See What Nigerian Soldiers are Doing Now in Sambisa Forest (Photos)
While the search for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls is still ongoing and the war against Boko Haram insurgency group still in motion, the Nigerian army has shared photos of battle-ready soldiers patrolling deep into the vast and dreaded Sambisa forest in Borno.
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“El-Rufai’s Tweets If IDP Camp Was ‘Mistakenly’ Bombed Under Jonathan” – Fayose
The Governor of Ekiti state, Governor Ayodele Fayose reacting through his media aide, Lere Olayinka has condemned the military for mistakenly bombing the IDP camp at Borno state, adding what he thought the governor of Kaduna state, Governor Bashir El-Rufai would have tweeted if the IDP was bombed during President Goodluck Jonathan’s regime. He said, (more…)
I directed air strike at terrorists but the fighter jet misfires killing many civilians and aid workers, says Irabor
Barely 24 hours after completing a successful guided tour of Sambisa forest involving a federal government team, the Bring Back Our Girls group and selected foreign and local journalists to search for the missing Chibok girls, the Army said a fighter jet had misfired and shot some humanitarian aid workers of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the Medicines Sans Frontiers and some civilians in Kala Balge in Borno during an operation. (more…)
Heart-Rending Photos From Military Accidental Jet Strike at IDP Camp (52 Killed, Scores Injured)
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an international humanitarian non-governmental organisation best known for its life-saving projects in war-torn regions, says at least 120 people were wounded and 52 killed on Tuesday when a Nigerian air force jet accidentally bombed an internally displaced persons camp in Rann, Borno state. (more…)
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has condemned Monday’s terrorist bomb attack on a mosque in the University of Maiduguri, declaring that the days of the Boko Haram terrorist sect are numbered. (more…)
Two Air Force Beechcraft planes yesterday flew military officers, government officials and leaders of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigners on a surveillance of the Sambisa forest – the former stronghold of the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Aboard were BBOG members former Minister of Education Oby Ezekwezili, coordinator Aisha Yesufu and Dr. Manasseh Allen.
On the flight were Minister of Defence Brig.-Gen. Dan Alli (retd.) Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar and Information Minister Lai Mohammed …
BBOG leaders made the trip after declining to do so and giving the government conditions which were rejected.
On Sunday night, the BBOG wrote to Mohammed on its decision to join the surveillance.
The contingent was flown to Yola, the Adamawa State capital, from Abuja on an air transport plane Hercules C-130 before the surveillance flight.
Chibok Girls: Oby Ezekwesili Speaks On Her Return From Sambisa Forest Tour (Photos)
A former Minister of Education, and convener of the Bring Back Our Girls(BBOG) campaign, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has said the abducted Chibok girls may still be within Sambisa Forest in Borno State. (more…)
OMG!!! See University Professor Killed this Morning by B/Haram Suicide Bombers (Disturbing Pics)
A university professor, Aliyu Mani was among the 5 people killed when two suicide bombers entered two mosques at the University of Maiduguri in the troubled northeastern state of Borno and blew themselves up, at least 15 others were seriously injured according to Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency. (more…)
BREAKING!!! Another Herdsmen Attack Happening Now in Southern Kaduna (Scores Feared Dead)
Very disturbing report just reaching our Newsroom indicates that there is an ongoing deadly attack by Fulani Herdsmen in Gonin Gora, a predominantly Christian suburb in Southern Kaduna. (more…)
Nigerian Army on Sunday released 257 suspected Boko Haram members that have been in its detention to the Borno State government.
Why is USA Concerned About Fighting B/Haram Terrorists in Nigeria – Trump
Pointed questions raised by US president-elect Donald Trump’s transition team about America’s relations with Kenya and Africa have raised concern about how Africa will relate with the new administration. (more…)
Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai has confirmed that a light skinned man found in the Sambisa forest was among those killed when Nigerian troops launched an attack on the forest. (more…)