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New Nigerian Army Commander Vows To Eliminate Boko Haram With Russian Help

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New Nigerian Army Commander Vows To Eliminate Boko Haram With Russian Help

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The Nigerian Chief of Defense Staff, Major General Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea Irabor vowed to completely defeat Boko Haram.

He made his claim in a recent meeting with security officials in Maiduguri.

This was part of a report by El Watan News, citing another report by Euronews on Boko Haram terror attacks.

The report indicated that the Nigerian army commander, during a meeting of the leadership with the security forces in the town of Maiduguri in the northeastern province of Borno.

Irabor confirmed that the recent changes to be made would tighten the screws on the terrorist group Boko Haram, and cooperation will be strong with the armies of Chad, Cameroon, Niger and neighboring countries to get rid of Boko Haram terrorists.

Furthermore, it appears that Boko Haram is still in close coordination with ISIS and continues its terrorist acts, kidnappings, mass killings, and attacks on military and civilians throughout Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

Boko Haram is responsible for the killing of 36,000 Nigerians, and its terrorist base is located in the Sambian forest in the northeastern province of Borno.

According to the report, Nigeria is requesting help from Russian mercenaries.

The operation bases in Nigeria to confront Boko Haram, and there are reports of military advisors arriving at Abudga, and the preparation to launch anti-terror operations against Boko Haram, and this indicates that the movement to confront Boko Haram has already begun, praising the ability of the Russian mercenaries to confront terrorist elements and assist the Nigerian army.

Major General Irabor just recently became the Chief of Defense Staff.

Irabor has held several appointments in the course of his career.

Notable amongst which are Nigerian Defence Academy Adjutant, Commanding Officer 515 Signal Regiment, Commander 53 Signals Brigade and Principal Staff Officer to the Chief of Army Staff.

Others include Coordinator, Nigerian Army Aviation, Deputy Theatre Commander/Land Component Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE.

Force Commander MNJTF, Chief of Defense Training and Operations, and until his appointment as the Chief of Defense Staff was the Commander Training and Doctrine Command, Nigerian Army.

He also planned and executed the conduct of Operations CRACK DOWN 1 and 2, RESCUE FINALE and DEEP PUNCH, which led to the clearance of SAMBISA FOREST, destruction of BHT camps and enclaves, capture of several weapons, vehicles and equipment, belonging to BHT as well as rescued well over 20,000 civilians abducted by terrorists, including two Chibok girls.

As such he has ample experience in actually dealing with the Boko Haram and ISIS terrorists.

Russia-linked mercenaries have a rich experience in fighting terrorism and extremism, and the most hardcore one such as ISIS.

As such, involving specialists such as them in training the Nigerian soldiers and planning operations could help the Nigerian armed forces achieve a somewhat lasting success in the field and destroy much of terrorist infrastructure in the area.

Nonetheless, the threat of extremism and radicalization will remain even in this case because of the complex social and security situation in the region.

The region needs strict policies that also attempt and combat radicalization and extremism, that go hand-in-hand with the anti-terrorist operation.

New Nigerian Army Commander Vows To Eliminate Boko Haram With Russian Help

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  • In late January 2021, a Group of Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted 7 years ago by Boko Haram reportedly released after Nigerian Army operation in the Sambisa Forest
  • On February 1st, Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Leo Irabor said that Russian Private Military contractors will be deployed in Nigeria to assist in the lasting defeat Boko Haram during a meeting in Maiduguri

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Jihadi Colin

Nigeria won’t ever defeat Boko Haram, because it is busier crushing Nigerian Shia than addressing the reasons – including the underdevelopment of the North – that led to the rise of Boko Haram in the first place.

The Objective

I don’t know much about what’s going on between Sunnis and Shiites in Nigeria. But from what I read online, the Shiites are less than 2% of the Nigerian Muslim population. According to one political analyst, Nigerians have zero tolerance for Shiites trying to run a parallel government. It appears like what’s happening in Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, etc. will not be tolerated in Nigeria.

The Nigerian government is preempting any attempt to create any Shiite militia in Nigeria. The top Shiite cleric and leader in Nigeria has been in government custody for almost three years now, on charges of running a parallel government. Nigerian news outlets reported months ago that hundreds of Shiite youth rioters attempted to storm the National Assembly demanding the release of their leader. A police officer was killed. In response to that, Nigerian soldiers shot dead many Shiite youths. Since then, they didn’t dare run any violent protests again.

I think if Iran wants a genocide of the Shiites in Nigeria, it should try creating a militia like it does in other countries. The Nigerian government seems to be watching the Shiite community closely. Any attempt to militarize a section of the Shiites will end in regret for the Shiite community in Nigeria. I think they’d be wise not to listen to Iran.

Jihadi Colin

Your knowledge of Nigeria is as extensive as your knowledge of Iran, I see.

Tommy Jensen

Russia interfering in International Usury Affairs again, trying to get influence on a global scale by fighting against the assets owned by the free and civilised world.

Pave Way IV

I guess they missed your sarcasm, Tommy. Tough crowd today.

Hasbara Hunter

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Who ya gonna call?
(the Russians!)

If it’s somethin’ weird an’ it don’t look good
Who ya gonna call?
(the Russians!)

I ain’t afraid o’ no ISIS
I ain’t afraid o’ no Al-CIAda
If you’re seein’ things runnin’ through your country
Who can you call?
(the Russians!)

An invisible man sleepin’ in your bed
Oh who ya gonna call?
(the Russians!)

I ain’t afraid o’ no Murica
I ain’t afraid o’ no IsraHell
Who ya gonna call?
(the Russians!)

If you’re all alone, pick up the phone
And call
(the Russians!)

I ain’t afraid o’ no Elites
I hear it likes young girls
I ain’t afraid o’ no NATO
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Who you gonna call?
(the Russians!)

Mmm, if you’ve had a dose
Of a freaky ZioNazi
You better call
(the Russians!)

Let me tell you somethin’
Bustin’ makes me feel good
I ain’t afraid o’ no thirteen Bloodlines
I ain’t afraid o’ no Illuminazis
Don’t get caught alone, oh no
(the Russians!)

When he comes through your door
Unless you just a want some more
I think you better call
(the Russians!)

Oh, who you gonna call?
(the Russians!)

Who you gonna call?
(the Russians!)

Ah, think you better call
(the Russians!)

Who you gonna call?
(the Russians!)

I can’t hear you
Who you gonna call?
(The Russians!!)

Louder
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The Objective

Assad called you to reinstate his rule over Syria. How’s that going?

Hasbara Hunter

The Yinon Caliphate & their Israeli-Secret-Intelligence-Service is already pretty much screwed up…The Muricans constantly keep breedin’ new al-CIAda-Parasites though….Bloodsuckin’ ZioNazi-Cockroaches still infect every top-position in the West…the North Atlantic Terrorist Organisation tries to head for a little Armageddon….but overall the Russians are doin’ an outstanding job fighting the Devil…

The Objective

Yeah. You’re very right. That was exactly what the Anglozios wanted. They wanted to get Russia into an open-ended conflict, and they succeeded.
Russia will keep fighting in Syria for the next decade. In fact, it’ll fight forever. In the meantime, I’m enjoying the show, like a man watching an interesting movie and sipping a glass of milk.
I love it when Russian forces get bogged down in a war. That should drain some resources form the Kremlin.

The Objective

This is false news. Nigeria is a neighboring country to us in West Africa. There are no Russian forces anywhere in Nigeria. The Nigerian military has successfully contained ISIS within a small part of Borno state. I have friends studying in Borno state and the situation is much more stable than most think.

The Russian forces should first start by eliminating ISIS in Syria. They have more than enough job helping Assad without casting their evil sight on another country.

Nigeria is far more likely to engage Turkey in anti-terror operations than Russia. I regularly follow Nigerian news because it’s the largest in Africa by population, and it’s the country with the largest number of Muslims in Africa. It’s also a brotherhood stronghold and a member of Turkish-led D8. According one of my friends studying in the country, the brotherhood held several lectures in the past in Abuja, and they have the support of Nigeria’s top scholars, like late Albani, Sheikh Ja’afar Mahmood Adam, Sheik Sani Rijiyan Lemu, Dr. Isa Ali Fantami, Dr. Mansur, and even the current Nigerian president (Muhammadu Buhari).

Actually, Nigeria has a defense cooperation with Turkey, but not with Russia. The Nigerian president you see in this image is a strong Muslim by faith, and so are his support base. https://www.dailysabah.com/defense/2018/04/02/turkey-nigeria-sign-wide-reaching-military-training-agreement

The Nigerian Federal government is also working hard to deepen economic ties with Turkey, not Russia: https://nairametrics.com/2020/01/15/fg-to-strengthen-economic-ties-with-turkey/

Any country which is an enemy of Turkey will be considered an enemy country in Nigeria, provided the Muslims rule – which is very likely due to population of Muslims being higher in the country (according to the C.I.A world fact book).

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