17 Boko Haram fighters surrender amid renewed military onslaught in Borno

17 Boko Haram

No fewer than 17 Boko Haram fighters including their family members have surrendered amid a pitched battle by the Nigerian forces to retake the last Boko Haram strongholds in Northeast Nigeria. The Nigerian Army in a statement on Tuesday claimed that no fewer that 17 Boko Haram members had laid down arms by surrendering to the Nigerian Army troops of 151 Task Force Battalion deployed at Banki-Junction in Bama LGA of Borno State. The surrender comes amid Renewed Military Onslaughts by gallant troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the Borno…

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How did Notorious Bandit Leader Bello Turji get Mopol uniforms? [Photos]

Bello Turji

“How did Bello Turji get Mopol uniforms” has been the question on everybody’s lips after photos posted by one Mamman Bashar Kanoma on Monday showed the notorious bandit kingpin moving freely around Fakai community in Zamfara State. According to a Daily Times report, the Nigerian Airforce, NAF, bombed Bello Turji’s home during a naming ceremony on Saturday afternoon, September 17, 2022. But the resurgence of Mr. Turji from God knows where, plus the viral photos of the notorious bandit leader and two of his men wearing the uniform of Nigerian…

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Armed Bandits Arrest Thief, Hands Him Over To Authorities For Prosecution In Katsina [VIDEO]

Armed Bandits

A group of armed bandits in Katsina State have ‘arrested’ a thief and handed him over to the state authorities In what can be described as a kettle calling a pot black According to information obtained by PRNigeria, the middle-aged suspect is an expert at extracting and stealing iron bars and metal rods from deserted buildings at a deserted village in the state.. The criminal scavenger was caught by the armed bandits while they were on a ‘patrol’  on their motorcycles, it was learnt. READ ALSO: “In the sight of…

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Throwback Photos: Sheikh Gumi And His Bandits

Sheikh Gumi

Insecurity in Nigeria is a subject of daily debate and an issue of great concern for every Nigerians, home and abroad. The Northern part of the country in particular, experiences a daily battle with the menace of Boko Haram insurgency, herdsmen crisis, banditry and series of kidnappings. Anyone who has seen these photos of popular Kaduna based Islamic Scholar Sheikh Ahmad Mahmud Gumi meeting with heavily armed bandits in the forest without feeling sorry for the country must be subhuman. For those who have not seen these photos before, below are some…

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Photo Story: Troops Records Another Success Against Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists

TROOPS RECORDS ANOTHER SUCCESS The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Desert Sanity on Monday 29 August 2022 neutralized several Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists during a successful night ambush operation around Tamsun Ngamdu general area in Yobe State. Troops also recovered weapons, ammunition, mobile phones & a motorcycle. See photos below; READ ALSO: Two Vilantes Arrested After Gunpoint Rape Of Woman In Bauchi [Photos] READ ALSO: Wife of man who stoned his children to death narrates how she escaped death

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Army Patrol Troops Overpower Bandits, Arrest 3 In Kaduna

Patrol troops

Patrol Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army, led by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), Major General Taoreed Lagbaja accompanied by a team of Operational commanders have cleared bandits in Buruku, Udawa, Manini, Birnin Gwari, Doka, Maganda, Kuyello and Dogon Dawa communities in Kaduna state, while on a fighting patrol on Monday 29 August 2022. Confirming the arrest, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director Army Public Relations said a fire fight ensued when the patrol team came in contact with the bandits but troops overpowered the bandits with superior fire power neutralizing…

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Jos religous crisis: how being a popular footballer saved my friend from being killed

Jos religious crisis

Football unifies. Football brings people together. I go to the stadium to watch a local football game and there are thousands of people in those stands and they’re packed. And you know what? Monday through Friday, a lot of those people wouldn’t talk to each other because they’re different religions, they’re different background, they live in different neighborhoods, they drive different cars, they have different bank accounts. But on Saturdays when their favourite team scores, they’re hugging each other’s necks. They’re high-fivin’. I remember vividly how being a footballer saved…

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GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Police Kill Terrorist, Recover Dangerous Weapons In Katsina

Katsina

One terrorist has been reportedly killed and an informant arrested after gallant operatives of the Nigerian police force raided a hideout for criminals in Katsina State. A ring leader identified as Sule Dawa is said to have escaped with gunshot wounds following the raid which took place at Mai-Zuma Village in Danja Local Government Area of the State. During the incursion, several weapons along with two motorcycles and illicit substances suspected to be Indian hemp belonging to the terrorists, were recovered. Other things recovered include: one locally fabricated gun, military…

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Boko Haram commander set to marry Azurfa Lois John, a christian victim of Kaduna Abuja train attack

Azurfa Lois John

One of the leaders of the ISWAP terrorists that attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train on March 28 is planning to marry 21-year-old Azurfa Lois John, the one of the youngest victim of the attack. A member of the negotiating team, Tukur Mamu confirmed the development on Friday. Mamu said the marriage could take place any moment from now. He, however, called on the federal government and the Christian Association of Nigeria to act fast in securing the release of all the victims. Mamu also confirmed that the oldest victim of the…

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Photos That Depict How Bad Weather, Terrain Affect Military Operations

Bad Weather and the Nigerian Military

Surfing the internet yesterday, I came across a viral video of Nigerian soldiers working In the rain. Obviously, they were going after terrorists and criminal elements who have made thick Nigerian forests their home. The video hit me so hard, and I began to wonder, how, despite the rain, the “bad weather,” they did not budge, they kept moving, their mission was their objective and they were not thinking of any other thing than to execute them. “Bad weather”, i thought to myself, “wouldn’t this affect these soldiers while trying…

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