Tag: Boko Haram Members

Borno Senator condemns rehabilitation of ex-Boko Haram members

Ali Ndume, a Senator representing Borno-South has condemned the government’s rehabilitation programme of ex-Boko Haram members. The Senator who has been vocal about the inappropriateness of the scheme once again expressed his disappointment while speaking at a closed-door budget defense session with the Nigerian army on Wednesday. He said that[Read More…]

Again, Female IDPs Accuse Soldiers of Demanding Sex in Exchange of Favours

At least 21 persons have been reportedly killed in two separate Boko Haram attacks in villages near Chibok in Borno state. Chibok Hassan, a Chibok resident, told TheCable that attacks happened on Sunday and Wednesday. He said the insurgents first struck at Kaya, a village 27 km from Chibok, and[Read More…]

DSS Nabs ISIS-Boko Haram Members Planning to Attack UK and American Embassy

DSS Press Release The Department of State Services (DSS) wishes to inform the public about its continued effort in ensuring that the activities of Boko Haram insurgents, kidnappers and other criminal elements are drastically reduced or decimated. To this effect, their capabilities are daily being downgraded. Between 25th and 26th[Read More…]

257 Suspected Boko Haram Members Released

As part of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration, the Nigerian Army on Sunday released 257 suspected Boko Haram members who were in detention to the Borno State government. The detainees – comprised of men, women and children – were released to the Borno State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Usman Durkwa,[Read More…]

We Rehabilitated Repentant Boko Haram Members Says Nigerian Military

The Defence Headquarters has cleared the air over rumuored reports online that 800 Boko Haram members had been granted amnesty. It said the story was false and called on the public to disregard it, stressing that it would not tolerate acts of terrorism or criminality by any group. A statement[Read More…]

Wives Of Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender In Borno [Photos]

12 wives of Boko Haram militants have surrendered to members of Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF,  in Borno. The women surrendered after their husbands abandoned them in the bush. The women when interrogated said their husbands left them in the forest due to lack of food and fuel supply. A[Read More…]

According To The DSS, There’s An ‘influx’ Of Boko Haram Into Lagos; 20 Commanders Arrested

There is a “sudden influx” of Boko Haram members in Lagos, while the sect’s cells are now present in Plateau, Gombe and Enugu states as well, the department of state services (DSS) revealed on Sunday. According to the service, the spread of the insurgent group to the south is due[Read More…]

Ex-Chief Of Naval Staff Says Materials Used By Boko Haram For Bombing Are Sold Nigerian Owned Shops

Immediate past Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin says that some of the materials used by Boko Haram members to make the devices they use in their various attacks are sold by Nigerians and in Nigerian shops. According to The Nation, he said this while speaking to[Read More…]

‘Join To Fight ‘Holy War’ Against Infidels’ As Boko Haram Writes Borno Residents Threatening More Attacks

Local vigilante in Sabon Gari village of Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State has said that threat letters warning villagers to wake up and join force with the insurgents to fight ‘Holy War’ against ‘Infidels’ or face more attacks was found at the scene of the explosion that killed[Read More…]

Opinion: Arrest Of Suspected Boko Haram Members In Abia

The recent arrest of 486 suspected Boko Haram members, including eight girls, by the 144 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Asa, near Aba, Abia State on June 14 has once again raised the question of how secure the entire country is presently? It also underlines the belief in some[Read More…]