Category: Boko Haram

‘Military alone cannot win war on terrorism’
November 21, 2014 |

‘Military alone cannot win war on terrorism’

The Executive Director of the Lagos State Trust Fund, Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey, has said the Nigerian military cannot win the war on terrorism without the help of the police and the Department of State Services. Arthur-Worrey stated this during a lecture on Thursday at the Police Officers’ Wives Association complex, Ikeja, Lagos. The lecture was […]

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45 Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Another Borno Village
November 21, 2014 |

45 Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Another Borno Village

Not fewer than 45 villagers died on Wednesday after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Azaya Kura village of Mafa local local government area of Borno State. According to local sources the Boko Haram insurgents who drove in trucks stormed the village at about 12pm and started attacking the residents and destroyed many houses even as […]

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We’ll Get Back Our Chibok Girls – Jonathan
November 12, 2014 |

We’ll Get Back Our Chibok Girls – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has pledged that his administration will rescue the remaining 219 schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram sect at Government Secondary School, Chibok over six months ago. Jonathan, who made this pledge at his declaration for Presidency in 2015 in Abuja yesterday, lamented the increasing attacks on innocent citizens, and reiterated his willingness […]

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How Suicide Bomber Sneaked Into Potiskum School
November 12, 2014 |

How Suicide Bomber Sneaked Into Potiskum School

The bomb that exploded on the Assembly ground of the Government Senior Science Secondary School, Potiskum that claimed the lives of at least 48 students and injured scores of others on Monday was detonated by an unknown suicide bomber who sneaked into the school dressed like a student, witnesses said. An obviously traumatised teacher who […]

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‘Boko Haram Using Child-soldiers, Women As Human Shields’
November 12, 2014 |

‘Boko Haram Using Child-soldiers, Women As Human Shields’

Nigerian troops are concerned about the use of women and child-soldiers as human shields by Boko Haram militants in their quest to weaken military operations. A top security source in the North East, who disclosed this, said the terrorists recruit, rape and kill some of the young captives who are reluctant to join them in […]

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FG gets schools for 2400 Boko Haram kid-victims
November 12, 2014 |

FG gets schools for 2400 Boko Haram kid-victims

The Federal Government has announced that it will spend N435 million as the initial take-off fund for the implementation of the first component of the Safe Schools Initiatives, revealing that 2400 students would be the beneficiaries. The beneficiary children are kid victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in the four states where there is the […]

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Boko Haram: New Video Shows Shekau Inside ‘The Sect-Controlled Town’
November 10, 2014 |

Boko Haram: New Video Shows Shekau Inside ‘The Sect-Controlled Town’

A new Boko Haram video which was obtained by AFP news agency yesterday showed the sect leader, Abubakar Shekau, and his fighters in an armoured vehicle, openly moving around in an unidentified town they apparently control and preaching to locals. According to the agency, it was not possible to tell whether the footage was staged […]

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B’Haram parades captured town, preaches to residents
November 10, 2014 |

B’Haram parades captured town, preaches to residents

The Boko Haram sect on Sunday released a new video which showed the insurgents parading an unnamed captured own on an armoured tank. The Boko Haram video, obtained by the AFP, also showed the group’s leader Abubakar Shekau preaching to residents of the captured town. It was not possible to tell whether the footage was […]

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Africa sets up $28 million Ebola crisis fund
November 10, 2014 |

Africa sets up $28 million Ebola crisis fund

The African Union, African Development Bank and regional business leaders have set up a crisis fund to help areas hit by the Ebola outbreak, the AU said in a statement. The organisation said a landmark pledging meeting held in the Ethiopian capital on Saturday saw African business leaders offer more than $28 million to help […]

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Boko Haram: Nigeria Not Helpless Because I Lost My Town – Badeh
November 5, 2014 |

Boko Haram: Nigeria Not Helpless Because I Lost My Town – Badeh

Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh said yesterday that the country cannot be helpless just because the Boko Haram terrorist group captured his home town in Adamawa State. In a one of the most gruesome attack by the insurgents, the Defence Chief had lost his hometown in Adamawa State to members of the […]

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