Tag archive for ‘Abubakar Shekau’
By admin On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Boko Haram’s Shekau Reappears, Claims Responsibilty For Spate Of Bombings

Abubakar Shekauko Haram,Abubakar Shekau,Camroun,Bombing LAGOS MARCH 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Boko Haram’s elusive leader has made his first appearance in months, claiming responsibility 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 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 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 Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Eid al-Adha : Boko Haram Releases New Video, Threatens to ‘Capture’ President Buhari

A screenshot from a video purportedly released by Boko Haram on September 13 shows a speaker for the group raising a sword amid a crowd of followers in an undisclosed location. The speaker said the group will “capture” More...

By admin On Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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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 Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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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
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New Boko Haram Leader Vows to Bomb Churches, Exterminate All Christians, Protect Muslims

LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Nigeria- Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic extremists have a new leader who is threatening to bomb churches and kill Christians while ending attacks on mosques and markets used by ordinary More...

By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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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
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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 Sunday, October 25th, 2015
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LAGOS: 45 Boko Haram Suspects Charge over Plot to Attack Dolphin Estate

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria’s secret police have arrested and charged 45 suspects over an alleged Boko Haram plot to attack the country’s financial hub, Lagos, sources with knowledge More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
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Bornu Blast: Residents Dispute 54 Official Casualties, Say Actual Dead Figure were 85

Boko Haram leader Shekau LAGOS SEPTEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)- – Locals in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, on Monday said at least 85 people were killed in a series of bombings blamed on Boko Haram, disputing More...

By admin On Sunday, September 20th, 2015
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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Dismisses Nigerian Military Claims, Says Buhari is a Liar

This screen grab image of Abubakar Shekau was taken on February 18, 2015 from a video made available by Islamist group Boko LAGOS SEPTEMBER 20TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria’s military on Saturday claimed More...

By admin On Monday, August 17th, 2015
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I’m ‘Still in Charge’- Shekau, Boko Haram Leader

Shekau LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram denied he had been killed or ousted as chief of the jihadist group in an audio recording released Sunday attributed to him More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Nigeria’s President , Buhari Opens the Door to Talks With Boko Whom?

Muhammadu Buhariari, By By Philip Obaji Jr LAGOS JULY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Buhari’s expressed openness to talk with the terrorists could be a sign of weakness, a prelude to intensified war, or both. ABUJA— More...

By admin On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Captured?

Abubakar Shekau LAGOS MAY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-According to the latest unconfirmed reports Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader (or his impostor), has been captured. Several news media have provided the information, More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Five Key Figures to Watch in Nigeria’s Election

Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS MARCH 23RD (URHOBOTODAY0- – Africa’s most populous country and top economy, Nigeria, holds general elections this Saturday — the fifth since civilian rule was restored in More...

By admin On Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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Multiple Blast Hit Maiduguri as Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance to IS

Abubakar Shekau LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-At least five blasts have killed 50 people and injured 56 in the city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria, an official has told the BBC. Two crowded markets and a More...

By admin On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Boko Haram Fighters Mass in Gwoza, Several Residents Killed

LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Boko Haram militants have been amassing in the northeast Nigeria town of Gwoza, believed to be the group’s headquarters, killing residents who were unable to flee, a senator More...

By admin On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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After Seizure of Massive Boko Haram’s Weapons, Nigerian Troop Intensifies Bid To Capture Shekau Alive

Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY) – Federal troops have seized large caches of lethal weapons abandoned by members of the ousted terrorist group, Boko Haram in the fishing city More...

By admin On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Tragedies of Goodluck Jonathan’s Administration

President Goodluck Jonathan By Festus Keyamo This is a season of hire-wired deceits, misinformation, campaign of calumny and spewing of outright falsehood and lies – all to hoodwink and deceive ordinary and gullible More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Arrested Fleeing 50 Boko Haram Insurgents Plead for Mercy

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-This is no good time for members of Boko Haram insurgents as no fewer than fifty members of the sect fleeing from war zone after killing of their leader Abubakar Shekau pleaded More...

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