Thousands flee to Cameroon as Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram conscripts youths to fight Nigeria

Following sustained Boko Haram attacks in the North-Eastern part of the country, thousands of Nigerians have been forced to flee their homes, swamping towns in the north of neighbouring Cameroon, authorities said yesterday. This came as Boko Haram terrorists, for three days, laid siege to Gamboru town, forcefully conscripting youths to fight both the Nigerian and Cameroonian troops. They were said to have killed those who resisted them.

Anxiety as police move against anti-Uwazuruike MASSOB commanders

There was tension yesterday at Okwe in Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo State, as over 100 armed policemen stormed the headquarters of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), to dislodge the MASSOB commanders.They had resisted the ejection order of the embattled leader of the group, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, over the leadership crisis rocking it.An eyewitness said the operation, which sent residents scampering for safety, began at 6am and lasted for hours.