Monthly Archives: June 2015

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 27 June 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 17 June The NPF, KUJE Division has arrested the Ardo Fulani of KUJE Area Council Malam Umar ISYAK as part of an investigation into cattle rustling. 23 June President BUHARI reversed the directive to remove military checkpoints … Continue reading

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Indirect Fire in a Counter Insurgency Environment. Part 2- Counter Measures

As discussed in the first part of this article Indirect Fire is a preferred weapon and tactic of insurgent groups and due to the presence of the necessary weapon systems and the operational system is coming into further prevalence in … Continue reading

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Indirect Fire in a Counter Insurgency Environment. Part 1

Indirect fire (IDF) is defined as aiming and firing a projectile from a weapon without relying on direct line of sight between the weapon and the target. Several weapon systems are designed mainly to fire indirectly at targets such as … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 20 June 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 13 June Nigerian forces attacked enemy positions in the vicinity of BAYAWARI and SASAWA, TARMUWA LGA, YOBE State pushing them towards SASAWA Forest 15 June President BUHARI stated that he would visit CAMEROUN on his return to … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 13 June 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 06 June A combined DSS/ Military team attempted to arrest a suspected terrorist known as BABAN SAFIYA, in UNGUWAN KEKE B Village, CHIKUN LGA KADUNA State around 1.00am. The suspect engaged the security force in a firefight, … Continue reading

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Stars on Their Shoulders Blood on Their Hands: A Response

Amnesty International released a 133 page report on Wednesday 3rd June 2015 accusing the Nigerian military of war crimes during operations in the North East and naming several officers for investigation. The report appears to build on the Channel 4 … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 06 June 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 31 May Nigerian forces captured a suspected Boko Haram member with an RPG launcher in the vicinity of MAIDUGURI, BORNO State 03 June Maj Gen Tukur Yusuf BURATAI has been appointed Commander of the MJNTF in N’DJAMENA, … Continue reading

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