Tag: insurgency

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 28, 2018

The Big 5: 121 policemen dismissed for shunning deployment against Boko Haram; APC chieftain explains why Igbos must vote Buhari in 2019 | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said Thursday, it has ...

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AzeezDecember 26, 2017

Lai Mohammed has a detailed explanation for critics of $1bn security fund

The Federal Government has described those criticising the approval of $1bn for the fight against insurgency and other violent crimes ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

The killing of 20 Boko Haram insurgents by the Army negates the claims of ‘technical defeat’

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops had killed 20 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operation in the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

Air Force attacks Boko Haram targets, kill insurgents

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday said it has carried out bombings of Boko Haram targets in the North ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 4, 2017

Buratai insists that the battle tide against Boko Haram has shifted

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. General Tukur Buratai on Monday said that the power of insurgents – Boko Haram ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 4, 2017

Boko Haram attack victim returns after successful surgery in Dubai (PHOTOS)

A victim of insurgency in the North East, Ali Ahmadu, who had travelled to Dubai, after suffering a spinal cord ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

Nigerian Army has played its role satisfactorily in the war against Boko Haram – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, said all that was remaining for the war on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 27, 2017

5-year-old, 3 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno

The Boko Haram attack in Magumeri town, Borno, has left a 5-year-old dead, alongside three soldiers, while attempting to repel ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 27, 2017

“Instead of being hunters, they are now the hunted” | Buhari speaks on Boko Haram insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the end of Boko Haram insurgency is near and the people behind it knowing that, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

FG rolls out plan to end insurgency in the North East

As part of plans to reduce the threat of insurgency – Boko Haram – in the North East, Nigeria’s Federal ...

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AzeezNovember 4, 2017

FG wiil support universities affected by insurgency – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the Federal Government would support universities affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 25, 2017

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists attack Yobe village

Suspected members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram Tuesday, attacked Sasawa village in Damaturu Local Government Area, Yobe, the News ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 23, 2017

Police advise Maiduguri residents to be security conscious

The Nigerian Police, Borno Command Monday, urged residents of the state to be vigilant in order to check the spate ...

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AzeezOctober 10, 2017

Yobe requests refund of N13bn expended for fight against insurgency

Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has requested the refund of at least 30 per cent of N13 billion the State Government ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

‘Mass trials for Boko Haram suspects have begun’

First major prosecutions of Boko Haram suspects have started according to a report by Guardian. The trials would be closed-door ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

Why we kill people | Suspected Boko Haram member reveals

A suspected member of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Mohammed Bashir  says they were planning to carry out attacks in Ondo ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 11, 2017

What Jonathan believed about Boko Haram – Obasanjo

A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has said the war against the insurgent group, Boko Haram has to be fought from ...

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EditorSeptember 5, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Why the Military must not take Amnesty International’s report on B’Haram lightly

Human right organisation Amnesty International in a fresh report said about 381 civilians were killed by the dreaded Boko Haram ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 5, 2017

223 people have been killed in Boko Haram attacks since April – Report

According to a statement on Tuesday by Amnesty International, at least 223 people have been killed in Boko Haram attacks ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

11 killed in knife attack by suspected members of Boko Haram

Suspected members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram have killed 11 people on Friday in a raid on an internally ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

“There is no resurgence of Boko Haram” – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the activities of the  insurgent group, Boko Haram, has not increased ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Boko Haram factions ready to speak with the FG – Former commander

A former commandant of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Abdulkadir Abubakar has reportedly announced that two factions of the group may ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

The people of Maiduguri are finished – Shekau (WATCH)

The leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has threatened to carry out fresh attacks in Maiduguri, Borno state. This ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

Army inaugurates mobile special force to end insurgency in the North-East

Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has, in continuation of its plan to end the insurgency in the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 13, 2017

Shekau has been killed, but there are many Shekaus – Defence Spokesperson

Defence spokesperson, John Enenche says there is evidence that the Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau,  has been killed, but there are ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

We need to help break the cycle of suffering in Northeast Nigeria – UK

The United Kingdom has said the stories of those affected by the activities of Boko Haram in the North-East cannot ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 8, 2017

Factional leader of Boko Haram says Shekau will soon be defeated in recently released video

A factional leader of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Abu Musad Albarnawi, has said the Abubakar Shekau-led group will soon ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Nigeria more secured at the moment – Chief of Air Staff

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar Saturday, said the Nigerian military had reduced the strength of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Boko Haram will forever remain technically defeated – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has said that the Boko Haram insurgents will forever remain technically ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Osinbajo charges military to embrace technology in the fight against insurgency

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has advised the military elite to embrace hi-tech methods in the fight against Boko Haram. Osinbajo ...

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