Tag: counter-insurgency

Democracy and security in Africa depend on Nigeria

Democracy and security in Africa depend on Nigeria Nigeria

By Nancy Lindborg When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with President Trump on Monday, much attention was paid to the importance of counterterror efforts and economic investments that will help the country continue its climb out of its deep recession. These are both critical areas for U.S. focus and assistance, but will not ultimately be […]

‘Unknown Soldier’ petitions Buhari, alleges fraud in counter-insurgency Operation

‘Unknown Soldier’ petitions Buhari, alleges fraud in counter-insurgency Operation Counter-Insurgency

A letter believed to have been authored by a soldier in the ongoing ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ – a counter-insurgency operation in the North-East Nigeria, is currently trending on the social media. The ‘soldier’, who claimed to be a Private in the Nigerian Army, addressed an open-letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to intimate him of massive […]