Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says over 90,000 members of Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP) have surrendered in the last one year. The governor, while speaking at an event organised on the margins of the 77th UN General Assembly in New York, said the...
  Residents of Bakiyawa village of Batagarawa area of Katsina State have been thrown into panic after terrorists who abducted 43 residents of the village demanded N250 million as ransom to release the abductees. The terrorists invaded the community on Wednesday, 14 September, killed four residents, abducted 44, looted shops and...
  Bandits on Friday attacked worshippers at a Juma’at Mosque in Ruwan Jema town in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing scores of them. Residents said the armed men hid their guns inside their clothes and stormed the mosque during Juma’at prayer. “During Friday prayers yesterday, bandits stormed Ruwan Jema...
  The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), has claimed it has attacked a police vehicle in ipele , Owo council area of Ondo state. A statement by the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, according to SaharaReporters, said that “the attack which was carried out by “soldiers of the caliphate”...
  The Nigerian military has said that troops of Operation Hadin Kai neutralized at least 36 Boko Haram Terrorists and rescued about 130 persons within the last two weeks. According to the military, the troops also within the period under review, arrested two persons who are suspected to be major collaborators...
  Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field a Muslim-Muslim ticket for the 2023 presidential election is a plan to divide the north. Lawal said this on Wednesday in an interview with ARISE TV. His comes hours...
  Following renewed military onslaughts by gallant troops of Operation Hadin Kai, 17 Boko Haram terrorists including their family members on Tuesday surrendered their weapons to troops of 151 Task Force Battalion deployed at Banki-Junction in Bama LGA of Borno State. Authorities of the Force say profiling of the surrendered terrorists...
  Details have emerged as to how notorious Zamfara bandit leader, Bello Turji, narrowly escaped being trapped in aerial bombings by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets on his enclave located at Fakai in Shinkafi LGA, Zamfara State.   Reports from the area said there was heightened tension over the weekend...
  Alhassan Lawali, a suspected informant who worked for bandits in Zamfara State, has narrated how he supplied foodstuff and delivered ransom to bandits in the state. Mohammed Shehu, police spokesperson in the state, announced the development at a media briefing. According to Shehu, Lawali was arrested alongside one Mansur Usman as...
  Hundreds of Boko Haram jihadists have fled a forest enclave in northeast Nigeria, escaping air strikes by the military and floods from torrential rains to seek shelter on Niger’s side of Lake Chad, sources told AFP. Northeast Nigeria is facing a 13-year armed insurgency by jihadist groups which has killed...