Nigerian military offers N3m for information on Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

It seems that the leader of the Boko Haram terrorist organiasation Abubakar Shekau has drastically reduced in value as the Nigerian government reduced the bounty for his arrest from N290m to N3m cash.

Nigerian military offers N3m for information on Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

By Ehi Ekhator It seems that the leader of the Boko Haram terrorist organiasation Abubakar Shekau has drastically reduced in value as the Nigerian government reduced the bounty for his arrest from N290m to N3m cash. The Nigerian army promised to reward anyone with a valid information that would lead to the arrest of the leader […]

Two Boko Haram members, 3 villagers killed in Adamawa

Five people comprising two insurgents have been killed in an early morning attack in Pallam village of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.  The Chairman of the local government, Mr Yusuf Mohammed, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yola. Mohammed said the insurgents attacked the village around midnight […]

We have 20,000 Boko Haram suspects in prisons- Mansur Dan Ali

We have 20,000 Boko Haram suspects in prisons- Mansur Dan Ali

Minister of Defence Mansur Dan Ali said there are about 20,000 Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria’s prisons. The minister said the suspects are awaiting to be profiled before putting on trial. Dan Ali disclosed this today Saturday during a weekly Hausa Programme ” Hannu da Yawa ” aired on FRCN monitored in Kaduna. ” As […]

Scores killed as Boko Haram strikes in Borno/Yobe

Scores killed as Boko Haram strikes in Borno/Yobe

Scores of civilians and Boko Haram insurgents were reportedly killed yesterday during different attacks in Borno and Yobe states. Witnesses said the first attack was an ambush on firewood mongers in villages around Mafa, the first local government area outskirts of Maiduguri along Dikwa- Gamboru-Ngala-Cameroon Republic road. The second attack was reportedly launched at villages […]

$1bn ECA Fund: Osinbajo makes u-turn, says money is not for Boko Haram alone

$1bn ECA Fund: Osinbajo makes u-turn, says money is not for Boko Haram alone

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has clarified that the $1billion approved by the Nigerian Governors Forum was not for the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency alone. The vice president stated that the fund was approved for the entire nation’s security architecture including “policing in the states, community policing, all of the different security challenges that we […]

$1B to Fight Boko Haram: Wike demands for Special Fund for Niger Delta

$1B to Fight Boko Haram: Wike demands for Special Fund for Niger Delta

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the APC Federal Government must as a matter of urgency release funds for tackling issues of environmental degradation and security in the Niger Delta. Governor Wike said while he will not condemn the release of a whopping $1billion to tackle Boko Haram, the environmental and security […]

Troops captured 220 Boko Haram insurgents in North-East

Troops captured 220 Boko Haram insurgents in North-East

The Nigerian Army on Friday said its troops had captured 220 Boko Haram insurgents in various clearance operations in the northeast region. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said that troops  captured 167 insurgents after raiding their enclaves in […]

Give Nigerians breakdown on how $1bn will be spent – Senator Shehu

Give Nigerians breakdown on how $1bn will be spent – Senator Shehu

A senator representing Kaduna Central district Shehu Sani has urged the Federal government to give a breakdown on how the $1bn will be spent to fight Boko Haram. Sani was referring to the $1bn the Federal government claimed to withdraw from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North East. […]

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