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Nigeria playing politics with ‘far from defeated’ Boko Haram-HURIWA

Blames corruption, propaganda  Jude Johnson  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has accused Nigerian government of playing politics with the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists. The National Coordinator, HURIWA, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, in a statement on Saturday, lamented that the terrorists far from being defeated are actually on

Op-ed: What if the oil is the true ideology of Boko Haram?

By Richards Murphy  Editor's note: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy of Global Sentinel. In this piece, Murphy analysed the ongoing insurgency in the north-eastern Nigeria. He also suggests that oil could be the root cause of the ongoing terrorism

70 UNIMAID Lecturers Resign Over Boko Haram Attacks

At least 70 lecturers were confirmed to have resigned from the University of Maiduguri as a result of Boko Haram insurgency in the North- East. Also, while five lecturers have been killed, three were said to have been held by the insurgents during the recent attack on oil workers. The chairman, UNIMAID

US report: Media wrong on Nigeria’s counter-terrorism efforts- Military

•Clarifies role  Babatunde Opalana  The Defence Headquarters has described different interpretations given by a section of the Nigerian media to a security report recently released by the government of the United States as prejudiced, misinformed and detrimental to Nigeria’s national security and interest. In a press release signed by the Defence spokesperson, Major

Resurgent Boko Haram storms Adamawa village, kills 6

Ibrahim Ubah The resurgent Boko Haram terrorists have extended their attacks to Adamawa state in the North East of Nigeria, with seven people killed in the process including one of the attacker. The  State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Malam Ahmad Sajoh, confirmed this development on Wednesday to journalists in Yola. Sajoh said

Boko Haram: NAF pilots escapes helicopter crash in N/East

•Aircraft suffered technical mishap- official  ... Jude Johnson  A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Agusta 109 Light Utility Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a liaison mission targeted at further enhancing the synergy between the Nigerian Army and the NAF in the ongoing counter-terrorismand counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the