Category: Boko Haram

Boko Haram Assures Residents Of Their Safety
November 5, 2014 |

Boko Haram Assures Residents Of Their Safety

Meanwhile members of the Boko Haram have urged displaced residents of captured communities of Adamawa State to return to their communities as they have assured them of safety. The insurgents told them that they will be more secured in the “Islamic Caliphate than in Nigerian territories,” residents of the area said. In the wake of […]

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Boko Haram Attacks Gombe, Kills 5 Soldiers, Takes Over Ashaka Cement
November 5, 2014 |

Boko Haram Attacks Gombe, Kills 5 Soldiers, Takes Over Ashaka Cement

Boko Haram insurgents have launched another attack on a police charge office in Nafada local government area of Gombe State, killing five military men and an Islamic scholar and looting its weaponry before setting the station on fire. Residents told the Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that the hooded gunmen invaded the […]

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Army arrests six senior officers for fleeing from Boko Haram
November 3, 2014 |

Army arrests six senior officers for fleeing from Boko Haram

Six military commanders, including an injured Lieutenant Colonel, have been arrested by the military for withdrawing from Mararaba, Michika, Madagali, Mubi and later Vimtim when Boko Haram insurgents attacked the communities last week. It was learnt that   an unspecified number of soldiers were also in detention for allegedly abandoning the communities, thereby making easy for […]

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Boko Haram still in control as 3,000 relocate
November 3, 2014 |

Boko Haram still in control as 3,000 relocate

Five days after Boko Haram terrorists seized Mubi, the second largest town in Adamawa, the insurgents are still holding on to the town even as about 3,000 residents who managed to escape have joined other internally displaced persons at an NYSC camp in Yola. Some of the survivors of the invasion have also recounted their […]

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Insurgency: Nigeria’ll come out stronger, says Mark
October 31, 2014 |

Insurgency: Nigeria’ll come out stronger, says Mark

Senate President, David Mark, on Thursday, said Nigeria would emerge stronger and more united as a nation from the claws on insurgency. Mark said there was hope for the country, in spite of the growing terrorist activities, which he said had been causing anxiety ahead of the 2015 general elections. A statement by the senate […]

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Terrorists overrun CDS, Badeh’s home town
October 31, 2014 |

Terrorists overrun CDS, Badeh’s home town

Few hours after the commercial nerve centre and the second biggest town in Adamawa State fell into the hands of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, the insurgents, yesterday, overran Vimtim, the home town of the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh. The terrorists have thus rubbished the purported ceasefire agreement announced by the Chief […]

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Boko Haram returns to northern Borno
October 29, 2014 |

Boko Haram returns to northern Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have returned to troubled northern part of Borno  State where they previously camped, unleashing terror on several communities and killing many people. The northern part of Borno was one of the major Boko Haram strongholds until late 2013, when the insurgents were dislodged, forcing them to relocate to some other states. Sources […]

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Boko Haram kills three, sets police station ablaze in Borno
October 29, 2014 |

Boko Haram kills three, sets police station ablaze in Borno

Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram terrorists on Monday invaded Kukawa town, the headquarters of Kukawa local government area of Borno State, setting ablaze the Kukawa police station, government lodge and other public buildings in the town and over 250 vehicles. A resident of the town, Mallam Abor Kanembu said the insurgents stormed […]

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Boko Haram: 30 policemen still missing, says IG
October 29, 2014 |

Boko Haram: 30 policemen still missing, says IG

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, on Tuesday said about 30 policemen were still missing following the recent attack carried out by Boko Haram sect on the Nigeria Police Mobile Force, Gwoza Training Camp, Borno State. Abba spoke with State House correspondents shortly after a meeting President Goodluck Jonathan had with security […]

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Boko Haram sponsorship: No secret trial for Ndume – Court
October 26, 2014 |

Boko Haram sponsorship: No secret trial for Ndume – Court

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, refused an application for the trial of Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume who is accused of sponsoring the Boko Haram sect, to be conducted in secret. The application was filed by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, […]

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