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Boko Haram commander nabbed in FCT

Boko Haram deputy commander, Seth Yakubu, has been arrested by police at Gwako Village in Gwagwalada area of the Federal Capital Territory. The insurgent who 20 years old hailed from Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, was nabbed at about 11.30am on Sunday after a tip-off, the FCT Commissioner...

Boko Haram still have many other girls– Freed Chibok girls

  The released Chibok school girls who were recently freed by the Boko Haram on May 2017 have appealed to the Federal Government to devote attention to the release of other abducted non-schoolgirls who are still under the captivity of the dreaded terrorists. The girls were released after the Federal Government’s successful...

Terrorists became powerful under President Jonathan’s tenure, says Presidency

The administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been criticised for entrenching terrorism into Nigeria by Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu. The Presidency spokesperson further said that this caused by Jonathan administration poor governance and incompetence. Shehu said this on Monday while responding to a statement credited...
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Kidnapped woman begs Nigerian government in new video to negotiate with Boko Haram to secure their release [VIDEO]

  Terror group, Boko Haram released another video on Monday where kidnapped women pleaded with Nigerian government to come in terms with the terrorists in order to secure their release. The women were kidnapped last month, Sahara Reporters reported. In the video, published by Sahara Reporters, the women pleaded with the Nigerian...

Boko Haram claims victory over Maiduguri attack…Become Muslims and we’ll lay down arms, Shakau says

The leader of Boko Haram terrorist, Abubakar Shekau, has in a video, claimed responsibility for Thursday attack in Maiduguri, Borno state capital. He boasted of terror group seizing arms after military officers fled the city while the terror group launched its attack. In the video which was released on Youtube, Mr....

Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri…Recident says it’s one of most brazen

Boko Haram terrorist group has invaded Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, Premium Times reports. According to an eye witness who spoke with the online platform, the attack took place about 4km away from Maiduguri Government Reserved Area. Though detail about the incident is still sketchy, he nevertheless said that the attack...

Boko Haram: How two army generals escaped death

The Chief of Administration, Nigerian Army, Maj.Gen. Idris Alkali, and the acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. Victor Ezugwu, escaped death from Improvised Explosive Devices planted by Boko Haram. According to a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, the convoy of...

Nigeria marks three years of Chibok girls kidnap

Nigeria held rallies in major cities Thursday to mark three years since the mass abduction of 276 schoolgirls by Boko Haram extremists. Spearheading the rallies was the Bring Back Our Girls movement, which has been urging the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to ramp up efforts to free the 195...

Nigerian Air force retarliates Boko Haram’s attack on its medical supply plane, kills scores of terrorists

Boko Haram insurgents yesterday launched an attack on a Nigerian Air Force helicopter carrying personnel on medical outreach programme in Gwoza. The helicopter was shot sporadically by the terrorists, with only one airman sustaining bullet wound but there was no loss of life. The helicopter which departed from Maiduguri enroute the...

Boko Haram: Thinking next steps, By Uche Madu

By Uche Madu The various stakeholders in the fight against Boko Haram’s terrorism have tried their best in one way or the other, but there is more they have to do given the new round of information about what now drives the group. The dynamics threatening to keep the insurgence in...

Nigerian Troops Arrests Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists With 100 Motor Bike

Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman who disclosed this in a statement, said the fleeing terrorists were arrested on Wednesday afternoon at Madaki village in Biu Local Government Area, Borno State by troops of 27 Task Force Brigade stationed in Bara. The names of the terrorists were given as Muazu Gogobir,...

Borno to construct boarding school for 2000 children whose parents were killed by Boko Haram insurgents  

The Borno State Government has said that it is constructing a boarding school for 2,000 children whose parents were killed by Boko Haram insurgents. According to the state government, the school, with boarding facilities is almost completed. Commissioner for Education in the state, Musa Inuwa, who said this in a...

We will not disclose whereabouts of remaining Chibok girls – Defence spokesman

The Director of Defence Information, Brigadier-General Rabe Abubakar, has insisted that the Military will not give out information about the whereabouts of the remaining Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram. Abubakar stated this while speaking with reporters in Port Harcourt on Thursday. He said: “Neither the military nor any security agency...

Boko Haram members are already in Lagos, Ibadan – Suspect confesses

Security operatives in Ibadan, Oyo state have apprehended a suspected member of the Islamist-Jihadist sect, Boko Haram in the state. The arrested suspect who gave his name as Alkali after his arrest confessed that he fled the terrorists den in Sambisa forest in December 2016 following increasing attacks by troops...

Army presents captured Boko Haram flag to Buhari

The Nigerian Army on Friday night in Abuja hosted President Muhammadu Buhari to Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner and presented to him the captured Boko Haram flag. The flag was handed over to the President by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor. Men of the Operation Lafiya...

US embassy warns of possible Boko Haram attack in Abuja

The United States, US, Embassy in Nigeria has warned of an imminent Boko haram attack in Abuja. The US embassy in an emergency message urged its citizen’s resident or doing business in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to be security cautious. The mission said information available at its disposal points in...

I was protected by Boko Haram suspects in prison – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, said he was protected by Boko Haram suspects during his four-day detention at Kuje Prison. Fani-Kayode said this in an article titled, ‘Head bloodied but not bowed and the ascension of President-Elect Donald Trump’ on Wednesday. The ex-minister said he...

Video: Late Lt. Col. M. A. Ali decorated with new rank by the Chief of Army Staff

See video of slain gallant Army Officer, Lt. Col. M. A.  Ali during his decoration to his new rank by the Chief of Army Staff Gen. Tukur Buratai at the battle ground in Borno. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7ddTEO1D4s]

85 people rescued from Boko Haram at Chukungudu

Troops of 7 Division Nigerian Army, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, led by the General Officer Commanding of the Division, conducted a decisive clearance operation into the remnants of Boko Haram strategic hub town of Chukungudu on the southern fringes of the Lake Chad Region, northern parts of Borno State between...

No man, woman, or child will be left at mercy of Boko Haram – Buhari promises

  President Muhammadu Buhari showed his excitement on Saturday, November 5, as news filtered in that another Chibok, Borno state girl, Maryam Ali Maiyanga, had been rescued by the men of the Nigerian Army. She was rescued with her 10-month-old son in Pulka, Gwoza local government area of the state, according to...

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