Boko Haram: We will not return home, says Chibok girls
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... Read more
Soyinka lambasts FG over killings in Benue,Taraba
  Renowned playwright, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says the Federal Government is responsible for the wanton killings perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the country. Soyinka in a statement on Wednesday titled, ‘Holy Cow: Impunity Rides Again,’ said the government was “looking the other way” as the herdsmen went on the... Read more
PDP tackles Buhari over $1b cash to fight Boko Haram
The row over the $1 billion anti-Boko Haram battle fund to be withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) grew yesterday, with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peopes Democratic Party (PDP) throwing darts at each other. The APC described the allegation by the PDP that... Read more
Boko Haram kid victim Ali Ahmad returns after surgery
All eyes were fixed on him. His face was wreathed in smiles as he flashed the victory sign, walking briskly. The excitement was electrifying. Boko Haram kid victim Ali Ahmadu is walking again. The boy, who was wheeled onto the plane three months ago on his way to Dubai,... Read more
Boko Haram kills two in Adamawa
Two people were killed when Boko Haram fighters attacked a remote village in the latest attack in Adamawa state, a local elder said on Thursday. The attack happened in Wanu village, some three kilometres (just under two miles) from the town of Gulak, at about 7:30 pm (1830 GMT)... Read more
Boko Haram kills 30 in Mubi
A suicide attack by a teenage boy after early morning prayers at a Mosque has claimed the lives of at least 30 persons in Mubi, Adamawa State. According to the Adamawa State Police Command,  the suicide attack occurred around 5:20am local time, at Kunu Araha, a suburb in Mubi North.... Read more
FMBN supports Borno to rehabilitate houses destroyed by insurgents
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria ( FMBN ) said on Tuesday that it would support the government and people of Borno towards the rehabilitation of houses destroyed by insurgents in the state. Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, FMBN Managing Director disclosed this in Abuja during FMBN cheque presentation to beneficiaries... Read more
Buhari to reshuffle federal cabinet soon
Apparently bowing to pressure from party supporters , President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed a possible shake up in the Federal Executive Council with a view to injecting more party supporters in the running of his government. The President stated this  in his speech to the National Executive Committee meeting... Read more
Suspected Boko Haram raid kills 10 in Cameroon village
Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 10 villagers in northern Cameroon on Sunday night in what army and local officials said was revenge for attacks by Cameroon’s army. Cameroon’s semi-arid far North region has been a target of Boko Haram suicide bombings and raids for eight years as... Read more
Troops destroy Boko Haram grain market in Borno
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it’s troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno. Director Army Public Relations Sani Kukasheka, who disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri, said this was part of efforts by the armed forces to degrade the remnants of the... Read more