Tag archive for ‘Boko Haram’
By admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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...

By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

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...

By admin On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

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...

By admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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...

By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

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...

By admin On Sunday, September 4th, 2016

War Bigger Than Boko Haram Looms in Northern Nigeria, Senate Leader Cries Out

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, on Friday evening, raised the alarm that if something urgent was not done, a war that would be worse than the Boko Haram insurgency might break out More...

By admin On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

JUST IN: Several Villagers Missing as Boko Haram Fighters Set Borno Village Ablaze

LAGOS AUGUST 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Boko Haram fighters riding on bicycles sacked Shawa village in Askira/Uba LGA of Borno state in the early hours of Sunday. A member of the vigilante group, Civilian JTF, Istifanus More...

By admin On Sunday, August 21st, 2016

Motorcycle Suicide Bomber Kills 4, Injures 24 in Cameroon Market

LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed three people and wounded 24 at a market in north Cameroon, where armed group Boko Haram has been waging an armed rebellion since 2009, authorities More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Escaped Chibok Girl: I Miss My Boko Haram Husband

Escaped Chibok girl Amina Ali Nkeki and her Boko Haram husband LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Escaped Chibok girl Amina Ali Nkeki says she misses her Boko Haram fighter husband and is still thinking about him three More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Boko Haram: Army Makes ‘U Turn’ Retracts Statement on Wanted Persons

Wanted journalistsNigerian LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Army today made a U – turn on their earlier declaration of Ahmed Salkida, Aisha Wakili and Ahmed U. Bolori wanted. Army Spokesperson More...

By admin On Sunday, August 14th, 2016

JUST IN: Boko Haram Shows Video of 50 Missing Chibok Girls, Demands Release of Prisoners

Missing Chibok school girls LAGOS AUGIST 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has released a video purporting to show some of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls. Some 50 girls wearing headscarves More...

By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2016

I Am Still in Charge of Boko Haram Despite ISIS Claim-Abubakar Shekau Insists

Abubakar Shekau, pictured, said in an audio message he still leads Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram, despite an Islamic State pronouncement that he was replaced by Abu Musab al-Barnawi. The conflict indicates More...

By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Boko Haram: Shekau Reappears After ISIS Named His Successor, Claims He was Deceived

Abubakar Shekau LAGOS AUGUTS 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The erstwhile leader of Jama’atu Ahl as-Sunnah li-Da’awati wal-Jihad popularly known as Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has released a recorded message a few hours More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

ISIS Names Boko Haram’s Spokesman ,Abu Musab al-Barnawi As New Leader

LAGOS AUGUST 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Islamic State (IS) militant group has announced that its West African affiliate Boko Haram has a new leader. Abu Musab al-Barnawi, who was previously spokesman for the Nigerian-based More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Western Officials Accuse Buhari of Using Boko Haram’s Aids to Prosecute Christian Political Rivals

President Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Western aid officials have raised concerns about the Nigerian government’s handling of the boko haram crisis, with accusations that President Muhammadu More...

By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2016

Boko Haram Fighters Injure UN Officials, Nigerian Soldiers in Attack Close to Maiduguri

An injured UN official receiving treatment after the Boko Haram attack. Photo credits: Daily Post. LAGOS JULY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A team of United Nations, UN, officials were attacked on Thursday by Boko Haram, DAILY More...

By admin On Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Hausas, Yorubas Dare Avengers, Say They Won’t Leave Niger Delta

LAGOS JULY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)– Against the recent threat by Niger Delta militants that Northerners and Westerners should quit the region and return to their various regions, the youth leaders of the Hausa and More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

UNICEF Warns That About 250,000 Severely Malnourished Children in Borno May Die Soon

LAGOS JULY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The United Nations Children Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has raised an alarm that nearly a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished in Borno state, northeast Nigeria, and More...

By admin On Friday, June 17th, 2016

Boko Haram Kill 24 Mourners in North-Eastern Nigeria

LAGOS JUNE 17TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Twenty-four people were killed when Boko Haram fighters opened fire on mourners, a local community leader said Friday, in the second attack in northeast Nigeria this week after More...

By admin On Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Dozens of Nigerian Army Officers Fired over Corruption

LAGOS JUNE 11TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Nigeria is firing dozens of senior officers accused of corruption and the theft of billions of dollars meant to buy arms to fight the Boko Haram Islamic insurgency, the army and More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Boko Haram Invades Yobe Town in search of Food, Attacks Divisional Police Station

LAGOS JUNE 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Members of the terrorists group the Boko Haram have launched an attacked on Kanamma town of Yobe State, north east Nigeria. The attack is coming one day into the Islamic month of Ramadan. Residents More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Boko Haram Kills 13, Captures Five Borno Communities

LAGOS MAY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY) – At least five communities of Ladin Buta near Khaddamari village of Jere Local Government Area of Borno state have been taken over and destroyed by suspected members of dreaded boko More...

By admin On Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Boko Haram to Broker Peace In Exchange for Release of More Chibok School Girls

A video clip, purportedly filmed in December, shows 15 of school-aged girls standing in front of a yellow wall and wearing purple and black hijabsBoko Haram negotiation videos LAGOS MAY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Islamic More...

By admin On Friday, May 20th, 2016

A Second Chibok Schoolgirl ‘Serah Luka’ Rescued

Second rescued Chibo girl Serah Luka’ LAGOS MAY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian military has disclosed that another girl of the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State abducted by the Boko Haram two years More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Chibok Girls are Still in Sambisa Forest except Six- Rescued Girl

Rescued Chibok girl Aminat and her baby LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-One of the missing Chibok girls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago. In all, 218 More...