‘Each country in the region has the potential to militarily defeat Boko Haram ISWAP within their boundary, but no single state can defeat them within the region’ By David Otto In a desperate jihadist survival tactics, Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) have temporarily suspended their bitter
By David Otto “Lake Chad Basin States have been engaged in Porous Border Terrorism for almost a decade, a genuine One-for-All and All-for-One, multi-level counter insurgency strategy is the missing ingredient.” The ongoing factional splits and bitter leadership challenges between Boko Haram Shekau faction and Islamic State of West Africa
Chad’s retaliation against Boko Haram is unprecedented but hard lessons show that solutions must be holistic and sustainable. By Remadji Hoinathy On 23 March, Jama’atu Ahlis-Sunnah Lidda’Awati Wal-Jihad (JAS) attacked an army position in Boma, a Chadian peninsula on the Lake Chad Basin. Ninety-eight Chadian soldiers were killed – the most ever in an attack.
Senator Iroegbu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has in its support of the internal security efforts, counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations of the Nigerian Armed Forces inflicted heavy losses on Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP). The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, on Sunday,
The Nigerian Army has embarked on communities sensitisations in northern Borno and Lake Chad basin, to rout out Boko Haram and ISWAP fighters in the area. Col. Ado Isa, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Maiduguri. Isa disclosed that sensitisation activities
The security situation within the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJNTF) Area of Responsibility in the Lake Chad region has improved since the activation of OP YANCIN TAFKI on January 22, an official has said. The force commander, CO Ude, who made this known added that although confrontations between the military,
•A soldier killed, 10 others injured •Terrorists' logistics destroyed, arms and ammunition captured Senator Iroegbu The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in conjunction with national forces on Friday, June 21, 2019, inflicted the heaviest loss in six months on Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), killing over 47 of their fighters with many
Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in conjunction with national forces, in an early morning raid on Monday has killed over 20 terrorists operating around Arege, Malkonory and Tumbum Rego general area. Colonel Timothy Antigha, Chief of Military Public Information, MNJTF who confirmed this in a statement