Tag archive for ‘Sambisa Forest’
By admin On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

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 Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

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 Thursday, December 29th, 2016

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

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 Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Air Force Chief Denies Attempt to Bomb N’Delta, Not Certain of Chibok Girls’ Whereabouts

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar LAGOS AUGUST 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has assured that the Nigerian Air Force would not bomb the Niger Delta, but would 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...

By admin On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

British, American Govts Reportedly Knew Location of Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls

Abducted Chiok School girls LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Dr. Andrew Pocock, former British high commissioner to Nigeria, says that British and American surveillance found the location of up to 80 of Nigeria’s More...

By admin On Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Nigerian Airforce Spots Possible Location of Abducted Chibok Girls

Sambisa forest aerial view LAGOS FEBRUARY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Air Force says it has been able to identify possible locations of the abducted Chibok girls. The Director of Public Relations at the Nigerian More...

By admin On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Boko Haram: Trading Bomb Maker for Chibok Girls

By Philip Obaji Jr. LAGOS OCTOBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Ever since Muhammadu Buhari took office last May as Nigeria’s fifth democratically elected president, he has made the war against insurgency in the country’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Buhari Defends ‘Lopsided Appointments’, Says Whereabouts of Chibok Girls Could not be Ascertain

Buhari LAGOS SEPTEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has defended his recent appointments criticised by many Nigerians as lopsided, saying he nominated people he could trust, and who had worked with More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

I Have Declared my Assets Four Times, Buhari Tells Ghanian Journalists

President Muhammadu Buhari with President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana. LAGOS SEPTEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Aburi, Ghana, reassured Nigerians and the international community that 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 Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Army Whisk Away Rescued Females Suspected of Aiding Boko Haram

LAGOS MAY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-All 275 women, girls and children rescued from Boko Haram and taken to the safety of a northeast Nigerian refugee camp have been taken into military custody amid suspicions that some More...

By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Boko Haram Recaptures Borno Border Town, Kits 600 Females for Suicide Mission

LAGOS MAY 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Marte, the border town in the northern flank of Borno state has again fallen to the Boko Haram sect, security sources and government officials have confirmed. Security sources said More...

By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Gunman, Suicide Bomber Attack Yobe School, Injures 6 Students

LAGOS MAY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY) – A gunman opened fire on students after walking into a high school in Potiskum in northeast Nigeria, critically injuring six, witnesses and a humanitarian aid worker said. It 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 Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Nigerian Troops Rescue 200 Girls, 93 Women in Sambisa Forest

LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women Tuesday in the Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on its official Twitter account. The armed forces could not immediately 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 Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Nigeria Police Offer N50m Reward for Information on Abducted School Girls

Chibok Girls LAGOS MAY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria Police on Wednesday announced a N50 million reward for information that could lead to the rescue of over 250 schoolgirls abducted by a terrorist group in Chibok, More...