71 soldiers killed at an army base camp in Niger Republic

At least 71 soldiers were killed and twelve others sustained injuries in a deadly terror attack that targeted an army base camp in the western part of Niger in West Africa, near the Mali border on Tuesday. The attack took place when several hundred heavily armed militants ambushed soldiers at an outpost in Inates, a village in … Continue reading 71 soldiers killed at an army base camp in Niger Republic

Boko Haram: Where will the terror group settle after roaming for ten years?

Over ten years ago, exactly in July 2009, Nigeria’s security forces cracked down on what was then a relatively little-known Islamic group in the north east of the country. At the time, that group’s focus was preaching, although it believed al-Qaeda’s path would bring Nigerian Muslims out of their abyss. The military operation led to the deaths … Continue reading Boko Haram: Where will the terror group settle after roaming for ten years?

ISWAP kills 6 Nigerian soldiers in Borno

Six soldiers were killed in an ambush by rebel fighters in northeast Nigeria’s Borno State, according to two military sources who spoke to AFP news agency. Heavily armed fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) group opened fire on a patrol vehicle on Wednesday near Jakana, 30km from the state capital Maiduguri, killing … Continue reading ISWAP kills 6 Nigerian soldiers in Borno

Nigeria-Must-Go: Thousands of Nigerians to be deported from Cameroon

Four thousand Nigerian refugees mostly from Adamawa state are due to be repatriated from Cameroon, media reports confirm. Arrangements to evacuate the Nigerians who fled their homes due to Boko Haram insurgency were concluded on Monday. The planned repatriation is facilitated by a Technical Working Group for Repatriation of Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon. Sadiya Umaru … Continue reading Nigeria-Must-Go: Thousands of Nigerians to be deported from Cameroon

Boko Haram now using drones for terrorist attacks – Muhammadu Buhari

  Extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country's president says, opening a worrying new front in the region's nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram, an offshoot linked to the Islamic State. President Muhammadu Buhari announced the development during a meeting of countries contributing troops to a multinational force combating the extremists. Deadly attacks … Continue reading Boko Haram now using drones for terrorist attacks – Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian lawmakers boo Buhari during his presentation of the Appropriation Bill

  While presenting the Appropriation Bill, President Muhammadu Buhari was shouted down with screams of “nooooo”, “nooooo”, “lieessss” when he started talking about the strides of his administration. Local media reports confirm the shout was loudest when he said “the economy has recovered from recession”, and that Boko Haram had been degraded in the North-East. … Continue reading Nigerian lawmakers boo Buhari during his presentation of the Appropriation Bill

Boko Haram kills over 30 Nigerian soldiers in Borno State

  No fewer than 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed, following an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on their military base. The insurgents, according to AFP, were said to have invaded the military base, located in the North-East, near the border Nigeria shares with Niger. According to sources, who spoke to AFP, the soldiers attacked the … Continue reading Boko Haram kills over 30 Nigerian soldiers in Borno State

Presidency: You’re a liar, Ahmed Salkida

Following reports from  famous Boko Haram investigator that only about 15 of the 113 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls are alive, the Presidency broke its silence today, saying Ahmed Salkida's statements are fake. Ahmed Sakilda is a Nigerian journalist that is based in Dubai and also a self-acclaimed negotiator in the Chibok girls saga. Sakilda in a … Continue reading Presidency: You’re a liar, Ahmed Salkida

Chibokgirls all dead except 15

Ahmed Salkida, a Nigerian journalist known for his rare insights into the working of Boko Haram group has sensationally revealed that only 15 out of the 113 Chibok schoolgirls believed to be in the custody of insurgent group are still alive. In a series of tweets this Saturday, April 14 which marks the fourth-year anniversary … Continue reading Chibokgirls all dead except 15

Cameroon to conquer Boko Haram with witchcraft

While we pray and hope that the quest for relevance in world politics won't drive nations to a nuclear war, Cameroon says the war of guns and bombs against Boko Haram can definitely end in victory. The combined effort from Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon is getting a boost from Paul Biya's men who are using witchcraft to … Continue reading Cameroon to conquer Boko Haram with witchcraft