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Police Arrest Herdsman With Military Rifle

Police Arrest Herdsman With Military Rifle

As peace gradually returns to Daffo rural communities in Bokkos Local Government of Plateau, the state’s Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a herdsman with a military AK 47 rifle. Mr Terna Tyopev, the command spokesman, who confirmed the arrest on Sunday in Jos, gave the rifle’s number as HC2614. He said that the […]

Leave Our Daughters Alone – Aisha Buhari Laments About Dapchi Girls

Leave Our Daughters Alone – Aisha Buhari Laments About Dapchi Girls

From the president’s wife, Mrs Aisha Buhari, came yesterday words of comfort for the distraught parents of all abducted schoolgirls. Mrs. Buhari said she shared in their sorrow and agony. She said she shared the agony of especially parents of the abducted Chibok and Dapchi school girls. She spoke in Abuja while delivering a speech […]

Boko Haram Kills Three Humanitarian Workers In Borno State

Boko Haram Kills Three Humanitarian Workers In Borno State

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the attack and killing of humanitarian workers in Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State on Thursday night by Boko Haram as Godless, brutish, an act that would only hasten the group’s destructive end. The President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the United Nations […]

Boko Haram Victims Totally Dependent On External Aid

Boko Haram Victims Totally Dependent On External Aid

The charity Doctors Without Borders says hundreds of thousands of people displaced in remote areas of Borno State in northeastern Nigeria by the Boko Haram insurgency are totally dependent on external aid for survival. Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French acronym, MSF, describes the living conditions of hundreds of thousands of internally displaced […]

Parents Weep As Alleged Rescue Of Dapchi Schoolgirls Turn False

Parents Weep As Alleged Rescue Of Dapchi Schoolgirls Turn False

Parents and guardians of the missing schoolgirls in Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, broke into tears when Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam visited them without saying a word on the whereabouts of the girls. Addressing the parents at the District Head’s palace in Dapchi on Thursday, the governor urged the parents to remain faithful as […]

Schoolgirls Abducted As Boko Haram Attacks Yobe Town

Schoolgirls Abducted As Boko Haram Attacks Yobe Town

Fleeing members of Boko Haram last night attacked Dapchi town in Bursari Local Government Area of Yobe State. Details of the attack were still sketchy as at the time of filing this report, but THISDAY confirmed that the insurgents carted away foodstuffs. However, the rumoured abduction of scores of schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School […]

Four Suicide Bombers Hit Borno, Kill 10, Injured 65

Four Suicide Bombers Hit Borno, Kill 10, Injured 65

Four female suicide bombers were unleashed on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital by the terror group, Boko Haram, on Wednesday The massive attack by the four suicide bombers which claimed their lives, equally left 10 others dead and 65 persons injured, according to the National Emergency Management Agency.  The massive explosion was heard over Maiduguri, […]

Girls Being Used As Suicide Bombers By Islamist Terrorist Sect

Girls Being Used As Suicide Bombers By Islamist Terrorist Sect

BOKO Haram Chief Intelligence Officer, CIO, Abdulkadir Abubakar, has warned the leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau, to stop using innocent girls, who are being hypnotised as suicide bombers. Abubakar, also known as Abu Muhammad,  disclosed that Shekau had become crippled and warned other factional leaders of the group, such as Mamman Nur, Abbor Mainok, […]

Sultan To Train 200 Children Orphaned By Boko Haram

Sultan To Train 200 Children Orphaned By Boko Haram

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday revealed plans to train no fewer than 200 children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. Making the disclosure in Sokoto during the opening of the 28th National Conference of the Muslim Sisters Organisation of Nigeria, the Sultan said, “There are more than […]

Army kills 11 Boko Haram Members, Destroys IED Factory In Borno

Army kills 11 Boko Haram Members, Destroys IED Factory In Borno

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops had killed 11 Boko Haram insurgents and destroyed a bomb-making factory at Ngala Local Government Area of Bono. Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations said this in a statement in Maiduguri. Kukasheka said that the troops, in joint operations with the Air Force and Civilian […]