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Nigeria to Get More Armed UAVs from China

By Jeremy Binnie The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will soon receive eight armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), according to its commander, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will soon receive eight armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), according to its commander, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. The quality of Nigeria’s CH-3 UAVs

Africom Continues to Combat Terrorism in Africa amidst COVID-19

By Justin Cronje The United States, primarily through its Africa Command (Africom) continues to combat terrorism and extremism on the continent in spite of the coronavirus pandemic, especially as it sees terrorism expanding along Africa’s east coast. The US Department of State recently held a special digital briefing with commander of US

Exclusive: Inside the Secret World of US Commandos in Africa

Investigation reveals the scale of operations of America’s elite combat troops in Africa By Nick Turse, Sam Mednick in Ouagadougou and Amanda Sperber in Nairobi United States Special Operations forces (SOF) — including Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets and Marine Corps Raiders — are the US military’s most highly trained soldiers, specialising

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

US Places $3m Bounty on ISIS Leader as AFRICOM Strengthens Ties with Tunisia

Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Muhammad Ramadan Media Note Office of the Spokesperson May 28, 2020  The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice program is offering a reward of up to $3 million for information leading to the location or identification of Muhammad Khadir Musa Ramadan, a senior leader of and key propagandist for ISIS. Also

How ISIS, Al-Qaeda Affiliates Manipulate Amnesty International, Other NGOs to Survive in Africa

“It is not the most powerful nor the most intelligent of actors that will survive new conflicts, it is the ones that are most adaptable to change” to paraphrase Charles Darwin. David Otto For the past 5 years, ISIS and Al-Qaida affiliates in Africa- Alshabaab, Boko Haram and ISWAP (Boko Haram)

Boko Haram: US pledge to support MNJTF operation in Lake Chad

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States Africa Command (US AFRICOM) has pledged to support the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in the ongoing Operation YANCIN TAFKI in the Lake Chad Area. The Commander, Special Operations US AFRICOM, Major General Marcus Hicks gave this hint during a recent visit to the Tactical Headquarters of


...Captain Hashim Abdullahi    TERRORISM: US MILITARY TO IMPROVE INTELLIGENCE SHARING, HARDWARE, CAPACITY BUILDING WITH NIGERIA   As acts of terrorism and insecurity take hold of the Gulf of Guinea and Lake Chad Basin, the United States military on Wednesday said efforts are on to improve intelligence sharing, hardware and capacity building