No fewer than 150 suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect were killed by soldiers on Friday during a confrontation in Konduga, about 35 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno State capital.
It was learnt that hundreds of terrorists stormed Konduga in the early hours of Friday in a convoy of jeeps and motorcycles, but were...National
There are indications that Boko Haram has agreed to swap some of the abducted 219 Chibok girls for 18 commanders.
According to The Nation, they want to exchange the female students kidnapped in April for 18 key sect members currently in detention.
Some disagreements appeared last night however as the Nigerian authorities...Foreign
Intelligence agencies fear that ISIS, which has set new records in cruelty, may now be offering Boko Haram advice on strategy and tactics, according to a report in a British newspaper yesterday.
According to the quote derived from the British report,
“Intelligence agencies are concerned that what were once symbolic links...National
The highly dreaded Boko Haram sect on Sunday continued its expansionist drive by overrunning Michika and Uba in Adamawa State. The capture of the two towns brings to 13, the number of communities now controlled by the sect in the North East.
The others are Gwoza, Buni Yadi, Gamboru Ngala, Damboa, Marte, Bama, Bara, Banki,...News
The Department of State Security, DSS, says it will be inviting former Borno state governor, Alimodu Sheriff, for questioning following recent allegations leveled against him by Australian hostage negotiator, Stephen Davis, who said he's a Boko Haram sponsor.
Speaking at a news conference today in Abuja, spokesperson for DSS,...
Australian hostage negotiator, Stephen Davis, is revealing more information he alleges to be true.
Yesterday, BN brought you the news that Davis, who spent four months negotiating with Boko Haram on behalf of the Nigerian government to free the over 200 abducted Chibok school girls, stated that prominent Nigerian...
In this exclusive interview with Sahara Reporters, ex-House of Reps member, Farouk Adamu Aliyu has revealed the aim behind his trip to Washington DC when US president Barack Obama is meeting some 50 African leaders. He wants to petition Obama to arrest President Goodluck Jonathan.
The respected former federal lawmaker made...
Boko Haram members killed in Maiduguri attack
Dozens of Boko Haram militants who launched attack on military barracks and other neighbourhoods of Maiduguri, Borno State, were reportedly killed Friday by the Nigerian SECURITY forces and members of vigilante group, known as the civilian-JTF.
The Boko Haram members...
I pray these guys don't bring their madness to Lagos and government should end it even in the North East:
A suspected Boko Haram bomber was arrested on Monday while trying to detonate what was perceived as an explosive device at the Centrex Unit of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) at the Murtala Muhammed...National
A man suspected to be the master trainer of Boko Haram female suicide bombers was nabbed in Kano by the Joint Task Force (JTF) with 16 females who were reportedly being trained for suicide operations The man identified as Ibrahim Ibrahim was arrested in Dala LGA of Kano during a raid by the Joint Task Force Thursday. It was...
The suspect is said to have confessed to being the leader of a gang of killers
The Chief Butcher of Boko Haram, Zakari Mohammed Ardo has opened up about his activities on behalf of the sect.
Ardo was paraded by the police in Abuja and he reportedly told journalists that he only killed 5 people.
He allegedly said further that he...
A group of heartless Boko Haram fighters have killed Captain Benjamin Sule, a Nigerian army officer who just wedded eight months ago. A close military friend of late Captain Sule told SaharaReporters that Boko Haram gunmen killed the young, newly wed officer in an attack on a military contingent over the weekend.
“Captain Sule...Gist and Gossip
The gist is flying around and the spate of female suicide bombings in the last few days is causing more worries in the Presidency and within the security leadership. When will this Boko Haram madness come to an end?
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The wife of Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister, Amadou Ali, was kidnapped this morning July 27th after men of the Boko Haram sect stormed her home in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon’s information minister and government spokesman revealed.Mrs Ali was kidnapped alongside her domestic staff and one other person. The...
A Nigerian Air Force Officer named Umar Abubakar was extensively interrogated before being gruesomely killed by members of Islamist militant sect Boko Haram.
In the clip released by Sahara TV, Umar revealed to the sect that he is a member of Section 9 of the Nigerian armed forces engaged in counter-insurgency measures against...
Suspected members of Boko Haram have reportedly taken over Maiduguri-Dikwa-Gamboru Ngala road, where they have commandeered the toll gates and are forcefully seizing money and goods.
Borno State House of Assembly majority leader, Idrissa Jidda is said to have confirmed that Boko Haram insurgents have indeed taken over the...
Boko Haram just hoisted their flag over Damboa and potentially took over 12 villages where the civilians have been forced to flee. What will you do if Boko Haram hoisted their flag over your village?
What will you do if Boko Haram continue to burn your village, kill your friends and family without deterrence from the nation’s...
Suspected members of Boko Haram this morning launched an attack on Damboa village in Borno around 5 am, killing several people and destroying properties, Premium Times reports. Today’s attack comes barely two weeks after an attack on security formation was launched in the village.
An official of the state’s vigilante group,...
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minimah, has said the Nigerian Army is getting new equipment that will enable it to fight terrorism and combat the Boko Haram insurgency in the country.
The COAS insisted that the military was making progress in its counter-terrorism campaigns, adding that Nigerians must be patient...
In the early hours of Monday, suspected members of Islamist militant sect Boko Haram attacked Dille village in Borno, killing several people and setting houses and shops on fire.
Punch reports that 45 people are dead, while Sahara Reporters states 27 people died by the attack.
The group reportedly came in a convoy...