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.
Boko Haram membership reducing, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that Boko Haram terrorism is gradually coming to an end.His Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this yesterday in a statement.
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…
Boko Haram membership thinning out, says President Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari says the era of Boko Haram terrorism is gradually drawing to end, with the narrowing of the recruitment base of the insurgents, and renewed onslaught by the Nigerian Army.
Chibok girls' kidnapper jailed for 15 years
A man involved in the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been jailed for 15 years, the government confirmed on Tuesday.
Mass trials of Boko Haram suspects to resume in Nigeria
Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects were due back in court Monday to hear if they will be prosecuted, sentenced or released, as proceedings resumed at a military base in central Nigeria.
Youths condemn clashes, fault Amnesty’s rights report on military
The Nigeria Youth Parliament (NYP) has decried the killings and loss of property to the activities of nomads nationwide.
Families of freed lecturers, policewomen laud FG for their release
Mrs Hassana Ibrahim, a relative to one of the freed University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Yusuf Ibrahim, has expressed joy over their release from Boko Haram captivity. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government, on Saturday, announced the release of Ibrahim and 12 other persons abducted by the insurgents in Borno,…
Red Cross not part of negotiations for release of UNIMAID lecturers
The International Committee of the Red Cross has said it was not a part of the negotiations that led to the release of three University of Maiduguri lecturers and 10 other persons kidnapped by a faction of Boko Haram.
Boko Haram releases kidnapped UNIMAID lecturers
Three lecturers of the University of Maiduguri kidnapped by the Boko Haram faction headed by Abu Mus'ab Al-Barnawi in July 2017 have been released, the Nigerian government said on Saturday.