Tag archive of Boko Haram

21 dead in Yobe viewing centre explosion

Tuesday’s explosion at a soccer viewing center in northeastern Nigeria has claimed the lives of 21 people, a hospital source said Wednesday. Another 27 were injured in the blast during the showing of a World Cup match, said the source from Sani Abacha Specialist Hospital in Damaturu. He spoke on condition of anonymity, because he was not authorized to speak to the media. Continue Reading

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Boko Haram rule out talks with FG

Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram, on Thursday ruled out holding peace talks with the government and threatened to strike media houses it said fight the group "with the pen".  Read full  

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‘FG alone can’t fight Boko Haram’- Abdullahi Abdulmajeed

"The government is spending resource in tackling the challenges of socio-political crisis, insurgencies and militaries but little is being done to attack the underlining constant factors that are responsible for these problems that we have." Read full

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‘Boko Haram members should be treated as Dokubo, Tompolo’ – Suleiman Shuaibu

The federal Government should stop the contract given to former top Niger Delta militants Dokubo-Asari, Tompolo and others to guard pipelines or else Boko Haram members should be invited and given such contract, National President of African Youths for Conflict Resolution and Prevention Dr Suleiman Shuaibu, said in Kaduna yesterday. Read full

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SECURITY: POLICE RECOVER 996 IEDS IN KANO IN 7 MONTHS

The Anti-Bomb disposal unit of the Kano State Police Command has recovered and defused 996 different calibre of Improvised Explosive Devices (EIDs) from Jan. 20 to date. Read full Photo Credit:

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Ethnicity and power politics: From June 12 to Boko Haram

This is not the first time Nigeria would be descending into anarchy in the face of latent and manifest power struggle between ethno-sectional groups. In January 1966 when a group of mid-level army officers, mostly Igbo, seized power in a revolution that upstaged the leadership that was predominantly Hausa-Fulani, hell was let loose on the state from the July 29 countercoup....Read full

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Bomb blast rocks Kaduna, 4 feared dead, several injured

A bomb explosion has occurred in Kaduna metropolis, killing four people, in what suggests a fresh wave of attack on the north’s political capital. Readf full

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Nigeria army ‘kills 20 Boko Haram Islamists’

Nigerian troops have killed 20 suspected members of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram in the north-east of the country, the army says. Read full

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Boko Haram Kills 8 in Damaturu

Eight persons have been killed in different parts of Damaturu, the Yobe State capital since last weekend by gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram. Read full

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Boko Haram: Orji, IG Seek Investment in Security

Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, and the Acting Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, yesterday added their voices in calling for more investments in security of the nation given the prevailing insecurity in the land. Read full

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