The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against travelling to 21 states in Nigeria. In a statement on its website “updated June 17, 2019” and “still current at June 18, 2019,” the FCO listed the states as: Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, “riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa … Continue reading UK warns against travel to 21 states in Nigeria
In continuation of the onslaught against Boko Haram terrorists ,the Nigerian Army said it has killed nine ”social media personalities” of the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP). In a statement on the Nigerian Army Official Facebook page,it said the elimination of members of the Boko Haram media team further confirms that the Nigerian … Continue reading Army Kills 9 Boko Haram Social Media Personalities
Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, has mocked the Nigeria and its national pledge. He called it “shirk” which in Islam means the sin of idolatry or worshiping of anyone or anything besides the singular God. In excerpts posted on Twitter on Tuesday, Ahmad Salkida, an investigative journalist close the sect, said … Continue reading Boko Haram leader, Shekau mocks Nigeria
In its efforts to support the Nigerian Army in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency, the Japanese government has donated $329,000 to the Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Center (MLAILPKC).
The government has blamed a little-known local jihadist group, National Thowheed Jamath, although no-one has yet admitted carrying out the bombings. Another 500 people were injured in the suicide attacks on churches and hotels.
Islamic State on Thursday, April 18 claimed that it killed Congolese soldiers in an attack in Kamango near the border between Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, according to The defensepost.com reports. A message posted by its Amaq propaganda agency said there were Congolese army “dead and wounded” following an attack by ISIS fighters in the town of Kamango near the border.
The capital of Yobe State, Damaturu, is under attack by Boko Haram insurgents, at the time of this report. Resident of Maisandari area, an outskirt of Damaturu, said the attackers came through the eastern part of the town and started shooting sporadically.
It was revealed that the EFCC would go after ex-governors and politicians who had been fingered in corruption acts, noting that the EFCC did not go after them during their tenure because of their constitutional immunity.
It is gathered that the lady, who was identified as Janet Okoro, was shot dead on Saturday on Edede Street, Owerri, the Imo State capital. She was reportedly going home when some cult boys, who were said to be operating in the area, accosted her and demanded her phone.
However, on the Lagos Island, social miscreants otherwise called area boys , attacked some Igbo traders over accusation that they did not vote for President Buhari in Saturday’s election. The miscreants, who were armed with dangerous weapons such as cutlasses, broken bottles, woods and knives, struck at about 9.am at five streets: Oluwole, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tinubu, Bamgbose and Alli streets, taking the traders unawares.
A young man is currently battling for his life after he was allegedly attacked by Fulani herdsmen around Mararaba Udege area in Nasarawa State. It was gathered that the boy whose name is Luka Kaika from Odu village was said to have been harvesting cashew nut in his farm few days ago when the attack occured.
At least 66 persons have been reported killed, and four wounded by unknown gunmen in Maro Gida and Iri communities in Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna. According to reports, victims of the attack which is coming barely 24 hours to the Presidential and National Assembly election include 22 children and 12 women, while the four persons wounded were rescued alive by security agencies and are now receiving medical attention.
Rome’s Ciampino airport was closed for a few hours on Thursday after German bombs from the World War II era were found near its runway. Army experts were called in to defuse the bombs, weighing 150 kilograms and containing about 75 kilograms of explosive, the Italian Defence Ministry said in a statement.