Category Archives: Nigeria Strategy

How to create an Insurgency 4- Nigeria’s Shia Problem

The last few weeks have seen another bloody chapter in the conflict between the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and the Federal Government and several State Governments in Northern Nigeria culminating in the rumoured factionalisation of the group and then … 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 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 23 February 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 17 February 2 women captured during the ambush on BORNO State Governors Kashim SHETTIMA convoy in DIKWA LGA on 12 February made their way to MAIDUGURI having been released … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 16 February 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 10 February Boko Haram ISWAP issued a statement claiming responsibility for an attack on GHUM (presumed to be NGWOM) on 08 February. They claimed 3 soldiers killed and several … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 09 February 2019

Situation North East (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe States) 04 February Gunmen attacked SHUWA Village MICHIKA LGA, ADAMAWA State around 6.45pm with small arms and RPGs defeating the police and killing 1 person. They stole a Police van, … Continue reading

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