Tag archive for ‘boko haram’
Boko Haram
By metro On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Army rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing during a Boko Haram attack on a village, three parents, a resident and a local government More...

Boko Haram terrorists
By metro On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Nigeria releases 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation

A Nigerian court has released 475 people allegedly affiliated with Boko Haram for rehabilitation, the justice ministry said on Sunday, as the country’s biggest legal investigation of the militant Islamist insurgency More...

Yakubu Dogara
By metro On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Lawmakers bicker over $1b request to fight Boko Haram

There was confusion in the plenary of House of Representatives on Thursday as members disagreed over the propriety of the $1 billion requested by President Muhammadu Buhari to fight Boko Haram. The confusion followed More...

Boko Haram
By metro On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Boko Haram bombers hit Dalori IDP camp

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said that five persons were killed in the suicide bomb attack at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, Maiduguri on Wednesday. SEMA also confirmed that More...

Boko Haram
By metro On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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Suspected Boko Haram attacker arrested in Germany

A 27-year-old Nigerian man suspected of being a member of Boko Haram and killing people in Nigeria during attacks on schools and a village has been arrested in Germany, the federal prosecutor said on Friday. The More...

Boko Haram
By metro On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Boko Haram video purportedly shows some kidnapped Chibok girls

Nigeria releases Boko Haram suspects to get Chibok girls Militant Islamist group Boko Haram released a video on Monday purportedly showing some of the remaining girls who were kidnapped from the northeast Nigerian More...

Army
By metro On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Army aborts Boko Haram attack at checkpoint

Nigerian troops on Monday repelled an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents at a security checkpoint few kilometres away from Maiduguri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the incident occurred at More...

Boko Haram
By metro On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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6 Boko Haram insurgents killed in Ngala attack: Army

The Nigerian Army on Monday denied the killings of civilians in an attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents against the United Nations’  World Food Programme (WFP’s) trucks on Saturday. Maj.-Gen. Rogers More...

Senate
By metro On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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$1bn Boko Haram fund tears senators, reps apart

Strong indications emerged on Saturday that there would be stormy sessions during Tuesday’s proceedings at both chambers of the National Assembly over the decision by the Federal Government to withdraw $1bn from More...

Boko Haram
By metro On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Boko Haram insurgents attack Gulak

Reports say that suspected Boko Haram sect members have engaged the Nigerian army in Gulak town, the Headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa. The insurgents were said to have attacked the town More...