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Boko Haram attack halts aid in remote Nigerian town

Humanitarian work has been suspended until next weekend in a remote town in northeast Nigeria after a Boko Haram attack killed three aid workers, the UN said on Saturday. The attack happened on Thursday evening in Rann, near the border with Cameroon, where nearly 80,000 people depend on emergency food aid and medical care. At

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NSCDC arrests self-confessed #BokoHaram suspect in Edo

The Edo Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) confirmed the arrest of of a self-confessed Boko Haram suspect.According to the Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Makinde Ayinla, the suspect who gave his name as Sani was arrested in the early hours of Saturday. “Our men deployed to guard the premises of

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Dapchi School attack getting every attention it deserves, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the families of students reportedly abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State that no effort would be spared in bringing succour to them. “When I received the devastating news of the attack on the school and the fact that the local authorities could not account for

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Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Two car bombings killed 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, the city’s main ambulance service told AFP on Saturday.”We have seen at least 38 people dead,” said Abdukadir Abdurahman Aden of the Aamin Ambulance of the bombings that targeted the presidential palace and a hotel. The first blast, followed by gunfire, occurred

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#BokoHaram : Army denies aiding Shekau’s escape

The Nigerian Army has disclaimed the report, claiming that troops advance at the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH II was deliberately halted to allow the escape of the factional Boko Haram terrorists group leader, Abubakar Shekau in Sambisa forest. It described the report as mischievous and false, aimed at rubbishing the efforts of the army in

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