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 […]

BREAKING: Panic in Maiduguri over heavy firing

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Maiduguri residents have been thrown into panic following heavy firing heard in different locations in the capital early today. Scores of residents around 1000 Housing Estate and those along Maiduguri-Damaturu Road are fleeing their homes as heavy sounds like multiple bomb explosions were heard in the area between 6:18am and 6:35am. Military jet […]

Boko Haram attacks Shettima’s campaign convoy

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Boko Haram insurgents have attacked the convoy of Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, along a major road in the central part of the state while his team was on a campaign tour.  Security sources at the Government House said the insurgents ambushed some vehicles on the campaign convoy of the governor on […]

Boko Haram: 3 soldiers, scores of terrorists killed in Borno shootout

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Army yesterday said that three of its soldiers lost their lives in a shootout with the Boko Haram terror group in Borno State. The assistant director, army public relations, theater command, Col.  Onyeama Nwachukwu, who made this known in a statement, said the soldiers killed scores of the terrorists who tried to attack […]

Happening now: Boko Haram infiltrates Maiduguri suburbs, creating fears – military

Happening now: Boko Haram infiltrates Maiduguri suburbs, creating fears – military   Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The military has said that Boko Haram insurgents have infiltrated some areas around Maiduguri, the Borno State capital instilling fear by asking people to vacate their homes. Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole, Col Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Thursday morning, said […]

Presidency to blame for Saraki’s, Dogara’s defection – Buhari’s man, Ali Ndume

Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume is the immediate-past Leader of the Senate. He represents Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly. He is a core supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid. In this interview with FRED ITUA, he slammed the presidency and the executive for failing to lobby and reach out to aggrieved members of […]

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