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Nyanya Bomb Blast Suspect Arrives Nigeria Through Interpol

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Following the conclusion of tortuous legal and diplomatic processes between Nigeria and the Republic of Sudan, the co-mastermind of the Nyanya Motor Park bombing in which scores of citizens died and hundreds wounded, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche was Tuesday, 15th July, …

Breaking: Bomb Blast Hits Jos

Posted ago by Adediwura

A bomb has exploded in  the central areas of Jos the Plateau state capital. The heavy explosion was heard at about 2:55pm Tuesday afternoon. Casualties is said the be high because the explosion happened at a densely populated areas of …

Boko Haram ‘ready to release schoolgirls’

Posted ago by Adediwura

Boko Haram is prepared to start releasing up to half of the kidnapped schoolgirls in the coming days after dropping demands for the release of top commanders in talks with the Nigerian government, sources close to the group have said. …

Boko Haram: 49 Killed in Attacks Across Northeast Nigeria

Posted ago by Adediwura

US to Add Drones to Nigeria Surveillance Op Multiple strikes across Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno have left at least 49 people dead and many villages badly damage as Boko Haram continues its offensive against the region. Dalwa-Masuba,which on Saturday …

Rihanna Joins BringBackOurGirls Campaign

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

American pop star, Rihanna has  joined the list of celebrities in #BringBackOurGirls campaign.She changed her the avatar on Twitter to a photo with the name of the campaign. RiRi decided to show her support of the campaign aimed to get …

Civilians kill 200 Boko Haram members in Borno

Posted ago by Adediwura

Residents of three villages in Borno State have repelled an attack by suspected Boko Haram fighters, an eyewitness told the BBC. Report said at least 200 militants were killed during the fighting in the Kala-Balge district of the state, he …

(VIDEO) Chibok Girls: First Lady Meets Stakeholders

Posted ago by Adediwura

First Lady met with the stakeholders in the quest to secure the release of the abducted Chibok girls in Borno. Enjoy the video below courtesy NTA News

Govt Shouldn’t Trade Abducted Girls With Prisoners – Falana

Posted ago by Adediwura

Lagos Lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) is of the opinion that government should not exchange the over 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok, Borno State, for the sect’s prisoners. The exchange is among the demands of the sect’s leader, …

Boko Haram attack Gamboru with armoured tanks – Residents

Posted ago by Adediwura

Residents of Gamboru in Borno State told the Governor of the State, Kashim Shettima that Boko Haram attacked them with Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC). Gamboru where over 300 people were killed last Monday is a commercial town bordering Cameroun with …

Dr. Brimah will Fight Boko Haram; Asks Jonathan for Permission.

Posted ago by Kowope

Dr. Brimah Will Fight Boko Haram; Asks President Jonathan For Executive Authorization 26th April, 2014 Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, GCON Secretary to the Government of the Federation For onward transmission to the President, Commander in Chief of the Federal Republic …

Graphic Pics: Boko Haram Members Slaughtered Today by Security Operatives

Posted ago by Elsie

Nigerian soldiers battled Boko Haram members early this morning in Maiduguri after members of the dreaded sect attempted to seize Giwa Barracks located in the city. This time, the soldiers came out on top as they succeeded in killing many …

Car Bomb Blast Kills 7 People in Maiduguri as Muslims Celebrate Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday Today

Posted ago by Elsie

A car bomb exploded today January 14, near a market in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, reportedly killing at least seven people. The explosion, which went off at exactly 1:30pm, occurred right in front of a large military post called JTF …

Boko Haram Attacks Air Force Base and International Airport in Borno

Posted ago by Elsie

According to news reports, the Composite Group Air Force Base in Maiduguri, the Maiduguri International Airport and other places in Borno State were attacked in the early hours of this morning by gunmen believed to be members of Boko Haram. …

Nigerian Military Bombs Boko Haram Camps, Many Killed.

Posted ago by Kowope

Nigeria’s military has launched air strikes on Boko Haram camps in the country’s northeast killing “many” insurgents, a spokesman said Thursday of latest operation aimed at crushing the four-year Islamist uprising. The bombardment last Sunday targeted the notorious Sambisa Forest …

US To Name Boko Haram As A Terrorist Group

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

The US State Department will formally designate the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram as a “foreign terrorist organisation” on Wednesday, congressional sources and others have said. The designation is significant because it directs US law enforcement and regulatory agencies …

Family Members Protest Dentention Of Boko Haram Members

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Some women and children on Thursday marched on the streets of Maiduguri, demanding the release of their husbands, fathers and sons who were detained for being members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect. They demanded that either the suspects be …

Four Families Killed In Fresh Plateau Crisis

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Four members of a family were killed and two others seriously wounded when some gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, invaded Rantis Village near Kurra Falls in Barakin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. Our correspondent gathered that the …

Jonathan Rejects Compensation For Boko Haram Victims

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday admitted that despite the efforts of the nation’s security agencies targeted at curtailing the activities of members of the fundamentalist Islamic sect, Boko Haram, his administration could not be said to have won the war …

Boko Haram: Committee Submits Amnesty Reports

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

The Kabiru Turaki-led Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in the North, today Tuesday, submitted its report to President Goodluck Jonathan inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The committee recommended among others the setting up of an …

Gunmen Kill Groom and Guests in Wedding Convoy

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Suspected members of Boko Haram at the weekend attacked a wedding convoy in Borno State and killed more than 30 people, including the groom. A report by Associated Press (AP) quoted a spokesman of Adamawa State Government, Ahmad Sajoh, as …