Monthly Archives: January 2017

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 28 January 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 22 January The Commandant General of the Vigilante Group of NIGERIA, Usman Muhammad JAHUN stated that his group had lost 1,000 members to Boko Haram since 2010 23 January Gunmen mounted in … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 21 January 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 12 January 257 cleared Boko Haram suspects were released to BORNO State Governor Kashim SHETTIMA by MCCC Commander Maj Gen Leo IRABOR in commemoration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day NAF fighter … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 14 January 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 08 January The NSCDC BORNO State command stated that a faction of IMN that has allegedly disavowed EL ZAKZAKY had been identified and interviewed in KWAYA KUSAR LGA 2 x male PBIEDs … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 07 January 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 01 January Troops and CJTF vigilantes discovered a PBIED vest around the GOMARI Low Cost Area, MAIDUGURI around 9.30am, the device was recovered and destroyed in a controlled detonation by NPF EOD … Continue reading

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The Gambian Question

On 19th January 2017, the next President of Gambia is to be sworn in. It is currently unclear who that will be. In the latest instalment of African electoral perplexity, ruling President Yahya Jammeh despite unexpectedly conceding defeat to challenger … Continue reading

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January 15th: 19 Things I learnt from this Day

January 15th is Armed Forces Day, Nigeria’s Remembrance Day. It commemorates Nigeria’s fallen in all its conflicts from WW1 to Op Lafiya Dole. Unlike in the UK or other countries it does not have as much relevance amongst civil society, … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 31 December 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 25 December A male PBIED disguised as a beggar detonated at the entrance to the market in MORA, MAYO SAVA Department around 8.00am killing 3 people and wounding 5. He was spotted … Continue reading

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