News - Jihadists

Donald Trump Vows to Help End Vicious and Violent Conflicts in Africa

1 week ago /
International News 

"Africa right now has got problems like few people would even understand," he said at a NATO summit press conference.

Jihadists Behead Eight Villagers in Mozambique

1 week ago /
International News 

Suspected Islamist militants have beheaded eight people in Mozambique’s province of Cabo Delgado - the latest of such killings.

Boko Haram Has Abducted Over 1,000 Children In Nigeria Since 2013 – UNICEF

3 months ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria prepares to mark the fourth anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping, UNICEF reported on Friday that over 1,000 children have been abducted by the insurgents since 2013.

We Won’t Return, Abducted ‘Chibok Girls’ Declare In Boko Haram Video

6 months ago /
Nation 

Islamist militants,  Boko Haram on Monday released a new video purporting to show at least 14 of the schoolgirls abducted from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok in April 2014. At least three of the group were seen carrying babies. One of the students said: “We are the Chibok girls…. By...

Nigeria Appoints New Chief To Head Boko Haram Fight

7 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has replaced the officer leading troops fighting Boko Haram, the Army said on Thursday, after a recent surge in deadly attacks in the country’s remote northeast. “A new commander has been appointed for Operation Lafiya Dole,” Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman said in a statement, identifying him as former...

Suicide Bomber Attacks Mosque In Borno

8 months ago /
Nation 

At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military against Boko Haram jihadists said. The leader of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Ajiri Yala, some 15 kilometres (10 miles) north of...

Battle For Mosul: Destruction Of Al-Nuri Mosque 'Shows IS Defeated'

1 year ago /
International News 

Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, says the destruction of an ancient mosque in the city of Mosul is "an official declaration of defeat" by so-called Islamic State (ISIS). Iraqi forces say ISIS blew up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri and its famous leaning minaret as jihadists battled to stop advancing pro-government...

Boko Haram Kills Eight, Abducts Women In Northeast Nigeria

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

Boko Haram jihadists have killed eight loggers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, vigilantes and residents told AFP on Sunday.   The Islamist gunmen on Saturday stopped nine loggers in a pickup truck near Kayamla village, 10km from the city, murdering eight while one managed to escape.   “The gunmen stopped the van...

FG Alerts Nigerians Of New ISIS Recruitment Strategy

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, urges parents and guardians to monitor the activities of their children and wards to prevent them from being recruited by ISIS.

1,000 Boko Haram Members On Trial In Niger

1 year ago /
Nation 

Niger has begun the trials behind closed doors of about 1,000 suspected fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist movement, officials said. Chief prosecutor, Chaibou Samna told AFP that the trials, on charges of terrorist links, had begun on March 2. Those facing trial are from several countries including Niger and Mali, Samna...

Burkina Faso Police Attacked By Jihadists

1 year ago /
International News 

Two police posts in Burkina Faso were attacked by jihadists on Monday night, officials said, just months after 12 soldiers were killed by militants in a raid near the Mali border, AFP news agency reports.  It was unclear whether there had been any casualties from the latest attack, which took place...

US Ends Anti-IS Operation In Libya's Sirte

1 year ago /
International News 

The US military says it has ended the operation to help local Libyan forces to eject Islamic State-affiliated jihadists from the coastal city of Sirte.  Pentagon officials said that since the start of August US drones and warplanes had carried out almost five-hundred air strikes against the militants.  On Saturday Libya's UN-backed...

Mosul Battle: 'IS Leader Baghdadi' Urges No Retreat

1 year ago /
International News 

The so-called Islamic State group has released an audiotape, which it says is from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. If true, it would be the first public message from him in about a year and would dispel rumours that he is dead. The voice on the audio calls on Iraqis to defend...

Mosul Battle: Iraqi Troops 'Ahead Of Schedule' In Bid To Retake City

1 year ago /
International News 

The Pentagon has said that Iraqi forces are "ahead of schedule", as they begin the second day of the battle to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State. But spokesman, Peter Cook warned that the campaign "could take some time" to as it remained to be seen whether the jihadist group would...

Boko Haram Releases New Video Without Leader, Abubakar Shekau

1 year ago /
Security 

Boko Haram has released a new video without its embattled leader, Abubakar Shekau, lending weight to claims by the Nigerian Army he had been gravely wounded in an air strike. The 13-minute video posted on YouTube late Tuesday showed an unidentified man in a flowing white robe and a sword dangling...

ISIS burns its fighters alive for letting Ramadi fall

2 years ago /
International News  Security 

ISIS militants who lost a key town to Iraqi forces were burned alive in full public view by their own men after they fled to the group’s stronghold of Mosul, in a terrifying message to other fighters, according to reports by Fox News. Several Mosul residents claim that when the black...

 

Al-Qaeda warns of retribution for Saudi's execution of militants

2 years ago /
International News 

Al Qaeda has warned Saudi Arabia it will pay for the executions of dozens of its members, saying they were intended to be a new year's gift to Riyadh's Western allies aimed at consolidating the rule of the Saud dynasty. Though it was the killing of a Shi-ite cleric in the...

OPEN LETTER TO BUHARI: Nigeria under state-sponsored tyranny – Femi Fani-Kayode

2 years ago /
Nation 

Mr. President, as one of your most loyal and faithful subjects who has nothing but the utmost respect for your person and your office, I am constrained to write you this open letter. This is because there are issues I believe are important for you to clarify and to come...

Stop misleading Nigerians – Fani-Kayode writes open letter to Buhari

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

See full letter bellow: “Mr. President, as one of your most loyal and faithful subjects who has nothing but the utmost respect for your person and your office I am constrained to write you this open letter. This is because there are a number of issues that I believe that it is...

Ban the use of full face veil; ECOWAS to West African countries

2 years ago /
International News  Nation  Security 

According to reports, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) leaders have been urged to ban the wearing of full-face veils by Muslim women in line with steps to curb the growing number of Boko Haram female suicide bombings. This appeal was made by ECOWAS President, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo when...


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