Boko Haram releases NYSC member, 4 others (ThisDay)

Boko Haram has reportedly set free a female youth corps member (namewithheld) held hostage since January. Also said to have been released were four other females with the following ages (22 years, 14 years,  15 years and 21 years, all…

We‘re developing strategies to reduce Boko Haram attacks —Gov Zulum (Punch)

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said that an all-encompassing strategy is being developed to reduce Boko Haram attacks in the state. The governor stated this in an interview with newsmen in Damboa after he visited the town and…

Chai, Buratai has finished our soldiers -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The patriot in me cries foul. How can our army chief claim that our soldiers lack fighting spirit?   With proper backing and motivation, the Nigerian military can flush out Boko Haram and the so-called bandits. Be it peacekeeping or…

*Apapa gridlock: Sanity gradually returning to Lagos (Nation) *Ambode: Exiting strong with wild applause (Nation)

Apapa gridlock: Sanity gradually returning to Lagos (Nation) Yesterday was Day Three of the Presidential Task Force exercise to clear trailers from the Apapa Port and its environs. The Nation learnt that sanity is gradually returning to the port access…

We can’t say if Boko Haram will be eradicated —Presidential aide (Punch)

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says it’s difficult to say exactly if Boko Haram will ever be eradicated in Nigeria. He, however, said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration should be praised for…

Don’t speak for Boko Haram, herdsmen, Afenifere tells FG (Guardian)

The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, yesterday faulted the Federal Government’s reaction to comments by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the activities of Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP). Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed in a…

Beware, con artists are on the prowl – Peju Akande

Every day I get inundàted by security alerts forwarded to me on Whatsapp, warning of the new ways robbers are devising to rob people. There are security alerts on kidnappings and even Boko Haram. These alerts are forgetting to warn…

Boko Haram members dying of hunger, says BMO (Punch)

The Buhari Media Organisation has dismissed reports that Boko Haram members receive as much as $3,000 daily as against what Nigerian troops receive. The group said rather, the true situation was that the insurgents were in disarray, lacking in supplies,…

Abducted corper: NYSC contacts family, colleague says Boko Haram demands ransom (Punch)

There are indications that the Boko Haram insurgents have demanded ransom before releasing members of the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel) they kidnapped two weeks ago. Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram had kidnapped a member of…

‘Boko Haram fighters receive over N1m daily, Nigerian soldiers get N1000’ (Guardian)

A member of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), Dr. Sidi Ali Mohammed, yesterday disclosed that Boko Haram fighters receive $3000 (an equivalent of N1, 080,000 daily) as allowance, while Nigerian soldiers get a paltry N1000. He spoke…

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