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
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
An aid worker kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists on July 18, Grace Taku, has claimed that Leah Sharibu and Alice held captive, have been killed by the Islamists over the Nigeria’s Federal Government’s inability to “do something.” Leah Sharibu was the only Christian among the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls kidnapped from Yobe State by Boko Haram […]Read More
An army commander and at least 20 soldiers have been killed in an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe state. The troops were ambushed on their way from Borogozo in Yobe where the headquarters of the army’s 29 task force brigade to Benisheikh in Yobe, where they have a forward operating base (FOB). A […]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
A financial consultant, Henry Claudius, and some other Twitter users have accused a former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, of diverting funds meant for the family of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu. Using the Twitter hashtag #RenoUndarted, some Nigerians on Twitter accused Omokri of printing T-shirts branded with Sharibu’s name, writing books and selling them […]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 Senate has proposed that a N10 billion intervention be made part of the 2019 Budget to assist persons displaced by banditry in Zamfara.
This followed a motion by Sen. Kabiru Marafa on Wednesday at the Upper Chamber.
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
Fulani herdsmen burnt a Church and killed all the worshippers inside yesterday in Kaduna State. This happened in kajuru local government of Kaduna state. The herdsmen came in the morning and killed these people in cold blood.Read More
Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect struck inside a mosque in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Saturday, killing 11 persons.
Damian Chukwu, commissioner of police in the state, confirmed the incident, saying it happened around 5:30am.
He said two suicide bombers, accompanied by a gunman, infiltrated the mosque located in Kushari village behind old CBN quarters in the ancient city.
The United Nations said on Friday it was “extremely alarmed” by the forced return by Cameroon of thousands of refugees to north-east Nigeria, where Boko Haram Islamists pose a continuing threat to civilians.
“This action was totally unexpected and puts lives of thousands of refugees at risk,” the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, said in a statement.
Cameroon forced “several thousand” refugees back to Nigeria this week, including 267 on Wednesday, the UN agency said.
Army yesterday denied claims that it was using obsolete weapons to fight Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast, asserting that such claims were part of the on-going propaganda campaigns against the military.
It said it would keep fighting the insurgents until the battle is won, irrespective of challenges.
Sasha Morfaw (Black Panther), Jimmy Jean-Louis (Claws, Heroes), Sufe Bradshaw (Veep), Sydelle Noel (GLOW), and Peter Mensah (300) will star in the indie film Rise from first-time feature director Maritte Go.Read More
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has warned of imminent terror attacks and death in Nigeria.
Kanu warned that the dreaded Islamist State for Iraq and Syria, ISIS, would soon take their bloodletting campaign to Nigeria’s territory.
Of the 18,814 deaths caused by terrorists around the world last year, well over half were due to the actions of just four groups: Islamic State, the Taliban, Al-Shabaab and Boko Haram.Read More