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The Next Dangerous front in ISIS’ Holy War

By Philip Obaji Jr In recent months, Islamist militant groups in Africa allied to the so-called Islamic State have been on the rampage—attacking communities, slaughtering aid workers and seizing important government assets. Since ISIS was squeezed out of its self-proclaimed caliphate in the Middle East last year, its offshoots—particularly those in West

ISWAP Commanders, 20 ‘Light Skinned’ Foreign Fighters Killed in MNJTF, Nigerian Military Onslaught

 *They came to train ISWAP terrorists--sources Jude Johnson The combined ground and aerial onslaught by the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and Nigerian troups against the Boko Haram terrorists splinter group, the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), Killed their Commanders and about 20 of ISIS fighters.  This was disclosed in

Buhari, Army Silent as US Warns ISIS, Al-Qaeda Planning to Penetrate Southern Nigeria

By Rasheed Sobowale The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the Nigerian Army Headquarters have been silent since the media reported that ISIS and al-Qaeda groups are planning to infiltrate Southern Nigeria and expand across West Africa. Likewise, there was a sudden loss of voice of the Presidential Aides who are reputed for their quick

FFK, Nigerians React to US Warning of ISIS, Al-Qaeda Infiltration

*Southern Nigeria must unite, take warning serious--Fani-Kayode Jude Johnson The former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) and a cross section of Nigerians have reacted to the warning by the United States Africa Command (US AFRICOM) that the Islamic State andnAl-Qaeda terrorist groups have gradually expanded their operations from the Sahel

Al Qaeda, ISIS Gradually Taking Over West Africa –US AFRICOM

*Other African countries also threatened *Jihadists exploiting COVID-19 pandemic, local grievances *Building coalition with local terrorist groups Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinedu The United States Africa Command (US AFRICOM) has warmed that the Islamic State and Al-Qaida terrorist groups are gradually taking over the West African Region after losing ground and momentum in

Changing Military Leadership at the Height of an Insurgency is a Tactical Suicide

By Nodin Muzee and Orlando Mardner The state of security in Africa is highly dependent on the level of peace and stability in Nigeria — Africa’s most populous country situated in Central and West Africa. Concerned citizens and politicians must comprehend the fluid dynamics of asymmetric warfare and how success is achieved.

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