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Defeat of ISIS in Iraq, Syria worsened Boko Haram insurgency—Air Marshal Abubakar

•Says transfer of fighters, sophisticated weapons emboldened terrorists  Senator Iroegbu  The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has noted that the defeat of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) worsened the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in Nigeria as well as across West African sub-region. Abubakar made this remarks

ISIS releases infographic after Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian military bases

The ISIS branch in West Africa, ISWAP, otherwise known as Boko Haram, has released infographic on its recent attacks on military bases in Northern Borno on its media channel. ISIS also displayed the fourth Vicker Tank it allegedly captured from the Nigerian forces on the fringes of Lake Tchad. On November 23, the

Buhari, Saraki task African legislators on anti-terrorism strategy

•Legislation key to winning fight against insurgency, insecurity  Jude Johnson  Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the African Parliamentary Union (APU) to develop strategies aimed at assisting various governments in confronting the menace of terrorism, banditry and other organised crimes ravaging African countries. This is coming as the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki,