Boko Haram: Why we’re fleeing Maiduguri–Residents

By TIMOTHY OLANREWAJU, MAIDUGURIResidents of M a i d u g u r i were supposed to host those fleeing the centre of bloodbath in Bama, central part of Borno State following Mon­day’s daring attack on a military barrack in the town by Boko Haram fighters but many of them have decided to flee the…

How Cameroun arrested, released Sheriff – Falana

By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Monsur OlowoopejoLagos based human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, yesterday, revealed how Former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff was arrested in 2012 by the Cameroonian government for the crime committed by the deadly Boko Haram sect.Meantime, ahead of the 2015 election, former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Professor Tam David-West, Professor…

We must build Nigeria for the future of our children – Jonathan

No fewer than seven Emirs are said to have abandoned their Boko Haram-infested domains in the two states in the last couple of days. A key member of the civilian JTF,  Ahamdu Umar, who disclosed this to Saturday Tribune  in Maiduguri, described the action of the insurgents as a violation of the sanctity of state,…

Boko Haram takes over Emirs’ wives •Soldiers move wives, children out of barracks •Airforce intensifies bombings •Over 50 suspected terrorists arrested

No fewer than seven Emirs are said to have abandoned their Boko Haram-infested domains in the two states in the last couple of days.A key member of the civilian JTF,  Ahamdu Umar, who disclosed this to Saturday Tribune  in Maiduguri, described the action of the insurgents as a violation of the sanctity of state, tradition…

DSS summons Sheriff over alleged Boko Haram sponsorship

By Iorakpen Ishu-Josef As FG denies hiring Davis as negotiator Department of State Security, DSS has said it will investigate former governor of Borno State, Modu Sheriff, over allegations of his involvement in the sponsorship of Boko Haram.Consequently, the secret police has invited Sheriff to its yellow house headquarters for interrogation.This is even as the…

Jonathan declares full-scale war deploys warplanes to strikes against Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram

Nigerian warplanes are carrying out air strikes against Boko Haram militant bases at Bama, Borno State, a senior official said yesterday, in a government counter-attack against Boko Haram’s drive to create an Islamist enclave.The official, who asked not to be named, told Reuters Nigeria’s military was battling Boko Haram fighters at Bama, 70 km (45 miles) southeast of the Borno state capital Maiduguri.

Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram serves notice of planned invasion of Maiduguri

An unusual  mode of  warning  by Boko Haram has sparked  a massive evacuation of occupants of Giwa and Maimalari military barracks in Maiduguri.The sect flooded the   city  with fliers warning of an impending  invasion.Most of the soldiers deployed to Borno State for the anti-terror campaign  reside in the barracks,some with their families.The online publication –First Africa News –reported yesterday  that  families of the soldiers  have vacated the barracks on account of the threat.