The Nigeria army had their hands full on Thursday night as they tried to repel an attack by Boko haram suicide bombers in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, killing about nine of the attackers.

The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has blamed his predecessor, Ali Modu Sheriff, for the spread of the deadly sect, Boko Haram, in the North Eastern part of the country.

The State Security Services, SSS, has been asked by the Human Rights Writers Association, HURIWA, to stop the alleged persecution and profiling of Christians in the country.

Not less than seven newly recruited Nigerian soldiers have been killed with dozens injured after Boko Haram terrorists attacked an Army convoy in northern Borno State.

The Federal Government has raised the alarm of plans by a Boko Haram affiliate, Muslim Brotherhood Cell in Kogi State, to acquire bomb-making chemicals and high-calibre weapons to perpetrate acts of terror, including attacks on banks, arms depots and prisons.

The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, has denied reports that the troops of the Nigerian Army were using surrendered Boko Haram terrorists to spy and attack some region of the country.

This is not the time for preaching peace when the enemy is ready to destroy the world. To forgive Islamic terrorists is up to God but to send them to see God is my duty” – President Vladimir Putin.

Jeffrey Feltman, the United Nations under-secretary-general for political affairs, has claimed that the dreaded Boko Haram sect is financially strapped.

An 18-year-old Boko Haram suicide bomber, Amina, who was intercepted by men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday in Maiduguri, said she was given N200 for the mission.

On Saturday, I drove to UTC AT Area 10, Abuja to get myself a branded T-shirt and Nigerian flag ahead of the nation-wide protest against poor governance by the President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime. It was not difficult for me to do but somehow, I was caught for a moment on what should be branded on the T-shirt. It was a fleeting moment, but one that resonates deeper.

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