Many reportedly killed as Boko Haram members attack Maiduguri

Many persons have reportedly been killed after Boko Haram members attacked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital this evening February 23.   HumAngle reports that the sect members stormed the Kaleria area close to the University of Maiduguri, firing multiple rockets and killing dozens of persons.   Many persons are said to have sustained serious injuries from the attack.   Unconfirmed reports claim worshippers at a mosque on ”Layin Bori” street in the area may have been killed in the attack.   The military has deployed gun trucks to the area.

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Boko Haram allegedly kidnaps 35 passengers on Damaturu-Maiduguri road

Boko Haram insurgents on Friday December 18, allegedly kidnapped 35 commuters travelling along Damaturu-Maiduguri road.   The Cable reported that the insurgents appeared in military uniforms, mounted a roadblock on the highway with five Hilux vans before attacking a large convoy of commuters near Garin Kuturu in Jakana at about 5 pm and taking them away.   A military source told the publication;   “The passengers first sighted a burning fire, but they thought it was bush burning, not knowing that they had already ambushed a Dangote’s truck driver and set it ablaze.…

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Boko Haram kills 5 abducted aid workers in Borno

  The five humanitarian workers who were recently abducted along Monguno area of Borno state, have been assassinated by Boko Haram insurgents.   The terrorists had demanded a $500,000 dollars ransom for the abducted aid workers. The humanitarian workers and staff of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Action Against Hunger, Rich International, International Rescue Committee and a private security guard had also made a passionate appeal to the Federal Government as well as their organisation to intervene and secure their freedom in a video released last month. A video released on Wednesday July…

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It’s not our duty to expose Boko Haram sponsors- Nigerian Army

  The Nigerian Army has said it is not its responsibility to expose sponsors of Boko Haram insurgents.   Speaking at a press briefing today Thursday, July 2, the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, said although the army is aware that some groups are being sponsored, it is not its responsibility to expose the sponsors of the terror group.   According to Enenche, it is the responsibility of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and the Department of State Services (DSS) to find out and disclose the identities of those…

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My uncle who is a Boko Haram member raped me and I can’t forgive the sect – Teenager recounts

A teenager who was raped by her uncle who is a member of Boko Haram terrorist group, has narrated how the incident turned her life her life around, negatively.   The lady said the incident occurred after Boko Haram members attacked her village, killed all the men and took the women into exile. She further revealed that her uncle was killed following a disagreement among the group, an incident that led to her being married off to another member of the sect.   Speaking to BBC on June 19 (a day set…

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Boko Haram releases new video showing the execution of a soldier and a police officer

Boko Haram has released a new video showing the execution of a Nigerian soldier and policeman. SaharaReporters reports that the video dated Thursday, June 11, 2020, was made by a branch of Boko Haram that has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State West Africa.   The video showed the two security officers, kneeling in a field, and introducing themselves before two masked men pointed guns at them.   The officers said they were on a trip from Maiduguri to Monguno when they were ambushed and abducted by the insurgents whom they described as “Tilafa army”.…

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Defence Headquarters confirms death of two Nigerian soldiers and 3 Boko Haram members in ambush

  The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has disclosed that two soldiers were killed in an ambush lauched against troops by Boko Haram insurgents on Sunday May 17.   The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche said three members of the terrorist group were also killed in the ambush which occurred when troops of Combat Team 1, Operation Kantana Jimlan were on patrol along Buni Yadi – Buni Gari axis of Yobe State.   Eneche said soldiers encountered multiple Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and a Boko Haram ambush which occurred eight kilometres ahead…

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Nigerian soldiers in gun battle with Boko Haram at Borno military base

Men of the Nigerian Army stationed in Mainok, Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State, are currently in a gunfight with some Boko Haram insurgents.   According to residents, the insurgents entered the village around 7pm, shooting sporadically, and made their way to the military base where shooting has been ongoing for hours as the insurgents fight with the troops.   The troops engaging the insurgents are from the army’s 29 battalion task force in Mainok. Sources said villagers are still scampering for safety.  

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25 Boko Haram commanders, chief judge killed, terrorists in disarray

  No fewer than 25 high profile Boko Haram commanders have been neutralised by Nigeria’s Air Force and ground forces in the last two months of intensified offensives near Lake Chad. Both the killings and the brutal offensives have thrown the fractured terrorists in disarray. The dead included Muhammad Shuwa who was recently appointed by the terrorists as their chief judge. In-fighting among the terrorists has also trimmed the leadership. For instance, Abu-Mossad Albarnawee, son of Boko Haram founder Muhammed Yusuf was initially replaced by Ba’a Idirisa. After the elimination…

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