Chibok community accuses FG of stalling educational pursuits of rescued girls

By Omeiza Ajayi THE Chibok community under the aegis of Kibaku Area Development Association, KADA, has accused the Federal Government of stalling the educational pursuits of some of its girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram sect in April 2014 and later released. The community in a statement by its National President, Dauda Ndirpaya […]

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 […]

Terrorists, Army clash claims 19 insurgents, three soldiers in Borno

The Nigerian Army said its soldiers engaged in the counter-terrorism operations in the North-East have thwarted terrorists’ attempt to attack one of its military bases at Damboa in Borno State. The Army said the soldiers killed 19 of the terrorists, wounded several others and recovered several arms and ammunition from them. The Media Coordinator in […]

Bomb blast on crowded bridge in Borno kills 30 people

  At least 30 people were killed in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge. The bomb detonated at roughly 5 p.m. local time (1600 GMT) on a crowded bridge in the market town of Gamboru that leads into neighboring Cameroon. Witnesses in the market town said […]

Terrorosm: MASSOB warns Igbo to vacate Borno, other places in the north

  Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Worried about the killings of Christians by members of the Boko Haram sect and other terrorist groups in the North, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has called on the Igbo in the region to return home. MASSOB stated that it was necessary for the […]

Boko Haram: Military hands over 86 child fighters to Borno govt.

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that Operation Safe Corridor (OPSC) of Nigerian Military has handed over 86 Boko Haram child fighters to Borno State Rehabilitation Centre in Bulumkutu. The Acting Director of Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said that the fighters voluntarily surrendered to troops of Operation […]

Islamic group challenges Buhari on remaining Chibok girls

By Henry Oladele An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to redouble efforts in securing the release of the 112 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram’s captivity. The MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola. who made the appeal in a statement issued in Lagos, said the abduction was a […]

Atiku Demands Inquiry Into Secret Burial Of Soldiers As …DHQ Denies Report

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has demanded the setting up of a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the reported burial of 1000 fallen Nigerian soldiers in a secret mass grave. He also wanted another panel of inquiry to determine the true state of the war against terror in the country. In a statement personally […]

25 Soldiers, 40 Jihadists Die In Fresh Boko Haram, Military Battle

Fierce clashes between a regional force and IS-affiliated fighters in northeast Nigeria left 25 soldiers and at least 40 jihadists dead, two military sources and a militia leader said yesterday. Fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province group launched a dawn attack on Monday against a base near the town of Baga on Lake […]

Senate to visit Borno over killing of residents

By Julius Toba-Jegede The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, says the Senate will soon pay a visit to the Badu village in Borno where the Boko Haram insurgents killed more than 60 residents. Lawan disclosed this on Tuesday at the plenary following a motion by Sen. Abubakar Kyari (PDP Borno), over the recent […]

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