Tag archive for ‘Boko Haram’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Children’s Day: Oluremi Tinubu Commends FG On Rescue of 82 Chibok Girls

Senator Oluremi Tinubu LAGOS MAY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos Central Senatorial District has said the recent rescue of 82 of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls is a proof of the commitment More...

By admin On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Nigeria Govt Pays 2m Euros Ransom For Release Of 82 Chibok Girls-BBC

President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the released 82 Chibok school girls LAGOS MAY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The release of the 82 girls came with a price. Five senior Boko Haram militants were moved from a high security More...

By admin On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Boko Haram Releases Video Of Purported Chibok Girls

File Photo LAGOS MAY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Boko Haram released a video late on Friday claiming to show the Chibok schoolgirls who refused to be rescued as part of a recent swap deal with the Nigerian government. In More...

By admin On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Boko Haram: Eighty Abducted Chibok Girls Regain Freedom

LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than eighty schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 were reported to have been released by their abductors. An Online newspaper in Nigeria reported on Saturday, quoting More...

By admin On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Boko Haram Raid Nigeria Town, Loot Food Supplies, Set Houses Ablaze

Boko Haram’s insurgency has triggered a major food emergency in northeastern Nigeria (AFP Photo/STEFAN HEUNIS) LAGOS MARCH 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)– Boko Haram Islamists have raided a town in restive northeast More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Nigeria Govt Advises Citizens Against Traveling to U.S. ‘Until Immigration Policy is Clear’

President Buhari LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian government has advised its citizens to suspend any non-urgent travel to the USA until “there is clarity on the new immigration policy,” according to More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Nigeria Military Save Young Female Suicide Bomber, Kill Another

LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian troops on Tuesday saved the life of a young woman strapped with explosives and killed another suicide bomber, apparently primed by Boko Haram Islamic extremists to attack More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Boko Haram Strikes Borno village, Abducts Seven Women, Kill Three Residents

Shekau LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members on Monday abducted about seven women and killed three other persons when they attacked a village in the southern part of Borno State, More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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46 ‘Severely Injured’ People Remain at Nigeria Bombing Scene-Red Cross

In this image supplied by MSF, smoke rises from a burnt out shelter at a camp for displaced people in Rann, Nigeria, Tuesday Jan. 17, 2017. Relief volunteers are believed to be among the more than 100 dead after More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Scores Feared Dead as Nigerian Jet Drops Bomb on IDP Camp

File Photo of IDP Camp LAGOS JANUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Several people are feared dead after a military plane mistakenly dropped a bomb inside the Rann IDP camp in Borno State. The Rann IDP camp in Kala-balge Local More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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OPC Commends DSS over Arrest of Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos, Warns Saboteurs

OPC Leader, Gani Adams LAGOS JANUARY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Oodua People’s Congress has commended the Department of State Services for its vigilance, which led to the arrest of suspected Boko Haram members in More...

By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Nigeria Army Orders Preparation for 800 Troops for Gambia

LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY) — A Nigerian army memo orders officers to prepare a battalion of 800 troops for a possible military intervention in Gambia, where the longtime leader has refused to accept his More...

By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Cameroon Uses Witchcraft to Fight Boko Haram, ISIS

Boko Haram LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In the war on terror, guns and bombs just haven’t been enough. So Cameroon is trying spells and curses too. About a year ago, Cameroonian President Paul Biya urged citizens More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Nigerian Army Gun Down Three Female Suicide Bombers at Adamawa

LAGOS JANUARY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Three female suicide bombers were on Wednesday shot dead in Bakin Dutse, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, officials have said. The officials said the three girls More...

By admin On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Shekau Appears in New Video, Debunks Nigerian Army Claim of Crushing Boko Haram

Bok Haram Leader,Abubakar Shekau LAGOS DECEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new video to debunk Nigeria’s government claims that the group has been crushed and flushed More...

By admin On Saturday, December 10th, 2016
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UPDATE: Death Toll in Boko Haram Twin Bomb Blast Rises to 56, Over 120 Wounded

Shekau Haram,Twin Bomb,Adamawa,Madagali,Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS DECEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The death toll from Friday’s suicide bombing attacks in Madagali town, Adamawa state, has risen to 56, according to varios More...

By admin On Sunday, October 16th, 2016
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Why Over 100 Chibok School Girls May Not Return

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Chibok schoolgirls recently freed from Boko Haram captivity are seen during a meeting with Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja, Nigeria, Oct. More...

By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
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Conflicting Reports Trail Release of Nigeria’s Chibok Girls

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Chibok schoolgirls recently freed from Boko Haram captivity are seen during a meeting with Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja, Nigeria, Oct. More...

By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
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Buhari’s Comment On Wife Ignites Reactions

President Buhari and his wife LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks that his wife’s place in government belongs only in the kitchen and “the other room” have sparked outrage More...

By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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JUST IN: Boko Haram ‘releases 21 Chibok Girls’ to Nigeria Secret Service

LAGOS OCTOBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Twenty-one of the more than 200 Nigerian girls kidnapped from a school in Chibok by Boko Haram fighters in 2014 have been released, according to Nigeria’s presidency. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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Northern Leaders Cry Out Over Starvation in Nigeria, But Insist of Voting Northerner in Future

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Northern leaders gathered on Monday in Kaduna, the Kaduna State capital and told President Muhammadu Buhari to work harder at fixing the nation’s economy because there More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Missing Chibok Girls’ Parents React to New Boko Haram Video, Beg Buhari to Act Fast

Shekau, says ” I am alive and healthy” LAGOS SEPTEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau seems to be the proverbial cat with the nine lives, given the number of times the Nigerian More...

By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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JUST IN: I’m in Good Health, Boko Haram’s Shekau Reveals in New Video

Shekau, says ” I am alive and healthy” LAGOS SEPTEMBER 25TH 9URHOBOTODAY)-The disputed leader of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has released a video message denying a claim by the military that he More...

By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Boko Haram: Britain to Give Nigeria Extra £80m to Save 70,000 Starving Children

ABOVE PHOTO: Girls rescued by Nigerian soldiers from Islamist militants Boko Haram at Sambisa Forest line up to collect donated clothes at the Malkohi refugee camp in YolaGirls rescued by Nigerian soldiers from More...

By admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Fear Grips University of Ibadan Community over Alleged Boko Haram Letter

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Fear grips staff and students of University of Ibadan, Oyo State, following the circulation ?of a letter purportedly written to all staff by a Boko Haram group threatening to More...