Friday, June 11, 2021


Boko Haram

Security, paramount in attracting foreign investors – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says security is key in attracting foreign investment to the country and that his administration is committed to ensuring that.

Fighting corruption is difficult – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says fighting corruption in a democratic setting is a difficult task to accomplish.

Buhari receives new COAS Yahaya at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally received the new Chief of Army Staff, Farouk Yahaya at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

IPOB: Those killing policemen, burning INEC offices are soulmates of Boko Haram, says Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has condemned the wanton arson and killings perpetrated by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, militants in the South...

NDLEA seizes 34,950 Tramadol, Diazepam capsules in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has said that it seized 34,950 capsules of Tramadol and Diazepam in Lagos meant for delivery to insurgents in Borno.

Why we killed Shekau, by ISWAP

The Islamic State West African Province, ISWAP, has disclosed reasons behind hilling the factional leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau.

Many bandits are ready for dialogue, they should be engaged in fighting ‘ugly ones’ – Gumi

A Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has disclosed that there are many bandits that are willing to embrace dialogue in the country.

Scores of Boko Haram fighters killed as military destroys 6 gun trucks in Damboa

Scores of Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday afternoon were killed by troops of the Nigerian military in Borno State, PRNigeria reports. They were eliminated after...

Buhari urged to invite IPOB, Odudua agitators for dialogue

A former presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, YPP, Kingsley Moghalu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to invite groups agitating for secession for a dialogue with a view to addressing their concerns. 

A short note to supporters of IPOB terrorism, by Ahmed Musa Husaini

When Boko Haram was ravaging parts of the Northeast, many southerners labeled it as a conspiracy against Jonathan, claiming it was being sponsored by...

Buhari appoints Babagana Kingibe as Special Envoy to Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ambassador Babagana Kingibe as his Special Envoy with Cabinet Rank Status, to Chad and the Lake...

Nigerian troops nab another Boko Haram fuel suppliers in Yobe

Troops of Sector 2, Operation Hadin Kai, has successfully raided another suspected Boko Haram logistics base and arrested two fuel suppliers in the Gujba area of Yobe.

6,400 Army regular recruits pass out amidst vows to make Nigeria safe

The Nigeria Army has restated its commitment to tackling numerous security challenges in various parts of the country.

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in Rann, kill 10 terrorists

The Nigerian Army says the troops of Operation Hadin Kai have eliminated 10 Boko Haram terrorists during an attempted attack on troops location in Rann, Headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno.

Nigerian troops nab Boko Haram fuel supplier in Yobe

Troops of Operation ‘Hadin Kai’, in conjunction with local vigilantes, on Tuesday, raided a suspected Boko Haram logistics stockpile in Kurkareta town, Yobe State.

REPORT: ISWAP fighters arrest Boko Haram commanders as top Shekau lieutenants surrender

Fighters of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, have sustained their aggressive onslaught against the Abubakar Shekau's faction of Boko Haram terrorists,...

Buhari presides over Extraordinary Summit of Lake Chad Basin Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned extraordinary summit of Heads of State and Government of Lake Chad Basin Commission, LCBC, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

Chief of Army Staff: Some choices before Buhari

More than 24 hours after the death of the Chief of Army Chief, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru and other military officers in a plane...

Kuliya: The spy chief who disorganised Boko Haram/ISWAP camps

The immediate-past Chief of Military Intelligence of the Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. Abdulrahman Kuliya, who died alongside the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt....

IGP says no cause for panic in Plateau, FCT

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba says there is no cause to panic over safety and security in Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

U.S says ISWAP not eligible for $7m bounty placed on Shekau

The US State Department has said the Islamic State in West Africa Province will not get the $7 million bounty it placed on Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect.

Maiduguri residents rejoice over alleged death of Boko Haram leader, Shekau

Some residents of Maiduguri, Borno have expressed delight over media reports on the alleged death of a Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau.

EXCLUSIVE: Intercepted intel reveals how Shekau died

Intelligence intercepted by a Nigerian security agency has revealed how the longest-reigning leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, died in a battle with rival...

Post-COVID-19: Why Nigeria and France must strengthen military and economic ties, by Muhammadu Buhari

Today, leaders from across Africa meet in Paris to discuss plans to recover from the impact of a common enemy – COVID-19. But for...

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