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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 15 April 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 09 April The BORNO State government states it is to evacuate 78,000 refugees from CAMEROUN, housing them in 4 satellite camps in KUMSHE, GULUMBA, NGOSHE and KIRAWA 2 x female suspected PBIEDs … Continue reading

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Interesting Times (1): Syria, Russia, China and North Korea

The US President just ordered a cruise missile air strike on a Syrian air base after a Syrian military air raid on a rebel held town led to accusations of a chemical weapons attack. Whilst there are many theories and … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 04 February 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 29 January Troops patrolling from BITTA, GWOZA LGA to YAMTEKE, ASKIRA UBA LGA, BORNO State detonated an IED losing 1 soldier killed and 4 wounded Troops supported by BAMA CJTF and Camerounian … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 28 January 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 22 January The Commandant General of the Vigilante Group of NIGERIA, Usman Muhammad JAHUN stated that his group had lost 1,000 members to Boko Haram since 2010 23 January Gunmen mounted in … 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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US ELECTION 2016: STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS FOR NIGERIA

As the US election comes to an end, with both candidates having a fairly even chance of winning, it is pertinent to consider the effect that either candidate will have on US/ Africa relations in general and Nigeria in particular. … 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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