Terrorism

Insurgency: Buratai, others relocate to Maiduguri

The nation’s military chiefs are to move back to the Maiduguri command centre to consolidate the gains against Boko Haram insurgency. Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, made this known while answering questions from State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday. He said the meeting was also ...

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NAF helicopter crashes in Borno during war on terror

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed that one of its helicopters fighting insurgency in the northeast has crashed into a pool of water in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. In a statement issued on Thursday, NAF stated that no life was lost in the incident and that the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has constitutes ...

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Lagos Police demolishes criminal hideout in Isawo Ikorodu

    Pix 1: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni (2nd right), with Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), ACP Tunji Disu (right) with other Security operatives during the Police inspection of ongoing demolition of criminal hideouts in Ishawo, Ikorodu, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. PIX 2: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni (2nd right), with Commander, Rapid Response Squad ...

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Osun Donates Opon Imo To Rescued Chibok School Girls

The State Government of Osun as donated Opon Imo ‘Tablets of Knowledge’ to rescued Chibok School girls towards their rehabilitation.  Recall the state government had in 2013 launched a revolutionary tablets of knowledge for senior secondary school students in Osun. 

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UNICEF raises alarm, says Boko Haram recruits 2,000 children

By Our Correspondent The terrorist Boko Haram group recruited about 2,000 children in 2016 and used them as child soldiers, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.

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Buhari speaks with Trump, secures support on war on terror

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly spoken to his US counterpart, Mr. Donald Trump.

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UN says Boko Haram broke but still deadly

By Our Correspondent The United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has stated that the dreaded sect, Boko Haram is currently facing financial difficulties, says it (the sect) still has capacity for ‘fatal attacks.’

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‘Don’t spare Boko-Haram supporters, even if they are my children’- says Shettima

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima of Borno has urged security agents no to treat persons found to have links with the Boko Haram insurgents with kids gloves.

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Troops capture armoured tank, gun truck from fleeing Boko Haram insurgents

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Troops attacked to 25 Task Force Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army operating under the banner of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have recovered vehicles, arms and ammunition from fleeing insurgent members in Borno State. A statement issued by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Sani Usman on Wednesday stated that the feat was achieved during clearance operation at ...

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Teenage suicide bomber attack mosque in Maiduguri 

 By Wasiu Popoola A Teenage age  suicide bomber \has attacked a  mosque at the dalori staff quarters in Maiduguri in the early hours of today Tuesday.

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