Boko Haram

Still on the Buhari Administration’s 1st Year in Office

The Buhari Administration in its 1st Year in Office has struggled to convince Nigerians it has what it takes to bring about the much-needed change promised. The new government campaigned on the basis that it would improve security, curb corruption, create jobs and grow the economy. Are Nigerians right to be skeptical about what has been achieved so far? Citizens appear divided over the performance but can anyone really articulate what the issues

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Boko Haram fighters, soldier killed in failed prison attack in Niger

Suspected Boko Haram militants launched an attack on the prison in the southern Niger town of Diffa late on Saturday, military sources said. Read more

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Nigeria’s House of Cards

During the Jonathan administration, we were made to understand that there are three types of “Boko Haram”: first, criminal opportunists who feel they have found a new cover for their crimes; (more…)

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Military frees 182 Boko Haram suspects

THE military authorities in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, yesterday freed 182 people arrested by security agents on suspicion of having links with Boko Haram. Read more

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UN commences screening of Boko Haram victims for skills acquisition

The UN has commenced screening 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) for the first phase of providing means of livelihood and early recovery support scheme to victims of Boko Haram insurgency read more

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Girl blows herself up in suspected Boko Haram attack

A girl aged about 13 was killed when explosives strapped to her body went off near a major mosque in northern Nigeria’s largest city Kano, police said, adding that no one else was caught up in the blast. Read more

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Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: Militants ‘kill 150’

Nearly 150 people are reported to have been killed by suspected Boko Haram Islamist militants in attacks in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state. Read more

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Boko Haram Kills 40 In Another Attack On Borno Villages

At least 40 villagers were confirmed killed on Monday when Boko Haram terrorists staged separate attacks on two villages of Borno State, witnesses and security sources said. Read more

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Chad Warplanes Bomb Boko Haram After Attacks

N'Djamena (AFP) - Chad said Thursday its warplanes bombed Boko Haram positions in neighbouring Nigeria to avenge twin suicide bombings in the capital this week blamed on the jihadists. Read more

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7 Dead, Many Injured In Borno State Boko Haram IED Explosion

Boko Haram’s Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s) exploded yesterday in Borno State, a region that was ravaged by the insurgents. The explosion killed at least three soldiers, one mobile police, and 3 others. Read more

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