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N2.2bn On Prayers Against Boko Haram

How Dasuki, Ex-NNPC GM Spent N2.2bn On Prayers Against Boko Haram —EFCC

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission investigating officer, Adariko Michael, on Tuesday alleged that N2.2bn was spent on prayers by Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, and Aminu Baba-Kusa, a former General Manager of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to [...]

November 11, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Invades Borno

Boko Haram Invades Borno, Destroys Telecom Mast, Other Facilities

Heavily armed Boko Haram terrorists on Monday invaded Magumeri Local Government Headquarters of Borno state and firstly razed down the only functional Telecommunications mast before setting ablaze other infrastructural facilities. Just last week, some terrorists invaded surrounding communities of Magumeri [...]

August 18, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Fighters Are Scavengers

Buhari: Boko Haram Fighters Are Scavengers Desperate For Food

Speaking at a virtual meeting in the presidential villa on Tuesday, Buhari said the service chiefs had done their best but they need to develop in terms of intelligence gathering. The meeting was attended by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, heads [...]

August 12, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Fighters

Garba Shehu: Accept Repentant Boko Haram Fighters Or They Go Back To Terrorism

The Presidency on Wednesday asked Nigerians not to reject repentant Boko Haram fighters unless they want the terrorists to take up arms and resume terrorism from which they’ve repented. The presidency also dismissed as untrue, the insinuation that the current [...]

August 6, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram

Boko Haram Executes, Amir Baba-kaka ‘Governor Of Lake Chad’ In Power Struggle

The new leadership of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and members of the Shura council have executed 3 top commanders including the once most powerful jihadist warlord in-charge of all terrorists activities and operations along the Tumbus [...]

July 28, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Invades Borno

Boko Haram Burns Hospital In Dapchi, District Head’s Palace

Residents of Dapchi in Yobe State have described the attack on the community on Monday as the biggest so far carried out by Boko Haram militants. During the attack, the insurgents burnt down the palace of Dapchi District Head and [...]

May 19, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Why we are releasing rehabilitated Boko Haram fighters – Military

Why we are releasing rehabilitated Boko Haram fighters – Military

The Defence Headquarters says it has rehabilitated and is releasing former Boko Haram fighters as a shift from the use of arms and weapons to a soft approach to the war against insurgency in the Northeast. The Acting Defence Spokesman, [...]

February 16, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Killings

Boko Haram Killings: Blame The Massacre On The Travellers And Not Us – Army

Boko Haram Killings: Major General Olusegun Adeniyi theatre commander. Reacting to the governor’s accusation, blamed the attack travellers for disobeying the 5p.m. highway curfew between Maiduguri and Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state. Mr Adeniyi. The incident would not have [...]

February 12, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram

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