The story of Sambisa forest and the well fortified camps of dreaded Boko Haram’s terrorists group

Sambisa is a vast area of land located south of Borno State. The thick forest area with swampy condition during rainy season is believed to be harbouring make shift- camps of suspected members of Boko Haram Islamists.It has boundaries with Chibok, Askira Uba, Damboa, Gwoza, Konduga, Dikwa, Bama and other local government areas of the state.There is a games reserve situated in the heart of Sambisa forest,  but when members of the terrorist group were dislodged by the military and vigilante youths from Maiduguri, Borno State capital, most of them relocated

Boko Haram terrorists moves school girls to different camps

The Islamist sect, Boko Haram, may have moved the over 100 students of the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, it abducted two weeks ago into several of its camps as part of the strategy to use them as human shield, according to indications last night.The girls are believed to have been originally taken into the sect’s fortress in Sambisa forest but following the directive to the military high command on Thursday by the National Security Council to rescue the hostages, it was gathered yesterday that Boko Haram leaders had split the girls into groups and moved them into different camps.

Fulani herdsmen are no killers, they are victims — Jubril Aminu

Jubril Muhammad Aminu, a professor of cardiology, was the Nigerian Ambassador to the USA between 1999 and 2003. Aminu was elected senator representing Adamawa Central senatorial district in 2003. Prior to the ambassadorial posting in 1999, he had held office as Federal Minister of Education and Federal  Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources (1989 and 1992). As Petroleum Minister, he was President of the African Petroleum Producers Association (1991) and President of the OPEC Conference between 1991 and1992.In this interview, Aminu blames the face-off between Fulani herdsmen and host communities in many parts of

President Jonathan to Boko Haram: You will pay for your killings

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, spoke tough as he vowed that no expense will be spared to ensure that members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, responsible for the wanton destruction of lives and property pay dearly for their atrocities.The President, who spoke at the 4th annual presidential breakfast prayer held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, said: “No matter what government does, we cannot recover the dead, but our promise is that all those who took part in that will pay dearly for it.”He said the annual presidential prayer session was held in honour of victims of Boko Haram attacks and their

Don’t Judge Me By Your Standard, Kwankwaso Warns Jonathan

By SaharaReporters, New YorkGovernor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano state has described as imaginary and baseless the claim made by President Goodluck Jonathan that the state government cannot account for the money received from the Federation Account as all money collected by the state government was judiciously spent as every single kobo spent was properly…

Empty-bellied Threats: Boko Haram will pay for Abuja blast — Jonathan.

by Olalekan AdetayoPresident Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday promised Nigerians that those behind the recent Nyanya bomb blast in Abuja that left about 86 persons dead would be punished.Jonathan made the promise in his remarks at the Fourth Presidential National Prayer Breakfast held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.He said his prayers were…

Boko Haram Attack Military Base, 44 People Killed

By Bintexhimself 44 terrorists and four Nigerian soldiers died when brave troops battled Boko Haram fighters, turning their attempt to mission to a military base in Bulanbuli, near Damboa, Borno State, into a misadventure.  The encounter by took place between 12am and 6am yesterday The Director of Defence Information, Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade, confirmed that there…

2nd Niger Bridge Jonathan’s political gimmick: Why we suspended work on 2nd Niger Bridge — Minister

by: Frank Ikpefan, Abuja  The Minister of Environment, Mrs. Laurentia Mallam, admitted yesterday that the Federal Government erred in commencing work on the construction of the Second Niger Bridge without consideration for the Environmental Impact Assessment Law, EIA. Government,according to her, failed to comply with the requirements of the EIA law in embarking on the project.…