Category Archives: TERRORISM

“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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HUGE EXPLOSION HITS KANO..NO CASUALTIES RECORDED

Scene of an earlier suicide bomb attack in Kano KANO, Nigeria April 4 (Xinhua) A huge explosion hit northwest Nigeria’s Kano State on Thursday night, police said, adding no death or injury was caused. A bomb exploded along Dangi roundabout … Continue reading

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RARE FOOTAGE OF A JSTF COMBINED SQUAD DURING A CRUNCH PERIOD SPANNING SEVERAL DAYS OF GUN BATTLES AT POTISKUM, N.E NIGERIA

A combined team of soldiers and MOPOL cops, normalcy restored, walk through a battle-scarred neighbourhood in the volatile commercial city of Potiskum in the Far Northeast of Nigeria following days of urban warfare waged against invading Boko Haram terrorists, last … Continue reading

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JSTF KILL 3 TERRORISTS, ARREST ONE IN MAIDUGURI

Nigerian troops and Panhard VBL M11 scout car on urban operations THE GUARDIAN 4 April, 2013 THE Joint Task Force (JTF) in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, has killed three suspected Boko Haram terrorists after the hoodlums robbed a Bureau de … Continue reading

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U.N. TREATY AIMED AT REGULATING GLOBAL ARMS SALES PASSED

PHOTO CREDIT: AFP/GETTY IMAGES NEW YORK TIMES By NEIL MacFARQUHAR UNITED NATIONS Published: April 2, 2013 The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve a pioneering treaty aimed at regulating the enormous global trade in conventional weapons, … Continue reading

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SPECIAL TASK FORCE – OP SAFE HAVEN(JOS PLATEAU) AVERT ANOTHER BLOODY ATTACK

A Panhard VBL M11 of the Special Task Force – OP SAFE HAVEN(Jos Plateau) at the Terminus area of Jos THISDAY 31 March, 2013 The management committee chairman of Barkin Ladi Local Government Council of Plateau State, Hon. Emmanuel Loman, … Continue reading

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JSTF AVERT BLOODY EASTER IN KANO, IMPOUND CAR PRIMED FOR A SUICIDE ATTACK…14 TERRORISTS AND A SOLDIER KILLED IN FIERCE GUN BATTLE; 14 AK47 RIFLES, IED MATERIEL SEIZED FROM GUNMEN

Appreciative Nigerians wave to troops inside an Otokar Cobra APC in a conflict zone in northern Nigeria VANGUARD KANO, Nigeria 31 March, 2013 The Joint Military Taskforce has averted what would have been a bloody Easter in Kano following a … Continue reading

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