Monthly Archives: August 2015

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 22 August 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 16 August Vigilantes and hunters attacked enemy camps in MADAGALI, MICHIKA and MUBI, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State reportedly killing up to 100 enemy, capturing 17 and freeing 280 women and children, 3 hunters were reportedly injured in … Continue reading

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BIAFRA- How Did it Last and Could it have Won? (2)

In the first part of this series we examined the civil war, concluding that Biafra’s defeat was caused by several military and non military factors such as the Geography of the Eastern Region, which restricts movement and makes conducting and sustaining … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 15 August 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 09 August The Nigerian Red Cross Society has trained at least 20 people from CHIBOK, DAMBOA, JERE, KONDUGA, BAMA, GWOZA and MAIDUGURI in psychological support after a 3 day course in ABUJA, FCT. President BUHARI’s spokesman states … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 08 August 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 31 July Army Administrator (Military Secretary?) has ordered all accused and condemned soldiers to report to a committee in KADUNA State between 07 and 24 August to screen and assess all disciplinary cases from Op Zaman Lafiya … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 01 August 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 26 July Elements of 7 Div recaptured DIKWA, DIKWA LGA, BORNO State, killing 20 gunmen and capturing 10 x rifles, AAA guns, GPMGs, 1 x Techno phone an 3 x MTN SIM cards Nigerian forces destroyed enemy … Continue reading

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BIAFRA- Strategic Military Lessons from the Nigerian Civil War (1)

Until the Boko Haram Insurgency, Nigeria’s longest and bloodiest conflict was the Nigerian Civil War. As Nigeria’s only conventional war against another state and the most serious internal security crisis it is pertinent to examine this conflict, the strategic and … Continue reading

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