Less than 24 hours after claims by the Yobe state government and the military that about 50 0f the 94 school girls who went missing after Boko Haram attacked Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has reversed the claim, saying none of the students have been rescued. In a re-enactment of the Chibok school incident in 2014, suspected Boko Haram terrorists stormed the school on Monday and abducted some of the students. Only on Wednesday night, the state government said the…
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali (retd), to proceed to Yobe State on Thursday for on the spot assessment of Monday’s attack on Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, by Boko Haram militants.
Former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Oby Ezekwesili, has tackled the President Muhammadu Buhari over a suspected kidnap of 94 female students of Government Secondary School Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram insurgents.
Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, alive or dead.
The Nigerian Army has promised to give out Three Million Naira cash reward for any credible information that leads to the arrest of Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of the Boko Haram sect.
President Mohammadu Buhari will on Thursday launch drones indigenously designed and built by the Nigerian Air Force at the Air Force Base in Kaduna.
The National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno says that steps are being taken to strengthen law enforcement agencies to deal with threats to national security.
No less than 46 Boko Haram captives have been rescued after Nigerian troops, on Monday, combed the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.