Tag: boko haram

Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 14, 2020

IGP declares new squad “SWAT” to replace defunct SARS, Professor J.P Clark is dead | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s head of police, Mohammad Adamu has announced that a new Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) squad would be “filling ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 28, 2020

Boko Haram or a compromised cabinet; what is Governor Zulum up against?

A once peaceful Nigeria has since 2009 been grappling with heightened insecurity issues from the Boko Haram insurgency that has ...

Michael IsaacAugust 6, 2020

When will the Nigerian government act against the possible infiltration of Al-Qaeda and ISIS?

A wave of fear has been looming on social media this morning, and it has to do with the possible planned ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 3, 2020

Why are we rehabilitating Boko Haram terrorists during an ongoing terrorist occupation?

Five days ago, the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, was ambushed by Boko Haram fighters in the middle of ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 30, 2020

‘Why reintegration of Boko Haram is a bad idea’ | The #YNaijaCover

Senator Ali Ndume has faulted the Federal Government’s amnesty for repentant Boko Haram insurgents. The senator stated this following report ...

Michael IsaacJuly 30, 2020

Boko Haram is showing more audacity, as seen in fresh attacks

The scourge of the Boko Haram is one thing that many Nigerians would agree has been felt for many years. ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 23, 2020

There is a human toll for the continued existence of Boko Haram

A video has surfaced of 5 people believed to be aid workers being executed by suspected members of the Nigerian ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 14, 2020

Reactions as 602 Boko Haram members renounce membership, set for freedom

It has seemingly become a norm for Nigerians to awake to news of one gruesome Boko Haram attack or another. ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 14, 2020

602 repentant Boko Haram members denounce membership | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Amidst increasing insurgent attacks in the North East of the country, there are reports that about 602 repentant Boko Haram ...

EditorJuly 13, 2020

356 Nigerian soldiers allegedly resigned in the middle of active duty, this should worry you

Unless you don’t follow the news, then you must have come across one of the many reports of disgruntled military ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 9, 2020

Reactions as Boko Haram reportedly kills 28 Nigerian soldiers in latest ambush

Not a week goes by that news of assault by Boko Haram doesn’t find it’s way to the airwaves. The ...

Michael IsaacJuly 6, 2020

President Buhari’s response to latest Boko Haram attack sparks outrage

Following Thursday’s attack on a United Nations Humanitarian Air Service helicopter  by insurgent group, Boko Haram, President Buhari has issued a statement ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 3, 2020

Bill to strip president of power to order assets forfeiture passes second reading | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

A bill seeking to strip the president of the powers to order for forfeiture of assets of accused persons has ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 18, 2020

All the growing concerns behind the ‘Service Chiefs’ trend

For at least one year, Nigerians have over and over again voiced the need for decisive action from the government ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 11, 2020

The North is boiling again and here’s how Nigerians have reacted

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Gruesome and graphic pictures have flooded Twitter timelines; showing large amounts of murdered, lifeless bodies on the streets, ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 4, 2020

9 killed in Kaduna village in fresh attack | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

A fresh attack by bandits in Avong Doka village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna, has left 9 people ...

Michael IsaacMay 14, 2020

Forgotten in captivity? Leah Sharibu marks 17th birthday at Boko Haram camp

It’s been over two years since Boko Haram abducted Leah Sharibu, the Christian teenager among over 100 other girls abducted ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 14, 2020

DJ Cuppy wants to use her platform to help upcoming artistes | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

DJ Cuppy has had an epiphany – she intends to use her platform to help upcoming artistes in the industry. ...

EditorMay 13, 2020

Abubakar Shekau & Boko Haram are making headlines, but is it all good news?

After almost a year of silence, a new audio recording purportedly from Abubakar Shekau, the religious and military leader of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 31, 2020

Nigerian Army pulls the plug on General Adeniyi | The #YNaijaCover

An exclusive by online medium, Sahara Reporters Tuesday revealed that a senior Nigerian Army officer, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, who ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2020

The YNaija Cover – 4th March | Bounty on Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau

The United States Department of State is offering a reward of up to $7m (N2.5bn) for information leading to the ...

EditorMarch 3, 2020

Meet Senator Ibrahim Gaidam; sponsor of the new Boko Haram Bill

Nigeria has had more than its fair share of controversial senators since it returned to democratic rule in 1999. From ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 20, 2020

Agency for repentant terrorists – The YNaija Cover | 20th February 2020

The Senate has come under widespread criticism following its deliberations on a bill seeking to establish an agency that would ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 18, 2020

Ighalo plays against Chelsea, makes history; Sharia Council dares Boko Haram – 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo made history on Monday night as he came on for new club Manchester United in the 2-0 ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 12, 2020

The Bishop Kukah Controversy – YNaija Cover | 12th February 2020

The last one month appears to have been horrible for citizens in major parts of the North(ern part of Nigeria) ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 12, 2020

FG allegedly releases 1,400 Boko Haram detainees, Help us defeat Boko Haram – Gbajabiamila tells US Govt. | 5 Things that should matter today

Electricity in Nigeria is for the elite – NNPC GMD – Mele Kyari The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

EditorFebruary 5, 2020

Olatunji Omirin is the latest Nigerian journalist to be arrested by Nigerian forces

At this point, it has become common place to hear of Nigerian journalists, arrested either by the DSS or Nigerian ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 22, 2020

Oxford Dictionary gets updated with Nigerian English, Supreme Court affirms Samuel Ortom’s election | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Oxford English Dictionary has been updated to include some Nigerian words and expressions. In the Oxford English Dictionary’s January ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 26, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Boko Haram terrorists abduct aid worker Jennifer Ukambong Samuel in Borno

An aid worker from Bokkos LGA of Plateau state, Jennifer Ukambong Samuel has been abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 2, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Respecting Bobrisky’s pronouns will cost you absolutely nothing

Following reports of the police shutting down the venue for Bobrisky’s birthday on Saturday, social media had a melt down ...

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