Tag Archives: BOKOHARAM

Boko Haram Wants To Kill Me For Converting To Christianity– Islamic Cleric’s Son

A 35-year old man, simply identified as Raphael, has raised the alarm over threats by members of Boko Haram militants to kill him. He also narrated how the Boko Haram sect burnt his stores, father’s house, offices, and thereafter killed one of his cousins, an undergraduate at the University of Maiduguri. Trouble started when he converted to the Christian faith ... Read More »

Explosion Rocks Yobe This Morning

An explosion, said to be from a bomb, has occurred at a housing estate in Damaturu, Yobe State. At least 10 people are dead, Premium Times reports. We will bring you additional details as they unfold. < p class=”post-sig”>Got a news tip/submission for us? E-mail: , SUBSCRIBE TO OUR BB CHANNEL TO GET LATEST GISTS C004BB824 NEED TO ... Read More »

Boko Haram Takes Responsibility For Attack, Releases Photos Of Abuja Bombers

Boko Haram insurgents, who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, have reportedly claimed responsibility for the multiple suicide bomb blasts that happened in Abuja last weekend. The Police have confirmed 21 were killed and scores left wounded. The terrorist group released a statement on Twitter on Sunday along with three photos of suicide attackers involved in Friday’s deadly blasts. The ... Read More »

How female suicide bombers killed 18 in Abuja

Two female suicide bombers were actively responsible for the twin bombings which occurred at Nyanya and Kuje towns of the Federal Capital Territory last night while a third bomber, a male dropped the bomb that had the greatest impact and killed 12 persons at the Zamfara Market in Kuje. According to eye-witness accounts, the first female suicide bomber (a 15-year-old), ... Read More »

Twin Bomb Blast Hits Kuje Area Of Abuja

Sadly, a twin bomb explopsion has occurred at Kuje Area Council of the FCT last night. The first one was said to have gone off at the Police Station near First Bank and another one was said to have gone off just few minutes after the first in another location in the Area council. Number of casualties unknown as at ... Read More »

Man Who Predicted Abuja Bombing Shuts Down Twitter Account

Following the twin bombings that rocked the Kuje area of Abuja last night, the a Twitter user with the handle @chimaokoro63 had earlier predicted the attacks has shut down his account. The bombings were suspected to have been perpetuated by the Boko Haram terrorist group, although the sect is yet to claim responsibility for the attacks. According to @chimaokoro63, the ... Read More »

Buhari Willing To Negotiate With Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he is ready to negotiate with the dreaded BokoHaram according to his spokesperson, Femi Adesina. Adesina disclosed this in an interview with BBC Africa. He said if Boko Haram members are willing, the president will negotiate with them. However, this seem to be against the earlier stance of Buhari who during his campaign, promised not ... Read More »

Boko Haram Now To Be Known As ‘Islamic State In West Africa’

According to reports, Boko Haram has changed its name to ‘Islamic State in West Africa.’ The group is said to have released new photos of its members and announced its new name, BBC Africa reports. Boko Haram pledged its allegiance to fellow terrorist group, Islamic State (ISIS) in March 2015. ISIS accepted the pledge and encouraged members to extend operations ... Read More »

Boko Haram Members kill Their Wives As They Flee Bama | DETAILS

Many of the Internally Displaced Persons who fled to Maiduguri after the town of Bama was recaptured from Boko Haram members last week have recounted how the sect members killed their wives before they escaped the town. According to what they said, the militants decided to kill their wives after getting word that troops were advancing to recapture Bama, because ... Read More »