The Nigerian IDPs, some of who are nursing mothers, recounted the inhumane treatment meted out on them by the Cameroonian forces before they were forcefully deported and dumped in Pulka, a border town in Borno State.
15-year-old Fatima Mohammed Kabir, confessed to have been married to factional Boko Haram leader, Mamman Nur, while the other girl, 14-year-old Amina Salisu, also admitted being married to two separate Boko Haram fighters in the Sambisa forest.
The UNICEF report shows that the number of children suicide bombers in the Lake Chad basin rose to 27 in the first quarter of 2017, as against 9 over the same period in 2016.
The Department of State Services, DSS, has said that it foiled plans by Boko Haram terrorists to bomb the embassies of the United Kingdom and United States of America in Abuja.
According to Amnesty International, death sentences in sub-Saharan Africa “rose from 443 in 2015 to at least 1,086 in 2016, mainly due to an increase in Nigeria which handed down more death sentences this year than any other country except China.”
President Donald Trump of the United States of America is reportedly favorably disposed to selling military aircrafts to the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, as part of effort at boosting the counter-terrorism campaign of the Muhammadu Buhari led administration.
Two female suicide bombers detonated their devices near the perimeter fence of the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, after they had been prevented from gaining entrance into the University premises by security officials.
The BBOG group called on “the rest of the Nigerian people and others around the world who have stood in empathy for the cause of our Chibok Girls to join our movement in prevailing on the Federal Government to act on our Demand.”
Army spokesman, Sani Usman said that the former Boko Haram fighter, Bulama Metele, who hails from Tumbun Bera in Borno, belonged to Mamman Nur’s faction of the terrorists group under the leadership of Abu Mustapha.
The minister of defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has said that the wanted leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, is still alive but is on the run and could possibly be hiding in Sambisa forest.