Tag archive for ‘Boko Haram’
Boko Haram's insurgency has triggered a major food emergency in northeastern Nigeria (AFP Photo/STEFAN HEUNIS)
By admin On Friday, March 17th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

President Buhari
By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

soldiers1
By admin On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

Shekau
By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

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 a Nigerian Air Force jet fighter mistakenly bombed the refugee camp, while on a mission against Boko Haram extremists. (Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) via AP)
By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

File Photo of IDP Camp
By admin On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

OPC Leader, Gani Adams
By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

soldiers1
By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

Boko Haram
By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

armylogo
By admin On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
0 Comments

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...

Bok Haram Leader,Abubakar Shekau
By admin On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

Shekau
By admin On Saturday, December 10th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

CHIBOK GIRLS RELEASED
By admin On Sunday, October 16th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

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. 13, 2016.
By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

President Buhari and his wife
By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

CHIBOKS GIRSL
By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

Buhari
By admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

BOKO HARAM SHEKAU
By admin On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

Shekau, says " I am alive and healthy"
By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

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 Boko Haram
By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

BOKO HARAM INSURGENTS
By admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

Buhari and Obama
By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
0 Comments

Obama Holds Talk with Buhari, Hails Fight against Corruption, Terrorism

Buhari and Obama LAGOS SEPTEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-U.S. President, Barack Obama, on Tuesday held talks with Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, where he lauded the effort of the leader of Africa’s most populous More...

Starving refugees in IDP camp in Borno State
By admin On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
0 Comments

Hungry Refugees in IDP’s Camp Accuse Nigerian Officials of Stealing Their Food

Starving refugees in IDP camp in Borno State LAGOS SEPTEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian officials have been accused of stealing food from desperate people who are living in camps after fleeing the terrorist group More...

inec-logo
By admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
0 Comments

JUST IN: DSS, Police Call for Postponement Edo Poll

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services have asked the Independent National Electoral Commission not to hold the Edo State gubernatorial election as scheduled. The More...

Ahmad Salkida
By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016
0 Comments

Boko Haram: Nigerian Journalist Salkida Arrested At Abuja International Airport

Ahmad Salkida LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ahmed Salkida, one of the three people wanted for alleged knowledge of Boko Haram and the whereabouts of over 200 Chibok girls, was arrested in Abuja on Monday. Mr. More...

JAMB