Terrorists threaten to marry off 63 kidnapped Katsina women if…

February 8, 2024 Admin I 0

Terrorists have released a video of 63 women, including a bride, her relatives and maids that they abducted in Sabuwa local government area of Katsina state last week with a threat to remarry the bride if a ransom was not quickly paid for their release. The women were members of a wedding procession abducted by the terrorists last Thursday evening around Gamji Read More

Zamfara: Several bandits, 2 soldiers, policeman killed in gunfight 

February 6, 2024 Admin I 0

Several bandits, two soldiers and a mobile police officer were killed Monday during a fight that ensued after the outlaws attacked a security camp in Zamfara state. The terrorists had attacked security personnel stationed at the Government Day Secondary School, Dauran, in Zurmi local government area of the state. Multiple sources from Dauran and Zurmi said the attack, which began Read More

Unlike Police, Army back Nigerian youths, declare ‘No gree for terrorist’

January 11, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Defence Headquarters has urged Nigerians to do anything in their capacity to prevent terrorists from tormenting them in 2024. The DHQ made the call to the Nigerian people asking them to be security conscious and report criminal activities in their environments to security operatives. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Thursday, the Director of Defence Media Operations, Edward Buba, promised Read More

How Nigeria military neutralised 43 terrorists, arrested 115 – Official

January 5, 2024 Admin III 0

The Defence Headquarters has said no fewer than 43 terrorists have been neutralised and 115 others arrested by troops in different operations in the past week. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. Edward Buba, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Buba said the military remained focused on its campaign against insurgents and operations against other criminals Read More

Boko Haram attacks Chibok again, kills 12, steals food, medicine 

January 4, 2024 Admin III 0

About 10 years after abducting over 200 students from a school in Chibok, Borno state, Boko Haram terrorists have attacked the community again, killing at least 12 residents. The latest attack occurred on New Year day in Chibok town, the headquarters of Chibok local government area of Borno state. Residents said that many other people were injured in the attack. The Read More

Terrorists occupying 64 Plateau communities, schools – Mutfwang 

December 26, 2023 Donald Iorchir 0

Plateau state governor, Celeb Mutfwang, has said at least 64 communities in the state have been displaced by terrorists occupying the areas and some schools. The governor made the disclosure on the recent attacks in the state while highlighting the burden placed on the state by the displacement of citizens due to terrorist activities. In a Channels TV programme monitored by our Read More

NAF airstrikes eliminate notorious terrorist leader, others in Niger

December 10, 2023 Admin III 0

The Air Component of ‘Operation Whirl Punch’ has eliminated a dreaded terrorist and kidnapping kingpin, Yellow Jambros, and scores of other terrorists in airstrikes in Shiroro Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) made this known in a statement by the Director, Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, on Sunday in Abuja. Gabkwet said Read More

Terrorists kill policeman, abduct 13 in fresh Zamfara attack 

November 21, 2023 Admin III 0

A mobile policeman attached to the Maru police division was killed by terrorists who attacked Ruwan Doruwa, a community in Maru local government area of Zamfara state Sunday. Residents said 13 people consisting of six women, five men and two children were abducted by the terrorists during the attack that lasted more than two hours. “The terrorists surrounded the town around 1:00 Read More

Terrorists kill 15 farmers, many missing in Borno

November 7, 2023 Sadiq Abubakar 0

About 15 rural farmers were killed and several others injured when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked rice farmers working in their farmlands in Kakuri and Koshebe villages in Mafa local government area of Borno state Sunday evening. The insurgents raided rice farms, arrested the farmers and slaughtered them while they were gathering rice and other farm produce on their farmlands. Read More

Nigeria military inflict more casualties, extinguish terrorists in North-east, others

November 4, 2023 Admin III 0

The Defence Headquarters has warned terrorists and bandits that their days are numbered as the military thwarted the criminals in several operations within the last one week. “The military will continue to deny the terrorists, insurgents and violent extremists the ability to achieve their selfish objectives. “The war is on and their days are numbered, unless they surrender,” Defence Spokesman, Read More

Bandits shoot ex-Zamfara lawmaker, kill two others

November 2, 2023 Admin III 0

A former member of the House of Representatives representing Talata Mafara/Anka Federal Constituency of Zamfara state, Kabiru Yahaya Classic, was attacked by bandits. Kabiru Yahaya was a member of the 9th National Assembly between 2019 and 2023 under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). According He was shot in his vehicle around Kucheri, a community along Gusau – Read More

Again, terrorists invade Zamfara community, kill 6

October 25, 2023 Sanusi Muhammad 0

No fewer than six people have reportedly been shot dead by a group of armed bandits in Dansadau town of Maru local government area in Zamfara state. Resident of the area who pleaded not to be mentioned in a telephone interview with Blueprint said, the terrorists invaded the town around 2pm on Tuesday afternoon, riding on motorcycles in their large Read More

Four students of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, were abducted by terrorists between Monday and Tuesday

October 11, 2023 Admin III 0

. A few days earlier, four female students of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina state, were also abducted by terrorists. The vice-chancellor, Armaya’u Bichi, would later say the terrorists were on a revenge mission when they attacked the school. In September, 24 students of the Federal University, Gusau, in Zamfara state, were abducted by terrorists. Though some of the students were rescued, many remained Read More

Media and terrorists: Always as ‘friends’

October 11, 2023 Abdu Abdullahi 0

‘Modern terrorism is media terrorism’. This was the antagonistic and philosophical conviction of Dr. Muhammad Kirat while lamenting at the media style of terrorism reportage in a piece published on May 26, 2014, in the Peninsula, a Qatar daily newspaper. Dr. Kirat’s argument rests on the projection that terrorists always look up to the media to propagate their heinious acts Read More

EU to continue supporting Palestinian authority – Borrell 

October 11, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The European Union (EU) will continue supporting the Palestinian authority, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell announced, following a meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers on Tuesday. Borrell said that stopping support for the Palestinian Authority would be a mistake. “The overwhelming majority of the member states considered that we have to continue our support to the Palestinian Authority Read More

Driver killed as terrorists abduct passengers on Kaduna highway

September 28, 2023 Admin III 0

A driver, Sa’idu Tanko, who plies the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway was killed after his vehicle was riddled with bullets from suspected terrorists who blocked the highway and abducted several passengers. Tanko, who is from from Tegina, a community in Rafi local government of Niger state, was conveying passengers from his hometown to Gusau in Zamfara state on Monday when his Read More

Terrorists shoot 7 worshippers in Kaduna Mosque

September 2, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Bandits on Friday night attacked a Mosque in Saya-Saya Village, Ikara local government area of Kaduna state, killing five worshippers, a driver who brought food items to the village and one other person in a nearby village. The second-in-command to the Kaduna State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansur Hassan, while confirming the incident on Saturday, said five people Read More

Troops neutralize 36 terrorists, arrest 137, rescue 140 hostages – DHQ

August 3, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday said troops deployed to theatres of operation in various parts of the country neutralized 36 terrorists, arrested 137 gunmen and 6 collaborators. The military high command also said troops arrested 15 perpetrators of oil theft and recovered the sum of N3,177,650.00 as well as rescued 140 kidnapped hostages. Director Defence Media Operations Major General Edward Read More

Kaduna: Terrorists attack Millennium City, shoot 1, kidnap 6

June 17, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Terrorists on Friday night attacked Ungwan Ma’aji community, in the New Millennium City, Chikun Local government area of Kaduna state, where they shot one person and went away with six others including children. Two men however, escaped from the terrorists as they took away their six captives, while they shot sporadically at a man who was returning to his house Read More

Troops neutralise 58 terrorists, arrest 40 logistics suppliers, 57 illegal crude refining sites destroyed

June 16, 2023 Benjamin Samson, Abuja 0

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday said troops of Operations Hadin Kai in the North East and Hadarin Daji in the North West neutralised 58 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists. The military high command also said troops apprehended 40 suspected logistics suppliers to terrorists, while 39 kidnap victims were rescued. Director Defence Media Operation Major General Read More

Again, terrorists strike, kidnap dozens of worshippers in Kaduna

May 9, 2023 Admin III 0

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped more than 40 worshipers from the Bege Baptist Church located in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state on Sunday. Confirming the report, the Kaduna state Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Chairman, Rev. Joseph Hayab, revealed on Monday that 15 of the abducted worshipers managed to escape and have reunited with their families. He said, Read More

How troops neutralised 45 terrorists, rescued 119 kidnap victims in 2 weeks – Official 

  The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday said troops of the Joint Task Force, Operation HADIN KAI in the North-east and HADARIN DAJI in the North-west neutralised 45 Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists. The military high command also said troops rescued 119 kidnapped victims in different locations in the theatre of operation. Director Defence Media Operations Major-General Read More

Terrorist negotiatior, Tukur Mamu, faces charges

March 21, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Government will on Tuesday charge ex-terrorist negotiator, Tukur Mamu, over his role on terrorism financing among others. He is expected to face a 10-count charges at the in Federal High Court, Abuja presided by Justice Inyang Ekwo. The case is being handled by the office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF). Recall that Read More

Ondo communities live in fear as terrorists kill 6, Police arrest food supplier, informant in Niger

No fewer than six farmers, traders and passengers were gruesomely murdered in the last two weeks at Arimogija and Molege axis of Ose local government area of Ondo state by suspected armed herdsmen (terrorists). Narrating the ordeal, a community leader, Mr. Owolafe Folorunsho, said the February 2 attack was triggered by effort by farmers to repel the continued wanton destruction Read More