Troops eliminate 75 terrorists, rescue 35 victims in 17 encounters in June – DHQ
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 75 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists...
UN says 2 killed, helicopter hit in jihadist attack
The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive northeast Nigeria.
Again, Nigerian troops hit terrorists’ meeting venue, kill several fighters in Borno
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has scored a precise hit on Boko Haram terrorists’ meeting venue and neutralised several terrorists at Mainyakare on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.
We don’t know Boko Haram sponsors, says defence hqtrs
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), yesterday, said the nation’s military high command had no information on the financiers of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the country.
Church loses eight pastors, over 8000 members to Boko Haram insurgency
The Ekklesiyar Yan’uwaa Nigeria (EYN), also known as Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, has said it lost more than 8,370 members, including eight pastors, to the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East.
Coalition urges Buhari to sign order against backers of terrorists
Coalition of Civil Societies Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to sign an executive order that would allow law enforcement agents arrest and prosecute sponsors and collaborators of terrorists.
Boko Haram as an industry
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan’s recent declaration that Boko Haram has stopped being a religious sect and has become a merchandised big industry is instructive and unfortunate.
Boko Haram enjoying media patronage without paying
Sir: They said war doesn’t decide who is right but who is left. Narratives of media reports on counter insurgency in northeastern part of Nigeria is another threat...
The 9th Assembly’s baggage of controversy
In Nigeria, the Senate President is the head of the National Assembly and assisted by the Deputy Senate President. The Senate President and his Deputy also work with the Principal Officers in the house including the Majority Leader, Deputy Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Deputy Minority Leader, Chief Whip, Deputy Chief Whip, Minority Whip and Deputy Minority…
A stitch in time
Ordinarily, when the commander-in-chief gives marching order to his security chiefs, you expect something drastic to happen. And this is what Nigeria is to expect in the next few days, weeks and possibly months in respect of the unacceptable level
Politics and ‘blood-letting’ industry
Judging by performance and campaign promises of politicians across the world, African politicians would rank as one of the most unreliable in keeping their election pledges.