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Monthly Archives: October 2016

News Briefing – Week Beginning 24 Oct 2016

  • The French government is supposedly seeking an alliance with Nigeria in its new ‘Global African Policy’ towards building strategic partnership and alliances against terrorism globally.

News Briefing – Week Beginning 17 Oct 2016

  • 21 suspected Boko Haram terrorists have been arrested in Borno State, North-East Nigeria as a result of the joint efforts between troops from Operation Lafiya Dole and other security agencies.
  • 83 Nigerian soldiers are purported to still be missing in action following days after an attack from Boko Haram.

  • Cyber security has been alleged to soon be the greatest threat to Nigeria’s security after terrorism following a non-existent National policy on information security or guidelines on the use of the internet.
  • A 34-year-old man has been charged in relation to significant and serious terrorist offences in Newry following a raid by police which resulted in the arrest of 12 individuals.
  • A 19-year-old man was supposedly arrested following the discovery of a suspicious device at North Greenwich station, which was blown up in a controlled explosion by the police.