Buratai charges troops to get Shekau dead or alive
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.
Army refutes report on Shekau’s whereabouts
The Nigerian Army has denied a report (not The Guardian) that said the factional leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has escaped to Cameroon, saying the report is misleading and untrue.
“Army is not aware of Shekau’s whereabouts”- Kukasheka
The Nigerian Army on Friday dismissed as “misleading” reports indicating that the Boko Haram factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, escaped to Cameroon. Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement issued in Maiduguri that the army was not aware of the whereabouts of the fugitive Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. Kukasheka said…
Nigerian Army places N3m bounty on Abubakar Shekau
The Nigerian Army Thursday said it has placed a N3-million reward on information that could lead to the arrest of 'fugitive' Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. Shekau, the army said, is on the run, disguised as a woman after his Sambisa hideout was bombarded by the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole. "The Nigerian Army will…
Shekau on the run, disguised as woman, Nigerian Army says
The Nigerian Army Tuesday claimed that the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists, Abubakar Shekau is on the run disguising as a woman in different hijabs. The Director Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Sani Usman said in a statement on Tuesday that credible information from surrendered insurgents indicated that the factional leader of the…
Suicide blast kills 14 in mosque
Fourteen worshippers were killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber attacked a mosque on Nigeria's border with Cameroon, civilian vigilantes told AFP.
Abubakar Shekau appears in video amid surge in Boko Haram attacks
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau released a video message on Tuesday claiming a series of attacks in northeast Nigeria during the festive season.
Army kill two Shekau’s deputies on Sallah Day
Two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terrorists group, were killed in a successful military operations at Alafa in Borno on Sallah day.
Nigerian forces in 'unauthorised search' of UN camp: UN
Nigerian forces conducted an unauthorised search of the UN's main operating base in the town of Maiduguri in the country's northeast in the early hours Friday, the UN told AFP.