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Scores Feared Dead In Borno As Motorists Climb Boko Haram IEDs

Scores Feared Dead In Borno As Motorists Climb Boko Haram IEDs

Scores of motorists and travellers were feared dead on Monday after stepping on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted by members of the Boko Haram sect on the Maiduguri-Damboa-Chibok road in Borno State. This was confirmed by the Executive Chairman of [...]

October 5, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror, Incidents
Lynched Suspects In Birnin-Gwari Community Were Terrorists From Sudan

Lynched Suspects In Birnin-Gwari Community Were Terrorists From Sudan

The Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU) has told the Kaduna State Government that the lynched herdsmen in Birnin-Gwari on Sunday were terrorists from Sudan. It had been reported that two herdsmen were killed by a mob of disgruntled teenagers who [...]

October 4, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Terrorists Kill Police Inspector, Abduct Several Passengers

Terrorists Kill Police Inspector, Abduct Several Passengers

Gunmen suspected to be terrorists have killed a police inspector identified as Idris Musa at Makera quarters, Kwakware community, along Katsina-Jibia Road in Katsina State. The terrorists stormed the community on Monday at about 7am shooting sporadically while chasing a [...]

September 27, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Terrorists Kill Church Worker In Plateau

Terrorists Kill Church Worker In Plateau

Gunmen suspected to be Islamic militants have reportedly killed a middle-aged woman identified as Lyop Dalyop at Bagai village in Bachi District.  The district is in the Riyom local government area of Plateau State. According to Tribune, the victim was [...]

August 29, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
It Will Take Nigeria 30 Years To Defeat Boko Haram

It Will Take Nigeria 30 Years To Defeat Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says it will take a minimum of 30 years to eradicate the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram. According to Tribune, the Acting Director of Nigerian Army Information Management, Brig-Gen. Folorunso Oyinlola disclosed this in Benin at the [...]

August 24, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack: Buhari Government Did What Terrorists Asked For

Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack: Government Did What Terrorists Asked For

The Nigerian Presidency has said it was outsmarted by terrorists in the government’s negotiation for the release of kidnapped Abuja-Kaduna passengers still in captivity. The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in an interview [...]

August 13, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Air Force kills terrorist kingpin, others in air raid

Air Force kills terrorist kingpin, others in air raid

Terrorist kingpin, Alhaji Shanono, has been killed in a major air raid, the Air Force high command has confirmed. Spokesman of the Nigerian Air force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, who made the confirmation, added that the Chief of Air Staff [...]

August 12, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Nigerian Troops Arrest Terrorists, Kidnappers In Nasarawa, Plateau, Kaduna

Nigerian Troops Arrest Terrorists, Kidnappers In Nasarawa, Plateau, Kaduna

Nigerian Military’s operation, code-named Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), has arrested some suspects for armed banditry and kidnapping in Kaduna, Plateau and Nasarawa states.  Bernard Onyeuko, Director of Defence Media Operations disclosed this in a statement on Friday.  He said the [...]

August 6, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Senate mum, Abuja residents on high alert over planned attacks

Senate mum, Abuja residents on high alert over planned attacks

Amid glaring danger lurking in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Senate, yesterday, turned deaf ears to the recent threats by terrorists to abduct President Muhammadu Buhari, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai and lawmakers in the country. Despite heightened apprehension, [...]

July 28, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror, Government and politics
Troops eliminate 42 terrorists as 3,858 surrender in North-east – DHQ

Troops eliminate 42 terrorists as 3,858 surrender in North-east

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have eliminated 42 Boko Haram insurgents in the past two weeks in the North-east. The DHQ said 3,858 terrorists including six top commanders and their families surrendered to troops in the [...]

July 15, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror, Military
Terrorists Rehearsing How To Take Over Nigeria

Terrorists Rehearsing How To Take Over Nigeria

Youths under the aegis of the Coalition of South-East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has expressed fears that terrorists might take over the Nigerian government soon if nothing is done urgently. The coalition said that this was obvious based on the recent [...]

July 12, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Terrorists Kill Assistant Commissioner Of Police

Terrorists Kill Assistant Commissioner Of Police

An Assistant Commissioner of Police and Area Commander for Dutsinma, Katsina State, ACP Aminu Umar and one other officer were killed by Islamic terrorists on Tuesday. The officers were reported to have been killed in an ambush by the terrorists [...]

July 6, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Terrorists Abduct Nigerian Soldier’s Wife, Six Others In Kaduna

Terrorists Abduct Nigerian Soldier’s Wife, Six Others In Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Tuesday night struck at the Millennium City, Kaduna where they kidnapped the wife of a military officer and six others at the Keke ‘A’ and Keke B communities. According to Vanguard, people in the [...]

June 23, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Senate Alerts Military On Terrorists’ Enclaves In Kwara, Niger

Senate Alerts Military On Terrorists’ Enclaves In Kwara, Niger

The Senate has identified terrorists’ enclaves in communities within three local government areas of Kwara and Niger States, respectively. Accordingly, the red chamber, on Tuesday, urged the Military to carry out a comprehensive onslaught against bandits and criminal elements within [...]

June 23, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Fulani Terrorists With Helicopter Attack Southern Kaduna.

Fulani Terrorists With Helicopter Attack Southern Kaduna.

Inhabitants of Adara community in the southern part of Kaduna State have said that about 32 persons lost their lives in an alleged helicopter-aided attack by terrorists, who razed houses, including Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in the area. Adara leaders said [...]

June 10, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Terrorists Are Either Stupid Or Don’t Know God

Boko Haram Terrorists Are Either Stupid Or Don’t Know God

President Muhammadu Buhari says Boko Haram terrorists are either stupid or do not know God. Buhari questioned how the terrorists kill innocent people and shout ‘Allah Akbar’ (God is great), saying it might be because of their stupidity. The President [...]

April 21, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Six Nigerians Convicted For Sponsoring Boko Haram Terrorism

Six Nigerians Convicted For Sponsoring Boko Haram Terrorism

The United States has sanctioned six Nigerians convicted by an Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over alleged funding of Boko Haram terrorism. The convicts were tried and convicted in 2019 after being found [...]

March 26, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
West African Coastal Terror Attacks: Just tip of the iceberg

West African Coastal Terror Attacks: Just tip of the iceberg

Violent extremism is escalating in West Africa’s coastal states. This is terrifying for citizens but is just the tip of the insurgency iceberg. Under the surface lies a covert network that ensures terrorism continues in the region. Evidence is emerging [...]

March 10, 2022 Africa, Boko Haram And Terror
200 terrorists killed in three days in Niger State

200 terrorists killed in three days in Niger State

At least 200 bandits have been killed in Niger State in the past three days in security operations, an official has said. The state’s Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development, Chieftaincy Affairs and Internal Security, Emmanuel Umar, said this on Wednesday. Mary [...]

March 3, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Groups Backing Terrorism In Nigeria, Africa

Groups Backing Terrorism In Nigeria, Africa

The National Security Adviser, NSA, Babagana Monguno, has identified three religious groups as organisations backing terrorism activities in Nigeria and other Sahel countries. Speaking at the 14th Workshop of the League of Ulamas, Preachers and Imams of Sahel countries in [...]

December 15, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Hundreds Of Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists Riot In Borno

Hundreds Of Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists Riot In Borno

Hundreds of Nigerian Boko Haram terrorists who are being held in a camp in Borno State after surrendering to the military rioted on Wednesday to demand the right to slaughter cows for meat, AFP reports. The riot prompted residents in [...]

November 19, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Seizes Shiroro, Rafi LGAs In Niger State

Boko Haram Seizes Shiroro, Rafi LGAs In Niger State

Boko Haram terrorists have taken over five communities in Rafi and Shiroto Local Government Areas of Niger state, an official of the state said. Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government disclosed this in an interview with News Agency [...]

November 16, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram terrorists suffer heavy loss in Pulka

Boko Haram terrorists suffer heavy loss in Pulka

Troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have inflicted heavy casualty on Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in an ambush in Pulka general area, the Nigerian Army has disclosed. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. [...]

November 12, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Fighters Ambush Nigerian Security Operatives

Boko Haram Fighters Ambush Nigerian Security Operatives

Militants of the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, have killed two policemen and a soldier during an ambush in Borno State. Multiple military sources [...]

November 3, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
6 Girls Escape From Terrorists’ Camp With 9 Children

6 Girls Escape From Terrorists’ Camp With 9 Children

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, has reportedly received another set of six girls who escapes from Boko Haram terrorists, with one of them pregnant. They were said to have been kidnapped at various locations by terrorists during attacks in northeast Nigeria. [...]

October 13, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Buhari Government Not Name Sponsors Of Boko Haram Now

Buhari Government Not Name Sponsors Of Boko Haram Now

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami on Wednesday gave the reason why President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has not published the names of Boko Haram sponsors. He said the Buhari government took the decision so as not to endanger [...]

September 23, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
ISWAP, Boko Haram Clash In Borno, 27 Terrorists Killed

ISWAP, Boko Haram Clash In Borno, 27 Terrorists Killed

Scores of ISWAP and Boko Haram members have been killed during a deadly clash between the terrorist groups in Northern Abadam, Borno State. According to a news agency, PRNigeria, Boko Haram militants who had planned to surrender came under heavy [...]

August 27, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Niger: At least 16 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Niger: At least 16 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters have attacked a military post in southern Niger, killing 16 soldiers and wounding nine more, the defence ministry says. About 50 attackers from the group were killed in the resulting combat in the West African [...]

August 26, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Borno Governor: We Should Accept The Terrorists’ Surrender

Borno Governor: We Should Accept The Terrorists’ Surrender

Babagana Zulum, Borno governor, has said he has been attacked by Boko Haram insurgents “more than 40 to 50 times”. Speaking on Tuesday while briefing state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Zulum said [...]

August 25, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Welfare Programme For ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Commanders

Welfare Programme For ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Commanders

The Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been funding another secret programme aimed at rehabilitating and integrating the “repentant” Boko Haram terrorists into the society. The program titled “Sulhu” was exposed in a report by The New Humanitarian. The media outlet stated [...]

August 24, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror