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Boko Haram Shifting Base To Bama – Hunters

Boko Haram Shifting Base To Bama – Hunters

Some local hunters and Vigilante officials have confirmed that Boko Haram members are shifting their operational base from Gwoza area to Bama, less than 70km away from Maiduguri, Borno State capital. They said local hunters saw several insurgents relocating their war hardware to Bama town, with some on motorcycle and Hilux trucks. The news of the relocation has fueled speculations ... Read More »

“Allahu Akbar!” Vs “Allahu Akbar!”: Vigilantes Still Fighting Boko Haram

“Allahu Akbar!” Vs “Allahu Akbar!”: Vigilantes Still Fighting Boko Haram

“Allahu Akbar!” local Nigerian militiamen known as vigilantes shout as they go into battle against the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram. They chant partly to bewilder the insurgents and partly because they too believe in the Islamic faith and that they have God on their side in a war in northern Nigeria that is pitting Muslim civilians against militants trying ... Read More »

Boko Haram Massacres Again, Abducts Women & Girls

Boko Haram Massacres Again, Abducts Women & Girls

Boko Haram fighters have killed 32 people and kidnapped scores of others in an attack on the village of Gumsuri in the restive northeast, local officials and a witness said, while neighbouring Cameroon has said that its troops have killed 116 Nigerian Boko Haram fighters in its far north region. The Nigerian officials, who requested anonymity, said locals were still ... Read More »

Why We Can’t Defeat Boko Haram –Army Chief Writes President Jonathan

Why We Can’t Defeat Boko Haram –Army Chief Writes President Jonathan

In a desperate letter to President Goodluck Jonathan and Senate President David Mark leaked to SR by an insider, a Commanding Officer stationed in Nigeria’s northeast has detailed several troubling issues that are plaguing the troops combating Islamist terror group Boko Haram in the region. The officer stated that massive corruption, lack of resources and troops motivation has militated against ... Read More »

Boko Haram ‘will be defeated’, says Sanusi

Boko Haram ‘will be defeated’, says Sanusi

The Emir of Kano has expressed optimism that the Boko Haram insurgency which has claimed some 13,000 lives will soon be over. “I say help is on the way. Terror must and will be defeated,” Muhammad Sanusi II tweeted. “All it requires is the good leaders, uncommon courage and unrelenting determination, and victory will be ours.”We will together see the ... Read More »