Tag: Terror

A splinter Boko Haram group, regrouping in my state – Nasarawa Governor Raises Alarm

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has disclosed that members of Darul Salam, a splinter Boko Haram group, is regrouping in the state. He made the disclosure at a security meeting with some stakeholders, including traditional rulers, from the five affected local government areas at Government House, Lafia, on Monday.[Read More…]

“They Did It One After Another” -Displaced Victims Fled Boko Haram, Only to Be Raped by Nigeria’s Security Forces

NewYork Times, Nigeria — The camp was supposed to be a refuge. Falmata’s life had been stolen by war ever since the sixth grade, when she was abducted from her home and raped repeatedly by Boko Haram’s fighters for the next three years. She finally escaped last spring, slipping into[Read More…]

Five Feared Dead And Scores Wounded As Fulani Herdsmen Lay Siege On Taraba Village

By Chris Nomjov Five persons have been confirmed dead and several others injured as suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday laid siege on Ananum Village in Donga local government area of Taraba State. Ages Tarza, an eyewitness, Ages Tarza, while speaking to journalists, stated that the gunmen, numbering over 200, invaded[Read More…]

Potiskum: Blood Donors Needed Urgently To Save The Lives Of Injured Students

Death toll from the blast at Government Science Secondary School, Potiskum in Yobe State yesterday morning has risen to 48, witnesses and hospital sources said. A medical personnel at the Potiskum General Hospital said there was shortage of blood at the hospital which is needed to save the lives of[Read More…]

Femi Fani-Kayode: Like ISIS, Like Boko Haram

”We can forgive the Arabs for killing our chldren. We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children. We will only have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us”- Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel, United Nations General Assembly, 1972. As[Read More…]

Toks Ero: No Quick Fix Can End Boko Haram’s Insurgency

By Toks Ero Countries/Nations exist to guarantee the security and welfare of citizens and residents. To ensure that this objective is attained, thoroughly conceived plans are initiated, executed, sustained and periodically reviewed to adapt to changing circumstances. The Bible in the book of Jeremiah chapter 17, verse 9 warns that[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Quiz Prominent Politicians Over Sponsorship Of Terror Groups

Some prominent politicians are presently being interrogated following discovery of their identity cards in terrorists’ camps destroyed inside the Balmo Forest in Bauchi State last week. Coordinator of the National Information Centre (NIC) Mr. Mike Omeri told reports in Abuja on Wednesday during the regular briefing by members of the[Read More…]

Opinion: A Carnival Of Kidnappers

By Levi Obijiofor While public attention has focused unavoidably on the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency on Nigeria owing to the frequency and magnitude of murderous bomb explosions in the northern parts of the country and the Federal Capital Territory, a greater majority of our population show little interest[Read More…]

Opinion: I Am A Victim Of Terror

“One fact that must sink in our memory is this,Terrorism has no friend, it is an enemy of all. Terrorists are no friends to anyone, they could kill anyone. They could kill their parents, may kill their friends and could even kill themselves. Live has no meaning to them, they[Read More…]

Elnathan John: Taking Back Power From God

  Sometimes when I want to write satire, things happen which make it impossible. Nigeria is living, breathing satire and all one needs to be filled with both laughter and incredulity is to read news coming out of Nigeria. Other times one is just too sad to use any humour[Read More…]