Tag Archives: Boko Haram

Emotional scenes as released Chibok girls reunite with parents

The 82 rescued Chibok school girls were reunited with their parents on Saturday in Abuja, two weeks after they regained freedom. Their parents had travelled from Borno State to Abuja. The emotion-laden reunion took place at the State Security Services ...

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FRESH: Freed Chibok girls arrive presidential villa to meet Buhari, Journalists barred

The 82 Chibok school girls freed from Boko Haram captivity have arrived at the presidential villa to meet President Muhammadu Buhari. The girls who underwent medical checkup at the Department of State Services (DSS) clinic in Aso Rock, also met ...

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We exchanged Boko Haram commanders for 82 Chibok girls – Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the release of 82 more Chibok girls by the Boko Haram insurgent group. In a statement released on Saturday night on his behalf by Garba Shehu, his media aide, the President said the girls ...

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Federal Government secures release of 82 Chibok girls

Nigeria has secured the release of 82 more Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants more than three years ago. The girls, according to government sources, were released on Saturday after negotiation with the militants. This brings to 103 the ...

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5 killed as four suicide bombers hit Borno

At least five persons were killed as four suicide bombers detonated explosives at three different locations in Muna area of Borno State early Wednesday morning, Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA has confirmed.  The areas affected, according to NEMA, Muna ...

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Troops kill 21 terrorists, rescue 1, 623 Boko Haram victims

Troops on clearance operations on Monday at Jarawa village in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno, rescued 1, 623 captives held by remnants of Boko Haram terrorists after they neutralised 21 terrorists. Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman said in ...

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UN reach resolution to address Boko Haram menace

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted its first resolution addressing Boko Haram’s presence in the Lake Chad Basin. The resolution followed a report of its mission to the region earlier this month. In unanimously adopting the resolution 2349 (2017), ...

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Boko Haram top member surrenders

A top member of the Boko Haram insurgent group, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele, has surrendered to 145 task force battalion, 5 brigade troops at Damasak. Sani Usman, army spokesperson made this known on Saturday in Maiduguri. He said that Metele, ...

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Buhari set to visit Sambisa Forest

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open this year’s Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship in Sambisa forest in Borno. David Ahmadu, the Chief of Training and Operations, Nigerian Army headquarters, disclosed this at a news conference on the championship ...

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BREAKING: Suicide bombers hit Borno village, four dead, eight injured

Four people were killed while eight sustained injuries when suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated explosives in Umarari village, Borno, on Saturday night. According to the Borno police command, the attack was carried out by three suicide bombers, a male and two ...

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