UN Verdict: Nigeria can’t defeat Boko Haram/ISWAP on battlefield

22nd January, 2022 Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists cannot be won on the battlefield, a top United Nations official has said. In an interview with The Associated Press, Martin Griffiths, head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said the terrorists are still dangerous and threatening. He said crisis […]

Zulum receives women, children who escaped from Boko Haram

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno on Monday received six women and nine children who escaped from the bondage of Boko Haram terrorists. Presenting the women and children to the governor in Maiduguri, the Commissioner of Women Affairs, Hajiya Zuwaira Gambo, said they were abducted in Borno and Adamawa. They, however, escaped from the terrorists in […]

Leah Sheribu: The girl Boko Haram left behind

 BY RENO OMOKRI Sherlock Holmes, the fictional English detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is famous for saying “Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” That phrase has guided many an investigation and has led to the unearthing of many truths, many shocking ones. It is […]

Boko Haram sponsors: DIA quizzes, releases Olawunmi over Channels TV interview

By Kingsley Omonobi …Olawunmi arrived DIA Hqtrs in company of Falana, Marshal, his lawyers THE Defence Intelligence Agency, DIA, yesterday grilled Commodore Kunle Olawunmi (retd), over statement credited to him that Boko Haram terrorists were being sponsored by governors, senators and some officials in the Presidency. He had earlier arrived DIA headquarters in company of […]

Boko Haram surrender depletes ISWAP strength, sows fear – Nigerian Army

By NAN The Nigerian Army says there is confusion and apprehension within the camps of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists following the recent massive surrender of Boko Haram fighters. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, in Abuja, citing the depleting strength of its […]

Why we’re surrendering to Nigerian troops – Modu Malaram, ex Boko Haram fighter

Ayorinde Oluokun, Abuja Modu Malaram, a former fighter of Boko Haram has explained why he other members of the terrorists groups surrendered to the troops of the Nigerian Army in Borno State. According to PR Nigeria, Malaram from is among the former fighters of Boko Haram who surrendered to Nigerian troops in Konduga on Monday. […]

Nigeria in trouble, security architecture of no use – South-West, South-South govs

Nigeria in trouble, security architecture of no use – South-West, South-South govs   ..Present security architecture can neither guarantee effective policing nor address challenges – Gov Akeredolu …Adds no consistent policy to manage #EndSARS aftermath …FG has to sit up, a situation not partisan, President, all around him must rise to the occasion – GOV […]

Boko Haram did not down NAF Alpha Jet – Spokesman

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has dismissed the claim by the Boko Haram insurgents that they downed the missing NAF Alpha-Jet. A statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, described as fake the videos being circulated on the social media by the insurgents. In one of the […]

Missing Nigerian Air Force’s Alpha Jet found about 30km outside Maiduguri

The missing Alpha jet of the Nigerian Air Force has been found. It was discovered to have crashed at Abba-Jille in Konduga LGA of Borno State. In actual Geographical terms, the crash location is approximately 30Kms outside Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in the North East of Nigeria. Sources said that “The fighter jet was […]

Boko Haram welcomes new service chiefs to Maiduguri with strike

ON a day the newly-appointed service chiefs paid their first official visit to Borno State to assess the security situation, members of the Boko Haram sect invaded Chabal and some communities in Magumeri Local Government Area of the state, killed two policemen and abducted two others. The terrorists, it was gathered, also seized two operational […]

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