Many people have been feared dead in the ancient town of Rann in Borno State after militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihād, dislodged Nigerian troops in the community. Rann is the headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government … Continue reading Boko Haram invade Borno community
Borno leaders agrees to forgive Boko Haram.
Community leaders in Borno State, on Sunday, agreed to the return of 'repentant' Boko Haram terrorists into their communities. According to a source the decision was taken at a stakeholders' meeting to discuss the prevailing security situation in the state. The meeting was organised by the government of Borno State. The Borno government confirmed that … Continue reading Borno leaders agrees to forgive Boko Haram.
ISWAP and Boko Haram clashes, kill 27 members.
Scores of ISWAP and Boko Haram members have been killed during a deadly clash between the terrorist groups in Northern Abadam, Borno State. According to a news source, Boko Haram militants who had planned to surrender came under heavy attack by their angry ISWAP counterparts in the Gusuriya community, located in Dumbawa village. The Boko … Continue reading ISWAP and Boko Haram clashes, kill 27 members.
Boko Haram kill 7 Nigeria soldiers amid report of surrender.
Boko Haram and Islamic State West African Province terrorists, amid reports of surrendering to the military, have sprung a surprise attack on the location of the troops of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) comprising Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad. The terrorists attacked MNJTF troops of Sector 4, Diffa in Niger Republic, killing seven soldiers. A … Continue reading Boko Haram kill 7 Nigeria soldiers amid report of surrender.
Surrendering Boko Haram and justice.
The recent wave of surrender by the members of Boko Haram and Islamic States West African Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups and their families to troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the northeastern part of the country has become a topic of discourse within the security and intelligence circle. For some weeks now, more than 1,500 … Continue reading Surrendering Boko Haram and justice.
Many Nigeria youths want to join Army no need of repentant Boko Haram ~ Army
The Nigerian Army says it will not enlist repentant Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists because many Nigerian youths are eager to join the army. Army spokesman Onyema Nwachukwu said this in a statement on Tuesday. The statement mentioned that an online video circulated on social media by “one Young Elder … Continue reading Many Nigeria youths want to join Army no need of repentant Boko Haram ~ Army
I see no reason Nigerians should reject Boko Haram ~ Gov Zulum.
Borno state governor Babagana Zulum says there is no reason for Nigerians to reject surrendering Boko Haram terrorists who have killed over 350,000 and displaced close to three million persons, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). “Unless we want to continue with an endless war, I see no reason why we should reject … Continue reading I see no reason Nigerians should reject Boko Haram ~ Gov Zulum.
Buhari secretly funds another welfare programme for respentant Boko Haram.
Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been funding another secret programme aimed at rehabilitating and integrating the “repentant” Boko Haram terrorists into the society. The program titled “Sulhu” was exposed in a report by The New Humanitarian. The media outlet stated that the programme was to pull the top commanders of terrorist groups such as Boko Haram … Continue reading Buhari secretly funds another welfare programme for respentant Boko Haram.
Why Boko Haram are surrendering to Nigeria Army.
In the past few weeks, the news circle has been dominated by reports of repeated surrenders of Boko Haram terrorists to the Nigerian military. More than 2,000 terrorists were reported to have surrendered and branded ‘repentant’ by the Army, claiming adherence to international laws relating to ‘enemies willing to surrender’. Lai Mohammed, the Minister for … Continue reading Why Boko Haram are surrendering to Nigeria Army.
Boko Haram : Massive surrender
Largely two categories of people associated with JAS who are leaving. The first is civilians who couldn’t move away from areas under Shekau’s control while he was alive for fear of ruthless reprisals. The second category is fighters, high-ranking commanders and their families. Large-scale desertions from Boko Haram have occurred before, when notable events presented … Continue reading Boko Haram : Massive surrender