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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 06 October 2018

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 02 October Gunmen attacked a peace meeting convened by the Hama Bata of the Bata Chiefdom via the District Head between villagers and herdsmen in KADEMUN Village, DEMSA LGA, ADAMAWA State, over … Continue reading

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Battle of the FOBS- Boko Haram ISWAPs 2018 Rainy Season Offensive (2)

In the previous instalment the author concluded that Boko Haram ISWAP has been conducting a successful campaign of spoiling attacks to prevent friendly forces from dominating Northern Borno and Yobe States with FOBs in order to forestall a friendly dry … Continue reading

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Battle of the FOBS- Boko Haram ISWAPs 2018 Rainy Season Offensive (1)

Since March 2018 there have been a series of reported (by the military or press) attacks on FOBs in and around Northern Yobe and Borno States. As this conflict moved towards its 10th year, it is pertinent to review these … Continue reading

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The Attack on Maiduguri and Boko Harams Ramadan 2017 Offensive

On 7th June 2017, gunmen from Boko Haram’s Jama’a Al as Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l Jihad (Boko Haram JAS) faction launched a raid on Maiduguri, Borno State concurrently launching one of their more successful suicide attacks on another part of the … Continue reading

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Boko Haram’s IED Campaign 2015

As 2016 develops we can look back on Boko Harams use of IEDs for the period 01 March 2015– 01 February 2016 and attempt to understand their techniques, tactics and procedures. This time period encompasses the successful Nigerian Valentine Offensive by … Continue reading

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BIAFRA: Counter Revolutionary/ Counter Insurgency Strategies

This series has looked at the operational and strategic lessons of the Nigerian Civil War, the reasons behind Biafra’s successes and defeat and how a present day violent revolutionary secessionist effort would proceed. Following on from the conclusion of the … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 14 November 2015

Situation Friendly Forces 08 November A suspected Boko Haram member Chindo BELLO was detained by Aviation Security at NNAMDI AZIKIWE International Airport, ABUJA, FCT, as he attempted to board an Aero Contractors flight to LAGOS, LAGOS State Lt Gen BURATAI … Continue reading

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