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GOC, 7 Division, warns Boko Haram, surrender or risk imminent calamity

Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, has called on remnants of the Boko Haram insurgents to save  themselves...

Obasanjo writes another open letter to Buhari, says Nigeria dangerously reaching...

By Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has raised the alarm of an impending national crisis in the country, lamenting that "Nigeria is dangerously...

Chibok girls: BBOG UK chapter to refocus global support

As part of the #Bring Back Our Girls 90 days global campaign, the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) will on Sunday host a panel...

Boko Haram kills 3 in Borno State Governor’s convoy

Maiduguri (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants attacked the convoy of a state governor in northeastern Nigeria on his way to a rally ahead of...

Multinational Joint Task Force deploys 10,000 troops against Boko Haram

By Olisa Ifeajika Field Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) on Boko Haram insurgency, Maj.-Gen. Chikezie Ude, on Friday disclosed that operations of...

‘The corpses were lying on the streets’

Goura, Cameroon (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Seconds after glimpsing Boko Haram gunmen leap out of vehicles brandishing weapons in the town of Rann, Nigeria,...

80,000 displaced from North Eastern Nigeria since November – UN

By Prudence Arobani   The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced due to ongoing violence...

Scores of Boko Haram insurgents killed, as soldiers repel attack on...

The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the...

Don’t evict Nigerian refugees, UN tells Cameroon

By Prudence Arobani, New York   The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed grave concerns over plans by Cameroon to evict thousands of Nigerian...

Nigerian Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

By Mohammad Tijjani The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on Dec. 24, 2018. The 14 soldiers...

Boko Haram: Killings put Nigerian military under stress

Nigeria’s junior army officers and enlisted ranks fighting in the north of the country were, by early December 2018, preparing to revolt. Corruption, incompetence, and lies of political generals — up to and including President Muhammadu Buhari, a retired Army major-general — had already led to one recent act of despair by troops in the war zone. It was prosecuted as mutiny.

Buhari orders military to end Boko Haram threat, returns from Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from Maiduguri, Borno State, where he  ordered the military to eliminate all threats of Boko Haram, declaring that the war against terrorism is “a must win’’.

Nigerian Army repell Boko Haram attack in Kukawa

By Rabiu Sani     The Nigerian Army said its troops repelled Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.     The army said in...

Matele massacre: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference moved to...

The shifting of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference from Benin City to Maiduguri might not be unconnected with the killing of Nigerian soldiers at Metele, a remote village bordering Nigeria and Chad.

Buhari dispatches Defence Minister to Chad for emergency security meeting after...

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched the Minister of Defence, retired Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, to Chad for an emergency meeting with the Chadian President, Idris Deby, on the deterioration of security at the Nigeria – Chad border.

Boko Haram kills 7 French company workers in Niger Republic

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists killed seven people on Thursday in an attack on French drilling company Foraco’s water well site in southeastern Niger, a security and company source said.

Tackle poverty, uncontrolled birth rate to end Boko Haram – Emir...

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Tuesday renewed calls to tackle endemic poverty and rapid population growth to help end deadly Boko Haram violence.

Nigeria ‘aiding’ Boko Haram by freeing hundreds of ‘repented’ Jihadis

The Nigerian government is "aiding and abetting" the deadly Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram by releasing captured militants who have "repented," a Christian activist has said.

Cameroon arrests four soldiers, who executed women and children Boko Haram...

Cameroon arrests four soldiers, who executed women and children Boko Haram suspects     Yaounde (Reuters) - Cameroon has arrested four soldiers suspected of shooting dead two...

Hundreds of Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram overruns base

  Abuja (AFP) Security sources on Sunday confirmed that hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in Yobe...

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