Tag: sambisa forest

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Army organises football competition for Borno youth in Sambisa

The Nigerian Army has organised a 16-team football competition in Sambisa Forest for youth of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno ...

AzeezOctober 9, 2017

Army ambush Boko Haram insurgents smuggling food into Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Army has said some Boko Haram insurgents were ambushed while smuggling food into the Sambisa Forest area. The ...

AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

Igbos are everywhere, even in Sambisa forest – Ikpeazu

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has said there are Igbos in the Sambisa Forest, where Boko Haram insurgents are hibernating. ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Shekau’s death won’t stop us | Boko Haram tells Army in new video

Terrorist group, Boko Haram has said despite a 40-day ultimatum issued to capture its leader, Abubakar Shekau, its insurgents are ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Air Force drops bombs on Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has neutralised hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists in Garin Maloma area of Sambisa ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Air chief orders complete clearance of Sambisa Forest

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has ordered a complete clearance of Sambisa Forest. He gave the order while ...

AzeezAugust 29, 2017

Boko Haram: How we survived on leaves and weeds | Escapee narrates

A 25-year-old mother of five, Aisha Bukar on Monday narrated how she was held captive with her husband, mother-in-law and ...

AzeezJuly 28, 2017

Boko Haram back to Sambisa Forest – Air Force

The Nigerian Air Force on Thursday said Boko Haram terrorists were back to the Sambisa Forest area of Borno State. ...

AzeezJuly 26, 2017

‘Why some rescued women are returning to Boko Haram’

Some women rescued by the Nigerian military from captivity are willingly returning to Boko Haram’s Sambisa forest hideout, BBC has ...

AzeezJuly 3, 2017

‘Boko Haram releases video of Sallah celebration’ (WATCH)

A new video of terrorist group, Boko Haram purportedly celebrating sallah had emerged online. In the video released by SaharaReporters, ...

AzeezMay 19, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: I don’t regret the emergence of Wike as Rivers governor – Jonathan | Senate probes DSS recruitment | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. ‘Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents relocating from Sambisa to Taraba forest’ – YNaija ...

AzeezMay 14, 2017

#ChibokGirls: Of escapes, release and negotiations – a timeline

Since the abduction of the 276 Chibok girls in 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists, a number of the teenagers have ...

AzeezMay 5, 2017

‘I am not dead…I have not started killing yet’ | Shekau says in video

by Azeez Adeniyi Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau in a new video has denied reports that he was injured in ...

AzeezMay 3, 2017

‘Boko Haram leader Shekau injured in air strike’

by Azeez Adeniyi Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has been injured in an air strike in the Northeast, AFP reports ...

AzeezApril 28, 2017

Troops kill 15 Boko Haram insurgents, recover weapons in Sambisa

by Azeez Adeniyi The 7 Division Nigerian Army said it has killed 15 Boko Haram terrorists on Thursday during an ...

AzeezApril 11, 2017

Where are the Chibok girls if Sambisa has been cleared? – Cardinal Onaiyekan

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja diocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan has said the Federal Government has been unable to rescue the ...

AzeezMarch 28, 2017

Borno govt declares Dec. 22 public holiday to celebrate capture of Sambisa

The Borno State Government on Monday declared December 22, a yearly public holiday to celebrate the capture of Sambisa Forest ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 27, 2017

Never again will terrorists occupy any part of Nigeria – Buhari

by Dolapo Adelana President Muhammadu Buhari has said, the nation’s territory will never be occupied by terrorists again. The President ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 24, 2017

President Buhari to visit Sambisa Forest

by Dolapo Adelana President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Sambisa Forest, the former stronghold of terrorist sect, Boko Haram on Monday, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 23, 2017

Army rescues 605 women and children from Sambisa

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Army says it has rescued an additional 605 women and children during its operation in ...

AzeezMarch 18, 2017

We are not training regular recruits in Sambisa forest – Army

The Nigerian Army has refuted report that it will be training the 76 Regular Recruits Intake (76RRI) in the Sambisa ...

AzeezMarch 7, 2017

Air Force destroys Boko Haram logistics base in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday said it has destroyed a logistics base in Sambisa concealed by fleeing Boko Haram ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Over 7,000 civilians rescued from Sambisa Forest – Army

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Army says it has rescued about 7,898 civilians from the Sambisa Forest. Theatre commander of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 9, 2017

Army to hold Weapons Championship in Sambisa Forest (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Army has begun preparations to hold the 2017 edition of its Weapons Championship inside the once dreaded Sambisa ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

BREAKING: Boko Haram ambushes military escort, kills 8 civilians

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked troops of operation Lafiya Dole who were escorting some vehicles from Maiduguri to Damboa in ...

AzeezJanuary 19, 2017

Boko Haram may have moved Chibok girls to another part of Sambisa forest – BBOG

The Bring Back Our Girl (BBOG) group has said the abducted Chibok girls may have been relocated to have another ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

Camp Zairo is Boko Haram’s Aso Rock – Lai Mohammed

Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said Camp Zairo to Boko Haram is how Aso Rock is ...

AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

We spent N2.7bn on fuel in 2016 fighting Boko Haram – NAF

The Nigerian Air Force on Monday said it spent N2,738,062.245bn on fuel fighting terrorist group, Boko Haram in 2016. Commanding ...

AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

BBOG, FG delegation search for Chibok girls in Sambisa Forest

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, conveners of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, Oby ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 16, 2017

Sambisa forest 18 times the size of Lagos – Ezekwesili

Co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls group, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili says Sambisa forest is a massive expanse of land. ...

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