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BBOG tasks FG on Yobe school girls’ abduction

Bring Back our Girls Group (BBOG) has urged the federal government to give accurate details of the number of schoolgirls recently declared missing in Yobe state after their school was invaded by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. The group, which had been through daily sit-ins and protests, championing the return of 276 Chibok school girls abducted […]

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Yobe school attack: 30 girls yet found – Police

Kano Three days after a suspected Boko Haram assault on a high school in Yobe state, the police are still trying to ascertain the whereabouts of 30 schoolgirls, officials told Premium Times yesterday. Suspected Boko Haram operatives on Monday stormed Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Bursari local government area, Yobe state, carting away […]

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FG worried over influx of light arms, human trafficking – Dambazau

Dutse The federal government has expressed concern over the influx of illegal small arms into the country through border posts of neighboring countries especially, Niger Republic, used by insurgents to terrorize innocent Nigerians. Minister of Interior, retired lieutenant General Abdurrahaman Bello Dambazau, stated this during the commissioning ceremony of the permanent office complex of the […]

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Why is Boko Haram hard to defeat, by APC chieftain

Abuja National Vice Chairman, North-east of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Mustapha Salihu, has said that the ideology behind Boko Haram insurgency had made it difficult to be completely defeated. He, however, said “the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has done well in fighting the scourge.” Speaking yesterday at the national secretariat of […]

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How military rescued wife of Shekau’s personal physician

SADIQ ABUBAKAR, who attended the monthly press briefing on the activities of Operation Lafiya Dole, reports among others how the military is routing out the terrorist sect out of the dreaded Sambisa Forest, and northeast axis of the country Update The Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas, at the monthly press briefing […]

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Boko Haram: Communities hail Buhari, Army, SSS over abductees’ release

Abuja The people of Margi communities in Borno and Adamawa states have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the release of 10 Lassa women and girls abducted last year by the Boko Haram insurgents. The communities, in a statement issued by Chief A. A. Gadzama yesterday, also appreciated the military and other security agencies who worked […]

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‘ICRC facilitated hand-over of 10 police women, others to military’

Abuja The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said it had facilitated the handover of 10 women officers and three university professors kidnapped by the insurgents recently to the Nigerian military. The organisation in a statement issued by its Communications Coordinator, Aleksandra Matijevic Mosimann, said ICRC acted as a neutral intermediary at the […]

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Sultan to train 200 Boko Haram orphans

By Sidi A. Umar Sokoto The Sultan of Sokoto and President, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has pledged to train no fewer than 200 children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East. This is coming just as Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, representing Sokoto North senatorial district, has set […]