Monthly Archives: October 2014

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 25 October 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 21 October Media reports state that the Federal Government has applied to continue the trial of Senator Ali NDUME at the Federal High Court, ABUJA in secret. The prosecutors stated the motion was designed to protect witnesses … Continue reading

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The Supreme Art of War: Boko Haram, Ceasefires, Hostages and Harmattan

This commentator’s general reading of the insurgency in North Eastern Nigeria rests on several assumptions, such as: As devastating as it is for the inhabitants and security forces involved the insurgency does not present an existential threat to the Federal … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 18 October 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 12 October Senator ZANNAH states that enemy forces are still in control of BAMA, BORNO State 13 October The Lake CHAD Basin Commission nations security meeting in ABUJA consisting of NIGERIA, CAMEROUN, CHAD, NIGER and BENIN agreed … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 11 October 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 05 October NEMA in YOBE State states there are 116, 000 IDPs in YOBE state 06 October A potential clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in KIRIKASAMMA LGA, JIGAWA State was prevented by early intervention of the … Continue reading

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Boko Haram’s Ramadan Offensive 2

In the first article we reviewed Boko Harams current campaign in Northern Nigeria in which Boko Haram meticulously prepared, shaped and then isolated the battlespace before launching their offensive and then defended their gains. In this instalment will examine reasons … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 04 October 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 28 September Federal High Court, LAGOS, sentenced 3 Boko Haram members Ali MOHAMMED, Adamu KARUMI and Ibrahim USMAN to 25 years with hard labour each. The trial was conducted in secret by Justice Ibrahim BUBA. Of the … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 27 September 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 21 September 10 gunmen surrendered to Nigerian forces at KAWURI, BORNO State A young lady identified as Susanna ISHAYA was picked up in KWAHIRI Village, BORNO State after being thrown out of a Volkswagen Golf car. She … Continue reading

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