Nigeria was one of the five countries where 75 percent of all terrorism related deaths occurred in 2016, the United States Government said in its 2016 Terrorism Report on Wednesday. The other countries were Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Pakistan. Fifty-five...
The Nigerian Police have confirmed that 12 persons were killed and 18 others injured in multiple suicide bomb attacks in the outskirts of Maiduguri on Monday. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, told journalists after the attack in Maiduguri...
Two Nigerian boys in the northeastern state of Borno went out on Saturday for grazing but ended up meeting some Boko Haram terrorists. Everything seemed normal when the boys returned home. But, in the end, one of the boys...
BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC Cameroonians have continued to bury their loved ones after a devastating suicide bombing on Wednesday left at least 19 people dead and dozens injured in the country's far north. The initial death toll was nine, but...
BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC A fresh Boko Haram suicide bombing in Cameroon on Wednesday killed at least 14 civilians, and left 32 others injured, a reliable Cameroonian newspaper has reported, a day after 23 people, including four suicide bombers, were...
Attacks by four Boko Haram suicide bombers have left at least 23 people dead in Nigeria, including the bombers, police said on Wednesday, another devastating blow to the war against terrorism in the West African country. Newswire, PRNigeria, quoted the...
BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC It's been over two months that the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has not been seen in public. He's been in a secret location somewhere in London, United Kingdom, treating himself for an undisclosed ailment, according to...
Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers were killed on Thursday night near the University of Maiduguri in Borno state, police said on Friday. Many suicide attacks have been staged in recent months in or around the University of Maiduguri...
The head of the Nigerian Army, General Tukur Buratai, granted an interview in London, and it all exposed him a feckless general, a corrupt man with properties in Dubai while his troops are languishing in total misery , and...
BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC A twin-suicide attack in Cameroon on Monday evening left at least four persons dead and many injured, a newspaper has reported, a continuation of a reign of terror which started in Nigeria in 2009 and expanded...
BY REUTERS/AFRICA France and its African partners must work together to wipe out Islamist militants in the volatile Sahel region, President Emmanuel Macron said at the opening of a summit in Mali's capital Bamako on Sunday. Leaders of the G5 Sahel...
BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC Military chiefs from Nigeria and Chad, two countries in West Africa, have met in an attempt to battle the escalating Boko Haram insurgency in the region. The Nigerian Armed Forces Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel...
BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC Four Boko Haram suicide bombers blew themselves up in Cameroon on Saturday morning, killing themselves and a civilian in what seems to have become a way of life in this battered part of the world, even...
A bomb planted by Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s northeast has killed an officer and three soldiers and injured three others, the army said in a statement on Friday. The soldiers were killed on Thursday morning while on patrol to...
BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC Two Boko Haram suicide bombers blew themselves up in Cameroon on Friday morning, killing themselves and a civilian. The suicide attacks took place in the town of Kerawa in the country's far north along the border with...
Two Nigerian soldiers, who were killed by Boko Haram terrorists on June 17 have been buried, the army said in a statement on Thursday, a rare moment in a country where hundreds of soldiers have been secretly massacred by...
Trade unions in the University of Maiduguri has described Federal Government as insenstive to the security threats by Boko Haram in the varsity, alleging that the government inaction on the security situation was helping in giving boost to Boko...
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of India for C-17 transport aircraft, the government said in a statement on Monday. The estimated cost is $366.2 million. The Defense Security...
BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC At least 16 people have been killed in Nigeria and thirteen others have been injured in multiple suicide attacks staged by Boko Haram terrorists in the country’s northeast, as Muslims celebrated the end of the holy...
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, contradicted the country’s secret police on Sunday, saying that its statement two days ago that terrorists were planning to bomb Nigeria during the Muslim celebrations was a ‘malicious report’. IMN said the DSS statement...
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