ISIS sneaking jihadists into Nigeria from Syria, says report
According to a report by the UK SUN yesterday, fanatics, including Boko Haram insurgents, were also being sent to the Middle East for training in what it described as exchange programme.
Suicide blasts in Borno kill at least 31
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader told AFP on Sunday.
NAF Fighter aircraft neutralises Boko Haram terrorists in Borno
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has neutralised some Boko Haram terrorists at Parisu and Takwala, both in Borno, through successful air strikes. AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, who confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said the operation was…
‘Nigerians should not link Boko Haram insurgents with Islam
The Founder of Lutful-Lahi International, Sheikh Mohammed Robiu Abdul Malik, has called on Nigerians not to relent in prayers for the success of the present administration. Abdul Malik, who spoke at the yearly Lailatul Qadr in Lagos, also enjoined Nigerians not to link the Boko Haram insurgents with Islam, as he emphasized that Islam is…
Vultures hovering over Nigeria
Sir: Vultures predate on sacrifices put at junctions in African Traditional Religion (ATR) for the appeasement of spiritual beings. Among the vultures hovering over Nigeria are the current President...
Chibok girl Dorcas Yakubu marks 20th birthday in captivity
On Friday, the youngest Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram, Maeda Dorcas Yakubu, turned 20 in captivity. Yakubu was just 15 years old at the time of her abduction on April 14, 2014. The bright student, who reached final year at a record-breaking age, was featured in two videos released by the terrorists.
Buhari’s re-election in 2019 will end Boko Haram insurgency, says Aji
Former Special Adviser to ex-President Jonathan on National Assembly matters, Sen. Mohammed Abba-Aji has said the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari next year will “consolidate and end war” against Boko Haram insurgency. Abba Aji spoke yesterday in Maiduguri, while addressing members of All Students’ Union Forum (ASUF) of tertiary institutions and 52 other groups for…
Why defeat of Boko Haram sect delays, by Donald Duke
Former Governor Donald Duke of Cross River State has attributed the prolonged ‘inability’ to defeat the Boko Haram sect by the Nigerian Army to early retirement.
Ethnic elders should join the Third Force
Sir: At this point in Nigeria’s history, shameful Nigerians should be ashamed of Nigeria’s situation. Why should Nigeria be a big for nothing nation which citizens...