Tag: Boko Haram suspects

Nigerian Court Releases 475 Boko Haram Suspects for Rehabilitation

A Nigerian court has released 475 people allegedly affiliated with Boko Haram for rehabilitation, the justice ministry said on Sunday, as the country’s biggest legal investigation of the militant Islamist insurgency continues. The first person convicted for the kidnapping in 2014 of Chibok schoolgirls, sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment last[Read More…]

Nigerian Army Frees 275 Boko Haram Suspects From Prison

The Nigerian Army on Friday released 275 detainees after they had been cleared of being members of the Boko Haram sect. Hassan Umaru, theater commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, handed over the detainees to Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno state, at a ceremony in Maiduguri. Umaru said the detainees included 271[Read More…]

DSS Arrests 45 Boko Haram Suspects In Lagos That Wanted To Bomb Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi Lagos

by Punch Newspaper The Department of State Services has arrested 45 suspected Boko Haram members in connection with a foiled attack on Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos in September. The DSS also charged the suspects to a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Isolo on[Read More…]

182 Boko Haram Suspects Freed In Borno [Photos]

The Nigerian Army Monday handed over 182 freed Boko Haram suspects to the Borno State Government even as it vowed to win the ongoing war again terrorism in the country as a way of honouring the fallen soldiers. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Col. Kenneth Minimah, who gave[Read More…]

21 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested In Enugu Transfered To Abuja

The Enugu State police command Friday transferred the 21 suspected members of the Boko Haram Islamic sect, arrested in the state last Wednesday to the Force Headqaurters, Abuja for further investigation. The suspects who were said to be travelling to Kano with several military uniforms concealed inside a luxurious bus[Read More…]

20 Suspected B’ Haram Members In Enugu Arrested

Twenty suspected members of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, were arrested in Enugu on Wednesday after a commercial bus conveying them was intercepted by security operatives, at Obollo Afor in the Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State. The bus, with registration number AKD816XG, was stopped while conveying the alleged[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Release 144 Abia Travelers Out Of 486 Northerners Arrested

One of the suspected sponsors the 486 people travelling in 35 busses to Port Harcourt but arrested in Abia State have been identified by security agents. Coordinator of the National Information Centre (NIC) Mr. Mike Omeri who made this disclosure at a press briefing on efforts being made to secure[Read More…]

Tolu Ogunlesi: On ‘Boko Haram Suspects’ Arrested In Abia State

Almost 500 persons arrested early hours of Sunday along the Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt highway in southeastern Nigeria, by Nigerian soldiers. They were travelling in a convoy of three dozen buses. News reports did not mention where they were coming from, but suggested they are from across Northern Nigeria. They were reportedly travelling[Read More…]