Monthly Archives: February 2017

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 18 February 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 13 February Up to 30 gunmen attacked MIFA Village, CHIBOK LGA, BORNO State from the SAMBISA Forest around 9.30pm killing an Islamic scholar and wounding a teenage boy, soldiers from CHIBOK counter … Continue reading

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How to Create an Insurgency: The Southern Camerouns Anglophone Crisis

There is a penchant for governments in general and African governments in particular, to convert relatively easily resolved political grievances into intractable insurgencies. It would appear that the Camerounian Government has enjoyed the Boko Haram insurgency so much that it … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 11 February 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 05 February Gunmen mounted in up to 5 pick up trucks and 8motorcycles attacked military positions in SASAWA, DAMATURU LGA, YOBE State 27km north of DAMATURU with small arms and IEDs around … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 04 February 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 29 January Troops patrolling from BITTA, GWOZA LGA to YAMTEKE, ASKIRA UBA LGA, BORNO State detonated an IED losing 1 soldier killed and 4 wounded Troops supported by BAMA CJTF and Camerounian … Continue reading

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