Ace Nigerian Journalist, Babajide Kolade Otitoju, has revealed the name of ISWAP's new leader. Babajide made the revelation while narrating how Al-Barnawi died from the injury he sustained in battle. You may recall that Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, recently confirmed the death of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi.
One disturbing thing about ISWAP and Boko Haram sect in Nigeria is the usage of young children as jihadists. This article would expose you to three (3) ways ISWAP and Boko Haram recruits children as terrorists. 1. Internally Displaced Person (IDP) Camps These terror groups are known to recruit young, naive and uneducated children who are easily brainwashed. These days, ISWAP factions are exploiting the susceptibility in the Borno IDP camps to recruit young boys who they train as fighters. These children are
According to a report by Daily Nigerian, 24 ISWAP fighters including top-ranking Commanders such as Yaya Ebraheem, Baba Chattimari, and Abu Adam Oubaida, met their waterloo in the hands of Nigerian troops in the Ngamdu axis on Wednesday while attempting to attack a military convoy. Also, a top ISWAP Deputy Jaysh in Sambisa, Modou Bacheer Oukocha, was among those fatally wounded.
The Boko Haram terrorists are no doubts a dangerous set of outlaws. They are so evil that they have committed the types of inhuman acts which no one could have ever imagined. From killing about 40,000 innocent souls to maiming and rendering millions of others homeless. Also, the property they have destroyed in the process of their rampaging are worth billions of naira.
Turkish President to visit Buhari Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Aso Rock on October 18, local Turkish media have revealed. Reports detail that the Turkish president will leave his home country on October 17 for a four-day diplomatic tour to Nigeria, Angola and Togo.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai has expressed fear that Boko Haram insurgents are moving to the Northwestern region of the country after being displaced by the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) in the Northeast. He disclosed this information at the 'Fountain summit', an event organised by the Ekiti State government.
It's no longer news that, the Nigerian military chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, had confirmed the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, leader of the insurgent group known as Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP). However, in this article are five things you need to know about the late ISWAP leader.
According to a report by Daily Trust, The Nigerian Army has confirmed that West Africa's top ISWAP leader, Al-Barnawi’s is dead. To quote the Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor who said to journalists, "He is dead and remains dead".
Two popular terrorist groups in Africa, which are the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) and the Boko Haram, have in the past years continued to wreak havoc on human lives and properties, causing many to live in fear despite the strict actions that have been taken to eradicate them by various security agencies.
Protest Begins In Abuja Past and present Nigeria’s basketball players on Thursday staged a peaceful protest in Abuja over an alleged plan to impose one Musa Kida as the President of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters The protesters marched from the Area 10 Old Parade, Garki and to the Unity Fountain, Maitama, demanding that Kida must be prevented from imposing himself on the basketballers and other stakeholders as the association’s President.
Aside from the Boko-Haram/ISWAP insurgents that are terrorizing the Northeast region of Nigeria, activities of some armed herdsmen, and bandits in various parts of Nigeria, have become issues of serious concern to the government and citizens alike. For a while now, the armed gangs have been accused of attacking people, and killing them with impunity.
Gumi playing his part to curb insecurity, the military won't stop him — Chief of Defence Staff Irabor It is quite true that a lot of people have pushed for the arrest of the controversial Islamic scholar Ahmad Gumi but Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has said that Gumi should not be hated because he is playing his part to tame the menace of insecurity in the country and would not be stopped by the military.
At a "Fountain Summit" held today, Thursday, at the Ekiti State Government House, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai expressed his concern over the influx of Boko Haram terrorists into the Northwest due to the conflict occurred by their counterparts of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP.
The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has reacted after it was reported that ISWAP terrorist group is presently chasing Boko Haram terrorist group to the North West region of the country. While reacting, the Kaduna State governor made it known that the biggest fear is that Boko Haram and ISWAP members may relocate from North East to the North West region.
Buhari renews Dikio appointment Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Milland Dikio as Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for another one-year tenure. The retired Nigerian Army Colonel was first appointed PAP chief in August 2020. A statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina said despite the challenges, Dikio has been able to “command widespread respect” among Niger Delta stakeholders.
Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has confirmed the death of the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) , Abu Musab Al-Barnawi. Al-Barnawi was the son of Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf who launched a war against the Nigerian state. Al-Barnawi was previously the spokesperson for the terrorist group before he later became ISWAP leader following the death of Abubakar Shekau.
Governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has disclosed what he described as his biggest fear about Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorist group. Source: Goggle The governor said the biggest fear is that Boko Haram members may change from location from the northeast to the northwest. He revealed this at the Fountain Summit, an event organised by the Ekiti Government on Thursday.
The Nigerian military chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, had reportedly, confirmed the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province jihadist group, as well as the son of the founder of the Boko Haram militant group, Mohammed Yusuf, who was allegedly killed in police custody in 2009, in Maiduguri.
File Photo: Al-Barnawi The Nigerian military has confirmed the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of the West African Islamic State (ISWAP). "He is dead and will continue to be dead," said Chief of Defense Staff General Lucky Irabor. However, General Irabor did not provide further details on Barnawi's death, which was first reported in September.
File Photo: Al-Barnawi Citizens of northeastern Nigeria continue to speak out over reports that ISWAP leader Abu Mus'ab Al-Barnawi was killed in an ambush on his delegation at border Borno, Yobe State border. While some have expressed doubts about his death, there are many who see Al-Barnawi's death as a victory for the war on terror in the Lake Chad region.