Nigerian Air Force Bombs Boko Haram Gathering, All Killed

A large gathering of Boko Haram terrorists in Urga, close to Konduga, Borno, was hit with bombs by the Nigerian Air Force Component of Operation Lafiya Dole, leaving all the terrorists dead. The bombs dispatched from the Alpha Jet of Nigerian Air Force on Thursday also saw the structures of the terrorists completely razed down by fire. The action of the Nigerian Air Force component was when it conducted an attack on a location in the area. File Photo for Nigerian Air Force Bombs Boko Haram Gathering A statement by…

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Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Borno lake

No fewer than 31 fishermen were killed by Boko Haram around the Lake Chad area of Borno State last weekend, Governor Kashim Shettima confirmed. “Boko Haram attacked and killed over 30 people in different villages of Borno,” Shettima said in a remark during a visit yesterday by the northern governors’ forum. Daily Sun gathered that some fishermen were ambushed by Boko Haram on a lake at Guguri and Dabar Wanzam villages last weekend. “Boko Haram attacked the fishermen, killed over 30 of them in the two villages during a fishing…

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Photo: Notorious Boko Haram terrorist captured in Bauchi, confesses to killing over 150 people in Baga

The Bauchi State Police Command said it arrest​ed of​​​ a top Boko Haram fighter, Muhammad Adamu Nafiu, who confessed to having killed over 150 people in Baga Borno State. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the state commissioner of police, Garba Umar, said that the 25-year-old suspect is a notorious terrorist, who relocated to Tama village in Toro Local Government Area in order to evade arrest after the​ sect was​ dislodged by troops at Sambisa Fo​rest. “Preliminary investigation revealed that suspect was amon​g those declared by the Nigerian Army on…

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Arrested Boko Haram Fighter Warns Of Attacks In Abuja

​ A middle-aged man suspected to be one of the fleeing Boko Haram fighters has been arrested by officials of a security agency recently established by the Abuja Municipal Area Council popularly known as AMAC Marshal in Abuja. A statement issued on Tuesday night by the spokesman for the AMAC Marshal, Kingsley Madaki, said the suspect who gave his name as Usman, was nabbed at 4.30pm at Utako Market. According to him, the suspect was apprehended “with a Qur’an and a chaplet on his neck while trying to lobby people…

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Boko Haram: Wanted journalist, Ahmed Salkida arrested at Abuja Airport

Security operatives believed to be members of the Department of State Services, DSS, on Monday, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja arrested Ahmed Salkida, one of those declared wanted by the Nigerian Military over links with Boko Haram.Recall that the Army recently declared Salkida, a lawyer, Aisha Wakil and a social worker, Ahmed Bolori, wanted over their links with Boko Haram insurgents, after the group released a video on August 14 showing the abducted Chibok girls. The wanted journalist, who arrived at NAIA aboard Emirates flight, EK 785,…

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Borno residents displaced two years ago by Boko Haram return to liberated Konduga

The internally displaced persons, IDPs, from Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State on Monday commenced their journey back to liberated communities, two years after they were forced to flee by Boko Haram insurgents. They were officially allowed to leave their respective camps by the Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima. Mr. Shettima addressed the displaced persons on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the state capital, before they were conveyed in buses to the liberated town. He commended their patience and urged them to continue to persevere as arrangements had been made…

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Motorcycle suicide bomber hits market in Cameroon

A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed three people and wounded 24 at a market in north Cameroon, where armed group Boko Haram has been waging an armed rebellion since 2009, authorities said. A senior military official told Reuters news agency that the bomber was also killed in the attack in Mora, in Cameroon’s Far North province. He said that it was possible one of the three victims was also on the bike. Another security source said authorities were convinced this was the work of Boko Haram, which has pledged…

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Boko Haram: 23,000 killed, 2.2million displaced in Borno – NECSO

The Network of Civil Society Organization (NECSO) has disclosed that 23,000 lives were lost, while about 2.2 million people were displaced from the towns and villages across Borno state by the Boko Haram insurgency. The Chairman/Executive Director of NECSO in Borno, Ambassador Ahmed Shehu who stated this at the North East Humanitarian Submit held in Maiduguri at the weekend said that the World Humanitarian day was designated by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to celebrate the spirit of those brutally murdered by terrorists who attacked the UN headquarters in…

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Boko Haram: Nigerian Military releases wanted persons on bail

The Nigerian military says it has granted administrative bail to Ahmed Bolori and Aisha Wakil, who made themselves available to the military authority after being declared wanted. The bail was granted after they met some conditions, including submission of their international passport, PR Nigeria which releases statements from security organisations, reported. It quoted a top military source as saying that investigation was still ongoing and that the military was still expecting the return of the third wanted person, Ahmad Salkida who resides in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. The three Nigerians…

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