The state Police spokesman, Victor Isuku, said in a statement that a female suicide bomber, detonated an explosive strapped on her at a military checkpoint just in front of an internally displaced persons camp.
Ezugwu made the remarks on Wednesday while delivering a farewell speech to soldiers and officers of the division, following his redeployment to Nigerian Army Depot, Zaria, Kaduna State in the recent shake up in the Nigerian Army.
Although the Nigerian government has denied it, reliable military intelligence sources told icirnigeria.org that 80 Boko Haram fighters and five commanders were released in exchange for the 82 girls released by the insurgency group last week.
The Director of information, Nigerian Defence Headquarters, John Enenche, has reassured Nigerians that the military is still on top of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East in spite of recent attacks and suicide bombings in the region.
The committee had written the suspended SGF on Wednesday, asking him to appear before its hearing on Thursday, but his aides reportedly refused to accept the letter.
Interventions by international aid agencies and non governmental organisations are the reason why there is no humanitarian catastrophe in the North East By Tajudeen Suleiman Every hour, the gate of…
The National Communications Commission, NCC, has announced plans to collaborate with telecommunications companies to rehabilitate communication infrastructures that were destroyed at the height of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East.
The Arewa Youth Forum, an umbrella organisation for youths in Northern Nigeria, has called on the Presidency to expand the mandate of the military operations in the North East to include unmasking of sponsors of Boko Haram for prosecution.
The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF has launched an appeal to raise the sum of $3.3 billion for emergency assistance for the 48 million children living through some of the world’s worst conflicts and other crises.
After surviving the Boko Haram insurgency, people of the Northeast now battle life -threatening hunger and malnutrition. By Tajudeen Suleiman He was sitting among five other children, eating voraciously with…