Monthly Archives: April 2017

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 22 April 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 14 April The NSCDC have arrested two female teenagers in MAIDUGURI, BORNO State reportedly heading towards KANGARWA Camp from the SAMBISA Forest. One of them Fatima KABIR who claimed to be 15 … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 15 April 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 09 April The BORNO State government states it is to evacuate 78,000 refugees from CAMEROUN, housing them in 4 satellite camps in KUMSHE, GULUMBA, NGOSHE and KIRAWA 2 x female suspected PBIEDs … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 08 April 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 02 April A female PBIED attempted to infiltrate a wedding ceremony in BELBELO, JERE LGA, BORNO State around 7.33am but was prevented by a local dog which detained her, until she detonated … Continue reading

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Boko Haram’s Rainy Season  Operations 2017: Shaping Operations in the vicinity of Lake Chad

Towards the end of April the rainy season begins, dry riverbeds and ponds fill up, streams and rivers flood, low lying land near water features become swampy. Farmers will begin planting, herdsmen will bring cattle to graze and water, fishermen … Continue reading

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Interesting Times (1): Syria, Russia, China and North Korea

The US President just ordered a cruise missile air strike on a Syrian air base after a Syrian military air raid on a rebel held town led to accusations of a chemical weapons attack. Whilst there are many theories and … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 01 April 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 26 March A vehicle carrying elements of DIKWA CJTF returning from an operation detonated an IED along DIKWA-MAIDUGURI Road in the killing 2 and wounding 3 27 March The Nigerian Army Small … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 25 March 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 19 March 2 x female PBIEDs and 1 x male PBIED detonated in UMARARI Village, JERE LGA, BORNO State on the outskirts of MAIDUGURI, killing a CJTF vigilante and 3 villagers after … Continue reading

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