Monthly Archives: January 2015

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 24 January 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 22 January Mike Omeri, Coordinator National Information Centre, states that NIGERIA might withdraw forces from Peace keeping operations Media reports state that a deal has been signed by NIGER, CHAD and NIGERIA to for a multinational force … Continue reading

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He Who rides the Tiger

The Chinese proverb, ‘He who rides the Tiger is afraid to get off’ is the clearest illustration of how regional actors have responded to Boko Haram, the beginning of 2015 has brought yet another twist in the tigers tail. 04 January: … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 17 January 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 14 January Media reports state that several soldiers detained in JOS, PLATEAU State awaiting Courts Martial from 213 Bn, 234 Bn, Task Force Mike and Army HQ Team A have been summarily dismissed. The soldiers were reportedly … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 10 January 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 06 January The Leader of the ATTAKAD Community Development Association Ishaya KUNDEN claimed that 16 villages in southern KADUNA State were occupied by Fulani herdsmen. He stated that since 24th March 2013 180 people had been killed … Continue reading

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Mutiny in the Sahel

The General Courts Martial which have recently concluded in various locations give us an interesting insight into the way Operation Zaman Lafiya is conducted and the conditions of the soldiers at the front. In the trial of troops from 111 … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 03 January 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 28 December Representatives of the Eggon and Fulani ethnic groups in NASARAWA State agreed a truce in LAFIA, NASARAWA State facilitated by the House of Representatives member for LAFIA/OBI Dr Joseph Haruna KIGBU. 30 December 7 Div … Continue reading

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The IED in Boko Harams Harmattan Offensive

The enemies’ IED tactics and techniques in this campaign have evolved significantly. We will examine these changes and attempt to draw conclusions and examine possible future trends. IED Characteristics: IEDs can be characterised by size and method of detention; Size … Continue reading

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