[Updated] We won’t return, abducted Chibok girls say in new Boko Haram video

Islamist militants Boko Haram on Monday released a new video purporting to show at least 14 of the Chibok schoolgirls whose mass kidnapping nearly four years ago became a symbol of Nigeria’s brutal conflict. But despite a concerted global campaign for their release, and talks between the government and the militants, the girls shown in […]

Terrorists plotting to bomb Abuja, US, UK warn

Bayo Akinloye The British and the United States governments have warned their citizens of terrorist groups’ threat to carry out bomb attacks in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, during the Yuletide. In its latest foreign travel advice to British nationals, made available to SUNDAY PUNCH, the country’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office stated that it would raise […]

Football tournament holds in Sambisa forest

Football tournament holds in Sambisa forest Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Youths in Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State have been organised by the Nigerian Army into 16 teams in a football competition in the Sambisa Forest area. Our correspondent learnt the 8 Task Force Division put the competition together to prevent the radicalisation and recruitment […]

Breaking: Shekau’s wife feared dead in Air Force airstrikes

Human Intelligence indicates that the wife of the leader of the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) Organization, Mallama Fitdasi, appeared to have been killed in recent successful airstrikes on DURWAWA settlement on the outskirts of URGA, near KONDUGA. Nigerian Airforce jet According to Olatokumbo Adesanya, Air Commodore and the Director of Public Relations and Information Nigerian […]

Air Force bombs Boko Haram gathering, sets their structures ablaze

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-A large gathering of Boko Haram terrorists in Urga, close to Konduga, Borno State,was last Thursday,hit with bombs by the Nigerian Air Force Component of Operation Lafiya Dole, leaving all the terrorists dead. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Mshl Sadique Abubakar inspecting the newly weaponized NAF alpha jet after test. […]

US approves Super Tucano attack planes for Nigeria to fight Boko Haram infidels

After years of foot-dragging, the US State Department has finally approved a $593 million sale to Nigeria of A-29 Super Tucano attack planes with associated parts, training, facilities and weapons. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered their certification of the foreign military sale to Congress, as required by law, on August 2, according to United […]

Troops rescue NNPC kidnapped Staff, recover corpses

Troops rescue NNPC kidnapped Staff, recover corpses The Army said it had rescued all the NNPC staff kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno on Tuesday. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, also said that the corpses of an officer, eight soldiers and a […]

Boko Haram suspects killed, tortured in custody – Amnesty Cameroun

Dozens of Boko Haram suspects have died in Cameroon custody, rights group Amnesty International said Thursday, with security forces brutally torturing them in the fight against the jihadist group. Though Boko Haram originated in Nigeria, the Islamic State-affiliated group has carried out frequent attacks in Cameroon, Chad and Niger. The NGO said it had found […]

Osinbajo Dares B’Haram, Arrives Maiduguri

Osinbajo Visits Maiduguri Hours After Boko Haram Attacks That Killed 18, Injured 24 Less than 24 hours after the deadly attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, defied the presumed security threat posed by the insurgents, and paid a one-day working visit to […]

Parents of Chibok schoolgirls face wait to be reunited

Eighty-two Nigerian schoolgirls who were released from Boko Haram captivity after more than three years face a wait to be reunited with their families, a town elder said on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari (standing) speaking during a reception for the 82 Chibok girls. ABOVE RIGHT: A cross-section of the girls. BELOW RIGHT: Members of the […]

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