Tag: islamic sect

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

Be very afraid: Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau says Gwoza is no longer part of Nigeria

by Kolapo Olapoju In a video obtained by AFP on Sunday, 24 August, Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, said he ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 17, 2014

Do not negotiate with Boko Haram! Babangida tells FG it’s not an option (WATCH)

by Azubuike Azikiwe General Ibrahim Babangida, a former Military head of the Nigerian state, has advised the Federal government against ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 5, 2014

Nigerian Army slaughters Boko Haram suspects: Is this what Amnesty International has been talking about? (Viewer Discretion)

by Kolapo Olapoju Amnesty International has repeatedly accused the Nigerian Army of extra-judicial killings in its war against the menace ...

July 1, 2014

BREAKING: Fresh bomb blast hits Kaduna

by S’ola Filani   A bomb blast has just occurred around the Asikolaye/Bakin Ruwa area along the Kaduna western bypass ...

February 26, 2014

Opinion: Enough of all these killings for goodness sake

by Kingsley Ahanonu By their countless bizarre acts, the Boko Haram sect have further exacerbated my flaming discontentment and angst ...

January 16, 2014

3 Boko Haram members arrested for duping amnesty panel of N70 million

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Three men who took advantage of a call for peace talks to impersonate members of terrorist ...

December 30, 2013

Terrible: 8 people killed as suspected Boko Haram gunmen attack bachelor party in Borno

by ‘Jola Sotubo Guests at a bachelor party in Borno received a rude shock when armed gunmen invaded the venue ...

December 20, 2013

Suspected Islamists attack Borno barracks again

by Akintomiwa Agbaje A large  number of terrorist gunmen have again stormed a military parastatal located in the northeast Nigeria. ...

December 15, 2013

Resign now or face humiliation – Sheikh Gumi warns Jonathan

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Sheik Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, an influential Islamic scholar, has warned President Goodluck Jonathan to honourably resign his duty ...

December 14, 2013

Boko Haram threatens to bomb University of Maiduguri, strategic locations

by Adeola Balogun The onslaught on Maiduguri, the Borno capital, by members of dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, seems to ...

December 13, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Boko Haram leader, Shekau claims responsibility for Maiduguri attacks

by Adeola Balogun The leader of Boko Haram has again resurfaced in a video which is said to have been ...

November 18, 2013

How I cooked and smuggled ammunition for Boko Haram terrorists – 19-year-old female victim reveals (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun According to reports, a new tactic is being employed by members of the Boko Haram sect; they ...

September 23, 2013

Terrorism: 3 policemen killed by suspected Boko Haram gunmen in Kano

by Adeola Balogun The death toll of lives lost to Boko Haram was again increased yesterday as suspected members of ...

August 20, 2013

Terrible: Gunmen kill policemen in a raid on Kaduna police station

by Oge Okonkwo A yet-to-be determined number of policemen have been killed earlier today in Kaduna by gunmen suspected to ...

August 19, 2013

Here we go again: Police confirm operation of new Islamic sect in Niger

by ‘Jola Sotubo The war against Boko Haram rages on daily but Nigerians might have more to worry about. The ...

August 12, 2013

Sad: Boko Haram has created 10,000 widows in Borno – Report

by Oge Okonkwo Reports from a Non-Governmental Organisation, the Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation, catering for the need of widows, has put the ...

May 27, 2013

Terrorism: We will stop Boko Haram at all costs – Jonathan talks tough

by Rachel Ogbu President Goodluck Jonathan has said no matter what it costs the government, the excesses of the violent Islamic ...

May 20, 2013

“The bargaining table, not the battlefield, wins victory” – American civil rights leader, Jesse Jackson supports amnesty for Boko Haram

by Rachel Ogbu American civil rights leader and Baptist minister, Rev. Jesse Jackson, has shown support for amnesty to members ...

May 14, 2013

Boko Haram: We kidnapped women and children – Shekau

by Rachel Ogbu Islamic sect, Boko Haram, has announced in a video that it had kidnapped some women, young girls ...

April 20, 2013

More than 5,000 members of Boko Haram (along with wives and children) might benefit from FG amnesty

by Rachel Ogbu More than 5,000 members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram with their wives and children might benefit from the proposed ...

April 11, 2013

Boko Haram: 4 church leaders shot dead in Gwoza village, Borno

by Rachel Ogbu Four church leaders were reported murdered on Monday in Gwoza village, Borno State. The killings come after a ...

March 19, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan believes some foreign hostages may still be alive

by Rachel Ogbu The Islamic sect, Ansaru in Jama’are might have claimed to have killed all seven hostages in Bauchi ...

March 10, 2013

JTF executes 52 suspected Boko Haram members, 70 others arrested in 10 day operation

by Rachel Ogbu 52 members of Islamic sect, Boko Haram were killed by the Joint Task Force Operation last week, reports say. ...

March 9, 2013

Pharaoh arising: “I can no longer stand security operatives being killed” – President Jonathan

by Rachel Ogbu President Goodluck Jonathan has said he would remain idle while a group of people held any part of ...

January 21, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Multiple blasts rock Kano

      By Alkasim Abdulkadir  Rescue and evacuation is currently underway in the city of Kano, which came under heavy ...

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