Monthly Archives: May 2016

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 28 May 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 21 May The Emirs of UBA and ASKIRA reoccupied their palaces BORNO State Governor arrived in ISTANBUL, TURKEY to address international donors and NGOs 23 May DHQ states that a high ranking … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 21 May 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 17 May Elements of 7 Div supported by the NAF have cleared several camps in SAMBISA Forest, attacking ALAFA MAIN, ALAFA EXTENSION and ALAFA YAGA YAGA, BAMA LGA, BORNO State killing 15 … Continue reading

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Technically Defeated? Op Lafiya Dole and Combat Operations in Nigeria/Lake Chad Area 2015 (4)

June 2015- Target Maiduguri As can be seen the period from March to April 2015 featured a Nigerian offensive which pushed Boko Haram away from Maiduguri and isolated Boko Haram from further westward progression has lost momentum, giving Boko Haram … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 14 May 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 08 May Elements of 21 Bde cleared BALA KAREGE, GOSKE, HARDA and MARKAS 3 Village, BORNO State the enemy ambushed them in the vicinity of HARDA but were defeated friendly forces recovered … Continue reading

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#BringBackOurGirls: 1 down, 212 to go

Miss Amina Ali Nkeki was freed on 17th May 2016 by 25 Brigade and vigilantes on routine patrol in the vicinity of Baale, 761 days after she and 276 classmates were abducted from GSS Chibok, Chibok Town, Borno State. She … Continue reading

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Daesh/ Boko Haram- A Link Too Far?

Much has been made recently of links between Daesh and Boko Haram accentuated by the recent claim of responsibility by Daesh of the PBIED attack in Maiduguri of 12th May. It is the opinion of this commentator that these links … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 07 May 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 01 May Elements of 29 TF Bde conducted clearance operations in the vicinity of SHALTIMARI Village, BORNO State rescuing an 80 year old man 02 May Elements of 22 Bde garrison cleared … Continue reading

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