Boko Haram still kidnapping women, girls in Nigeria – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has stated that Boko Haram insurgents are still abducting more Nigerian women and girls. The group said much works needed to be done to prevent the sect members from further kidnapping of Nigerians. In a statement on Friday, Makmid Kamara, interim country director of Amnesty International, said it was sad that much abduction…

Chibok girls: Boko Haram have powerful arms than Nigerian military – Alele-Williams

Nigeria’s first female vice-chancellor, Grace Alele-Williams has slammed the Nigerian army for playing games with the remaining Chibok girls held captive by Boko Haram insurgents. She also said Boko Haram insurgents have sophisticated weapons than the Nigerian military. Three years ago, Boko Haram insurgents stormed Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state, and whisked away…

Kogi Govt. names road after Col. Abu Ali, Boko Haram war hero

Kogi State Government on Friday named the 50-km Shintaku-Gboloko-Dekina Road in Bassa Local Government Area of the state after the fallen Book Haram war hero, Lt.-Col. Mohammed Abu Ali. Gov. Yahaya Bello, who announced this in Bassa, said the honour was part of efforts to immortalise Ali, who was killed in Maiduguri, Borno, on Nov.……

Obasanjo’s Corruption Narratives

By Jideofor Adibe… In a lecture in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on “The Role of the Church in the Fight Against Corruption in Nigeria”, the former President and military Head of State was quoted as saying that despite all the efforts in the fight against corruption in Nigeria, including enacting anti-graft laws, the scourge seemed to…

CHIBOK GIRLS: We are in touch with Boko Haram, Buhari assures

President Muhammad’s Buhari has stated that the federal government is in constant touch with with the Boko Haram terrorist group with a view to freeing the remaining CHIBOK girls. The president said government is in touch “through negotiations, through local intelligence to secure the release of the remaining girls and other abducted persons unharmed”. Buhari…

Buhari speaks on Boko Haram, Chibok girls

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday recalled that on April 14, 2014, Nigeria suffered one of the worst crimes committed against its citizens – the abduction of schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, by the vicious terrorist and insurgent group, Boko Haram. In his speech on the third anniversary of the incident, Buhari said…

US commends DSS for stopping ISIS-linked attack on its embassy in Abuja

The United States of America has commended the Department of State Services (DSS), for blocking a planned attack on its embassy in Abuja. On Wednesday, the DSS revealed that it had foiled planned attacks on the US and UK embassies in the country. The security agency also said the masterminds had been arrested. In a…

Unmasking Boko Haram’s Misrepresentation On Education

“I will never go to school again!’’, Ali Kachallah, a 12-year old primary school pupil announced when he arrived in Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damaturu recently. The boy had earlier attended a public preaching against western education when Boko Haram insurgents overtook his village, Shangamari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, before…