Monthly Archives: June 2016

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 25 June 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 18 June Gunmen mounted on motorcycles attacked WUMBI, KALA BALGE LGA, BORNO State around 4.00am killing 2 people. Local residents fled across the CAMEROUN border, whilst the attackers burnt houses and stole … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 18 June 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 11 June NEMA has signed a deal with CAMEROUN and UNHCR for up to 80,000 refugees to return to NIGERIA voluntarily and in a dignified manner 12 June Gunmen attacked 121 TF … Continue reading

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Brexit: Strategic Considerations for the UK, Africa and Nigeria

As the United Kingdom prepares to vote in a referendum as to whether to stay in the European Union or leave, it is pertinent to examine how any change is likely to affect the UKs relationship with Nigeria and other … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 11 June 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 05 June DHQ warned that Boko Haram sought to bomb gatherings of large numbers of people during Ramadan festivities The Minister of Interior Lt Gen Abdulrahman DAMBAZAU (rtd) announced that the Federal … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 04 June 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 29 May An IED detonated under a Keke NAPEP near a military checkpoint on the BIU-DAMBOA Road, in the vicinity of BIU, BIU LGA, BORNO State around 8.15am killing 4 civilians and … Continue reading

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Technically Defeated? Op Lafiya Dole and Combat Operations in Nigeria/Lake Chad Area- July 2015 (5)

July 2015- The enemy strikes back In mid-July the Nigerian government replaced the entire defence and security command element, with a new NSA, CDS, COAS, CNS, CAS and CDI. Whilst Nigerian forces reorganised themselves the enemy launched an aggressive general … Continue reading

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Avengers Assemble: Renewed Conflict in the Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have in a short space of time wrought havoc on the Nigerian oil industry with a series of well targeted and executed attacks that have reduced Nigeria‚Äôs production from 2.2m barrels per day to 1.4m … Continue reading

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