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
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
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
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
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
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
A young man is currently battling for his life after he was allegedly attacked by Fulani herdsmen around Mararaba Udege area in Nasarawa State.
It was gathered that the boy whose name is Luka Kaika from Odu village was said to have been harvesting cashew nut in his farm few days ago when the attack occured.
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.