Terrorism

Air Force bombs new Boko Haram hideout in Borno

By Baba Kura Mallam, Borno The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has struck new hideout of the members of the dreaded sect, Boko Haram about one nautical mile south of Tumbum Rego in Northern Borno.

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DSS rescues 4 kidnap victims in Port Harcourt

By Fegor Oghene, Port Harcourt The Department of State Services (DSS), says it has rescued four oil company kidnap victims from their abductors in Port Harcourt.

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Nine dead, 26 injured as four bombers hit Madagali

At least nine persons have been confirmed killed and 26 injured in multiple suicide attacks in Nigeria’s northeast Madagali town on Friday, official of the country’s relief agency has said.

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Army arrest four Boko Haram members, seizes 100 motor bikes

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Nigerian Army has arrested four Boko Haram members of the dreaded Boko Haram Islamist sect. They were arrested while carrying concealed 100 motorcycles by troops.

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FG working to secure remaining Chibok girls, Buhari assures Malala

 By Wasiu Popoola The Nigerian government is unrelenting in its efforts to ensure the safe return of the Chibok girls who remain in captivity, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. 

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SERAP says UN probing Southern Kaduna killings

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Projects (SERAP) has stated that the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations, Dr Agnes Callamard is probing alleged extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions that it alleges are going on in southern parts of Kaduna State.

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Boko Haram kills army captain, five others in Yobe barrack attacks

By Bukar Zanna, Damaturu Members of the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday evening attacked an Army brigade formation in Buni Yadi, Yobe State killing a captain and five other soldiers.

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Vigilantes kill three female suicide bombers in Adamawa

By Ismaila Hassan, Yola Members of a vigilante group in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa have shot dead, three suspected female suicide bombers attempting to enter Gulak market.

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Tragedy as gunman kills self, 11 others at Brazil New Year party

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos with agency reports A gunman stormed a house party and killed at least 11 people and himself during New Year celebrations in the southeastern Brazilian city of Campinas late on Saturday.

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15 feared killed as troops, Boko Haram battle in Borno

At least 15 Boko Haram fighters were killed in Borno State, Friday, when Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and Boko Haram terrorists engaged in fierce battle which lasted several hours.

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