Tag Archives: Centrafrique

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 21 March 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 15 March Mike OMERI DG NOA has clarified reports NIGERIA is using mercenaries in the current operation. He stated that the foreigners were consultants maintaining new items of equipment that had been recently purchased 16 March DHQ … Continue reading

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My Enemies Enemy

If enemy forces have a centre of gravity in Nigeria, it revolves somewhere around Gwoza. This town at the foot of the Northern Mandaras linking the Cameroun and Nigerian sides of the highlands, controlling access to north, east and west. … Continue reading

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He Who rides the Tiger

The Chinese proverb, ‘He who rides the Tiger is afraid to get off’ is the clearest illustration of how regional actors have responded to Boko Haram, the beginning of 2015 has brought yet another twist in the tigers tail. 04 January: … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 15 March 2014

Situation Friendly Forces: 9 March: Nigerian Forces are engaged in an ongoing operation to clear SAMBISA Forest 10 March: The Federal Government has applied to the Federal High Court, ABUJA to conduct a secret trial of Mohammed YUNUS, Musa UMAR … Continue reading

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Central African Republic/ Centrafrique SITREP- 16 February 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 10 February: Commander French Forces in CAR General Francisco SORIANO has stated that the anti Balaka forces will be treated as bandits if the continued to attack Muslims at a public meeting with community leaders in BANGUI … Continue reading

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Central African Republic/ Centrafrique SITREP-9 February 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 4 February: Chadian troops (not thought to be under the command of MISCA) shot and killed 3 civilians in BOALI while evacuating their citizens. They were refused permission to stay by Congolese MISCA forces CAR Interim Prime … Continue reading

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Central African Republic/ Centrafrique SITREP-26 January 2014

Situation Friendly Forces 19 January: Residents of the Camerounian border town GAROUA BOULAI claim that former Seleka fighters from CAR attacked the town with explosives and fired indiscriminately. They claim they had to flee until Camerounian troops arrived. CAMEROUN’s EST … Continue reading

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