Tag: Boko Haram attack

Boko Haram Threats to Bomb Abuja Seems To Be Gaining Traction

The Ona of Abaji and Chairman FCT Council of Traditional rulers, Alhaji Adamu Yunusa on Friday raised the alarm of threats by Boko Haram to attack the Federal Capital Territory through Abaji and neighbouring communities. Yunusa made the disclosure just as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, Shuaibu Gambo assured[Read More…]

Activities of Zakzaky/Shiites Is A Reminiscent of Boko Haram – Nigerian Gov’t Declares

The Nigerian government has formally declared the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, a security threat and compared it to the Boko Haram whose insurgency has caused the death of about 100,000 people since 2009. The government stated this in its formal rejection of the 2015/2016 annual report of Amnesty[Read More…]

Boko Haram Claims University of Maiduguri Attack That Injured 17, Killed Prof. Others

Islamist militant group Boko Haram has said it was behind Monday’s twin suicide bombing at a university in north eastern Nigeria which killed two people. A video featuring an audio recording purporting to be leader Abubakar Shekau was posted on social media late on Monday. Reuters News Agency was unable to[Read More…]

21 Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists Arrested

Nigerian troops have arrested 21 suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State, North-East Nigeria, according to a statement by Col. Sani Usman, the Army Spokesman. Usman stated that the suspects were arrested in connection with alleged aiding and abetting of cattle rustling. He said “preliminary investigation and profiling of the[Read More…]

Don’t Jeopardise Release of Remaining Chibok Girls, Lai Mohammed Says

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has appealed to the Nigerian media and commentators to refrain from making statements capable of jeopardizing the successful release of Chibok girls still held by the Boko Haram terror group. A statement from Mr. Mohammed’s special adviser, Segun Adeyemi, said the minister[Read More…]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill Scores In 12 Hours Operation, Takes Over Kaduna’s Chiefdom

Terrorists Herdsmen have taken control of Kaduna’s chiefdom, killing scores in almost 12 hours operations. Leadership Newspaper gathered, the godogodo chiefdom in Jema’a local government of Kaduna State has been under attack since Saturday 6pm allegedly by herdsmen. Details to follow…  

Bring Back Our Girls Campaigners Embark On Marches To The Presidency Over Abducted Chibok Girls

A statement released today by the advocacy group for the missing Chibok girls, Bring Back Our Girls, states that the group will from Monday August 22nd commence actions that will compel the Federal government and international community to take decisive measures towards the rescue of the kidnapped Chibok school girls.[Read More…]

Just In: Nigeria Army In Fierce Battle With Boko Haram Insurgents

Nigerian soldiers and members of Boko Haram sect are currently engaged in a fierce battle at Kareto, Northern Borno. The statement was issued to the public on the Official Twitter handle of the Nigerian Army. Please be informed that our troops are currently engaged in fierce battle with Boko Haram[Read More…]

Yushau A. Shuaib: December Deadline, Another Trip To Maiduguri

By Yushua Shuaib It was neither a vacation trip nor a tour for seasonal ceremony. It was a journey to attend a crisis communication seminar for humanitarian workers and journalists covering disasters which was held in Maiduguri in the first week of December 2015. My family members could not dissuade[Read More…]

Brigadier General Ransome-Kuti Sentenced To 6-months In Prison For The Capture Of Baga

Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti, the son of the late human rights activist, Beko Ransome Kuti, has been sentenced to six months in prison for offenses committed during the war against Boko Haram. He will be dismissed from the Army if the sentence pronounced on him by a military court in[Read More…]