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Analysis of Nigeria’s Diverse Security Threats

•Nigeria faces an array of security challenges beyond Boko Haram. Distinguishing these threats and understanding their socio-geographic contours is essential for adapting customized solutions. By Mark Duerksen Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria is facing “a state of emergency” as a result of ongoing insecurity. This emergency is commonly understood as the threat posed

Multiple Jihadi Insurgencies, Cooperating With Bandits Converging in Nigeria and the Sahel–Report

By John Campbell and Nolan Quinn On March 17, around one hundred assailants, traveling on motorcycles and pickup trucks, killed thirty-three soldiers and wounded an additional fourteen in an attack near Tessit in central Mali. Peacekeepers operating under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) assisted the evacuation of the dead and wounded; the French-led counterinsurgency

Nigerian Military Loses Officer, 3 Soldiers, Obliterate Scores of Terrorists in Lake Chad Region

•Destroys gun trucks, capture arms, ammunition Senator Iroegbu The Nigerian military has confirmed loss of an officer and three soldiers while eliminating scores of insurgents in a deadly encounter with the wlements of Boko Haram Terrorists and their Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) counterparts operating along the fringes of the