Tag: Chad

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 23, 2015

ECOWAS gets support from ECCAS to fight Boko Haram

by Laila Ibrahim The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) on Monday met with President Goodluck Jonathan seeking to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 13, 2015

Boko Haram launches first attack inside Chad

by Panshak Ibrahim For the first time since the inception of their insurgency, Boko Haram militants, have launched an attack ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 13, 2015

‘Nobody will disrespect my Mother!’ || Maj. Gen. Olukolade drops verbal explosives on Niger (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju The multi-national joint forces, which comprises of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, was formed for a reason ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2015

Boko Haram kills 7 people, abducts 8 girls in Cameroon

by Ranti Joseph Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic extremists are said to have abducted at least eight girls and killed seven ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2015

Niger to deploy soldiers to join war against Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim The parliament of Niger has voted unanimously to send troops to join a regional fight against Islamist ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2015

By election day, Boko Haram ‘will be dismantled’ – Sambo Dasuki makes us want to… believe

by James Sambo National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, is pretty confident that the Boko Haram insurgency will be ended before ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2015

Boko Haram abducts 30 people in Cameroon

by Ranti Joseph Suspected Boko Haram fighters launched fresh attacks on three communities in northern Cameroon, abducting more than 30 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2015

‘Boko Haram is ready to fight the world’ – Shekau declares in new video

by James Sambo In a new video released by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, he vowed to defeat the multi-nation ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 8, 2015

African nations pledge 8,700 troops to fight Boko Haram

by Ranti Joseph African nations pulling together a regional force to fight Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants on Saturday pledged 8 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 7, 2015

“I’m optimistic that I won’t lose,” says Buhari

by James Sambo According to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), “It will be ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

Boko Haram’s attacks on Fotokol foiled by Cameroonian soldiers

by Panshak Ibrahim On Wednesday, February 4, Boko Haram insurgents went on rampage in the Cameroonian border town of Fotokol ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

Foreign troops are not in control of Boko Haram onslaught – DHQ explains

by Kolapo Olapoju The Defence Headquarters has refuted claims by a section of the media insinuating that foreign troops operating ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 30, 2015

Chadian soldiers help Nigeria recapture Malumfatori from Boko Haram

by James Sambo Chadian soldiers have flushed the Boko Haram insurgents out of Malumfatori, the headquarters of Abadam Local Government ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 24, 2015

#OperationFlush: Nigeria and its allies plan final push on Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim Boko Haram may have a major battle coming for them as neigbhouring West African countries have reportedly ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2015

Photos of Boko Haram effects recovered by the military in Biu

by Panshak Ibrahim On Wednesday, January 14, seventy-eight Boko Haram terrorists were reportedly killed in their attempt to capture a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 14, 2015

15 killed, 7 captured in Bui as soldiers repel Boko Haram attack

by James Sambo 15 insurgents, believed to be Chadian nationals have been killed by Nigerian troops, while 7 were also ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 9, 2014

Move over America, the Russians are giving us the jets we need

by Kolapo Olapoju A few days after a Chad-bound arms laden Russian plane was intercepted by the Nigerian Army at the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 8, 2014

Nigerian authorities release detained Russian made aircraft

by James Sambo   The Federal Government has reportedly ordered the release of the arms-laden Russian Antonov aircraft intercepted on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 8, 2014

Seized arms laden plane belongs to France – Russia passes the buck

by James Sambo According to Russia, the plane that was seized at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, belongs to France. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 6, 2014

Arms laden plane seized in Kano

by Kolapo Olapoju Security operatives have intercepted a Russian plane carrying arms and ammunition. The aeroplane, loaded with a large ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls to write Chadian President over Chibok girls

by Kolapo Olapoju After staging a protest to the Chadian Embassy on the 3rd of December, 2014, the Abuja chapter ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 23, 2014

#BokoHaram kill another 48

by Godwin Akanfe Boko Haram gunmen have killed 48 fish vendors in Borno State, near the border with Chad, the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 7, 2014

42 Boko Haram suspects released by the Army

by James Sambo Forty two Boko Haram suspects have been freed by the authorities of the 7 Division of the Nigerian ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

Federal government reportedly meeting with #BokoHaram leaders in Saudi Arabia

by Azubuike Azikiwe According to Voice of America, the Federal Government has entered into talks with representatives of Boko Haram ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 14, 2014

Nigerian and Cameroonian militaries talk about operation against terror | What did they say?

by Laila Ibrahim The armies of Nigeria and Cameroon will hold a bilateral defence meeting at the Defence Headquarters on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 14, 2014

Implementation of Niamey agreement will help win war against terror – GEJ

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan says he is confident that the activities of insurgents and cross-border criminals will soon ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Jonathan travels to Niger republic to talk terrorism with leaders of neighbouring countries

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, will embark on a one-day official visit to Niamey, Niger Republic today, to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

“Don’t travel to #Nigeria” – #America warns its citizens against coming this way

by Kolapo Olapoju The U.S State Department has issued a travel advisory to its citizens, warning them against travelling to ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 17, 2014

Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram need $34m – UNHCR

by James Sambo With over 75 000 people displaced in the battle against insurgents in NorthEast and NorthCentral Nigeria, the ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 13, 2014

Wole Soyinka: The wages of impunity

by Wole Soyinka The dancing obscenity of Shekau and his gang of psychopaths and child abductors, taunting the world, mocking ...

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