Tag Archives: Terrorism

President Buhari Expresses Excitement Over Freedom Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

The schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, who were abducted by gunmen that raided their school last Friday have eventually been released after nearly a week in captivity. According to Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari who confirmed their release, the boys are presently kept safe in Tsafe, a local government area in Zamfara state…

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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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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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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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US Government Explains Why Its Helping Nigeria Rehabilitate Repentant Terrorists

The United States Government says revealed the reason why Nigeria is being assisted in rehabilitating repentant terrorists, The Punch reports. The US Embassy to Nigeria said this in an interview with the news outlet on Friday, explaining that it is part of a broader joint Nigeria and US strategy to counter violent extremism. According to them,…

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US Warns Nigeria Of ISIS, Al-Qaeda Penetrating Northwest & Seeking Expansion Into South

The United States Government has warned that international terrorist groups, ISIS and Al-Qaeda are penetrating Northwest and looking to expand further south into the littoral areas of Nigeria. The Commander of US Special Operations Command Africa, Major General Davin Anderson, raised the alarm during a digital briefing on US efforts to combat terrorism in Africa…

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Boko Haram Killings: Buhari Condemns Terrorists, Charges Military To Extract Heavy Price

Following brutal terrorist attacks in the Northeast, President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is deeply shocked by the killing of tens of people by the Boko Haram/Islam in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Gubio village, Borno State. According to Channels TV, President, who is still expecting a detailed briefing by the Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum on the…

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Senate Bill Proposes That Repentant Terrorists Be Sent Out Of The Country For Education

According to reports from Punch Newspapers, a bill sponsored by Senator representing Yobe East, Ibrahim Geideam for the establishment of National Agency for the Education, Rehabilitation, De-radicalisation and Integration of Repentant Insurgents has passed its first reading. The controversial bill, few after it was introduced, attracted angry reactions from the Chibok Community, which was attacked by the insurgents…

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