Tag: terrorists

Harvest of Death: Over 3000 Nigerians killed by insurgents in the first half of 2021

By Steven Kefas Armed attacks and killings in Nigeria reached a disturbing height in the first half of the year 2021 according to a report from the International Foundation for Peace Building and Social Justice. Data contained in the report revealed that 3,186 people were killed between January and June[Read More…]

Ifedotun Ogundipe: It’s time to speak plainly, terrorists are not bandits

by Ifedotun Ogundipe Antonin Scalia, the famous American jurist, once said: “Words have meaning.” Today, that seemingly simple quote is relevant, especially in an age where doublespeak is fast becoming the standard. Take Nigeria for instance, where a Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet aircraft was shot down two days ago. The media said[Read More…]

Breaking: Boko Haram release footage shooting down a fighter jet mid-air

Terrorists group, Boko Haram claims responsibility for shooting down a jet that was declared missing earlier announced by the Nigerian Military authorities. An air force jet on a support mission in Borno State dropped out of radar contact – The Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet was on an interdiction mission[Read More…]

Terrorists attack Catholic church, killing Priest, 3 parishioners during morning mass in Benue

Armed terrorists in Benue, have attacked a Catholic church killing a priest, Rev. Fr. Moses Fanem Ngugban and three parishioners in Agu Centre, Mbatyula/Mberev council ward in Katsina-Ala local government area NewsWireNGR gathered that the incident happened around 7:00 am on Tuesday, when the church was rounding off its morning[Read More…]

Update: Students left After Kaduna School Abduction moved to Army Cantonment

The remaining students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation (FCFM), Afaka in the Mando area of Kaduna State, have been evacuated to the 1 Division Garrison Command of the Nigerian Army in Ribadu Cantonment. NewsWireNGR had reported how armed men broke into the school and abducted some students. A military[Read More…]

Buhari orders soldiers to shoot anybody seen with AK-47 – Garba Shehu

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the soldiers to shoot dead any unauthorized person seen with AK-47. Mr Shehu stated this while explaining the steps the government is taking to counter terrorism in a telephone interview with BBC Hausa on Wednesday. President Buhari on[Read More…]

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…]

Breaking: Abducted Kagara Science College boys reportedly Released

The abductees from Government Science Secondary School Kagara, in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been released. A government official who confirmed the release to Channels TV said they are on their way to Minna, the state capital. According to him the children where released from a location[Read More…]

Bandits are fighting war to exist – They’ve killed only few people – 5 takeaways from Sheikh Gumi’s interview

Kaduna-based Islamic cleric and peace negotiator between the Fulani terrorists and the government, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi has explained his insight into the terrorists acts of the Fulani herders terrorising predominantly the northern region of the country and part of the southwest.  In his interview on Channels Television’s programme, Politics Today[Read More…]

Boko Haram terrorists are coming for Southern Nigeria – Activist Aisha Yesufu

Activist and co-convener, Bring Back our Girls (BBOG) campaign, Aisha Yesufu has predicted that after Boko Haram terrorists are done in the North, they would face the south. Her comments follows the attack on Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State which the notorious terrorist group Boko Haram has claimed[Read More…]