FEMALE ISIS SUPPORTER, 36, ADMITS TERROR PLOT TO BOMB LONDON CATHEDRAL

A 36-year-old woman who swore allegiance to Islamic State on Friday pleaded guilty to plotting a bomb attack at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral and a nearby hotel. Safiyya Amira Shaikh entered her plea at London’s Central Criminal Court, or Old Bailey, and will be sentenced on May 11 for preparation of terrorist acts  and dissemination…

SENATE TO CREATE AGENCY FOR ‘REPENTANT’ BOKO HARAM INSURGENTS

The senate on Thursday began introduced a bill to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant Boko Haram terrorists. The bill which is sponsored by Ibrahim Gaidam, senator representing Yobe East senatorial district, was read for the first time on the floor of the Senate on Thursday. This…

United States To Place Visa Restriction On Nigeria

The United States is planning to place stiff travel restrictions on Nigerians aiming to enter America.  Wall Street Journal reports that apart from Nigeria, other countries to be affected by the new policy include Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Sudan and Tanzaniza. The countries will not face blanket bans on travel to the U.S but could…

Sister Of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Captured By Turkish Police

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…

Islamic State vows revenge against U.S. for Baghdadi killing

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…

Baghdadi’s body disposed of at sea by US military

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…

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: IS Leader is Dead Trump Announces (Video)

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…

Boko Haram Burns Down 73 Houses, 28 Shops In Borno

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…

Boko Haram makes money selling fish to Borno residents – Nigerian Army

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…

Mosque bombing in southwest Pakistan kills four

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…

Boko Haram attacks Borno village on Sallah Eve & kills 4 soldiers

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,…

Boko Haram Releases NYSC Member, 4 Other youths

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…

Several wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in Tunisian capital

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…