Tag Archives: Boko Haram

101 Boko Haram Suspects Sue FG for N303m for 12 Years of Unlawful Arrest & Detention

Some suspected Boko Haram insurgents have urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to declare their detention for 12 years without trial as illegal and unconstitutional. Through their lawyer Mr Ahmed Adetola-Kazeem of the Prisoners’ Rights Advocacy Initiative (PRAI), they are praying for an order directing their unconditional release forthwith. They also seek an order…

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Shekau-Led Boko Haram Releases Video Showing Abducted Katsina Students

Boko Haram on Thursday released a video confirming that it has custody of the students abducted from a government secondary school in Kankara, Katsina State, Humangle reports. In the six-minute-and-30-second footage, tens of young boys could be seen bloodied and distraught, all covered in dust and appearing to be within a forest area. It featured speeches from Abubakar Shekau…

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Shekau-Led Boko Haram Takes Credit For Horrific Borno Farm Killings

Days after a gruesome attack was launched on farm workers in northeast Nigeria, the Boko Haram jihadist group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the brutal massacre which death toll has risen to 76. The grim search for bodies continues after gunmen on motorbikes attacked the area outside Borno state’s capital Maiduguri on Saturday, slaughtering dozens of laborers in…

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House Of Representatives To Summon President Buhari Over Gruesome Borno killings

The House of Representatives has finally resolved to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address members in plenary over the security crises across the country. According to Punch, the plenary turned rowdy on Tuesday after members were divided over a motion seeking to summon the president to appear before the lawmakers to explain the rising spate of…

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US Condemns Zabarmari Massacre As UN Withdraws ‘110’ Causal Figures

The United States has condemned the horrific killing of 43 farmers in Zabarmari, a farming community in Borno state on Saturday by suspected Boko Haram terrorists that drew global attention. In a statement issued on Monday, the US Embassy in Nigeria asked the Federal Government to unravel the killers of the slain farmers, adding that they…

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Minister Of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi Says Restructuring Is Not As Critical As Hunger & Poverty

In response to the calls for restructuring which was recently reignited by South-South region Governors, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has opined that while its not a bad thing, tackling hunger and poverty is more critical to the federal government. “If to you what is important is restructuring, I don’t see anything wrong with restructuring but I…

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Outrage As Boko Haram Carry Out Horrific Attack On At least 110 Farmers In Borno

The death toll has risen to at least 110 in a recent attack by Boko Haram terrorists in northeastern Nigeria, a UN official has said. Saturday’s attack on farmers from Zabarmari, a farming community in Jere Local Government working in rice fields in the Garin Kwashebe village of Borno state killed at least 110, Edward…

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Global Terrorism Index Ranks Nigeria As 3rd Most Terrorized Country In The World

For the sixth consecutive year, Nigeria has been ranked as the third most terrorized country in the world by the Global Terrorism Index (GTI). In a new report which was released on Wednesday, November 25, GTI revealed that Afghanistan topped the list, followed by Iraq. Syria, Somalia, and Yemen which were ranked fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively. The report…

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UAE Convicts Six Nigerians For Funding ‘Boko Haram’ Terrorists In 2019

Six Nigerians have been convicted by an Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after they were accused of funding of Boko Haram, Daily Trust reports. The conviction which was upheld by the appellate court after they lost an earlier appeal at a lower court saw Surajo Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh…

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Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello Says COVID-19 Is Only Out To Create Panic

Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi State, has alleged that the global pandemic, COVID-19 is an artificial creation which is aimed at causing fear and panic among people. This is as the governor said the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajana, did not die of coronavirus. On Tuesday, Bello spoke at the third-day prayers for the repose…

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