The sister of former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi who was killed by U.S operatives has been arrested by Turkish officials in Northern Syria. The Turkish Official, who wished to be anonymous said, “Turkey has captured Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s sister”. She has been identified as Rasmiya Awad and she was born in 1954. Rasmiya was with her […]Read More
Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria, and vowed revenge against the United States. The Iraqi rose from obscurity to lead the ultra-hardline group and declare himself “caliph” of all Muslims, holding sway over huge areas of Iraq […]Read More
The body of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea by the US military after he killed himself during the weekend raid on his Syrian hideout, a Pentagon source told AFP on Monday. No details were given on where or when the body was disposed of, but it paralleled the 2011 […]Read More
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, is dead after a U.S.-led raid in Syria, President Trump confirmed on Sunday. After Baghdadi was cornered in a tunnel by U.S. forces, he killed himself and three of his children, detonating an explosive vest. No U.S. military personnel died in the raid. Trump said a large number […]Read More
Members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, on Thursday, burned down 73 houses and 28 shops in an attack carried out on three villages in Borno State. According to Borno state governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, the insurgents have attacked three Local Government Areas; Gubio, Magumeri and Konduga, in the last one week. The governor went […]Read More
The Nigerian Army has revealed that Boko Haram insurgents now make ends meet by selling fish to residents of Borno State. Olusegun Adeniyi, a major-general and theatre commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, who disclosed this on Friday, explained that four trucks loaded with smoked fish allegedly belonging to the insurgents were intercepted on the outskirt of […]Read More
Pakistani police say a powerful bomb went off inside a mosque during Friday prayers on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Quetta, killing at least four worshippers and wounding 20. Abdul Ali, a local police chief, says the bomb was apparently planted inside the mosque and was remotely detonated. He says the casualties have […]Read More
According to reports, the Islamic extremist group laid a siege on the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade around 6 pm on the eve of Sallah. Although the soldiers attempted to foil the attack, they hardly succeeded in the end as four of them were gunned down, while the assailants also carted away ammunitions including one mortar, […]Read More
Boko Haram has set free a female youth corps member held hostage since January. Also said to have been released were four other females with the following ages (22 years, 14 years, 15 years and 21 years, all held in captivity since 2017. Their release were said to have been facilitated on Sunday by Hajiya […]Read More
At least five people were wounded in the Tunisian capital on Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up, the government said. The bomber targeted a police patrol in Charles de Gaulle Street in central Tunis. Two police officers and three civilians were wounded, the Interior Ministry said. It was not immediately known who was […]Read More
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against travelling to 21 states in Nigeria. In a statement on its website “updated June 17, 2019” and “still current at June 18, 2019,” the FCO listed the states as: Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, “riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa […]Read More
In continuation of the onslaught against Boko Haram terrorists ,the Nigerian Army said it has killed nine ”social media personalities” of the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP). In a statement on the Nigerian Army Official Facebook page,it said the elimination of members of the Boko Haram media team further confirms that the Nigerian […]Read More
Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, has mocked the Nigeria and its national pledge. He called it “shirk” which in Islam means the sin of idolatry or worshiping of anyone or anything besides the singular God. In excerpts posted on Twitter on Tuesday, Ahmad Salkida, an investigative journalist close the sect, said […]Read More
In its efforts to support the Nigerian Army in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency, the Japanese government has donated $329,000 to the Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Center (MLAILPKC).Read More
The government has blamed a little-known local jihadist group, National Thowheed Jamath, although no-one has yet admitted carrying out the bombings.
Another 500 people were injured in the suicide attacks on churches and hotels.
Islamic State on Thursday, April 18 claimed that it killed Congolese soldiers in an attack in Kamango near the border between Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, according to The defensepost.com reports.
A message posted by its Amaq propaganda agency said there were Congolese army “dead and wounded” following an attack by ISIS fighters in the town of Kamango near the border.
The capital of Yobe State, Damaturu, is under attack by Boko Haram insurgents, at the time of this report. Resident of Maisandari area, an outskirt of Damaturu, said the attackers came through the eastern part of the town and started shooting sporadically.Read More
It was revealed that the EFCC would go after ex-governors and politicians who had been fingered in corruption acts, noting that the EFCC did not go after them during their tenure because of their constitutional immunity.Read More
It is gathered that the lady, who was identified as Janet Okoro, was shot dead on Saturday on Edede Street, Owerri, the Imo State capital. She was reportedly going home when some cult boys, who were said to be operating in the area, accosted her and demanded her phone.Read More
However, on the Lagos Island, social miscreants otherwise called area boys , attacked some Igbo traders over accusation that they did not vote for President Buhari in Saturday’s election. The miscreants, who were armed with dangerous weapons such as cutlasses, broken bottles, woods and knives, struck at about 9.am at five streets: Oluwole, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tinubu, Bamgbose and Alli streets, taking the traders unawares.Read More