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Boko Haram – ISIS Fighters Ditch Fasting – Regroup in ‘Unholy Ramadan Alliance ’

‘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

ICYMI: Counter Insurgency in Lake Chad Region – Is Chad ‘Playing God’?

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

Is counter-terrorism history repeating itself in Lake Chad Basin?

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.

Army begins sensitization campaign against terrorists in Lake Chad

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

Boko Haram: Security Has Improved In Lake Chad Region, says MNJTF

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,

ISWAP lost over 47 fighters in heaviest defeat in six months–MNJTF

•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

Battle Of Lake Chad: Troops kill over 20 ISWAP terrorists

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