Nigeria Court Says Extradition Of Cameroon Separatists ‘illegal’

30,000 Nigerians returned from Cameroon to Town targeted by Boko Haram

An estimated 30,000 Nigerians have returned from Cameroon to the flashpoint town of Rann, which has been targeted repeatedly by Boko Haram militants this year, the United Nations refugee agency has said in an emailed comment to Reuters. The men, women and children were among 40,000 civilians who fled Rann and sought refuge in the […]

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30,000 Fled Nigerian Town In Two Days Amid Boko Haram Threat: Un

Boko Haram claims responsibility for attack on Maiduguri hours before voting began

Boko Haram’s Islamic State-backed faction on Saturday claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, just hours before voting began in the country’s presidential and parliamentary election. The self-styled Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) said in an online post that it fired “10 missiles” at military positions in the city and […]

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Babagana Abubakar The Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist Nabbed By Troops With Uniforms Of Security Operatives

Army capture wanted Boko Haram terrorist

Troops of 7 Division Garrison have captured a wanted Boko Haram terrorist,Babagana Abubakar Alagarno, in Borno State. The Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman,who disclosed this in a statement, Friday morning,said the troops captured the terrorist, while carrying out cordon and search operations in conjunction with troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen […]

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Father Of Boko Haram’s Son, Malam Baba Modu

Father visit Boko Haram’s camp to beg son

Malam Baba Modu, an 80 year-old father to a Boko Haram commander, popularly called ‘Ba-Ana’, has begged his son to surrender and embrace peace. Modu made the call in an interview with NAN on Wednesday in Maiduguri. He said that he was unable to persuade his son to abandon the cause and surrender under the […]

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Buhari in interactive session

Buhari determined to equip military more to overcome Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday in Abuja met a delegation from Borno State, during which he restated his administration’s unwavering determination to equip the military to overcome Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. The President also told the delegation led by an emotional Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State that the collective safety and security of […]

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Nigerian army deploys for battle to reclaim key town from Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army appoints new war commanders

Following the recent directive by Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, that Operation Lafiya Dole be reorganised for effective results, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has appointed new operational commanders to prosecute the war on terror. A statement by Brigadier-General Sani Usman, Director of Army Public Relations, said: “In order […]

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How I funded civilian JTF fighters alone for 6-years, by Shettima

The Special Adviser to Borno State Governor on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Isa Gusau, has explained that his principal, Governor Kashim Shettima, has consistently and solely funded over 20,000 Civilian JTF fighters in Borno State in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency since 2013. According to the governor’s adviser who spoke during an interview […]

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UN accuses Boko Harram terrorists of been unfair to Children in Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has accused the Boko Haram terrorists’ factions of carrying out grave atrocities against children in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin regions in 2018. The UN agency, in a report ‘How the world failed children in conflict in 2018’, also said the world failed to protect children in conflict […]

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5 dead as Nigeria chopper crashes during Boko Haram attack

Army neutralise six Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army said last night that troops have neutralized six Boko Haram terrorists in Gawa and Boskoro villages, Mafa local government area of Borno State. Its spokesman, Brig Gen Sani Usman said the troops were on fighting patrol when they engaged the terrorists after credible intelligence reports established their presence in the area. Brig […]

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NAF jet bombs Boko Haram fighters meeting venue

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a building being used as meeting venue by Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters near Baga in Northern Borno. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who annouced this in a statement […]

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Nigeria’s military bans UNICEF over ‘spies’ training claim

Boko Haram attack Chibok village, kill 17 in Zamfara

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Makalama, a village in Gatamwarwa ward, Chibok local government area of Borno state. “They came in this night through the nearby deserted Gogumdi village,” a Chibok resident said. “They started shooting and people have been running to the bushes. Our troops here at 117 task force battalion are getting set […]

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Boko Haram turns into poll issue in Nigeria after heavy troop losses

One soldier killed, one wounded, others missing in action in latest Boko Haram attack

Boko Haram jihadists killed one soldier and injured another in an attack on a military base in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, the latest attack in the region, military sources said Tuesday. Jihadists in four trucks fitted with anti-aircraft guns stormed the base in Mairari village close to the garrison town of Monguno on Monday briefly […]

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