Tag: Islamist

10 Killed As Boko Haram Raids Villages Near Chibok

At least 10 people were killed Saturday in raids by suspected Boko Haram gunmen on two villages near Chibok town where Islamists abudcted more than 200 girls in April, residents and local leaders said. “We have picked up 10 corpses with bullet wounds,” said Enoch Mark, a Christian Priest in[Read More…]

Opinion: This Emir of Kano Must Not Be A Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

The desideratum was unmistakable, the determination was indubitable, and the expectation to have it signed, sealed and delivered by the kingmakers was without an iota of doubt. The immediate past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, verbalised it publicly that he wanted to be the Emir of[Read More…]

A Jihadist’s Face Taunts Nigeria From The Shadows – New York Times

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — He was the quiet one who walked silently to meet fellow disciples in a house by the railroad tracks, declining to greet other men on the street. But when he became agitated — over taking up arms against the government, or about his hatred of Christians and[Read More…]

Opinion: The Filth Called Boko Haram And A Season Of Shame

By Femi Fani-Kayode Permit me to begin this contribution with some basic truisms: firstly that God is great and that He alone forges the destiny of nations and rules in the affairs of men. Secondly that He is faithful and true and that He alone is worthy of our fear[Read More…]

Boko Haram Massacred 59 Pupils, Death Toll Rise In Yobe Boarding School Attack – Reuters

(Reuters) – Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram shot or burned to death 59 pupils in a boarding school in northeast Nigeria overnight, a hospital official and security forces said on Tuesday. “Some of the students’ bodies were burned to ashes,” Police Commissioner Sanusi Rufai said of the attack on[Read More…]