Three years after, our girls are still missing

In their usual manner of launching attacks, the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents, in a convoy of more than ten Hilux vehicles, drove through Damboa into Chibok, a dusty town tucked inside hilly terrains on the southern part of Borno. It was about midnight, April 14th, 2014, and Chibok was asleep when sporadic gunshots broke the…

Shekau alive and running, Defence Minister claims

Nigerian Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Tuesday confirmed that Abubakar Shekau, leader of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, is still alive and on the run. Dan-Ali’s confirmation came amidst several claims in the past by Nigerian Army of the death of the leader of Boko Haram, one of the most dangerous terrorist organisations in…

Shekau resurfaces in new video, vows to enthrone Sharia in Africa

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has appeared again in a new video. Shekau, who seems to have nine lives, has turned himself into ‘abiku’ an evil child that keeps dying and returning to be born again. While the Nigerian Army has at different occasions claimed that Shekau has been killed and at other…

Why I bombed UNIMAID mosque – Shekau

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader Leader of terrorist group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has taken responsibility for the bomb blasts at the University of Maiduguri early Monday morning. Shekau who spoke in Hausa in an audio message uploaded on YouTube said the institution’s mosque was ‘ungodly’, hence the reason for its attack. He also said…

Why my people bombed UNIMAID mosques –Shekau

Leader of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has claimed his group was behind the bomb blast that rocked the University of Maiduguri, (UNIMAID) Borno State on Monday. Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers had on Monday sneaked into the university environment and detonated explosive devices at a mosque within the university, killing four…

Nigerian Army will capture Shekau in 2017 – Bishop Fomson

The leader of the Northern Inter-Faith and Religious Organisations for Peace, Bishop Musa Fomson, has predicted the end of Boko Haram kingpin, Abubakar Shekau. The cleric said Shekau would be captured alive and brought to Abuja by the Nigerian army. In his New Year message yesterday, Bishop Fomson said: “The Nigerian Army will take Shekau…

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Leader of Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, on Thursday, dismissed claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that the group has been flushed out of Sambisa Forest, insisting they are still in their hideout in the forest. In a new video, Shekau insisted he and his members…

Shekau video mere terrorists propaganda – Army

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader The Nigerian Army has described the video purportedly released by the Boko Haram showing its leader as “mere terrorists propaganda.” A statement by Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman in Abuja on Thursday said the attention of the Nigerian Army had been drawn to the video clip released by the group from an…

Nigerian Army says new Boko Haram video mere terrorist propaganda

The Nigerian Army has described the new video released by Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau as a “mere terrorist propaganda”. President Muhammadu Buhari, following the army’s claim of rooting out the insurgence group from Sambisa Forest had publicly declared that the terrorist group has been finally crushed by the army. But the dreaded group had…

Boko Haram not defeated, Shekau speaks out from hiding

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the murderous sect, Boko Haram, on Thursday released a new video to dispute claims that the jihadist group had been routed from its Sambisa Forest stronghold. Shekau revealed that the video was filmed on Christmas day. Shekau who spoke in both Hausa and Arabic said:…

EXCLUSIVE Videos: The Rise and Final Fall of Boko Haram in Nigeria

A screengrab taken on July 13, 2014 from a video released by Boko Haram shows the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau (C). The head of Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists, Abubakar Shekau. Boko Haram WAS a true terror – killed and maimed tens of thousands of Nigerians(some of which were…