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About peccavi

A Nigerian with interests in defence, security, geopolitics, the military particularly small unit tactics, COIN, stabilisation and asymmetric warfare

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 15 June 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 10 June The NAF conducted air strikes on a suspected enemy compound in the vicinity of ALAFA, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State on the edges of SAMBISA Forest, with an … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 23 March 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 18 March2e657t7 A civilian vehicle in a military convoy from GWOZA to PULKA, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State detonated an IED in the vicinity of WARABE Village 15km from GWOZA … Continue reading

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Crime on Nigeria’s Highways-2

In the first part of this piece we surmised that there was no part of the country in which road travel was safe and that the key risk is from groups of young men armed with small arms, bladed or … Continue reading

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Crime on Nigeria’s Highways

Nigeria’s roads have long been dangerous but mainly for their poor conditions and the nature of Nigerian driving as well as the crimes on the highway. Of recent the threats on Nigeria’s roads have increased and evolved to: Armed theft … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 16 March 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 10 March 3 x suspected female PBIEDs attempted to attack St Pius Catholic Church, SHUWA Village, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State 30km from MADAGALI Town during Mass, but were intercepted … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 09 March 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 04 March Social media reports  claim that Boko Haram ISWAP have replaced Abu Musab AL BARNAWI with Abu Abdullah Ibn Umar AL BARNAW in an 18 minute audio recording … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 02 March 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 24 February The NAF conducted air strikes with 2 x Alphajets on suspected enemy meeting points in KOLLORAM, BORNO State following credible intelligence, confirmed by NAF ISR. The aircraft … Continue reading

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