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Boko Haram Insurgents Kill 12 Farmers, Displace 1,300 In Borno – NEMA

Boko Haram Insurgents Kill 12 Farmers, Displace 1,300 In Borno – NEMA

  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said 12 farmers were killed and 1,300 others displaced in separate attacks coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno, Northeast Nigeria. Mr Bashir Garga, NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, made the disclosure in a statement in Maiduguri. Garba said the insurgents hacked 12 farmers to death while […]

Germany Deports Associate Of September 11 Hijackers To Morocco

  Germany has deported a Moroccan associate of the Sept. 11 hijackers after he served most of a 15-year jail term for helping to organise the 2001 attacks on U.S. targets, authorities said on Monday. El-Motassadeq, 44, was a member of a group of radical Islamists based in the northern German city of Hamburg, who […]

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ICRC Calls For Urgent Release Of Medical Workers Abducted By Boko Haram

  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has expressed concern over the 24 hours deadline given by Boko Haram to eliminate another female staff held captive by the insurgents. Head of ICRC’s Operations in the Lake Chad Basin, Mamadou Sow, in a statement on Sunday appealed to Nigerian Government, communities and individuals to […]

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Egypt Police Kills 10 Terrorists In North Sinai

  The Egyptian Police on Tuesday killed at least 10 terrorists in a security raid in Arish city of restive North Sinai province northeast of the capital Cairo, official news agency MENA reported. After receiving a tip-off, the National Security Sector struck the hideout of some terrorist elements in a deserted farmland in El-Obour area […]

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Nigerian Air Force Neutralises Boko Haram Vehicle, Fighters In Tumbun Rego, Borno

  The Nigerian Air Force says the the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a Boko Haram vehicle and neutralised scores of the insurgents at Tumbun Rego on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who disclosed this in a […]

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Nigeria: Force Commander Seeks Media Partnership To Dislodge Bandits

  By Mohammed Munirat Nasir Newly appointed Force Commander, Operation Sharan Daji, the joint military operation set up to fight banditry in Zamfara state, Major Gen. Stevenson Olabanji has solicited the support and partnership with the media for the success of the operation. Gen. Olabanji who is also the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the […]

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Nigeria: Zamfara Lauds Deployment Of Additional Troops To Tackle Banditry

By Mohammed Munirat Nasir Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the deployment of  additional troops to tackle insecurity bedevilling the state, particularly in the rural communities. A statement by the Special Adviser, Public Enlightenment,Media and Communication, Ibrahim Dosara said the decision by the federal government to deploy 1000-Strong Military Force to […]

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Nigerian Army Redeploys Commanders, Principal Officers

  A  new Commander has been appointed for Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Northeast region. He is Maj. Gen Abba Dikko.   The army announced the major redeployment in a statement issued Friday by its spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu.   Until his redeployment, Dikko was the commander of Operation Last Hold presently being conducted by […]

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