Category Archives: Defence

Nigeria Decides 2019- The Devil you know and the Devil you knew

As Nigeria votes in Presidential elections on 16th February 2019, we will consider the implications of the election and its outcomes for Nigeria’s internal and external security. As this is a Nigerian election it is necessary to emphasise that this … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 19 January 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 13 January The Army banned the sale of firewood and charcoal in BORNO State stating the trade was being used to aid Boko Haram, with dealers/ traders smuggling food, … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 12 January 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 07 January Gunmen attacked friendly positions in AUNO, KONDUGA LGA, BORNO State around 6.10pm. They were engaged by the Army supported by local hunters and CJTF vigilantes until reinforced … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 05 January 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 30 December A 22 Bde Garrison patrol encountered 3 x suspicious females in the vicinity of KUBTARA Village, DIKWA LGA, BORNO State, they were engaged killing all 3. A … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 29 December 2018

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 23 December Gunmen attacked SULIMAKALAMA Village, GATAMWARWA Ward, CHIBOK LGA, BORNO State at night via an abandoned Village GOGUMDI. The attackers killed at least 2 people, burnt 6 houses … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 22 December 2018

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 16 December Gunmen mounted in up to 6 pick up trucks and on motorcycles attacked MAIBORINTI Village, MOLAI, JERE LGA, BORNO State around 5.20pm, burning up to 50 houses and a military … Continue reading

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Unhappy is the land that breeds no hero: Developing a National Narrative of Remembrance

November in the UK is about remembrance; Bonfire Night on the 5thcommemorates Guido Fawkes attempt to blow up Parliament, Remembrance day on the 11th and Remembrance Sunday commemorates Britain’s war dead. Most towns or villages have memorials to the fallen of … Continue reading

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