Tags : BOKO HARAM

Senate President Wants More Boko Haram Terrorists To Embrace Amnesty

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said more Boko Haram members should be encouraged to surrender. The Senate President said this on Monday, August 30, 2021, weeks after the Nigerian Army and Federal Government confirmed that the insurgents are “surrendering in droves”; following recent offensive operations by troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North-East. According […]

“Boko Haram, Bandits Are Different From IPOB” -El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mr Nasir El-Rufai has said the way Bandits and Boko Haram Terrorists operate is different fromthat of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu. Speaking to BBC Pidgin, Governor El-Rufai stated that Bandits are not calling for the break-up of Nigeria but are just carrying out their activities […]

Army Recalls Soldiers From Study Leave To Tackle Insurgency

The Nigerian Army has recalled a large number of its personnel studying in civil institutions (Universities and Polytechnic) across the Country in order to tackle the raging insurgency in the North-East. This is contained in a memo by the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Department of Army Training, Abuja. In the memo dated May 11, 2021, the […]

Insecurity: G7 Nations Pledge Millions For Boko Haram Victims

The G7 group of wealthy countries has pledged 276 million pounds to assist millions of people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria. The group is expected to support efforts by the United Nations and other Aid Agencies in helping victims of the conflict. A statement from the United Kingdom High Commission in […]

Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Yobe Community Again

Suspected gunmen have again reportedly attacked Kanamma, Headquarter of Yunusari Local Government Council of Yobe State. This comes barely one week after suspected Boko Haram insurgents invaded the Geidam community, displacing over 6,000 residents, the Thursday night. Spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force in the State, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, who confirmed this to Journalists added […]

Boko Haram: “Troops Can’t Claim Victory Always” -COAS

As Nigerians continue to face security challenge in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has admitted defeat of the Army on several battle fronts by Boko Haram insurgents in recent times. He explained that though some of the Nigerian troops locations in manioc and other formations were attacked […]

Zulum Hopeful That Chibok Girls Will Be Rescued

Borno State Governor, Mr Babagana Zulum has assured that the remaining School girls abducted from Chibok Town, as well as other abductees will be safely recovered. Governor Zulum said this in a statement seven years after the Chibok girls were abducted by Boko Haram Terrorists while they were preparing for their examinations at their Boarding […]

Communications Minister, Pantami Denies Alleged Links With Late Boko Haram

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami has debunked reports alleging that the United States placed him on a terror watch list for alleged ties with the late Boko Haram founder, Mr ohammed Yusuf. Mr Pantami, an Islamic cleric, also said he has been preaching against the terrorist sect for over 15 […]

“Boko Haram Consuming Nigeria Under Buhari’s Watch” -Kukah

A Prominent Cleric and Bishop of the Sokoto Diocese of the Catholic Church, Reverend Father Matthew Kukah has advised President Muhammadu Buhari over the high level of insecurity in Nigeria, warning that the Country is rapidly descending into anarchy. Bishop Kukah in his Easter message said the Buhari Government was taking care of repentant Boko […]

Deadly Attacks: “It Is Unfortunate Police Are Overstretched” –Benue Govt

The Benue State Government has reacted to the influx of armed herders and increase in deadly attacks in the State, lamenting that the Police are overstretched. The State Deputy Governor, Mr Benson Abounu, in an interview on Channels TV, said some Local Governments in the State has as low as five Police Officers; noting that: […]