Category Archives: Geopolitics

The British Are Coming: Britain and African Defence and Security, Post Brexit

As the British Prime Minister concludes her visit to Africa it is pertinent to analyse what  transpired in terms of UK/ African relations and the defence and security implications in light of Brexit and Africa’s needs and wants. The Visit … Continue reading

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Defence and Security in an Election Year: Nigeria’s Security Environment

With less than a year to go before Nigeria’s general elections, it is pertinent to think about the defence and security issues that should be troubling the Federations leadership. As the most populous African nation and the continents biggest economy … Continue reading

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Geopolitics in the time of Novichok: Russian Influence Operations against Britain

The attempted murder of an exchanged Russian former agent in Wiltshire using a nerve agent particular to Russia, is one of the most dramatic recent provocations from the Russian Federation, which gives a clear indication of Russia’s Strategic intent. The … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 30 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 24 December Gunmen attacked KAMALE Village, MICHIKA LGA, ADAMAWA State around 11.00pm killing 4 people and wounding several others. Citizens fled into the mountains 25 December Gunmen mounted in pick up trucks … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 30 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 24 December Gunmen attacked KAMALE Village, MICHIKA LGA, ADAMAWA State around 11.00pm killing 4 people and wounding several others. Citizens fled into the mountains 25 December Gunmen mounted in pick up trucks … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 23 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 20 December NAF ISR platforms identified suspected enemy activities in the vicinity of TUMBUN RAGO,  North BORNO State bordering Lake CHAD, suspected to be housing elements of the AL BARNAWI Boko Haram … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 12 August 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 06 August Elements of 28 TF Bde ambushed suspected enemy forces in the vicinity of KAFIN HAUSA, MADAGALI LGA, ADAMAWA State killing 1 enemy and capturing 1 x AK 47 and magazine … Continue reading

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