Category Archives: North East Insurgency

FLEEING BOKO HARAM NABBED

Zurmi Emirate Council in Zamfara State recently handed over three suspected fleeing Boko Haram members to the Nigerian Army.The Commanding Officer who commended the emirate council and members of the local vigilante for their vigilance said items recovered from the suspects included AK 47 rifles, 600 rounds of ammunition, illicit drugs and charms.Some vigilant members…

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POLICE ARREST SUSPECTS ARMS DEALERS

Police Joint Tactical Operation Squad attached to Operation Harmony has arrested 17 suspects in cases of arms dealing in different parts of Southern Kaduna in Kaduna State.Deputy Inspector General of Police, Habila Joshak, paraded the suspects in Kafanchan said after touring crisis-affected areas of Goska, Dangoma and Bakin Kogi in Jema’a local Government.A suspect, Nelson…

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Germany gave Nigeria three million Euros

Germany is to provide Nigeria with three million Euros for the procurement of surveillance equipment, mobile medical care unit and other support services for the country’s armed forces.The minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, announced this at joint news conference with the German Defence Minister, Ursala Von dar Leyen, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.The…

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I risked my life by visiting Boko Haram ……Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said he risked his life by embarking on secret visit to leaders of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.He spoke as special guest of honour at the National Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at held weekend in Ilaro, Ogun State to commemorate the 100 years of existence of the organisation.The former President…

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TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY SEVEN HEALTH CENTERS DESTROYED BY BOKO HARAM

World Health Organisation said  that about Two Hundred and fourty seven health centers in Boko Haram-hit state of Borno have been totally destroyed.Wondi Alemu, WHO’s Nigeria representative disclosed this in a report, said “high insecurity, difficult terrain and lack of health workers, medicines, equipment and basic amenities such as safe water” made it hard for…

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minister of state for petroleum says the effects of security challenges in the oil and gas sector has affected the nation

minister of state for petroleum resources, dr ibe kachikwu says the effects of security challenges in the oil and gas sector has affected the nation’s economy.the minister was represented by the senior special assistant to the minister on physical and regulatory matters, dr timothy okon.he stated this in lagos at the 17th international health, safety…

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Islamic State fighters abducted 295 former Iraqi Security Forces

. United Nations human rights organization says that Islamic State fighters abducted 295 former Iraqi Security Forces members near the militant stronghold of Mosul and also forced 1,500 families to retreat with them from Hammam al Alil town.The abductions took place last week as Iraqi government forces, Kurdish Peshmerga and Shi’ite militias backed by U.S.-led…

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The Kaduna State Police Command has debunked

The Kaduna State Police Command has debunked rumours of purported crisis in Gidan Waya area of Jema’a Local Government.This is contained in a statement signed by the Command’s Public Relation Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman. Usman stated that the rumour was the handy work of mischief makers.According to him, the Command remains resolute in fighting crime…

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