Boko Haram

Boko Haram Mercenary Commander Killed

The Defence headquarters said, Monday, that a Boko Haram Commander, suspected to be a foreigner, was on Saturday killed during the ongoing offensive to rid ... Full story

Boko Haram Hacks To Death 10 In Adamawa State

Boko Haram fighters hacked to death 10 people in a remote village in northeast Nigeria, a local government official told AFP. Maina Ularamu, local government chairman ... Full story

Grant Amnesty To Boko Haram, Northern Elders Tell Buhari

OME prominent northerners including the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Mohammed Uwais and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe ... Full story

Borno Seeks Help As IDPs Deliver 132 Babies Daily In Camps

The Borno State government yesterday called for local and international support as each of the 21 IDP camps record about six child births daily. Alhaji Grema ... Full story

#BringBackOurGirls Is Not A Hate Campaign - Oby Ezekwesili

Former minister of education and co-founder of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign on behalf of other participants of the campaign has replied a letter written to her ... Full story

Boko Haram: Man Disguised As Woman Arrested In Yobe

The man pictured was arrested by security people in Yobe state of northeast Nigeria. The Boko Haram terrorist cowardly man was disguised as a woman ... Full story

Bauchi Community Hands Over Anti Aircraft Gun Recovered From Boko Haram

The Sayawa Community in Tafawa Balewa Local government Area of Bauchi State has handed over an anti-aircraft gun,  allegedly recovered from terrorists by youths in ... Full story

Boko Haram: Niger Journalist Arrested For Collaborating With Islamist

A journalist and rights activist known for his outspoken criticism of the humanitarian crisis in southeastern Niger has been arrested for “collaborating” with Boko Haram ... Full story

Suspected Boko Haram Sponsor Caught Posing As A Soldier In Bauchi

A suspected Boko Haram sect member and a fake soldier has been arrested in Bauchi State by the Nigerian Army. The impostor who was identified as ... Full story

Chibok Girls Held In Bunkers - Kassim Shettima

Borno State governor, Kassim Shettima, Tuesday, said there was every tendency that the female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, abducted by members of ... Full story

Boko Haram: Brig-Gen Ransome Kuti’s Trial Moved To Abuja

Indications have emerged that the Court Martial of Brigadier General Ransome Kuti, Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and 30 other officers under ... Full story

Suicide Bomber Attacks Garkida killing 9, Injuring Many More

A  suspected male suicide bomber Tuesday afternoon attacked the Garkida cattle market in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Reports from the area indicated that ... Full story

How Boko Haram Prepares Little Girls For Suicide Bombing Missions - Meriam

One of the women freed by soldiers from Boko Haram’s captivity, Meriam, 36, has narrated how the sect fighters trained and prepared girls and women ... Full story

Boko Haram Kills Many, Abducts 6 Women In Adamawa

Boko Haram insurgents have killed several people and abducted six women at Sabongari town in Madagali Local Government of Adamawa State. Sources from the area indicated ... Full story

No Abortion For Girls Pregnant With Boko Haram Babies - Foundation For African Heritage

The Foundation for African Heritage (FACH), a coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has kicked against plans to help girls who were raped by boko haram ... Full story

Nigerian Military Demolish 10 More Terrorists Camps In Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian military in its continuing offensive against the Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa forest Saturday killed an unconfirmed number of the insurgents and destroyed ... Full story

Femi Falana reveals soldiers on death row are starved in underground cell

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), on Saturday, said 12 soldiers, who were sentenced to death for mutiny in September 2014, have been starved and ...

Defence Headquarters says no cause for alarm over Boko Harams’ presence in Marte

The Defence Headquarters said that there was no cause for alarm over the reported retaken of Marte town in Borno by insurgents as steps were ...

Female suicide bomber kills 7, injures 26 in Yobe state

About seven people were killed and 26 others injured on Saturday when a female suicide bomber detonated an Improvised Explosive Device at the entrance of ...

Army To Dismiss 4,000 Soldiers Over Poor Handling Of Boko Haram Insurgency

About 4,000 Nigerian soldiers will be dismissed soon, one of the allegedly affected soldiers has told TheCable. The said soldiers are accused of flouting orders ... Full story

Over 60 Killed, Scores Injured As Troops, Boko Haram Clash

At least 60 people mostly suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram insurgents were feared dead in a clash between troops of the 7 Division, Nigerian ... Full story

Boko Haram: Three Female Suicide Bombers, Soldiers, Vigilantes, Others Killed In Borno

At least three soldiers, six vigilantes and dozens of Boko Haram insurgents have been killed during clashes in the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, ... Full story

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Imposes 24hr Curfew On Maiduguri

Following the deadly attack by Boko Haram on Maiduguri, the Borno state capital Wednesday evening, the Army has imposed a 24 hours curfew on the ... Full story

Boko Haram Survivor Graduates From University

A survivor of the deadly Boko Haram attack, 26-year-old Abubakar Umar, who was shot in both arms in November 2014 in Kano during one of ... Full story

Nyanya Bombings: Court Orders Secret Trial Of Ogwuche, Accomplices

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered that prosecution witnesses in the trial of the alleged mastermind of Nyanya bombing, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche ... Full story

Senior Nigerian Army Officers Facing Court Martial Over Poor Handling Of Boko Haram Insurgency

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained a list of 30 senior Nigerian army officers who are currently facing a court martial over poor handling of the boko ... Full story

Zahra Umoru: Boko Haram Always Knew Movements Of The Military

According to Zahra Umoru, a teenager among the women and children rescued from the Sambisa forest, Boko Haram insurgents were able to delay the rescue ... Full story

Boko Haram: Displaced Women Have Been Delivered Of 5 Babies In 3 Days

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that displaced women have been delivered of five babies at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at ... Full story

You're Not A Tested Christian Until You have Resided In The North - E.A Adeboye

On Friday, the official Twitter handle of Pastor E.A Adeboye tweeted 'You are not a tested Christian until you have lived in the North of ... Full story

Brave Nigerian Soldier Fought Boko Haram Militant In A Hand Combat

A Nigerian soldier confronted multitude of militants in the northeast as the militants overwhelmed his team, the soldier got up to run apparently having run ... Full story

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Following the continuous fuel scarcity palaver that has hit the country, Nigeria, Nollywood legend, Nkem Owoh, popularly called Osuofia has voiced out his opinion over ...

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Through this period when artistes are crossing over to other ethnic grounds in Nollywood industry, some of the veterans might still be finding it hard ...

Okey Bakasi Started Stand Up Comedy In Nigeria Not Me - Opa Williams

While the likes of Basketmouth, Ay Comedian, Ali Baba, Bovi have become the notable faces of comedy business in Nigeria, few will remember that the ...

Rainbow FM Takes Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Others To Sagamu NYSC Camp

On Thursday, May 21, 2015, the NYSC Orientation Camp in Sagamu, Ogun State, will come alive when some top entertainers storm the ‘arena’. The likes of ...

My Next Plan for Music...M.I Reveals

Chocolate City rapper, M.I Abaga, has disclosed that he will like to have a working relationship with some notable African artistes in order to help ...

KCee Join Don Jazzy, Harrysongz As He Renew Telecommunications Contract

As the artistes who are enjoying the rewards of their hard work at their craft, which is music creation, Nigerian artistes are getting more dividends ...

Singer, Sey Shay Succumbs to Threats as She Apologise to Fan

Many have seen the social media as a bad place to interact base on the ills it has cost many in the society but some ...