News - Boko Haram leader

Shekau Releases New Video, Vows To Keep Fighting Against Nigeria

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram leader,  Abubakar Shekau,  has released a new video pledging to continue attacks days after Nigerian Army repeated that the group had been defeated.The factional leader said in the video which was released on Tuesday said that a recent effort to clear out Boko Haram’s stronghold of Sambisa forest...

Court Extends Detention Of Over 400 Suspected Boko Haram Members

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the Department of State Services permission to detain over 400 Boko Haram suspects at the Kainji Detention Camp for an additional 90 days, which will expire on April 10, 2018. The court, however, ordered the DSS to produce four other suspected Boko Haram...

Shekau Releases New Video, Claims Festive Period Attacks

1 month ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, released a video message on Tuesday claiming a series of attacks in northeast Nigeria during the festive season. The shadowy leader released his first video message in months amid a surge in violence casting doubt on the claims by the Federal Government that the terrorist group...

Troops Arrest Boko Haram Commander, Rescue 212 Victims

2 months ago /
Nation 

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a Boko Haram commander and rescued 212 persons held hostage by the terrorists in Borno State. Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, this in a statement signed by him on Tuesday. He said the feat was made during a clearance operation by troops...

Resurgence Of Boko Haram Raise Fears Among The Public

5 months ago /
Security 

The number of attacks by Boko Haram terrorists have risen in the last few months, and Nigerians are getting worried over the resurging danger. In this report, AIT’s Mngusuul Uji looks at the impact of the terror sect’s seeming recovery, and the challenge before the security agencies responsible for fighting them. Between...

Nigeria Army Vows To Deliver Shekau Within 40 Days

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Army has reiterated its determination to arrest or kill the Boko Haram terrorist leader Abubakar Shekau on or before the expiration of the 40-day ultimatum earlier given. The Army spokesman,  Brigadier General Sani Usman,  revealed this in Buniyadi, Yobe state, one of the front lines operational base center in...

Boko Haram Attacks: CDS Reads Riot Act To Service Chiefs

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Defense Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has read the riot act to the service chiefs in the wake of renewed attacks by Boko Haram terrorists. General Olonisakin read the riot to the service chiefs today when the military top brass met in Borno State to review their counter-terrorism tactics. The...

Boko Haram: 43 Surrendered Insurgents Airlifted For Deradicalisation

7 months ago /
Nation 

Forty-three Boko Haram insurgents who recently surrendered to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have been airlifted to join other surrendered insurgents in Gombe State. A statement from the Theatre Command said the terrorists were airlifted on Saturday to join their counterparts where they are to immediately commence a deradicalisation and rehabilitation...

ARMY CHIEF GIVES 40 DAY ULTIMATUM TO CAPTURE ABUBAKAR SHEKAU

7 months ago /
Security 

The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has directed the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, to capture Abubakar Shekau, the so-called and self-styled leader of Boko Haram terrorists group, dead or alive. The Army Chief says the Theatre Cimmander has 40 days...

Four Soldiers Killed, 16 Injured In Boko Haram Bomb Attack

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has said that at least four soldiers were killed and 16 others injured in a bomb attack on Sunday.  The attack occurred when suspected Boko Haram members staged an ambush on an Army convoy outside Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. Since the split in its leadership between the...

Boko Haram: Issues As Leader Abubakar Shekau, 'Surrenders' In New Video

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

Video of Nigeria's most wanted terrorist and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, urging his followers and fighters to lay down arms heavily trended yesterday in the social media space bringing excitement amongst many Nigerians. The Nigerian military authorities, however, is said to be studying the video footage.Several national newspapers had...

Shekau's New Video, Major Breakthrough In War Against Boko Haram, Says Group

1 year ago /
Security 

Following the recent video footage released by the Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau announcing and enjoining his fighters to surrender, a group, the Coalition for Women Advancement in Africa (COWAA) has described the development as a major breakthrough by the military in the war against the Boko Haram insurgency.In a...

No Peace If Shekau Is Allowed To Regroup – Nigerian Women Warn

1 year ago /
Security 

...Say his recent video calls for action ...Call for amnesty to those forcefully indoctrinated

Nigeria's Boko Haram Leader Claims Baga Massacre

3 years ago /
International News  Security 

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for the mass killings in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga and has threatened more violence, AP report The acknowledgment from the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists comes in a video posted on YouTube Tuesday, the same day International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou...

Breaking News: Nigeria and Boko Haram Agree Ceasefire

3 years ago /
Nation 

Islamist militant group Boko Haram and the Federal Government have agreed to a ceasefire. Chief of Defense Staff Alex Badeh issued an order Friday, telling all service chiefs “to comply with the ceasefire agreement between Nigeria and Boko Haram in all theaters of operations.” The text went out after Danladi Ahmadu, who...

Boko Haram: Military Dismiss Claims Of Air Force Pilot Beheaded

3 years ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s military yesterday dismissed claims that a man beheaded by Boko Haram fighters in the group’s latest video was an air force pilot in a fighter jet that went missing three weeks ago. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had claimed in the footage obtained by AFP on Thursday that militants shot...

 

Boko Haram Video Shows Beheading Of Nigeria Pilot

3 years ago /
Nation 

A new Boko Haram video shows the beheading of a man identified as the pilot of a missing Nigerian Air Force jet and burnt out parts of a plane — the first indication that Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremist group has the capability to bring down aircraft. It also allegedly features Boko...

Breaking News:Boko Haram Leader Dismisses Claims Of His Death In New Video

3 years ago /
Security 

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new video obtained by AFP on Thursday and said the militants had implemented strict Islamic law in captured towns. "Here I am, alive. I will only die the day Allah takes my breath," Shekau said, adding that...

300 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender In Cameroon, Plead for Asylum

3 years ago /
Security 

No fewer than 300 Boko Haram fighters have surrendered in Nigeria’s neighbouring country Cameroon in the past three weeks, Cameroon’s defense ministry has said. According to the country’s military spokesman Lt. Col. Didier Badjeck, the Islamist militants gave up their arms and asked for asylum in Cameroon. Badjeck added that the fates...

Two Boko Haram Commanders Killed As Nigerian Military Fight To Recapture Michika And Bazza Towns

3 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Military yesterday morning killed two of Boko Haram’s commanders and 15 of their fighters as the fight to recapture Michika and Bazza towns raged. A military source that spoke on condition of anonymity said that two dreaded commanders of the sect reportedly in charge of Gulak and Shuwa, were among...


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