Posts Tagged ‘Khalid al-Barnawi’

FLASH | DSS Arrests Bello Danhajiya, the Deputy of Khalid Al-Barnawi

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has arrested Bello Danhajiya, the presumed deputy of Khalid Al-Barnawi, the right-hand man of Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader. The secret police paraded Danhajiya and some suspects allegedly involved in defrauding ‎top personalities before journalists on Wednesday. “You may recall that last week, this service informed the […]

Nigeria Claims the Arrest of Ansaru Leader, Khalid al-Barnawi

The Nigerian army has announced the arrest of Khalid al-Barnawi, leader of the Boko Haram offshoot Ansaru. The US government had offered a multi-million-dollar bounty for his capture. Nigerian military spokesman Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar said on Sunday that al-Barnawi was captured in the capital of Nigeria’s central state of Kogi. The 47-year-old jihadist from […]