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Boko Haram’s New Baby Bombers

The Nigerian terror group that is known for its use of teenage girls for suicide attacks has now created a new system of bombings, using babies. By Philip Obaji Jr.  The town of Madagali, located just at the edge of Sambissa forest in Nigeria’s northeastern Adamawa state, is a place where Boko Haram girls like to bomb. Since Nigerian forces regained control of the town from Boko Haram in 2015, bomb attacks ...

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Renewed Boko Haram Attacks: Shettima Holds Emergency Meeting With Military, Police, DSS

Following resurgence of attacks by remnants of the ‎Boko Haram insurgents in some parts of Borno State, Governor Kashim Shettima on Friday evening held an emergency security meeting that was attended by heads of Heads of the Nigerian Army, Air Force, Police and the Department of State Security with proactive measures taken on how to increase surveillance and forestall unanticipated security breach. The Gove ...

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Multiple Suicide Bombing Targets Nigerian Refugees, Boko Haram Blamed-Reuters

(Reuters) Seven suspected Boko Haram militants blew themselves on the outskirts of a northeast Nigerian city on Friday, a local aid agency said, in an attack witnesses said targeted refugees preparing to return to their home villages. The bombing took place outside Maiduguri, the population center at the heart of a government campaign to eradicate the Islamist group, whose more than seven-year insurgency ha ...

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Boko Haram Terrorists Attack NAF Helicopter

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter conveying personnel on medical outreach programme at Gwoza has come under attack by members of the Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) group, Director of Public Relations & Information,  Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa  disclosed in a statement Thursday. He said “The Mi-17 helicopter was shot at severally by the insurgents however there was no casualty except for an airman th ...

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Fresh Boko Haram Attacks: Borno Group Sends SOS To Military

The Abuja Branch of  Uba Emirate Development Association has called on the military  to deploy troops to Askira, Rumirgo, Mussa and Lassa to contain Boko Haram attacks within the Emirate in Borno State.According to the group, Boko Haram terrorists displaced from Sambisa forest have moved to Uba Emirate  area and they have been attacking town and villages. Also,  the group  called for  relief materials  to b ...

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FG Deliberately Turning Sheikh Zakzaky Blind, IMN Alleges

The Doctor assigned to attend to our illegally detained leader Sheikh Zakzaky has clearly told the authorities detaining him that he could go blind if not given the proper medical attention he deserves without further delay, IMN said in a statement Monday IMN Spokesman, Ibrahim Musa  said  in the statement “The way and manner in which the federal government has been handling the health of the fatally injure ...

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GOC Urges Stakeholders To End Communal Clashes Between Akwa Ibom, Cross Rivers States

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army (NA), Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar, was in the early hours of today, Sunday 12 February 2017, undertook a visit to sites of yet another communal crisis, between Oku Iboko community of Itu Local Govt Area of Akwa Ibom State and Ikot Effiong neighbourhood in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State. The visit to the scene was aime ...

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El-Rufai Shocked As Unknown Persons Destroy New Military Structure In Southern Kaduna

The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Saturday 11th of February 2017, frowned at the destruction of the foundation laying structure of the proposed Nigerian Army Battalion in Southern Kaduna. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai and Governor El-Rufai had last week laid the foundation for the establishment of the battalion at Ungwan Yashi area of Zangon Kataf Local Governm ...

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Police Intercept Suspected Female Bombers –See Photo

The Nigerian Police Force has announced the arrest of suspected female suicide bombers in Borno State. A short message from Borno Police Spokesperson stated that: "Today 7/2/17  at about 0700hrs, two female suicide bombers about  18yrs old, were sighted behind Mega filling station in Molai area, while attempting to infiltrate Maiduguri town. "They were intercepted by security personnel on duty.  One was arr ...

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Multiple Accidents Along Kubwa Road: FCT Minister Regrets Loss Of Lives

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has commiserated with the victims of the unfortunate multiple accidents that occurred this afternoon at Dutse-Alhaji Junction, along Murtala Muhammed Expressway (Kubwa Road), Abuja. A MAN-Diesel tipper had rammed into a Toyota Camry car which lost control and subsequently crushed stationery Commercial Motorcycles (Okada) besides the Public Service Institute on th ...

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Lagos Appoints NURTW Officials As Ambassadors Of Campaign Against Sexual, Domestic Violence

The Lagos State Government has appointed some key officials of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) as ambassadors of the campaign against rape, domestic violence, child abuse, maltreatment and neglect in the State. Speaking at a sensitization and engagement initiative held at Abule Egba Secretariat of Lagos State branch of NURTW, Coordinator of Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DS ...

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‎Southern Kaduna: No Student Of COE Gidan Waya Killed, Administrator Insists

 Again, authorities are making frantic efforts to assure members of the public that no student of a college in Southern Kaduna was killed. In a further bid to debunk  media reports that 5 students of College of Education (COE)‎ Gidan Waya in southern part of Kaduna State were killed, the School administrator Professor Emmanuel Joseph Chom has asserted that there was none of his student killed.He described   ...

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