Tag: Insurgents

Surrender now to be re-oriented, Army tells insurgents

The Nigerian Army has called on insurgents in the North-East to surrender so that they can undergo reorientation like others who have done the same. The call is coming as the military intensified its onslaught on the insurgents after the governments of Zamfara and Kastina disconnect access to phone networks.[Read More…]

Breaking: Kaduna government orders the closure of all public and private schools in Kajuru LGA

The Kaduna government has Tuesday, ordered the closure of all public and private schools in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. A memo was released to this effect by the zonal education office, Sabon Tasha according to the memo, dated March 16, was addressed to all principals of public[Read More…]

Nigerian Military to reintegrate a total of 603 repentant Boko Haram fighters back to their communities

The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, has said that 603 former Boko Haram fighters will be reintegrated to their communities by June 2020, after undergoing Operation Safe Corridor’s de-radicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration. The DHQ’s Defence Media Operations stated this at a press conference on Friday. It noted that through the same Safe[Read More…]

Garba Shehu Says Amnesty For Boko Haram Will Make The Terrorists Useful To Nigeria

Garba Shehu, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, has described the amnesty the president granted to Boko Haram members as a “win-win situation.” While receiving the freed Dapchi schoolgirls on March 23, Buhari had said the federal government was willing to accept the unconditional laying down of arms by repentant insurgents. Speaking at[Read More…]

“We Are Here To Rescue You.” – Survivor of Dapchi Abductions Says Boko Haram Insurgents Were Dressed in Military Uniform

Some of the girls who survived the Boko Haram attack on Girls Government Technical College, Dapchi, have in an interview with online Newspaper. shared the events of the day of the attack. The had been eating dinner that evening, they said, when they began hearing gunshots. They ran to the[Read More…]

Boko Haram Terrorists Storm Community Near Gwoza, Slit Villagers Throats

Insurgent group, Boko Haram, have reportedly slit the throats of four Nigerian villagers in revenge for the arrest of a senior member of the group, Vanguard reports. Ten gunmen on motorbikes stormed the northeastern Cameroonian border village of Hambagda near Gwoza on Thursday before kidnapping six people and killing four[Read More…]

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NNPC To Resume Oil Search in Lake Chad

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will resume oil prospecting in the Lake Chad Basin of Borno state. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, made the promise when he visited Gov. Kashim Shettima at the Government House in Maiduguri on Monday. Baru was represented at[Read More…]

Angry Boko Haram Jihadists, Raze Village Near Chibok, Kill Soldiers

Boko Haram jihadists killed two soldiers and razed a village adjoining the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok where the group kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls two years ago, residents said Sunday. The Nigerian army meanwhile said it had retaken some villages from the Islamist group in the Lake Chad region[Read More…]

Troops Rescue 19 Women, 19 Children In Border Area

8 TASK FORCE DIVISION COMMENCE OPERATION HARD KNOCK… Rescue women and children The troops of 8 Task Force Division have commenced an Operation codenamed Operation HARDKNOCK to clear pockets Boko Haram terrorist hiding in remote areas of northern Borno State, along Nigeria-Niger borders. As the operation progresses, troops have cleared[Read More…]

Sheikh Gumi Says Boko Haram Is “100% A Muslim Problem”, Accused Northerners Of Protecting The Insurgents

Ahmad Gumi, a prominent Muslim cleric, has described the preaching bill that has been generating controversy in Kaduna state as unconstitutional. Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, had said the bill was an updated version of an existing law required to curtail inflammatory sermons by faith leaders. But in an interview[Read More…]