Category Archives: TERRORISM

JSTF TROOPS KILL 20 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS IN GASHUA COUNTEROFFENSIVE AFTER 5 POLICEMEN ARE KILLED BY INSURGENTS; 6 RIFLES AND PISTOLS, 19 HAND GRENADES RECOVERED FROM TERRORISTS

A combined team of soldiers and MOPOL cops, normalcy restored, walk through a battle-scarred neighbourhood in the Far Northeast of Nigeria following days of urban warfare waged against invading Boko Haram terrorists, last year. DAMATURU, Nigeria April 25 (Xinhua) A … Continue reading

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WHY WE TAKE FOREIGN HOSTAGES – ANSARU

ANSARU terrorists PHOTO: AFP/GETTY IMAGES VANGUARD April 26, 2013 ABUJA Ansaru,a breakaway militant group from Boko Haram which kidnapped seven foreign construction workers in Bauchi has explained why the group abduct foreign hostages, saying it was meant to send a … Continue reading

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MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE, BOKO HARAM IN MASSIVE GUNBATTLE IN THE FAR NORTHEAST; 185 PERSONS DEAD IN THE FRONTIER TOWN OF BAGA..TROOPS IN CONTROL

BY HARUNA UMAR ASSOCIATED PRESS BAGA, Nigeria 21 April, 2013 Fighting between Nigeria’s military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation’s far northeast, officials said Sunday, an attack that saw insurgents fire … Continue reading

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“BE COURAGEOUS IN FIGHTING TERRORISTS”, BRIGADE COMMANDER URGES KANO RESIDENTS

Nigerian troops and a 4WD van at the scene of a suicide bomb attack THISDAY 19 April, 2013 The Commander, 3 Motorised Brigade, Kano, Brigadier General Ilyasu Abba, Thursday charged Kano residents to be courageous and assist the security agencies … Continue reading

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UNLESS BOKO HARAM CHANGE THEIR IDEOLOGICAL PERCEPTION, AMNESTY IS BOUND TO FAIL; “BOKO HARAM INSURGENCY IS A RELIGIOUS PROBLEM” – NORTHERN ACTIVIST

Imam Abubakar Mohammed Shekau, Boko Haram leader VANGUARD April 11, 2013 A NORTHERN-based human rights activist, Mr. Musa Reef has faulted the proposed amnesty for members of Boko Haram Islamic sect by the Federal Government, saying that unless the sect … Continue reading

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UNITED STATES, BUHARI BACK AMNESTY FOR BOKO HARAM

DAILY PUNCH Thursday 11 April, 2013 The United States of America on Wednesday said it backed the Federal Government’s plan to grant amnesty to members of the violent Islamic sect,Boko Haram. The Political Counsellor at the Embassy of the USA, … Continue reading

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WE’LL CONTINUE TO APPLY FORCE ON TERRORISTS – CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF

THE NATION April 3, 2013 UNTIL terrorists sheath their swords, the use of force would be applied on members of the Boko Haram sect, the Chief of Army Staff (CAS), Lt. General Azubuike Onyeabo Ihejirika said yesterday. Gen. Ihejirika said … Continue reading

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