Tag: Boko Haram

Troops can’t be schooling when we’re in a war situation – Army recalls soldiers from study leave

The Nigerian Army has recalled a large number of its personnel studying in civil institutions (universities and polytechnics) across the country, according to a leaked memo by the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Department of Army Training, Abuja. In the memo dated May 11, the Nigerian Army also suspended the sponsorship of[Read More…]

Breaking: Boko Haram terrorists take over four local Governments of Bauchi

Boko Haram insurgents from neighboring Yobe State have infiltrated four local government areas of Bauchi State, destroying some facilities. The Secretary to the Bauchi State Government (SSG), Alhaji Sabiu Baba, disclosed this at a press conference on Monday. He listed Zaki, Gamawa, Darazo and Dambam as some of the affected[Read More…]

Boko Haram insurgents attacked 2 Army bases in Borno State – soldiers killed

A commanding officer and 7 others were killed when Boko Haram insurgents attacked 2 Army bases in Borno State. The terrorists have intensified attacks on army camps in recent weeks as part of a more than decade-long insurgency that has killed more than 36,000 people. AFP reports that the Islamic State[Read More…]

Communities in Niger State negotiate with Boko Haram, agree to pay N20Million ‘levy’

About 65 communities in Niger State have reportedly negotiated a peace deal with terror group, Boko Haram who invaded their communities. Boko Haram fighters had on Monday hoisted the Islamist group’s flag in a district in Niger State and seized the wives of fleeing residents, the state’s governor has said.[Read More…]

Report: To recruit more fighters, Boko Haram terrorists funding each households with N20,000 in Yobe

Militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jam?’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jih?d have begun inducing residents of Geidam, Yobe State, with cash gifts while hoping to get some of them to join its ranks as militants. According to[Read More…]

Boko Haram: About 50 Villages in Niger State deserted

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello says not less than 50 villages across five Local Government Areas have been deserted causing a humanitarian crisis in the State. The Governor revealed this at a workshop on strategies for enhancing Internally Generated Revenue of Local Government Councils in Minna,Niger State . “As[Read More…]

Just In: DPO and 8 policemen have been killed in Kebbi State

Nigerian police have confirmed the death of a DPO and eight of his officers in the northern state of Kebbi. Kebbi State police spokesman ASP Nafi’u Abubakar confirmed the incident to the BBC Hausa Service, which took place on Sunday. “It was around 2:30 pm when the DPO of Kasaba[Read More…]

31 Soldiers killed as terrorists attack Nigerian Army

Terrorists from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Sunday, reportedly attacked a Nigerian Army location at 156 Battalion in Mainok area, Borno State, killing about 31 soldiers, military sources tell AFP The insurgents also set ablaze a Nigerian army tanker and[Read More…]

“I see the greatness of Nigeria like my own face” – Vice President Osinbajo goes spiritual, says the Promise of God for Nigeria will be fulfilled

In a rousing message seeking to rally Nigerians and people of faith to see beyond the vicissitudes of the season in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, says he knows Nigeria will become an oasis of peace, security and prosperity in Africa and beyond. Though Nigeria is going through storms[Read More…]

Terrorists occupy Shiroro LGA in Niger State, abduct 35 people

Terrorists operating in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger state, have reportedly invaded Chiri Boda and Fuka communities where they abducted 35 persons and rusted cattle. Muhammad Awaisu Wana, the Chairman, Niger Concern Citizens, disclosed to journalists in Minna, the Niger State capital, that many residents fled to the[Read More…]