Showing posts with label Boko Haram. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Boko Haram. Show all posts

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Nigerian Millionaire Donates 1 Million Naira To Support War Against Boko Haram

A Nigerian, Dotun Oyetunde has donated the sum of N1 million to support the military’s fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the North Eastern part of Nigeria.

Boko Haram: Canada Tops Countries Selling Arms to Nigeria

With global arms sales surging, Canadian companies have joined the booming business by selling armoured vehicles to Nigeria and Cameroun for their fight against Boko Haram, a new study says.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Pope hails bravery of Nigeria priests against Boko Haram

Pope Francis on Tuesday hailed the bravery of Nigerian priests who have stood strong in the face of Boko Haram violence and worked to build bridges with the Muslim community.

Monday, 16 March 2015

Boko Haram burns Borno town as troops advance – residents

Boko Haram Islamists have set fire to homes in Nigeria’s northeast town of Bama that are under their control, forcing residents to flee as troops advance to recapture it, witnesses said Sunday.

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Boko Haram hit by Chadian assault in North East Nigeria: residents

Boko Haram militants suffered heavy casualties when Chadian troops pushed into Nigeria this week, residents who fled the fighting told AFP on Thursday.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Boko Haram fighters kidnap at least 60 in deadly Cameroon attack

Boko Haram fighters kidnapped at least 60 people in a deadly attack in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police said, in the latest cross-border raid by the Nigeria-based Islamist group.

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Good News: Cameroon Forces Eliminate Dozens of Boko-Terrorists Members In Kolofata Attack



Cameroon forces today, Monday, eliminated dozens of boko-terrorists sect members, who attacked a town in northern Kolofata, reports Associated press.

This is one of the heaviest loss suffered by the boko terrorists group on Cameroonian soil.

Communications Minister and government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary said this in a statement read out on television and radio in Cameroon.

Recall, boko terrorists in their new year message, promised to kill Cameroon president biya for waging war against the sect.

welcome development, kudos troops.

Source: Facebook

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

“God has anointed me to lead a revolution against Islamic jihadists” – Oyedepo

A fiery video of Bishop David Oyedepo preaching at Living Faith Church has been uploaded to the internet in which Africa’s wealthiest clergymen angrily advocates death for the ‘Islamic demons’ in Northern Nigeria.

Oyedepo’s Savage Outburst is Perfect For Nigeria - Justin Irabor

If you haven’t read it already, I’ll give you the abridged version: a YouTube video achieved viral status a few days ago, and it showed the World-Record breaking Bishop David Oyedepo furiously condemning the Boko Haram sect.

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Boko Haram Will Never Stop If Jonathan Re-Emerges President-Governor Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, who is a presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Boko Haram insurgency would not end if President Goodluck Jonathan gets returned as Nigeria’s leader in the 2015 elections.

Monday, 1 December 2014

‘You’re Not a Muslim. You’re a Terrorist’

This quotable quote, more than anything else, captures my position on the Boko Haram maniacs. It is taken from Season 3 of the American political thriller, Homeland.

Friday, 28 November 2014

Kano mosque blast: Death toll rises to 120

At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded on Friday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers at the mosque of one of Nigeria’s top Islamic leaders.

The attack at the Grand Mosque in Kano, the biggest city in the mainly Muslim north of the country, came just as Friday prayers had started.

The mosque is attached to the palace of the Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II, Nigeria’s second most senior Muslim cleric, who last week urged civilians to take up arms against Boko Haram.

The blasts came after a bomb attack was foiled against a mosque in the northeastern city of Maiduguri earlier on Friday, five days after two female suicide bombers killed over 45 people in the city.

Sunday, 23 November 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Chad ‘fuelling’ Boko Haram insurgency with eyes on Borno oil deposits

What started as mere suspicion in Nigeria’s security circles is now being treated with utmost seriousness: Chad may be the major backer and staying power of Boko Haram ─ with eyes on the oil deposits in the Chad Basin, Borno state.

President Jonathan Restates Government Plans to end Menace of Boko Haram

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan said Friday in London that the Federal Government, the Nigerian Armed Forces and security agencies are working very hard to ensure that the ability of Boko Haram to capture and hold any Nigerian territory is ended very soon.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Boko Haram: Adamawa Hunters Call For Support, Prayers

Officials of Adamawa Hunters Association assisting the military in the fight against insurgents in the state have called for public support and prayers for victory over the insurgents.

Monday, 17 November 2014

Army recaptures Chibok from Boko Haram

The Nigerian army said yesterday that it had recaptured the north-eastern town of Chibok, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in April, provoking a wave of global outrage.

Saturday, 1 November 2014

41 Boko Haram members beheaded in Biu after failed attack

After a failed attempt on Sabon Gari in Damboa local government area of Borno state, a combined efforts of military officers and members of the vigilante group, otherwise known as Civilian JTF pursued the insurgents to Gur area around Mandafuma village, where they engaged them in a battle which lasted for about two hours, killing 41 members of the sect.