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LAKE CHAD BASIN COUNTRIES AGREE ON MILITARY TASK FORCE TO FIGHT TERRORISTS, ARMS TRAFFICKING AND STEM CROSS-BORDER ATTACKS

Nigerian troops prepare to swing into action against Boko Haram terrorists in Borno PHOTO CREDIT: VOICE OF AMERICA VOICE OF AMERICA March 18, 2014 Moki Edwin Kindzeka The countries around Lake Chad in central Africa say they will create a … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM’S EVOLVING TACTICS AND ALLIANCES IN NIGERIA

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau(centre) flanked by three terrorists on either side PHOTO CREDIT: AFP Combating Terrorism Center at West Point http://ctc.usma.edu/posts/boko-harams-evolving-tactics-and-alliances-in-nigeria Jun 25, 2013 Author: Jacob Zenn Since Boko Haram’s[1] first attack on Bauchi prison in September 2010, the … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM’S INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS – JACOB ZENN (WEST POINT COMBATING TERRORISM CENTRE/JAMESTOWN FOUNDATION)

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser Combating Terrorism Center at West Point Jan 14, 2013 Author: Jacob Zenn Since carrying out its first attack under Abubakar Shekau’s leadership in September 2010, Boko Haram has unleashed a wave of violence in northern … Continue reading

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NIGERIA-CHAD: MIGRANTS FLEEING BOKO HARAM VIOLENCE AWAIT AID

Panhard VBL scout car of the counterinsurgency JSTF in Maiduguri BOL (CHAD) 6 March 2012 (IRIN) Some 1,000 Chadian migrants – most of them children separated from their families – are waiting for aid in the village of N’Gbouboua in … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM IS AL QAEDA – JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE

Mrs Rose Uzoma, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service Says porous borders of countries that share boundaries with Nigeria has made it easy for the terrorists to move in and out of Maiduguri DAILY TIMES November 11, 2011 The Joint Task … Continue reading

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RED ALERT AT NIGERIA’S BORDERS

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service conduct checks at a border post Red Alert at Nigeria’s borders over Libyan, Nigerien fighters SUNDAY TRUST By Tunde Sunday 02 October 2011 • Soldiers deployed to support Customs, Immigration personnel • Multinational Joint … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM AND BORNO MIGRANT SETTLERS

Mrs Rose Uzoma, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service THE MOMENT 26/09/2011 By Abba Mohammed Bashir Shuwa OVER the recent past, Borno State has experienced a calamity reminiscent to those of the period when Rabeh invaded the old Borno Empire. The state, … Continue reading

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