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Boko Haram: Rights group claims International NGOs working with insurgents in Borno

A Civil Rights group, Coalition for Good Governance and Change, CGG, has alleged that some international Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, were passing classified military information to Boko Haram sect, thereby making the war against insurgency difficult. CGG, thereby, called for a [...]

October 8, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Chibok girls: APC sends message to Jonathan

Chibok girls: APC sends message to Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lambasted former President Goodluck Jonathan for refuting comments by former British Prime Minister, David Cameron that his administration rejected the help of the British Government in rescuing the 276 Chibok girls, who were kidnapped on [...]

October 6, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram

Army send a strong warning those who are hiding Boko Haram, Islamic State fighters in Borno, Yobe

The Theater Command of the Operation Lafiya Dole has strongly warned those who are hiding fleeing Boko Haram or Islamic State fighter in some parts of Borno and Yobe states, as doing so would attract severe consequences. The warning was [...]

September 21, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Obasanjo

Obasanjo: Boko Haram Crisis Could Last 15 More Years

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East could take 15 more years to eliminate if the government fails to focus on education. He also warned the country about the risks of a population [...]

August 21, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Real Boko Haram

‘The Real Boko Haram is Defeated’ – Garba Shehu Insists

The Presidency has insisted that the real Boko Haram is “defeated”. Garba Shehu, the spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari said this in a statement sent to Okay.ng on Tuesday. He said: “The position of the Nigerian government is that the Boko Haram terrorism [...]

July 31, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Repentant Boko Haram Members Can Become President

Major-General Biu: “Repentant Boko Haram Members Can Become President”

Repentant Boko Haram Members Can Become President Major-General Biu has appealed to terrorists and other relevant stakeholders to work for lasting peace in the country. The General Officer Commanding, 7 Division of the Nigerian Army Maiduguri, Major General Abdulmalik Bulama [...]

July 23, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Leah Sharibu’s Release

FG Vows To Secure Leah Sharibu’s Release

Leah Sharibu’s Release: The Federal Government yesterday vowed to ensure the release of Leah Sharibu who was abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in 2018. President Muahmmadu Buhari who gave the assurance said all the girls abducted by the insurgents would [...]

July 7, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Cannot Promise To End Boko Haram Again – Buhari ‘Gives Up’, Declares In Shame

I Cannot Promise To End Boko Haram Again – Buhari ‘Gives Up’, Declares In Shame

Garba Shehu, a Presidential Spokesman, has said that he cannot guarantee whether or not the President Muhammadu Buhari administration will put an end to the boko haram insurgency.  Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television, Shehu acknowledged that [...]

May 28, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
APC Used Chibok Girls To Clinch Power But Not To Free Them –parents

APC Used Chibok Girls To Clinch Power But Not To Free Them –parents

Parents of the abducted Chibok girls who are still in captivity, have accused the APC government of using their daughters to clinch power but not to free them.  Mr Ayuba Alamson who is the spokesperson of parents of the abducted [...]

April 16, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Leah Sharibu

Don’t forget Leah Sharibu, family begs FG, UK, US

The family of Leah Sharibu who is being held hostage by the Boko Haram sect for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, has appealed to the Federal Government and the international community to rescue their daughter. The mother of the [...]

February 11, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram

Boko Haram insurgency may spread, Bishop warns

The Co-Chairman, Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, has warned that the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East may spread to Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states. He said this could lead to the displacement of thousands of [...]

January 17, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks military base in Borno

Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, setting fire to shelters for those made homeless by the conflict, military and humanitarian sources told AFP Tuesday. The attack in Rann, some 175 kilometres (110 miles) northeast of [...]

January 15, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror

Leave money on the table with Buhari in the room, you’ll find it when you return —Tinubu

The remains of the five crew members who died in the Nigerian Air Force Mi-35M Helicopter that crashed in combat on January 2 was laid to rest at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on Tuesday. The helicopter crashed while [...]

January 8, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror

Boko Haram chief arrested in Lagos

A Boko Haram leader, identified only as Umar, has been arrested in Lagos. The Hope For NIgeria learnt that Umar was arrested by the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team on Thursday. A member of the team, who broke the news [...]

December 21, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Army holds private burial for 100 soldiers killed by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has organised a private burial for over 100 officers and soldiers killed during terrorist attacks on Nigerian Army 157 Task Force Battalion last month. Our correspondent was told by one of the widows of the officers that [...]

December 13, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

IGP Deploys 2,000 More Police Personnel To Fight Boko Haram

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed 2,000 more police personnel to the North East to fight Boko Haram terrorists under the Operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Army. Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood, revealed [...]

December 3, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Buhari seeks review of strategy on Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Nigerian Army to come up with a new strategy in dealing with the contemporary security challenges facing the country. Delivering a keynote address at the opening of the yearly Chief of Army Staff Conference [...]

November 29, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

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