Tag: terrorism

Abubakar Shekau: The mastermind behind the Chibok kidnappings

Abubakar Shekau, the infamous leader of the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, is dead, a video published by its militants has confirmed. Last month, a rival faction said Shekau, who…

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Charlie Hebdo: 14 suspects face trial over Paris massacre

Fourteen people are on trial in France over the deadly attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in 2015. Most of the alleged accomplices are in court in Paris, but…

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Buhari, Nigerian lives matter

Dear Mr President, It’s been a while I lent my voice to matters that border on how I’m governed. Nigerians are dying in tens and scores. Terrorism has not abated…

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ACF tells FG: Boko Haram governor: Don’t sweep Mailafia’s allegations under the carpet

The pan-northern socio-political organisation, the Arewa Consultative Forum, on Thursday, advised government not to sweep recent allegations by a former Central Bank of Nigeria Deputy Governor, Dr Obadia Mailafia, under…

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Terrorism: Expert Faults Buratai, Tasks FG on Security Overhaul

A foreign-trained security expert, Mr. Hilly Cookey-Gam, has faulted the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai’s statement that the prevailing insecurity across the country will come to…

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Amid Islamist Threat, Coronavirus Risks,Africa’s Biggest Investment in Mozambique Takes shape

Dozens of soldiers clutching AK-47s and grenade launchers watch over roaring bulldozers on the white sand beach that meets a tropical turquoise sea. They’re guarding Africa’s biggest investment: a $23…

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Rev Joel Billi: We’ve lost 8,370 members to B’Haram Terrorists

The largest indigenous Christian denomination in the North-East, Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, said on Thursday that it had lost no fewer than 8,370 members to Boko Haram attacks.…

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Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Military of Subjecting Children to Torture in North-east

A global rights group, Amnesty International, has condemned the treatment of children arrested for allegedly engaging in terrorism, accusing the Nigerian military of subjecting children to torture in prolonged and…

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