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

Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know this morning: 1. The Nigerian Army, on Thursday, further confirmed that Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau had since been killed in a military raid. Insisting that Shekau was merely a title, the Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, said the individual originally…

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, is dead – Army Commander

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader The commander of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ Major General Lucky Irabor has reiterated the position of the Nigerian Army that the original leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, is dead. The army general who is commanding troops fighting insurgency in the Northeast said the original individual identified as Shekau has been…

Army confirms death of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

The Nigerian Military on Thursday, confirmed the death of factional Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, said this in Adamawa State during a tour of formations under his command. According to Irabor, the individual originally identified as Shekau has indeed been killed, though the latest person…