Tag: Boko Haram

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Boko Haram: NGO lauds military’s successes

Non-Violent Peace Initiative (NVPI), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has commended the Nigerian Army over successes recorded in the counter-insurgency campaign and peace restoration in the North-East. Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement on Friday in Maiduguri, quoted the NGO’s Coordinator, Amb. Mohammed Idris, as saying that […]

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I will continue to hold Jonathan in high esteem – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday, while hosting members of Kannywood, said he holds former President Goodluck Jonathan in high esteem for peacefully accepting defeat in 2015 presidential election. “I’ll continue to hold former President Jonathan in high esteem as a result of that singular act” he […]

Buhari reiterates commitment to ending Boko Haram insurgency
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Buhari reiterates commitment to ending Boko Haram insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night reassured that the brutal activities of the Boko Haram sect would soon become history.The president gave the assurance when he hosted members of the Kannywood entertainment industry to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said that the Federal Government […]

Shock, anger trail Boko Haram killing of aid worker
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Shock, anger trail Boko Haram killing of aid worker

Members of the Bring Back Our Girls protesting against the killing of Hauwa Liman, abduction of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls, Rann women and others at the Aso Villa gate in Abuja …yesterday. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ELUKPO. • Our daughter not dead, parent insists. Buhari speaks with father • Ohanaeze, ACF, […]

Will Buhari complete his project? – Part 2
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Will Buhari complete his project? – Part 2

[FILE PHOTO] President Muhammadu Buhari. PHOTO/TWITTER/APCng The country’s shortcomings are severely handicapping its potential, in particular, with regard to industrialisation which Nigeria should have unmatched comparative advantage in Africa because of its natural resource base, size of the domestic market and focus of the Buhari administration. In a recent report […]

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NAF decimates Boko Haram hideout in Bogum, Borno

The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has decimated a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) hideout and neutralised several insurgents at Bogum in Northern Borno. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made this known in a statement on Monday. […]

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Where is Leah Sharibu?

When about 111 girls of Government Girls Science and Technology College were kidnapped from their hostels in Dapchi, Yobe State on February 19, their parents prayed that they return safe, healthy and quick. When the girls were released a little over a month after, their parents were relieved that the […]

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Boko Haram sect members “neutralised”, wound 6 soldiers in repell attack

The Nigerian Army said that six soldiers sustained injury while repelling Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush at Arege area of Borno on Friday.Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, Army Director, Public Relations, announced this in a statement he issued in Maiduguri on Saturday. He said that scores of the insurgents were neutralised […]

Deadline on Leah: Religious leaders urge abductors to free her
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Deadline on Leah: Religious leaders urge abductors to free her

Leah Sharibu, one of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls Religious leaders, under the aegis of Interfaith Initiative for Peace (IIP), yesterday, in Abuja, appealed to abductors of Leah Sharibu to release her and abandon their threat of executing her. Leah’s abductors recently gave the federal government a deadline, which expires next […]

Buhari pledges to get back all Nigerians abducted by terrorists
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Buhari pledges to get back all Nigerians abducted by terrorists

[FILE PHOTO] Buhari, President of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari, said on Saturday that the Federal Government remained committed to getting back all Nigerians abducted by terrorists. Buhari made the commitment during the Passing Out Parade (POP) of 365 cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna. The News Agency […]

Boko Haram commander killed over ‘planned surrender’
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Boko Haram commander killed over ‘planned surrender’

Spider-Man of ISWAP, Boko Haram stationed on gun trucks met his Waterloo ,26 Sept 18 with his squad. A Boko Haram commander was killed by his comrades over his alleged plan to surrender and handover hundreds of hostages to the Nigerian military, two sources told AFP Sunday. Ali Gaga was […]

Buhari blames terrorism on Iraqi, Syrian fighters
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Buhari blames terrorism on Iraqi, Syrian fighters

President Muhammadu Buhari • Unfolds Nigeria’s stance on global matters President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reinterated his position that terrorism and insurgency in the Sahel region and Lake Chad Basin are fuelled by local runaway fighters from Iraq and Syria and arms from the disintegration of Libya. Buhari spoke in New […]

Group alleges plot to undermine anti-terrorism war
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Group alleges plot to undermine anti-terrorism war

[FILE PHOTO] Islam extremists, Boko Haram The Coalition on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Nigeria yesterday alleged plot by foreign agents to undermine the country’s anti-insurgency war through unhealthy reports. It accused notable foreign media outfits of projecting the activities of Boko Haram terrorists with a hidden agenda. The […]

DHQ alleges links between renewed Boko Haram activities, 2019 Elections
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DHQ alleges links between renewed Boko Haram activities, 2019 Elections

Islam extremists, Boko Haram As Nigerians, especially residents of the Northeast and Borno State in particular fret over the resurgence of Boko Haram attacks, ahead of next year’s general elections, the Defense Headquarters (DHQ) has said that there might be a link between the current resurgence in the activities of […]