Six killed as Boko Haram attacks Borno Gov’s convoy
No fewer than six persons were killed, Tuesday evening, as Boko Haram insurgents opened fire on the convoy of Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, who was on his way to a political rally at Gamboru-Ngala. The attack was said to have occurred as some armed Boko Haram insurgents... Read more
Report of Leah Sharibu’s death is fake news: FG
The federal government has described reports in the social media that Leah Sharibu, the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, has died in captivity as fake news. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement issued to journalists on Sunday said the report is “absolutely fake news. There is... Read more
Seven killed, dozens injured as Boko Haram launches four attacks in 48 hours
Residents of Borno State have experienced a wave of attacks by Boko Haram terrorists within the last two days. According to SaharaReporters at least four attacks were recorded, which left seven persons dead, including two soldiers. Dozens were also injured in the attacks. An aid worker who witnessed the... Read more
How Boko Haram started- Obasanjo
In a programme titled, “The Talk,” which was aired on a YouTube Channel, “Voice of the People.”, Obasanjo discussed how the boko haram crisis erupted, noting than after he left office in 2007, his successor (late Umaru Yar’Adua) mismanaged the issue, which caused the group to become terrorists. Obasanjo... Read more
Nigerian Army debunks alleged Boko Haram attack on soldiers in Borno
The Nigerian Army has debunked the news making the round about soldiers falling under the attack of Boko Haram in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. In a statement issued on the Twitter handle of the Nigerian Army, they admonished members of the public to disregard the media... Read more
Boko Haram: Nigerian soldiers kill 15 terrorists, rescue 49 women, children
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it killed 15 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 49 persons in separate encounters between Boko Haram and troops in the Southern Lake Chad Basin. Onyema Nwachukwu, the spokesperson of the army’s operation in the North-east, Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement.... Read more
CAN blames Buhari for non-release of Christian Dapchi girl
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Ondo State has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Liya Sharibu, the only Christian girl among the Kidnapped Dapchi girls. CAN described the silence of the President on Sharibu who is still with the Boko Haram insurgents as sad... Read more
Breaking! Boko Haram returns all kidnapped girls, except 5
The  Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state on 19 February, have been recovered. Reports said the girls are being transported home, from where they were found. Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu has confirmed the report. But information is at the... Read more
Fayose accuses govt of indirect treasury looting in the fight against Boko Haram
The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has alleged that Boko Haram has become source of indirect treasury looting; saying “Those benefitting from Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) scams, payment of ransom (in dollars) to free those abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents, among others will never wish to see... Read more
Boko Haram: Army denies halting troop movement to allow Shekau escape
The Nigerian Army has flayed insinuations that troops movement under Operation DEEP PUNCH II was temporarily halted to aid Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau, escaped. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement issued in Maiduguri, dismissed the report as “not true”. Nwachukwu said the... Read more