Tag Archives: Boko Haram

16 killed, 18 others wounded in Maiduguri suicide bomb attacks

IDP Suicide Attack

The Police Command in Borno on Monday said 16 persons were killed and 18 others sustained injuries in multiple suicide bomb attacks at Muna area of Maiduguri. The Police Commissioner, Mr Damian Chukwu, confirmed the incident in a text message sent to ...

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Nigerian court jails 45 Boko Haram members

A Federal High Court sitting in Kainji, Niger state, has convicted and sentenced 45 Boko Haram members to jail, following the conclusion of the first phase of the trial of 575 suspects. The convicts were sentenced between three and 31 ...

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BOKO HARAM MENACE: Nigeria, others to get $54m support from US

Boko Haram battle police in Kano

Speaking at a symposium organised by the United States Institute of Peace, Thomas Shannon Jr, US Under Secretary for Political Affairs, disclosed that US Government has said it will give 54 million dollars in addition to humanitarian assistance to Nigeria, ...

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Soldiers kill 2 Boko Haram food suppliers in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Friday said two Boko Haram food and logistics suppliers were ambushed and killed at Malamti village in Guzamala Local Government Council of Borno. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Col. Timothy Antigha, Deputy Director, ...

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Soldiers kill 2 suspected Boko Haram terrorists, arrest another

The Nigerian Army has announced the killing of two suspected Boko Haram terrorists who were caught in an ambush laid by soldiers of the 202 Battalion, Operation LAFIYA DOLE. The statement said troops following an information they received “dispatched 2 ...

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Suicide bombers attack Borno kill 15

Not less than 15 people were killed on Monday when two suicide bombers struck civilians receiving aid in Borno state, a rescue worker and a member of the civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) have reported. “There were twin suicide explosions ...

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PANDEF reminds army of how Boko Haram started, warns against operation in the south-east

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has reminded the Nigerian army of how the Boko Haram insurgency started and warned against replicating it through the ongoing ‘Operation Python Dance 2’ in the south-east. The group gave the warning in reaction to ...

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Jonathan didn’t tackle Boko Haram because he didn’t believe it was a serious issue – Obasanjo

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in an interview with BBC in Lagos on Monday, said the reason ex-President Goodluck Jonathan did not fight the Boko Haram insurgents early enough is that the latter did not believe it ...

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Chibok boy, Ahmadu paralysed by Boko Haram flies to Dubai for treatment

A six-year-old boy from Chibok, in Borno state, Ali Ahmadu, who was overrun and paralysed by Boko Haram insurgents’ motorcycles in 2014, has been flown abroad for corrective spinal cord surgery. Dickens Sanomi Foundation, a charity group based in Abuja, ...

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Boko Haram insurgents attack Borno IDP camp again, kill 7

Boko Haram insurgents on Friday attacked an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Gamboru Ngala local government area of Borno state, killing seven persons in the process. Reports have it that the insurgents stormed the camp in two Hilux trucks ...

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