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10 Killed, 60 Injured in Boko Haram Attack On Maiduguri

10 Killed, 60 Injured in Boko Haram Attack On Maiduguri

Nine of the dead were young boys hit by a bomb while playing football at Gwange ward. At least 10 persons have now been confirmed killed and about 60 injured when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday evening. The governor of the state, Babagana Zulum, confirmed the attack. The military had, in a […]

Boko Haram Kidnapped Katsina Schoolboys, Shekau Says in New Audio

Boko Haram Kidnapped Katsina Schoolboys, Shekau Says in New Audio

The factional leader of the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for the abduction of students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State. Shekau, in an audio message first published by HumAngle stated that the action was carried out to ‘promote islam and discourage un-islamic practices’. “What happened in Katsina was […]

Borno Rice Field Attack – 10 Women Still Missing, Says Amnesty

Borno Rice Field Attack – 10 Women Still Missing, Says Amnesty

Amnesty International has said 10 women at the rice plantation in Borno during the attack by Boko Haram on Saturday are still missing. A statement by the international human rights organisation on Sunday said its findings had shown that of the 43 farmers killed by Boko Haram on Saturday, 16 were Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) […]

6 Nigerians Convicted in UAE Over ‘Boko Haram Funding’

6 Nigerians Convicted in UAE Over ‘Boko Haram Funding’

Six Nigerians have been convicted by an Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over alleged funding of Boko Haram, investigations by Daily Trust reveals. Two of the convicts, Surajo Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh Yusuf Adamu were sentenced to life imprisonment while the remaining four, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, AbdurRahman Ado […]

Boko Haram Kills 69 People In Borno Village

Boko Haram Kills 69 People In Borno Village

Boko Haram insurgents reportedly killed 69 persons at Foduma Kolomaiya village, 11 kilometres away from Gazaure town of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday. Gubio, 96 kilometres away from Maiduguri is in the northern part of Borno State. Credible sources and residents told the Daily Trust that the attack, which was launched around […]

Lecturer, 10 Other Victims Kidnapped By Boko Haram Beg For Freedom

Lecturer, 10 Other Victims Kidnapped By Boko Haram Beg For Freedom

A college lecturer and 10 other persons who were recently kidnapped by Boko Haram has appeared in a video, shared by their abductors, asking the Nigerian government to come to their rescue. The abductees said they are mostly Christians and from Yobe State. They want the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to also help secure […]

Attack On Military Camp Kills Dozens Of Soldiers

Attack On Military Camp Kills Dozens Of Soldiers

Suspected Islamist militants have killed more than 70 soldiers in an attack on a remote military post in western Niger. It was the deadliest assault on the West African country’s military in recent history. Armed militants ambushed a Nigerien army camp near the border with Mali, killing 71 troops, Niger’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The […]

Secret Abortions Spike In Northern Nigeria With Boko Haram Chaos

Secret Abortions Spike In Northern Nigeria With Boko Haram Chaos

Kellu became pregnant after a Nigerian soldier offered her food and shelter in exchange for sex. But the destitute teenager – who lost her family when Boko Haram militants attacked her village two years earlier – did not want to have the baby. After moving to a camp for displaced people in northeastern Borno state, […]

ISWAP Attacks 3 Borno Towns, 6 Soldiers, CJTF Commander Killed

ISWAP Attacks 3 Borno Towns, 6 Soldiers, CJTF Commander Killed

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters on Thursday, carried out deadly attacks on military formations and civilians in three towns in Borno State – Gubio, Gajiganna and Gajiram, killing six soldiers and a civilian militia leader, security sources and residents told AFP. This is coming just three days after ISWAP ambushed Nigerian soldiers in […]

Government Negotiating With Boko Haram To Free Leah Sharibu – Presidency

Government Negotiating With Boko Haram To Free Leah Sharibu – Presidency

The Buhari administration is committed to freeing Leah Sharibu and is in negotiation with the kidnappers to do so, a presidential aide said on Saturday. Garba Shehu said the Buhari administration will not give up on the safe return of Miss Sharibu. Miss Sharibu is one of the 110 students of Government Girls Science and […]

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