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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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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 24 September 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 18 September Gunmen mounted on bicycles attacked KWAMJILARI Village, CHIBOK LGA, 30km east of CHIBOK Town, BORNO State killing at least 8 people as they left church and then set fire to … Continue reading

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Brexit: Strategic Considerations for the UK, Africa and Nigeria

As the United Kingdom prepares to vote in a referendum as to whether to stay in the European Union or leave, it is pertinent to examine how any change is likely to affect the UKs relationship with Nigeria and other … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 14 May 2016

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 08 May Elements of 21 Bde cleared BALA KAREGE, GOSKE, HARDA and MARKAS 3 Village, BORNO State the enemy ambushed them in the vicinity of HARDA but were defeated friendly forces recovered … Continue reading

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