Nigerian troops fighting the insurgent group, Boko Haram, have reclaimed the town of Monguno and other communities in the North East after nearly two days of fighting. Boko Haram carried out a pre-dawn attack on Monguno, which is about 137 kilometres from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital over two weeks Continue Reading
Boko Haram in the early hours of today attacked Gombe , they also razed kwadon police divisional headquarters few kilometers from Gombe during the attack . Here are photos from the attack.
Displaced residents of Monguno, in Borno State, which was recently taken over by Boko Haram, have said they saw helicopters dropping arms and food items for the insurgents in the bushes. The IDPs, who said they spent about 48 hours in the bush running towards Maiduguri, expressed worry that the Continue Reading
A photo of a Boko Haram suicide bomber who was killed after his suicide vest failed to detonate…*warning – Graphic pic*
It appears Australian hostage negotiator Dennis Stephen isn’t done making outrageous and some would say ‘eye-opening’ claims. Just a day after he claimed that former Borno state Gov, Alimodu Sheriff and an unnamed retired army chief are sponsors of Boko Haram, he’s now claiming that the insurgent group if funded Continue Reading
(CNN) – Wren Thomas grew up in the middle of the cornfields of central Illinois, longing, he says, to do something important in his life “to make his family proud.” So when a cousin beckoned him to come work on boats off Louisiana, he jumped at the chance. His goal: Continue Reading
With most parts of northern and central Borno State under their control, gunmen of the Boko Haram have been mounting tollgates on major international highways within the state where they collect fees from passengers and drivers who are lucky to be spared, eyewitnesses and government officials said. Apart from collecting Continue Reading
According to a post on the Facebook wall of the National Orientation Agency Nigeria, an accomplice and informant of terror sect, Boko Haram, Hafsat Bako, pictured above, has been arrested. Details of her arrest are still sketchy.
President Goodluck Jonathan has explained how the activities of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, have restricted his movement and prevented him from going to wherever he loves. According to Punch, the President made this statement on Friday, 27 June, 2014, during his visit to the scene of the bomb Continue Reading
The SSS today Wednesday June 18 said the Boko Haram sect is planning to bomb Abuja with petrol tankers within the next few days. The Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mike Omeri, made this known at a briefing in Abuja alongside the Deputy Director of the DSS, Marilyn Ogar Continue Reading
In an interview on the Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, former President Olusegun Obasanjo revealed today Thursday, that he could get in touch with Boko Haram on the abduction of the school girls in the Chibok area of Borno State. OBJ however said, he is yet to get the go ahead from the Continue Reading
This was posted by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati on instagram. “@abati1990 : Some of the 50 terrorists who died in the fierce encounter with the Nigerian Military, 10PM on Saturday along bilta, Borno in attempt to massively raid villages. Respect to the Continue Reading
About 100 members of Boko Haram around 9.30pm yesterday June 1st attacked the EYN Church (Church of Brethren, Nigeria) at Attagara village in Gwoza LGA of Borno state killing 12 of the worshipers in the church. According to Sahara Reporters, a senior security official confirmed the incident saying the men Continue Reading
Nigerian journalist, Ahmad Salkida, who previously worked for Daily Trust and Premium Times and reported extensively on Boko Haram, fled Nigeria to Dubai 2 years ago after being accused of being a Boko Haram sympathizer. He said he fled after ‘his life and that of his family became endangered’ after security agencies began Continue Reading
15 year old Deborah Peter, a Chibok indigene who now resides in Virginia, USA, was at the Capitol Hill, D.C yesterday May 21st, where she narrated her experience in the hands of Boko Haram. Deborah was at the US congress in her capacity as a Boko haram survivor, to lend her voice to Continue Reading