Military airstrike hits ISWAP location in Borno, scores killed

ISWAP terrorists By Sumaila Ogbaje The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed compounds, housing Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Kaza on the Gulumba Gana – Kumshe axis of Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said […]

16 days after Borno town’s IDPs return home, ISWAP takes hundreds hostage

ISWAP members Jihadists have taken hundreds of hostages in a Borno town where people had just returned after fleeing their homes, locals and militia sources said Wednesday. Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) “terrorists” late Tuesday overran Kukawa in the Lake Chad region, the sources said. They seized those who had returned to the town […]

Terrorists now recruiting child soldiers -MNJTF

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the Boko Haram terrorist group has introduced the use of child soldiers to resuscitate its declining influence in the Lake Chad Basin. The Chief of Military Public Information for MNJTF, Col. Timothy Antigha, disclosed this in a statement issued from N’Djamena – Chad on Thursday. […]

FG tells world powers not to deny Nigeria weapons to fight terrorism

By Rotimi Ijikanmi The Federal Government has appealed to the world powers not to be weighed by unsubstantiated arguments to deny the country vital platforms and weapons to fight insecurity. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the appeal on Thursday when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum […]

Buhari to service chiefs: How do terrorists get arms?

File: President Buhari and service chiefs …Says terrorists don’t have weapons, money as govt-Buhari …Govs demand bailout for security …Stop killings in S-Kaduna now, Catholic Bishops tell FG, Kaduna govt …Insecurity benefiting some politicians, says Zamfara Gov By Sam Eyoboka, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Joseph Erunke, Luminous Jannamike & Ibrahim Hassan Wuyo President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday debunked […]

Boko Haram/ISWAP Leadership Tussle: Terrorists execute 20 prisoners, 2 soldiers

By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja The power struggle and the attempt by factional groups in the crisis-ridden Boko Haram/ISWAP leadership in the Lake Chad took a different twist at the weekend as sources knowledgeable about the group said that ISIS in Africa (ISWAP) has executed 20 (prisoners) that had been sentenced to death by the […]

Borno governor, Prof. Zulum, points accusing finger at military, says attack on convoy complete sabotage

By Ndahi Marama – Maiduguri -The Borno state Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has pointed an accusing finger on the Military in Baga Town where his convoy was attacked, saying that the attack on his convoy by unknown gunmen was complete sabotage in the fight against insurgency in the Northeast Addressing Journalists, the governor insisted that, […]

Army investigates Boko Haram attack on governor’s convoy

By Sumaila Ogbaje Nigerian Army is to investigate Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno by suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Musa said that the governor’s convoy came under terrorists fire while visiting Baga town. He […]

Military airstrike hits terrorists’ camp, kills scores in Borno

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing several terrorists in a massive air strikes on July 15. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Thursday, said the air raid took place at Ngwuri […]

Nigerian troops kill 20 terrorists in Borno

Army officials, Nigerian Army troops on Sunday killed 20 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province, (ISWAP) terrorists at the north west of Baga town in Borno. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Enenche said the troops of 130 […]

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