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Senators Jittery Over Fears Of Boko Haram Attack On Abuja
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Senators Jittery Over Fears Of Boko Haram Attack On Abuja

Senators on Tuesday expressed the fear that the Boko Haram insurgents may overrun the nation’s capital, Abuja, because of the attacks the deadly group had launched on neighboring states. On Monday, the Governor of Niger State, Sani Bello, revealed that Boko Haram terrorists had taken over about 50 communities in the state. Bello said the terrorist group is just some two hours away from Abuja. As a way of addressing the issue, Senate resolved to send its leadership to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. But no date has been fixed for the meeting. The decision of the Senate followed a motion, moved through a point of order by Musa Sani from Niger State, tagged, “Activities of bandits and Boko Haram terrorists in Niger State”. After a long debate, the Senate resolved that t...
Buhari’s Government Now Employer, Defender Of Terrorists, Bandits – Fayose
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Buhari’s Government Now Employer, Defender Of Terrorists, Bandits – Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has described as appalling, the present situation of Nigeria, where the Presidency has become the employer and defender of Boko Haram terrorists and armed bandits. The former governor, who also called on Nigerians to restrict their movements to avoid falling victims of terrorists, who have taken over the entire country, expressed concern that nowhere is safe in the country. Fayose said in a statement on Sunday, by his Media Aide, Lere Olayinka, that the issue of Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has further exposed the government’s hypocrisy and complicity, adding that “it is saddening and worrisome that spokesmen of the president were the ones going from one media house to another to defend someone who openl...
NGOs Withdraw Workers As Boko Haram Plans Massive Attacks On Borno, Yobe
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NGOs Withdraw Workers As Boko Haram Plans Massive Attacks On Borno, Yobe

Boko Haram terrorists are planning a series of attacks on communities in Borno and Yobe states. According to a military source, non-governmental organisations working in the area have been informed and have started withdrawing their workers from the two states. “They (Boko Haram terrorists) have been quiet for some time now due to the pressure from troops of Operation TURA TAKAI BANGO. But the intelligence report we got recently showed that both the Abubakar Shekau-led faction and ISWAP (Islamic State in West Africa Province) are planning massive attacks on different communities in both Yobe and Borno. “We have informed all operational commanders to stay alert; all NGOs and humanitarian workers have also been informed. Some of the NGOs have started withdrawing their workers bu...
Report Of Leah Sharibu’ Second Baby Heartbreaking, Say Parents
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Report Of Leah Sharibu’ Second Baby Heartbreaking, Say Parents

Leah Sharibu’s parents, Nathan and Rebecca, have described as “heartbreaking rumours” reports that their daughter had given birth to a second baby in Boko Haram captivity. Demanding that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), bring back their daughter with or without children, the traumatised parents said it was a big shame that the Buhari regime had abandoned their daughter. Leah was one of the 110 female students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, who were abducted on February 19, 2018, by Boko Haram terrorists. While others were released by the terrorists following negotiations, Leah, then 14, is still being held captive for reportedly refusing to renounce her Christian faith. The Convener of the United States-Nigeri...
How Boko Haram Terrorists Rape Women, Girls In Nigeria – Amnesty International
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How Boko Haram Terrorists Rape Women, Girls In Nigeria – Amnesty International

A recent study by Amnesty International has revealed that women and girls who were victims of rape by Boko Haram insurgents are neglected by the Nigerian government. The report, made available to SaharaReporters on Wednesday, showed during raids in Borno communities, Boko Haram fighters raped women and girls who were caught at home or trying to flee. Amnesty International, however, said none of the survivors appeared to have accessed formal health services, linking it to a significant underreporting of such events. It read, “Rape and other sexual violence survivors and witnesses described attacks involving sexual violence in at least five villages in the Magumeri local government area of Borno State. During raids, usually at night, Boko Haram fighters raped women and girls who...
1,000 Boko Haram Terrorists Prosecuted, 500 Jailed, Says Military
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1,000 Boko Haram Terrorists Prosecuted, 500 Jailed, Says Military

The military yesterday put the number of Boko Haram terrorists who have been prosecuted at 1,000 while 500 have been jailed. In addition, more members of the terror group are to go on trial in June. The decision to put the insurgents on trial came as the federal government affirmed its determination to secure the country against threats to its corporate existence. It also expressed the readiness of the military to execute the presidential directive to the armed forces and other security agencies to end all threats to national territorial integrity, including banditry, terrorism and kidnapping. The United Nations (UN), European Union (EU), the United Kingdom (UK) and the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue have also met in Abuja to chart a new course to contain the humanitarian...
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Travellers Stranded On Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway As Boko Haram Attacks Military Base

Nigerian soldiers on Sunday morning stopped traffic along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway for three hours as they engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a shootout. After the shootout, the military said soldiers escorted a long convoy of stranded travellers to Damaturu. Security sources said the shootout took place at Lawan-Mainari village, about two kilometres from Jakana town. The terrorists had reportedly targetted a military base but were repelled. Jakana is about 41km from Maiduguri, Borno State capital. The town has been attacked several times in the last 10 years. Confirming the development to our reporter, Bukar Adam, a local security operative who lives in Jakana, said the soldiers halted movement on the highway for over three hours to avoid civilian casualties. “The B...
Pastor Adeboye Calls For The Release Of Leah Sharibu From Boko Haram Terrorists
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Pastor Adeboye Calls For The Release Of Leah Sharibu From Boko Haram Terrorists

Mr Adeboye called on all pastors in the RCCG as well as all well-meaning people all over the world to intensify their prayers and efforts towards Leah Sharibu's release. The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, has again called for the immediate release of Leah Sharibu from her abductors. In a statement personally signed by the clergyman, he called on all pastors in the RCCG as well as all well-meaning people all over the world to intensify their prayers and efforts towards her release. Mr Adeboye charged every parent and people of goodwill all over the world to use whatever influence they have to ensure that Leah Sharibu as well as other children in captivity are released without any further delay. On February 19 2018, 110 schoolg...
Boko Haram Carrying Out Attacks In Nasarawa, Governor Tells Buhari
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Boko Haram Carrying Out Attacks In Nasarawa, Governor Tells Buhari

The governor said this Friday while addressing journalists at the State House, Abuja, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Contrary to official claims that the Boko Haram terrorists have been restricted to the North-east, members of the group are successfully carrying out attacks in Nasarawa State, North-central Nigeria, the state governor, Abdulahi Sule, has said. Mr Sule said this Friday while addressing journalists at the State House, Abuja, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. He said he has briefed the president on the attacks. He said the terrorists had regrouped at the Nasarawa/Benue border from where they launch attacks on residents, after they were initially displaced by soldiers from the Toto part of the state. He said some of the Boko...
Cameroon Says Boko Haram, Separatists On Offensive
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Cameroon Says Boko Haram, Separatists On Offensive

Cameroon said Saturday that at least 22 people, including four soldiers, were killed in two Friday morning attacks – one by Boko Haram fighters on its northern border with Nigeria and the other by separatists fighting to create an independent English-speaking state in the country’s western regions. Officials warn of a new wave of violence and killing they say is being prepared by the separatists and Boko Haram terrorists. Midjiyawa Bakari, governor of Cameroon’s Far North region, says there was general confusion in the town of Mozogo when militiamen warned civilians about Boko Haram suicide bombers from neighboring Nigeria in their midst. He said some scared people fled into the bush, where they always go for safety, but many Nigerian suicide bombers were already hiding there. He...
Soyinka Laments Insecurity, Says Nigeria’s Sovereignty Taken Over By Armed Group
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Soyinka Laments Insecurity, Says Nigeria’s Sovereignty Taken Over By Armed Group

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has condemned the insecurity across Nigeria, saying the nation’s sovereignty has been taken over by armed groups. He also said President Muhammadu Buhari needs to do more to stop Boko Haram terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements who threaten Nigeria’s security. Mr Soyinka said these during an interview on Arise Television programme on Saturday. “From a self-protective point of view, it is a common problem (insecurity); it is a national, collective issue. Don’t just sit there and think that you can solve it from Aso Rock, no. This now concerns even the lowest common citizens in this nation because that lowest, that most impotent individual has become a prime target. So, it’s a collective issue. “Instead of that, what do I hear? Somebody g...
Boko Haram Terrorists In Military Uniforms Kidnap UN Staff In Borno, Abubaka Gaba Idrils ‘Alooma’
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Boko Haram Terrorists In Military Uniforms Kidnap UN Staff In Borno, Abubaka Gaba Idrils ‘Alooma’

Boko Haram fighters have abducted staff of United Nations (UN) along Damaturu - maiduguri road Born state. Held captive is Abubaka Gaba Idrils, aka Alooma, a senior protection Assistant with UN High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR). The terrorist ambushsd vehicles conveying commuters near Matari village between Minok Jakana Highway. One of the them, Alooma was seized around 8.30.a.m on Saturday. A source told PRNigeria the terrorist, in military uniform, mounted a road block with three Hilux pickup trucks and motorcycles. The witness said", while searching the passengers, Idris attempted to throw away his ID card but one of the insurgents sights him. He was then asked to step down from the vehicle along with two other passengers, while the rest of the passengers were as...
NASS Set For Showdown With Buhari Over Service Chiefs
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NASS Set For Showdown With Buhari Over Service Chiefs

The refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to re­place the service chiefs de­spite repeated calls by the National Assembly and oth­er eminent Nigerians will be the major point of dis­cussion when the president meets with the House of Representatives on Thurs­day, Daily Independent has gathered. The lawmakers said they are ready to confront the president over the continued stay of the service chiefs, who they said lacked ideas on how to tackle the rising insecurity in the country. The lawmakers, who were disturbed by the worsening insecurity in the country, last week, summoned President Buhari over the murder of about 43 farmers by Boko Ha­ram terrorists in Zabarmari village, Jere Council of Borno State. The president later met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, F...
Boko Haram Attacks Are International Conspiracy To Split Nigeria – Army
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Boko Haram Attacks Are International Conspiracy To Split Nigeria – Army

The Nigerian Army has said that the Boko Haram attacks are an international conspiracy to “cut Nigeria to size” and to destabilise the peace of the country. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, stated this, claiming that there are some international paymasters sponsoring Boko Haram.Musa stated this in an article he shared on social media and with journalists. The army spokesman said, “The recent killing of our people on a rice farm in Borno State was unexpected, inhuman, cowardly, dastardly and sadistic cruelty by the Boko Haram terrorists. There is no normal human being that will take pleasure in such inhuman massacre of defenceless and armless civilians, working on their farms; but that is the nature of terrorism and those who sponsor it. “There is an ...
FG Can’t Protect Lives Of Its Citizens But Tries To Suppress #EndSARS – Moghalu
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FG Can’t Protect Lives Of Its Citizens But Tries To Suppress #EndSARS – Moghalu

Former Presidential candidate, Kingsley Moghalu has blasted the Buhari-led adminstration over the killing of 43 farmers by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state. In tweets he shared, the economist expressed fear of Nigeria becoming a failed state. He also said that ''a government which can’t protect the lives of its citizens, spends all its energy attempting to suppress #EndSARS peaceful protesters.'' Moghalu wrote; “The barbaric beheading of 43 Nigerians in Zabarmari village in Borno State by Boko Haram is a national outrage and tragedy. It’s increasingly clear that @NigeriaGov is unable to protect the lives of Nigerians. What does that mean? Our country is becoming a failed state." “It is a travesty that a government that can’t protect the lives of its citizens spends all it...
#ENDSARS: ‘Send SARS to Borno to terrorize Boko Haram terrorists’ – Reno Omokri
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#ENDSARS: ‘Send SARS to Borno to terrorize Boko Haram terrorists’ – Reno Omokri

Former aide to former Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan and author, Reno Omokri, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to send  operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, F-SARS of the Nigeria Police Force to Borno state to help in combating terrorism rather than "harming innocent Nigerians." According to Omokri, Buhari should stop 'rehabilitating Boko Haram terrorists' but instead rehabilitate Nigerians by sending SARS to Borno State to face the deadly terrorists who have been terrorising Northern Nigerians for over a decade. According to Omokri, since "SARS operatives already know how to terrorise," they would be able to fight Boko Haram terrorists. He tweeted on Sunday afternoon October 4; “General @MBuhari, stop rehabilitating Boko Haram. Rehabilitate Nigerian...
WAEC Conducts Exams In Chibok Schools After 6 Years
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WAEC Conducts Exams In Chibok Schools After 6 Years

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has successfully conducted the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in senior secondary schools in Chibok in Borno six years after closure due to insurgency. Brig.-Gen. Abdul-Khalifa Ibrahim, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, disclosed this while playing host to members of Education in Emergency Working Group Nigeria (EiEWGN), on Thursday in Maiduguri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Chibok schools were closed after over 200 students were abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists from the Government Girls Secondary School in 2014. While the Federal Government has secured the release of some of the abducted girl, others are still in the terrorist captivity till date. Ibrahi...
Boko Haram Terrorists Take Over Borno Community, Kill Many, Hoist Flag
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Boko Haram Terrorists Take Over Borno Community, Kill Many, Hoist Flag

Boko Haram insurgents have again attacked Kukawa town in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, killing many civilians, who returned to the community last week, military sources have told SaharaReporters. The Nigerian Army had some weeks ago claimed it embarked on clearance operations within Baga and Kukawa in Northern Borno with a view to enabling a safer environment for returning residents. SaharaReporters gathered that the insurgents also hoisted their flag in the town. A resident of Kukawa, who spoke with our correspondent, said apart from those killed, several others were left with serious bullet injuries. “The terrorists have again taken over Kukuwa, even with a statement by the army to our people that the town was safe some weeks ago. Why will the army have no...
Boko Haram Fighters Are Scavengers Desperate For Food – Buhari
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Boko Haram Fighters Are Scavengers Desperate For Food – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east as “mere scavengers desperate for food”. Speaking at a virtual meeting in the presidential villa on Tuesday, Buhari said the service chiefs had done their best but they need to develop in terms of intelligence gathering. The meeting was attended by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, heads of defence, security, intelligence agencies, and members of the security committee of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF). Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff; Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff; Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff, and Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, chief of naval staff, were in attendance. The president expressed concern over insurgents’ access to small weapons despite border closure. “These...
“I Disagree With Creating Agency For Boko Haram” – Ali Ndume (video)
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“I Disagree With Creating Agency For Boko Haram” – Ali Ndume (video)

Creating an agency for Boko Haram is like telling people to join the group and repent , Senator Ndume kicks against Boko Haram bill An All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker, Senator Ali Ndume has kicked against the bill to create an agency for repentant Boko Haram terrorists. In an interview with Channels Television, the Borno-born Senator who is also the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army said his colleagues already know his stance about the bill which he said is outrightly wrong. Ndume said; “I personally disagree with that. The war is not over and some criminals that have been killing people you say that you are doing Operation Safe Corridor for them. “I am completely against that idea. They know my position on that, you can’t do that. “It is when you win the w...
Stakeholders Reject Amnesty For ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Terrorists
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Stakeholders Reject Amnesty For ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Terrorists

A fresh crisis looms in the country as stakeholders yesterday rejected a move by the Senate to establish an agency to make life comfortable for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists irrespective of their wanton destruction of lives and property. Specifically, ignoring persistent public outcry against the release of the suspected insurgents, the Senate has begun a legislative process to grant amnesty to the terrorists. This the lawmakers plan to achieve by passing a bill for an Act tagged “National Agency for Education, Rehabilitation, De-radicalisation and Integration of Repentant Insurgents in Nigeria 2020, SB. 340.” The bill is being sponsored by the immediate past governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, who now represents Yobe East Senatorial District in the National Assembly. ...
Widows Of Nigerian Soldiers Protest Release Of Boko Haram Terrorists
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Widows Of Nigerian Soldiers Protest Release Of Boko Haram Terrorists

Widows of slain military officers and soldiers particularly those fighting the war against terrorism have protested the continuous release of murderous Boko Haram terrorists on the grounds that they have repented. National Vice President of Military Widows Association, Mrs Edith Opesanmi who spoke on their behalf during the seminar by the ‘Support Our Troops Foundation’ in Abuja, faulted the decision of the federal government in releasing the so-called repentant criminals who are responsible for the death of so many gallant officers and soldiers as well as helpless innocent Nigerians. Opesanmi said this during an interview with The on the sidelines of the maiden lecture of Support Our Troops Foundation in Abuja on Wednesday. Emphasizing that the terrorists were not better than...
I’m Surprised Boko Haram Is Still Existing – Buhari
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I’m Surprised Boko Haram Is Still Existing – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is surprised that Boko Haram terrorists are still existing. Mr Buhari stated this in Abuja when he played host to Eminent and Respected Citizens of Niger State. The delegation led by Governor Abubakar Bello, visited the State House, on Tuesday. “I was taken aback by what is happening in the North West and other parts of the country,” presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement, quoted his principal as saying. “During our campaigns, we knew about the Boko Haram. What is coming now is surprising. It is not ethnicity or religion, rather it is one evil plan against the country,” the president added. The Nigerian leader promised to increase the war tempo against the terrorists and bandits. “We have to be harder on them. One o...
CAN To Stage Nationwide Protest On February 2, Accuses Government Of Complicity
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CAN To Stage Nationwide Protest On February 2, Accuses Government Of Complicity

The Christian Association of Nigeria has called on all Christians across the country to embark on a prayer walk to protest the gruesome killing of the CAN Chairman in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram terrorists. CAN President, Dr Samson Ayokunle, disclosed this during a briefing with journalists in Abuja on Thursday. He noted that the walk was aimed at rendering prayers for the country to overcome the criminals troubling Nigeria. He said that it would be difficult to believe that the government under the present administration was not colluding with insurgents to exterminate Christians in Nigeria. He called on President Muhammadu Buhari to overhaul the security apparatus in the country with a view to improving the safety of Ni...
An Australian Imam Has Accused Nigerian Government Of Sponsoring Terrorism
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An Australian Imam Has Accused Nigerian Government Of Sponsoring Terrorism

A popular Australian Muslim Scholar Imam Tawhidi, has alleged that Nigerian Government harbours all forms of terrorist organizations. Tawhidi is a Muslim influencer, who claims to be a reformist Imam. Some of his teaching is believed to be against Islamic terrorism, he is indeed a good teacher of Islam, who takes his teaching to his Twitter and IG page. According to Tawhidi, Boko Haram terrorists are allowed to operate with little or no effort to tackle them because of corruption in Nigeria. He took to his twitter handle and wrote: “We have ignored Nigeria in the discussion about terrorism. Nigeria is the most corrupt country in Africa. It is home to a terrorist government that harbours terrorists just like the government of Pakistan. Boko Haram were given the green light i...
Operation Positive Identification: Buratai Explains Reasons For Drill
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Operation Positive Identification: Buratai Explains Reasons For Drill

The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, said on Thursday the Operation Positive Identification (OPI) would not hinder the day-to-day activities of Nigerians. He stated this while fielding questions from the House of Representatives Committee on Army in Abuja. Buratai, who was represented at the forum by the Chief of Civil-Military Affairs, Maj.-Gen. Usman Muhammed said the army had submitted a detailed report on the OPI to the Committee. He said the military is involved in ‘Operation Lafia Dole’ in the North East and that are other subsidiary operations within the major operation. The army chief said the OPI is one of the subsidiary operations taking place in the North-East zone. According to him, based on credible intelligence on Boko Haram terrorists, they are no longer in...
APC Tells Jonathan Not To Defend Hinself Against Cameron’s Allegations
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APC Tells Jonathan Not To Defend Hinself Against Cameron’s Allegations

The ruling All Progress Congress (APC) has backed former British prime minister who accused former Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan, of refusing help, when 274 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in Chibok, Borno state back in 2014. The APC also said that there is a consensus that the PDP elevated corruption in the country to a national culture. Going further, the APC said Jonathan should explain to the families of those whose children were kidnapped why he did not do anything for two weeks after the kidnapping incident occurred
Leah Sharibu Not Dead — Reno Omokri
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Leah Sharibu Not Dead — Reno Omokri

Popular critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government, Reno Omokri, has declared that Leah Sharibu is not dead. We earlier reported that Sharibu, a Christian, is one of the schoolgirls kidnapped in Dapchi, Yobe State last year by Boko Haram terrorists. Grace Taku, an aid worker kidnapped in Borno State on July 18, made a claim that the victim had been killed in a video released by the insurgents on Wednesday. According to Grace, who works with Action Against Hunger, Leah and some other people were killed because of the inability of the Federal Government to save them. Reacting on Friday, however, the former presidential aide in a Tweet @RenoOmokri, obtained by Igbere TV, said the Christian girl was still alive and not dead. “I’ve been informed by 2 jour...
“We Are Able To Kill 700 Boko Haram, They Were Running Away” – Nigerian Soldiers
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“We Are Able To Kill 700 Boko Haram, They Were Running Away” – Nigerian Soldiers

Nigerian Soldiers were seen coming out from alagano and sambisa forest as they claimed they killed 700 Boko Haram terrorists. It was once reported by Gistvic how Alagano is the spiritual temple and Headquarters of Boko Haram. The soldiers also said the number is too small but the boko haram terrorist were running away. He said: "We are able to kill 7 hundred of them, that number is too small we cant see them. They can not fight again, those idiot ran away. This is the day i will never forget in my life. Watch Videos Here>> Nigerian Soldiers On The Move!!!!!!............?? pic.twitter.com/0e7cdQIPwj — Victor Olawuyi (@Victnii) June 15, 2019 "We Are Able To Kill 700 Boko Haram, They Were Running Away" - Nigerian Soldiers were seen coming out from alagano and sam...
Saraki Donates Severance Allowance To Leah Sharibu’s Family, Others
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Saraki Donates Severance Allowance To Leah Sharibu’s Family, Others

Senate President Bukola Saraki has directed the National Assembly Management to distribute his severance allowance to the families of Leah Sharibu and two other aid workers killed by Boko Haram terrorists. He also instructed children of late Senators in need of financial assistance should benefit from the allowance. In a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki stated the families of Hussaini Ahmed Khoisan and Hauwa Liman, the two murdered aid workers by Boko Haram should also be included. In the case of the late senators’ children, Saraki directed a Trust Fund should be established by management of the National Assembly for those who may require financial assistance in furtherance of their education. He stated that his decision to us...
Troops Rescue 54 Kidnapped Victims In Borno
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Troops Rescue 54 Kidnapped Victims In Borno

54 kidnapped victims including women and children have been rescued by troops during clearance operations in Borno state, the Nigerian Army announced on Monday. According to its spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, among those rescued were 29 women and 25 children. Col Musa said in a statement: Troops of 22 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE in collaboration with local vigilantes have continued moving into the hinterland on clearance operation to destroy Boko Haram terrorists. “Consequently, on the 11th of May 2019, troops effectively cleared Ma’allasuwa and Yaga – Munye villages in Borno State. No encounter with Boko Haram terrorists was made as they run away before troops’ arrival leaving behind 54 suspected kidnapped victims. “Out of the number, 29 are grown up women and 25 are childr...
‘Time To Speak Out Than Commit Suicide’ – Obi Peter Onuoha, Wounded Nigerian Soldier Laments
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‘Time To Speak Out Than Commit Suicide’ – Obi Peter Onuoha, Wounded Nigerian Soldier Laments

A Nigerian soldier identified as Obi Peter Onuoha, has cried out for help over his predicament which has left him in serious pains for years now. According to the soldier who was wounded while fighting for the country, he was shot by Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri, Borno state on 25th of January, 2015 and was admitted till December 2018 when he was forced to visit his unit from Kaduna military hospital. He was told to come back when an approval of funds for his further treatment is made. On his way back, the soldier was involved in a fatal accident which he narrowly survived after the vehicle he was travelling in - sommersaulted multiple times. He revealed how his condition has made people to abandon him and even some dignitaries tried to help him and approve funds for his...
Armed Chadian Soldiers Arrive Nigeria To Battle ISWAP/Boko Haram Terrorists
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Armed Chadian Soldiers Arrive Nigeria To Battle ISWAP/Boko Haram Terrorists

Troops from Chad have arrived Nigeria to help in the war against Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP)/Boko Haram terrorists. The Chadian National and Nomadic Guard (GNNT), were filmed crossing into Gamboru Ngala area of Borno state, with quite an impressive armoury to fight the insurgents terrorizing Nigeria. According to reports, the troops well armed to the teeth - came with 4 BTR-80 armed with a 14.5mm, 2 Panhard M3, BTR-60 with a 14.5mm gun and also relic from old Soviet Union WZ-523 Wheeled Armored Personnel Carrier among other armoury. Watch the video of their arrival below.
Timaya Reacts To Presidential Election Results
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Timaya Reacts To Presidential Election Results

Timaya reacts to results that trickled in from Yobe and other states most hit by Boko Haram Terrorists, Dem Mama Soldier, Timaya have expressed how shocked he's with the number of votes being announced from those states. On sharing a hilarious video on his Instagram handle, he wrote INEC, APC, PDP, Nigeria Election Nawa|||| Watch the hilarious video HERE   View this post on Instagram   INEC, APC, PDP, NIGERIA election nawa??? A post shared by PAPICHULO (@timayatimaya) on Feb 25, 2019 at 12:37pm PST
Nigerian Army Reclaims Baga
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Nigerian Army Reclaims Baga

In the determined efforts to wipe out remnants of Boko Haram terrorists that now goes by the appellation of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), the gallant troops of the newly formed Nigerian Army Special Forces Command (NASFC), Operation LAFIYA DOLE, have given the terrorists that attacked troops location in Baga a bloody nose. The triumphant troops, particularly the highly revered 707 Special Forces Brigade which is the vanguard of the great exploit, dealt the decisive blow that neutralised several terrorists along that axis despite prior warning to them by some unpatriotic elements. The Special Forces commenced clearance operations on 28th December 2018, where they cleared Zare, Gudumbali, Kukawa and Cross Kauwa without any resistance from suspected terrorists. However...
Why we Invaded Daily Trust Newspaper offices – Nigerian Army
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Why we Invaded Daily Trust Newspaper offices – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian army has released a statement, revealing why it invaded Daily Trust Newspaper offices in Abuja, Borno and Lagos State yesterday. The Nigerian army in its statement, claimed that Daily Trust disclosed details of planned military operations against the Boko Haram terrorists, and such disclosure amounts to a breach of national security and run contrary to Sections 1 and 2 of the Official Secrets Act. The statement reads in full; The Nigerian Army wishes to clarify on alleged invasion of Media Trust Headquarters in Abuja and regional office in Maiduguri. We would like to state that soldiers of the Nigerian Army along with elements of Nigeria Police Force and other Security Agencies were indeed at Abuja and Maiduguri offices of the publishing company to invite the staff of t...
Troops Neutralize Three Female Suicide Bombers in Dikwa
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Troops Neutralize Three Female Suicide Bombers in Dikwa

Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison deployed in Operation Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison deployed in Operation LAFIYA DOLE yesterday Sunday 30th December, encountered and neutralised three female suicide bombers, while on patrol around Kubtara village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State. A statement from the Army says one Rocket Propelled Grenade and a suicide vest was recovered from the suicide bombers at the scene of the encounter. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, in the statement, commended the troops for their successful exploits and encouraged them to be more daring, vigilant and steadfast, as they clear the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists. yesterday Sunday 30th December, encountered and neutralised three female suicide bombers, while ...
Names Of 190 Policemen That Escaped From Fighting Boko Haram Terrorists
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Names Of 190 Policemen That Escaped From Fighting Boko Haram Terrorists

Hundred and Ninety policemen sent to Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly fled for their lives. We also gathered that the Force Headquarters, Abuja, has ordered for the arrest and prosecution of the officers. According to report, the said officers were to be sent to battle without appropriate training, and also observed that nearly all of them are southerners and Christians. “Those are the names of policemen who were mobilised without any serious training to be sent to the front lines to fight Boko Haram who ran away,” said the source. “Nearly all of them are southerners and Christians; 96% of the total number mobilised are southerners and Christians too. This has raised so much dust and outcry in the NPF.” However, the Police presented a slightly different account of t...
Nigerian Air Force Launches Successful Strikes Against Boko Haram Terrorists
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Nigerian Air Force Launches Successful Strikes Against Boko Haram Terrorists

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), through the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has commenced OPERATION GREEN SWEEP against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) in the Northeast. The Operation, which commenced on Wednesday, 14 November 2018, is an Air Interdiction Operation targeting selected BHT locations within the fringes of Lake Chad as well as areas around the Alagarno Forest near Sambisa in Borno State, with a view to further degrading the remnants of the terrorists, curtailing their freedom of action and denying them bases from which they could launch attacks. In the morning of Day One of the Operation, air strikes by NAF aircraft resulted in the destruction of a BHT hideout and neutralization of several terrorists at Sharama on the Lake Chad Green Fringes in Northern Born...
Nigerian Airforce Fighter Jet Destroys Boko Haram Hideout in Borno State
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Nigerian Airforce Fighter Jet Destroys Boko Haram Hideout in Borno State

The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has conducted a successful attack on a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs) Hideout in Daban Masara in Borno State.   Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said that the operation was carried out on Friday.   “The surgical air strikes were conducted on the strength of credible intelligence which indicated that remnants of BHTs on the Lake Chad Islands were hiding out in settlements at the Southern part of the lake, including Daban Masara, and were amassing in some buildings for a meeting. An air interdiction mission was therefore planned and executed to destroy 2 out of the green roofed building...
Boko Haram Bomb Expert, Adamu Hassan Intercepted During ‘Stop & Search Operation
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Boko Haram Bomb Expert, Adamu Hassan Intercepted During ‘Stop & Search Operation

Combined Operatives of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Department of State Service conducting Counter Terrorism Operations in north eastern Nigeria have arrested a Boko Haram terrorist who specializes in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) for the terrorists group. Adamu Hassan aka Baale was nabbed by the operatives at Kaltungo in Gombe State during a Stop and Search Operation along Bauchi – Gombe road. In a separate operation, troops of operation Lafiya Dole in a joint operation with Vigilantes on Monday evening busted a raid operation by elements of the Boko Haram terrorists rummaging for food and logistics at Kudiye community , along Dikwa – Gulumbagana Road. The four man raid team was intercepted by troops following a tip- off that the insurgents were on their way to loot the co...
Nigerian Army Troops Foil Suicide Bombing Attack By Boko Haram Terrorists At The UniMaid
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Nigerian Army Troops Foil Suicide Bombing Attack By Boko Haram Terrorists At The UniMaid

A suicide bomb attack by Boko Haram terrorists was today foiled by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Special Forces in conjunction with some Nigerian Army troops. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Special Forces, in conjunction with some Nigerian Army troops, successfully foiled a suicide bombing attack by Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at the University of Maiduguri, Borno  on Sunday night. AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, confirmed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Quote “The BHT suicide bombers tried to gain access into the University but were quickly detected by the NAF Special Forces. “Meanwhile, the vest on one of the suicide bombers detonated before they could gain access into the hostel, leading to a commotion. “However, there w...
Notorious Boko Haram Terrorists On the Most Wanted List Finally Captured By Civilian JTF
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Notorious Boko Haram Terrorists On the Most Wanted List Finally Captured By Civilian JTF

One of the Boko Haram suspects in white shirt is No.5 on the Nigerian Army wanted list and three other suspected members of the group have been arrested by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole. The vehicle conveying the suspect and three members of the civilian vigilante (Civilian Joint Task Force), were intercepted by troops on Thursday 29th March 2018 at the Forward Operations Base along Kano – Azare road, in Bauchi State. On interrogation, the Civilian Joint Task Force members claimed to have arrested the suspects in Lagos and he is taking them to Department of State Service (DSS) office in Maiduguri for further investigations. Efforts are being made to contact DSS office in Maiduguri for possible confirmation of the Civilian Joint Task Force claims. Meanwhile, troops has in...
“Why Parents Stoned Yobe State Governor, Gaidam” Dapchi Resident Reveals
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“Why Parents Stoned Yobe State Governor, Gaidam” Dapchi Resident Reveals

A parent whose child was kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists has revealed why they stoned the Governor of the state, Ibrahim Gaidam. After a year two senior student of the Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi vowed not to return to the school following the abduction incident by Boko Haram terrorist, a parent of one of the abducted girls has revealed why the Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam was stoned. The parent revealed this while speaking with The MD/Editor-In-Chief of The Interview, Mr. Azu Ishiekwene. AbdullahiKawi, father of kidnapped JSS2 student, Aisha, said the most traumatic part of the kidnap saga was the misinformation given the parents by Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam. The father of five – one boy and four girls – said: Quote “People like me stoned th...
Photo Of The Only Boy Captured And Released Along With Dapchi School Girls
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Photo Of The Only Boy Captured And Released Along With Dapchi School Girls

A photo has been released showing the only boy kidnapped alongside Dapchi school girls in Yobe state. The face of the only boy identified as Mala who was reportedly kidnapped alongside over 100 Dapchi school girls has been revealed. The boy was released along with the girls yesterday after Boko Haram terrorists stormed the school to release the girls. See photos of some of the girls at the Presidential villa in Abuja:
Photos Of Rescued Dapchi Schoolgirls As The Arrive Presidential Villa To Meet With Pres. Buhari
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Photos Of Rescued Dapchi Schoolgirls As The Arrive Presidential Villa To Meet With Pres. Buhari

Gistmania had reported yesterday that the over 100 schoolgirls who were abducted at their school in Dapchi, Yobe state, on February 19, 2018, and were released by Boko Haram terrorists early on Wednesday morning, were on their way to Abuja to meet President Muhammadu Buhari. Secretary of the Parent’s Forum for the missing girls, Mr. Katchalla, had disclosed on Wednesday afternoon that the girls have been taken to Maiduguri Airport where they will be flown to Abuja to meet with the president. Photos have now emerged showing the moment the rescued schoolgirls arrived at the presidential villa, Abuja in a bid to meet with the President. As at the time of filing this report, the details of the meeting were not ascertained but be rest assured that we'll keep you updated as soon as we get mor...
Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists Allegedly Kidnap 8 Persons In Oyo State
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Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists Allegedly Kidnap 8 Persons In Oyo State

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, blocked a bus plying Igboho-Igbeti Road and reportedly abducted eight passengers from the bus. According to Vanguard, armed men were said to have emerged from the bush at Old Oyo National Park, blocked the bus, ordered the passengers to alight and board another vehicle they parked by the roadside. Before forcing the victims into the waiting bus, the suspected terrorists held their victims hostage for some minutes before they drove away with them. The source said the occupants of the bus were Igboho and Ogbooro indigenes. Cnfirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Oyo State police command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, the number of persons kidnapped is yet unknown. He said the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, had deployed his men to the ar...
Boko Haram Commander Freed In Chibok Girls Swap Deal Resurfaces, Issues Fresh Threat Against Nigeria
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Boko Haram Commander Freed In Chibok Girls Swap Deal Resurfaces, Issues Fresh Threat Against Nigeria

Shuibu Moni, a Boko Haram commander who was freed in exchange for some 82 kidnapped Chibok girls in a deal facilitated by the Swedish government last May has issued fresh threats against the Nigerian state. A video exclusively obtained by Saharareporters shows Moni and some members of his team displaying firepower in Sambisa forest. Moni, who spoke in Hausa and Arabic stated that contrary to claims by the Nigerian government that Boko Haram fighters have been chased out of Sambisa forest in Borno state, they (Boko Haram terrorists) remain firmly on ground. He subsequently threatened to unleash further violence on Nigeria in coming days. Moni made no mention of the recently kidnapped Dapchi school girls. the girls are believed to be in the custody of another faction controlled by Abu Mus...
Adesua Etomi Is Out Here Glowing Like The Star She Is
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Adesua Etomi Is Out Here Glowing Like The Star She Is

Nollywood actress Adesua Etomi is all shades of beautiful in these new photos she shared on her Instagram page today.   The lovely actress encourages everyone to just be real and true to themselves in the caption of the pictures. She wrote;   Do you…the world will adjust   See more photos below; Recall that the Adesua who became a year older a couple of days back made a wish over the missing Yobe schoolgirls. The Wedding Party actress took to her Instagram party, to ask her fans and all Nigerians to pray for some students of the Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC) who were recently abducted by Boko Haram terrorists. The girls went missing on Monday after members of the outlawed group invaded their school in Dapchi, the headquart...
Young Nigerian Soldier Killed In Ambush By Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno
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Young Nigerian Soldier Killed In Ambush By Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

Two young Nigerian soldiers were killed and four others wounded in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno. The attack on Monday, February 26, happened as soldiers were traveling between the towns of Biu and Damboa. Our men fell into an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists while on their way to Damboa from Biu,” a military officer told AFP. They fought the terrorists and we lost two men in the fight.” A military vehicle was also seized in the attack, he added. Pictured is one of the slain soldiers. His colleague, Muhammad Kabiru have taken to Facebook to pay tribute to him. He posted his photos and wrote: “Innalillahi wa, inna ilaihirraji, un we love you brother, but God loves you more ,Rest in perfect peace, Rest in jannatul Fiddausi, insha Allahu, we are coming very soon brother, eve...

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