Posts Tagged ‘Boko Haram’

Military not recruiting repentant B/Haram, says Chief of Defence Staff

by Seun Adeuyion March 5, 2020
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has dismissed reports that repentant and rehabilitated Boko Haram members were being recruited into the Nigerian military. Olonisakin, who was represented by Chief of Defence Policy and Plans, AVM Nurudeen Balogun, stated this at a Stakeholders’ Meeting of Operation Safe Corridor on Thursday in Abuja. At the […]

Damboa Massacre: Zulum commends Army’s effort against B/Haram insurgents

by Seun Adeuyion March 5, 2020
Governor of Borno, Babagana Zulum says the effort of the army in the battle against Boko Haram insurgents in Damboa is commendable. Troops exchanged fire with the insurgents when they invaded a community in the state on Wednesday. In a statement on Thursday, Zulum commended the troops for what he described as “decisive blow against Boko Haram”. […]

US Department of State offers $7m reward to anyone with information that will lead to Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau’s arrest

by Chuks Azotanion March 4, 2020
The US Department of State has announced a $7 million reward to anyone that can provide credible information that will lead to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Deparment made this known in a tweet posted some hours ago. The tweet reads The United States Department of State offers a #reward of up […]