Category Archives: West Africa Strategy

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 24 November 2018

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 18 November Gunmen attacked GAJIRAM, NGANZAI LGA, BORNO State just before dawn but were repelled after an hours fighting Gunmen mounted in up to 20 trucks attacked 157 TF Bn positions in … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 27 October 2018

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 22 October Up to 50 gunmen mounted in a truck and several motorcycles, attacked MIFA Village, CHIBOK LGA, BORNO State, 8km from CHIBOK Town from SAMBISA Forest around 8.00pm, killing the village … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 18 August 2018

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 12 August Soldiers protested at MAIDUGURI Airport, BORNO State around 6.15pm firing their rifles in the air and barricading the entrance protesting their redeployment to MARTE LGA. The soldiers stated they had … 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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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 25 November 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 19 November Suspected Bachama gunmen from KIKAN, KWODOMTI and SHAFARAN, NUMAN LGA, ADAMAWA State and attacked Fulani villages in the vicinity of KIKAN, KWODOMTI, SHAWAL, GUMARA and SHAFARAN. killing up to 51 … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 14 October 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 08 October Elements of 8 Div MST deploying from FOB MAIRARI, MONGUNO LGA, BORNO State ambushed suspected enemy cattle rustlers as they attempted to get to MAIDUGURI in the vicinity of LINGIR … Continue reading

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Boko Haram’s Rainy Season  Operations 2017: Shaping Operations in the vicinity of Lake Chad

Towards the end of April the rainy season begins, dry riverbeds and ponds fill up, streams and rivers flood, low lying land near water features become swampy. Farmers will begin planting, herdsmen will bring cattle to graze and water, fishermen … Continue reading

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