05 November                                                                                                                        

Members of IMN conducted their annual Arbaeen march in KANO, KANO State. The march from KOFAR MAZUGAL via KOFAR NASARAWA along ZARIA Road was intercepted in the vicinity of LADO Overhead Bridge by MOPOL who attempted to disperse them with tear gas and live rounds with up t o 3 members allegedly killed. Police stated they had arrested 5 men and 5 women and confisticated 8 x catapults, stones and 1 x poisoned arrow

06 November

The Minister of Defence Mansur DAN ALI announced that Op HARBN KUNAMA 2 will be launched in ZAMFARA State in December

09 November

The KADUNA High Court, acquiited 10 IMN members charged with criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly, rioting, disturbing the peace and causing grevious hurt in 2016. The Judge discharged them due to lack of evidence

Situation North Centre (Abuja FCT, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba States)

05 November

Gunmen abducted a 71 year old woman Elizabeth OMOTOSHO from her house on LOBALADE Street, TANKE, ILORIN, KWARA State between 7.00pm and 8.00pm

06 November

Suspected nomadic gunmen attacked AZEGE Village, LOGO LGA, BENUE State burning down some houses and raping a woman

07 November

Gunmen allegedly in military style uniforms ambushed a vehicle returning from night market around 7.30pm in MAKERA, RIYOM LGA, PLATEAU State in the vicinity of GAKO Village, killing 11 and wounding 4

08 November

A clash between local youths and nomadic herdsmen in JANGARU Village AWE LGA, NASARAWA State led to 1 killed and 3 people wounded

The Solicitor General of the Federation Dayo APATA stated that the first phase of prosecutions of Boko Haram suspects had been completed

The public hearings of the Presidential Investigation Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed Froces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement

The KOGI State Government has announced an emergency 24 hour curfew on ADAVI, AJAOKUTA, OKENE, OKEHI and OGORI MANGOGO LGAs, in KOGI Central Senatorial District

09 November

Op Lion Roars began in KOGI Central Senatorial District by the military, MOPOL, NPF, DSS and NSCDC, in OKENE, OKEHI, ADAVI, AJAOKUTA and OGORI/ MAGONGO LGAs

Suspected nomadic gunmen attacked a group of timber workers, between DEKINA and OMALA LGA, KOGI State killing 1. Local people relocated to ABEJUKOLO prior to the attack as they had heard rumours that Fulani had camped in the Government Reserve Timber Forest and were planning a reprisal for an alleged attack 2 weeks previously which had led to the deaths of 2 people and 20 cattle

10 November

The NPF states that it intercepted 1,427 x 5.56mm rounds in a VW Salon Bus along MAKURDI- LAFIA Road, BENUE State. 5 passengers had been arrrested

Members of IMN held a combined Ashura/ protest march for the release of Sheik EL ZAKZAKY, in ABUJA FCT, from the Federal Secretariat to Unity Fountain. They were stopped by the NPF on Shehu Shagari Way who used live rounds and tear gas in an attempt to disperse them, resulting in 2 injuries

The Federal High Court, ABUJA FCT charged 5 men for the diversion of 65 out of 249 trucks of maize meant as relief for IDPs in BORNO, YOBE, GOMBE, ADAMAWA, BAUCHI and TARABA States. The Judge adjourned the case until 13 November and remanded 4 men to KUJE Prison

Suspected nomadic gunmen attacked IFHO Village, TSAV District, GUMA LGA, BENUE State killing 1 person and attempting to rape several women

Situation External Forces

05 November

Gunmen attacked MAHOULA VILLAGE, MORA Arrondissement, MAYO SAVA Department, EXTREME NORD Region at night killing 3 people and stealing their identity cards, mobile phones and 7 x

motorcycles

Gunmenattacked KERAWA-MAFA, MAYO SAVA Departmnent killed 2 men and abducted a 14 year old child

2 x suspected female PBIEDs were challenged by a patrol in the morning in DIGAWA, MAYO SAVA Department, 10km from MORA, 1 was shot and the other surrendered. Both devices were defused

08 November

Gunmen attacked TALAKACHI, MAYO MOSKOTA Department At night wounding several villagers and stealing 3 x motorcycles, 4 x bicycles and cattle.

10 November

The Governor of EXTREME NORD Region stated that the Nigerian militry had rescued 387 people abducted by Boko Haram last year. Airstrikes by NAF helicopters had caused the enem to flee abandoning the hostages who were taken to MOZOGO, MAYO MOSKOTA Department for rehabilitation prior to release.

Gunmen abducted 2 villagers from WARAWIDE, MAYO SAVA Department, EXTREME NORD Region

Gunmen abducted a villager from SANDAWADJIRI, MAYO TSANAGA Department, EXTREME NORD Region

11 November

The villager abducted from SANDAWADJIRI was found dead in the vicinity of BORNORI

8 suspected Boko Haram members surrendered in KOLOFATA, 5 were reportedly from KOLOFATA, 2 from TALAMADE and 1 from MINDIF

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