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Geopolitics in the time of Novichok: Russian Influence Operations against Britain

The attempted murder of an exchanged Russian former agent in Wiltshire using a nerve agent particular to Russia, is one of the most dramatic recent provocations from the Russian Federation, which gives a clear indication of Russia’s Strategic intent. The … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 23 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 20 December NAF ISR platforms identified suspected enemy activities in the vicinity of TUMBUN RAGO,  North BORNO State bordering Lake CHAD, suspected to be housing elements of the AL BARNAWI Boko Haram … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 09 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 04 December Suspected nomadic gunmen attacked LAWARU and DONG Villages, DEMSA LGA, ADAMAWA State around 5.00am, killing several people and burning both down. The attackers then moved to KIKAN, NUMAN LGA Troops … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 07 October 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 02 October Gunmen ambushed an administrative convoy carrying food to bases in the vicinity of SASAWA, MAFA LGA, BORNO State killing 4 soldiers Elements of 159 TF Bn detained a suspected Boko … 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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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 19 November 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 13 November Leader of Boko Haram (Jama’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid Da=wah wa’l Jihad) faction ‘Abubakar SHEKAU’ released an hour long audio tape claiming responsibility for recent attacks against the Nigerian military and … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 12 November 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 06 November Gunmen mounted in pick up trucks attacked elements of 119 TF Bn, 8 Div in KANGARWA, KUKAWA LGA, BORNO State around 4.00pm with small arms, heavy machine guns and RPGs … Continue reading

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