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Air Force neutralises Boko Haram in Talala, Borno

The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralised several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in air strikes it conducted at Talala in Borno, according to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAF Director of [...]

November 11, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

FG did everything possible to save Hauwa – Lai Mohammed

Boko Haram Executes Hauwa; Leah to live as slave The Nigerian Government has said it was shocked and saddened at the killing of another aid worker, Hauwa Mohammed Liman by Boko Haram on Monday, despite the actions taken by the [...]

October 16, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Again, Boko Haram threatens to kill Leah Sharibu — Mother

The mother of kidnapped 15-year-old Leah Sharibu, Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, has pleaded with Federal Government to ensure her daughter’s release, as the Boko Haram captors have issued a threat that Leah would be killed by the second week of October, [...]

September 30, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Leah Sharibu’s mother, others sue IGP, AGF

Rebecca Sharibu, mother of the abducted Leah Sharibu, and others, have filed a N500million suit against the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) for their alleged failure to ensure the release of her [...]

September 26, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Islamic scholar, Ahmed, restates Boko Haram members are not Muslims

An Islamic scholar, Prof. Adam Okene Ahmed, has said that Boko Haram group, popularly known as Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Liddaawati Wal-jihad, does not represent the orthodox and mainstream Muslim and the religion of Islam. Ahmed, who spoke at the seventh [...]

September 6, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Nigeria, Germany, Norway, UN hold Conference on ‘Boko Haram’

UN hold Conference on ‘Boko Haram’: Nigeria, Germany, Norway, and the United Nations have converged on Berlin Monday for a “pledging conference on Boko Haram”. The Berlin Conference, holding from September 3 to 4, is jointly organised by the three [...]

September 3, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

PFN tasks FG, global christian community on Leah Sharibu’s rescue

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has urged the Federal Government and the global Christian community to ensure the rescue of the abducted Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, from the captivity of Boko Haram terrorists. The President of PFN, Rev [...]

September 3, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Army denies sending troops to die in Boko Haram hands

The Nigerian Army has denied sending troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to deliberately die in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast. Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, in a statement yesterday described as “false,” the allegation [...]

September 1, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

In video, abducted Leah Sharibu pleads for rescue

From captivity, Leah Sharibu, one of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls, yesterday pleaded for an urgent intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari to facilitate her rescue. The development came months after the Federal Government in May this year dismissed an insinuation that [...]

August 28, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Army troops slay 3 Boko Haram terrorists, recover weapons in Borno

The Nigerian Army says its troops have slayed three Boko Haram insurgents while on fighting patrol in Kukawa in Baga Local Government Area in Borno on Sunday. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, disclosed this in a statement [...]

August 27, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Jonathan govt secured release of Chibok girls but didn’t publicise it – Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati, former special adviser on media and publicity to then President Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday disclosed that former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki prevented the immediate past government from publishing the release of some Chibok girls abducted by [...]

August 16, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

UN reveals what makes Buko Haram sect stronger

The United Nations (UN) has revealed that cash economy is a major factor fuelling the nefarious activities of the Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the Lake Chad Basin region. This was contained in the 22nd Report of the [...]

August 16, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

UN speaks on Boko Haram attacks, terrorism in Nigeria, Central Africa

The United Nation Security Council has raised concerns over the security and humanitarian situation caused by the Boko Haram terrorists and other armed groups in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad. In a presidential statement, the 15-member body regretted that Central African [...]

August 11, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Boko Haram: New Army commander, Gen Abba Dikko takes over

Major General Abba Dikko has assumed office as commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, the Army operation against Boko Haram. This followed a major shake-up by the Nigerian Army. Dikko took over from Major General Rogers Nicholas in a brief ceremony on [...]

August 1, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Buhari deploys 1,000-strong security force, fighter aircraft after Zamfara bandits

The federal government has assembled a 1000-strong military force, comprising the army, air force, police and the civil defence to launch fierce attacks on the bandits terrorising villages and towns of Zamfara State. Bandits suspected to be cattle rustlers have [...]

July 30, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Army repels terrorist attack in Yobe

Troops of 233 Battalion of the Nigerian Army at the weekend killed scores of Boko Haram insurgents in a fierce gun battle while repelling an attack on a military patrol team at Sasawa community in Yobe State. Sasawa is a [...]

July 23, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

UN deputy chief regrets girls’ grooming as suicide bombers

UN deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has decried the use of young girls by Boko Haram terrorists as suicide bombers. Mohammed spoke in Bol, Chad, after talking to Halima Adam, one of the girls groomed for suicide mission, but now fighting [...]

July 7, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Two female bombers die in Borno military market blasts

The Borno State Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, yesterday said two female suicide bombers died while attempting to infiltrate the military Mammy Market of 333 Artillery on Wednesday night in Maiduguri. According to him, the first suspect was shot by soldiers [...]

June 22, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

New Boko Haram video shows Shekau leading insurgents in Eid prayers

Ahmad Salkida, a journalist known to have access to Boko Haram’s leadership, has claimed that the insurgents observed Eid prayers over the weekend. In a tweet on Monday, Salkida posted a collage of images showing the insurgents praying, led by [...]

June 18, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Nine years after Boko Haram, peace returns to Borno council areas

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, has said no council area is under the control of Boko Haram, as returnees have commenced farming and fishing activities in liberated communities. The six emirs that migrated to neighbouring [...]

June 17, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Shekau’s mother forced to flee home after Boko Haram attack

Falmata Abubakar, the mother of Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram, was a victim of her son’s terror attack. Hope For Nigeria earlier published the lamentation of Ms Abubakar over her son’s terror activities. In the story, based on an interview [...]

June 16, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

CSOs say Boko Haram cashing on humanitarian crisis

Coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) on human rights and conflict resolution in Nigeria has debunked the recent report by the Amnesty International (AI) accusing the security forces of raping and starving internally displaced persons (IDPs) to death in the [...]

May 28, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Shiites flay, distance selves from Boko Haram

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, has flayed and distanced itself from the activities of the Boko Haram sect, insisting that they share nothing in common. The group was refuting an insinuation by former United States [...]

May 14, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Boko Haram: Troops prepare for major operation in Northeast

Boko Haram: Sequel to Nigerian Army’s resolve to ensure that the ongoing Operation Last Hold in the North East achieves the desired result, additional troops and heavy equipment have been earmarked to be deployed. A statement from Texas Chukwu, Brigadier [...]

April 28, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

We have not decimated Boko Haram yet – Primate Okoh insists

The Primate of All Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, has insisted that Boko Haram has not been decimated as claimed. He called on the Nigerian government to rather take certain steps to document the insurgency problems, so that [...]

April 7, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Boko Haram has not been decimated, Okoh insists

The Primate of All Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, has insisted that Boko Haram has not been decimated, as being claimed by government, and called on government to take certain steps to document the insurgency problems, so that [...]

April 7, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Military expresses readiness to permanently make Boko Haram go extinct

Following various deterrent options put in place by the Federal Government to dissuade Boko Haram terrorists from their course of insurgency; the Nigerian military have spearheaded efforts to finding lasting solution to the menace of the terrorists. A statement issued [...]

April 2, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Fasehun’s OPC demands freedom for Leah, rejects amnesty deal for B’ Haram

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has called for the immediate and unconditional release of Leah Sharibu, the only girl left in Boko Haram captivity from the 110 students of the Government Girls’ Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, recently abducted by [...]

April 2, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Dapchi residents recount Boko Haram invasion, reveal why they stoned Governor Gaidam

A senior sudent of the Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi has said she will not return to the school even after Boko Haram returned nearly all 110 students kidnapped from the school. Rakiya Adamu who is in SS2, was [...]

March 27, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Dapchi schoolboy freed by Boko Haram a ‘Pure water’ vendor

Here is the face of the Dapchi schoolboy, a pure water vendor captured by Boko Haram on 19 February, along with 111 schoolgirls. The boy came to the Dapchi Girls Secondary Science and Tech College to sell pure water, when [...]

March 26, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror