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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 03 June 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 29 May Gunmen attacked NGURO NGURO Village, KONDUGA LGA, BORNO State killing 5 IDPs from BALE SHUWARI with bladed weapons 30 May A suspected male PBIED attempted to infiltrate GIWA Barracks, MAIDUGURI, … Continue reading

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BIAFRA- Strategic Military Lessons from the Nigerian Civil War (1)

Until the Boko Haram Insurgency, Nigeria’s longest and bloodiest conflict was the Nigerian Civil War. As Nigeria’s only conventional war against another state and the most serious internal security crisis it is pertinent to examine this conflict, the strategic and … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 16 May 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 07 May 2,000 returnees from NIGER arrived at a rehabilitation centre in KALANBAINA, SOKOTO State 10 May The YOBE SEMA is partnering with UNICEF and the state Universal Education Board to set up tent classrooms, with the … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 13 December 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 05 December Several IEDs were discovered by Policemen and vigilantes around 1.30pm at the exit gate of the Central Mosque, TASHAN KANO Motor Park, KANO, KANO State.it is unclear whether it was a remote controlled or timed … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 6 September 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 01 September The Army has extended the curfew in MAIDUGURI from 8 hours to 11 hours 7.00pm to 6.00am, previously 10.00pm to 6.00am Media reports state insurgents have been engaged by security forces in MAFA LGA and … Continue reading

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Exactly the Same and Completely Different 1: The Sri Lankan Way of War and Lessons for Nigeria

In June 2014 the Nigerian Defence Staff held talks with Sri Lankan Defence Staff looking to learn lessons from their successful completion of the Sri Lankan Civil War (or Eelam War) This commentator was of the opinion that there was very little … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 31 May 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 24 May: A man (Ibrahim TILITILI) has been detained in MANDARA GIRAU Village, BIU LGA, BORNO State after burning down several houses in the village, he was detained by local men and confessed to having been paid … Continue reading

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