President BuhariTERRORISM and global security are expected to dominate President Muhammadu Buhari’s address at the 70th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly as he leaves Nigeria for New York today.
“All movements using vehicles, bicycles and animals like horses, camels, and donkeys in Maiduguri will be restricted as from Wednesday 5:00pm (1700hrs) 23 September 2015”, the message also stated. People consider the curfew as a kind of postponement of the celebration.
“Similarly, all vehicular movements into and out of Maiduguri town will also be restricted within the period till further notice”. People consider the curfew as a kind of postponement of the celebration. “What the government should have done was to maximise the...
A disjointed campaign by Nigeria, Chad and Niger swept Boko Haram out of the towns of northeast Nigeria earlier this year but the group, which has sworn allegiance to Islamic State, has killed hundreds of people in the last three months in those three countries, as well as...
Many of people stopped at the border during the aforementioned period of time are believed to be the unsuspecting victims of human trafficking rings and are prevented from leaving Nigeria for their own sake.
The Nigerian military has announced the release of hundreds of people held captive by Boko Haram in recent months, especially in the notorious Sambisa forest, a longtime Islamist stronghold now affiliated with the Islamic State group.
“The attackers burnt down some houses and killed seven persons in the village situated along Konduga-Maiduguri road”, Opadokun said. “Some had been shot in the back, which means they were fleeing when the terrorists killed them”, Musa said.