Tag archive for ‘Chad’
By admin On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Boko Haram: Buhari Hails US for Sending 300 Troops to Cameroon

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)– Nigeria on Thursday welcomed a US decision to send up to 300 military personnel to Cameroon to help the regional fight against Boko Haram, despite having itself requested More...

By admin On Monday, October 5th, 2015

ISIS-Affiliated Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Abuja Multiple Blast

LAGOS OCTOBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants, who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, have claimed responsibility for a series of suicide bombings near the Nigerian capital that killed More...

By admin On Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Oliseh Toying with Eagles Nations Cup Ticket – Ex-Eagle Midfielder, Akanni

Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Super Eagles defensive midfielder, Waidi Akanni, has declared that the Super Eagles will not qualify for the for next African Nations Cup More...

By admin On Friday, September 18th, 2015

Boko Haram Made 1.4m Nigerian Children Homeless-UNICEF

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The number of children forced to flee Boko Haram’s insurgency in Nigeria and neighbouring countries has reached 1.4 million, the U.N. children agency UNICEF said More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

France Offers to Host International Meeting on Tackling Boko Haram

People displaced from their homes following attacks by Boko Haram militants wait at a camp for internally displace LAGOS AUGUST 26TH – French President Francois Hollande offered Tuesday to organise an international More...

By admin On Monday, August 17th, 2015

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 29th, 2015

Reasons Behind Buhari’s Visit to Cameroon

Buhari LAGOS JULY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Nigeria’s new President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a multinational More...

By admin On Friday, July 24th, 2015

Borno, Yobe Governors Raise Alarm, Says Boko Haram is in Possession of Five Local Govt Areas

LAGOS JULY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Boko Haram Islamists are still holding on to some territories in Nigeria’s troubled northeast, state governors from the region said on Thursday, after the military claimed More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Boko Haram’ll Be Defeated within 18 Months or Less- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari (l) and US Secretary of States John Kerry during press briefing LAGOS JULY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday a multinational African force will be More...

By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Boko Haram Massacre 150 Muslim Worshippers in North Eastern Villages

LAGOS JULY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY) – Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed nearly 150 people in northeastern Nigerian villages, mowing down men and children while they prayed in mosques and shooting women More...

By admin On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Obama to Host Buhari in White House Next Month

Buhari LAGOS JUNE 26TH (URHOBOTODAY) -LAGOS JUNE 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)- US President Barack Obama will welcome his Nigerian counterpart to Washington next month, the White House announced Thursday, a symbolic show More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Coalition of Political Parties, Civil Societies Slam Buhari over Reliance on Foreign Nations

Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS JUE 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari who travelled to neigbhbouring Chad and Niger in his first week in office has come under fire by the Credible Alternative Alliance, CAA, under More...

By admin On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Chibok Girls are Either Married Off or Sold into Slavery, Rescued Women Revealed

Chibok girls LAGOS MAY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Boko Haram is fracturing as shortages of weapons and fuel foment tensions between its foot soldiers and leaders, women rescued from the Islamist jihadi fighters by More...

By admin On Friday, April 17th, 2015

Buhari Strategises on How to Silent Boko Haram

Mohammadu Buhari LAGOS APRIL 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-On the one-year anniversary of the Boko Haram kidnapping of more than 200 school girls from Chibok, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, in a New York Times op-ed, concisely More...

By admin On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Buhari Makes ‘U Turn’ on Crushing of Boko Haram, Says Nigerians Should not Expect Miracle from Him

Mohammadu Buhari LAGOS APRIL 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President elect, Muhmmadu Buhari, has asked Nigerians not to expect him to perform miracles once he assumes power come May 29th. Gen Buhari said this while speaking More...

By admin On Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Retreating Boko Haram Fighters Set Homes Ablaze in Bama Town

LAGOS MARCH 15TH _URHOBOTODAY) – Boko Haram Islamists have set fire to homes in Nigeria’s northeast town of Bama that are under their control, forcing residents to flee as troops advance to recapture More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Nigeria Retakes 36 Towns From Boko Haram

Nigeria Army pose with Boko Haram flag after dismantling their base LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria said on Wednesday that 36 towns had been retaken from Boko Haram since the start of a four-nation More...

By admin On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

U.S. Military Trains African Armies Ahead of Boko Haram Campaign

Members of Chadian special forces form a line during Flintlock 2015, an American-led military exerci … LAGOS FEBRUARY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)- – Under the glare of the Saharan sun, a U.S. special forces trainer More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Photos of Boko Haram Fighters Captured in Chad

Above is a photo of members of Boko Haram captured by Chadian soldiers yesterday in Gamboru, a border town between Chad and Nigeria. 207 of the militants were killed during the gun battle.  More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Tide Has Turned against Boko Haram-Jonathan

President Goodluck Jjonthan LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)- – Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said the military was gaining the upper hand against Boko Haram, despite two bombings More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Is Boko Haram Invoking Kanem Bornu Legacy?

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Lagos (AFP) – Long before Boko Haram’s uprising plunged the region into crisis, the area below Lake Chad was part of a powerful Islamic empire, known for religious More...

By admin On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Boko Haram Fighters in Disarray as Coalition Forces Bombard Sambisa Forest

Coalition troops storming Sambisa forest LAGOS FEBRUARY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Boko Haram fighters are disorganized as soldiers from Nigeria, Chad, Niger Republic and Camer¬oon the West African coalition forces More...

By admin On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

‘109 Boko Haram Fighters Dead’ After First Attack on Niger

Carou LAGOS FEBRUARY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)Boko Haram launched its first major attack in Niger on Friday, triggering a forceful response from regional troops who claimed to have killed more than a hundred of the Islamists. The More...

By admin On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

80 US Air Force Personnel Storm Chad for Rescue of Chibok School Girls

US Air Force personnel arriving in Chad LAGOS MAY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY) — Eighty U.S. Air Force personnel have begun their mission in Chad to help locate nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in neighboring Nigeria, a More...

By admin On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Leaders Meet in Paris, Declare ‘Total War’ on Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonthan (Right) with world leaders during a conference in Paris on Boko Haram menance LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY) – West African leaders on Saturday agreed to work together to wage “total More...