Boko Haram Is Shifting Its Base From Sambisa In Borno To Kaduna, But They'll Return In Body Bags-FFK
It was recently alleged that Boko Haram terrorist group is trying to move its operational base from Sambisa forest in Borno State, to Rijana forest in Kaduna State. This recent report has caused several Nigerians to react differently. Based on that note, the former aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode decided to speak.
Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has asked his supporters to forgive Ibrahim Salami, one of his Benin Republic-based lawyers. Source: Sahara Reporters Igboho, had in a leaked audio, berated one of his lawyers Salami, for allegedly disrespecting him.
Why Southern Nigeria Should Be More Security Conscious As Bandits And Terrorists Relocate From The North
Having grappled with the horrendous scourges of terrorism and banditry for years, the federal military troops eventually come to be dealing with them that they started to have a rethink which is evident in their scampering about from their original locations to new ones. The whole saga of the security forces dealing decisively on the outlaws started only a few months ago.
Nigerian human rights activist and lawyer, Reno Omokiri has shared his opinion about the recent recommendation which was approved by president Mohammad Buhari. Recall that Muhammadu Buhari recently approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch,” 368 grazing sites, across 25 states in the country.
Since over one month, there have been massive repentance and surrendering of some of the terrorists who have constituted a huge chunk of the insecurity that has been plaguing Nigeria for years. And several hundreds of them have already surrendered to the country's troops, as well as many more keep coming out of their Sambisa forest hideouts to do same.
Over the past few weeks, more than 1500 Bokoharam/ISWAP fighters have renounced terrorism and embraced peace by surrendering to the Nigerian Army of Operation Hadin Kai in Konduga, Bama, and Mafa local government area of the State. It is no doubt that the military has induced fear in their hearts that they have no option than to surrender and repent from the path of evil.
Why FG should accept more repentant Bandits as Ex-Bandits Reveal how they were forced into Terrorism
In a recent news shared by Legitng, some ex members of the boko haram group, who surrendered their weapons, are beginning to open up on their experiences in the terrorist camp. One of the Ex- Bandits Adamu Rugurugu, who used to be a Boko Haram member has revealed that some of these terrorist did not join out of their own will, they were abducted by the ring-leaders who keep them in Sambisa Forest and conscript them into their evil ideologies.
Following the speech by the Sultan of Sokoto about the bad state of insecurity in the country, Babajide Kolade-Otitoju in his words during the Monday edition of Journalist Hangout posit that the Sultan is right and it is beyond doubt that the security architecture in the country is failing.
Not too long ago, I overheard a good number of adults arguing that the best way to end the popular Islamic terror group, Boko Haram, is for the Nigerian military to make preparations for an atomic bomb to be dropped within the region (Sambisa Forest).
Although, a handful of thousands of the members of the proscribed Terrorist group known as Boko Haram has recently surrendered to the government forces, insecurity has yet to slow down both across the Northern Nigeria and also elsewhere in the country. This is because the remaining members of the sect and that of its counterpart merger faction in crimes, ISWAP, is steal in Sambisa forest where it inhabits and plans its unending acts of evil.
picture.credit.pmnews.com Boko Haram terrorism is advancing, and at the same time retrogressive. Advancing because they are joining forces with the ISWAP, who have taken control of the capital base of the terrorist activities, which is the Sambisa forest. Retrogressive because few of them have surrendered to the legitimate Nigeria authorities.
The mass surrender of several hundreds of the members of the Boko Haram extremist group has been trending since the past few weeks. This is because many more of them keep embracing government amnesty programme of deradicalising, rehabilitating and empowering them as they toll the path of peace in an unusual manner.
In this world, there are many easily or readily believable happenings and their reverses as well. And in the case of the had-to-believe ones, there is always that tendency for everyone to start raising eyebrows about them. Such is the case of the monstrous members of the proscribed Boko Haram terrorists whom, having made life unbearable to Nigerians, especially the Northerners and the neighbouring countries, have recently been surrendering themselves and their families to the federal government of the country through its troops.
The fact that about 4,000 members (3,000 in Nigeria and 900 in Cameroon) of the Boko Haram terrorists group have surrendered to the government did not transpire on a platter of gold. They were forced to embrace peace mostly because of the stance of the federal Military forces against them.
The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Gen. Abdulwahab Eyitayo, says more than 8,000 Boko Haram terrorists have so far surrendered to troops. Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers He said the terrorists surrendered from their enclaves in Sambisa Forests, as well as other hideouts.
Today's Headlines: Hundreds Flee To Sambisa As Boko Haram Invades Borno; Buhari Jets Off To Ethiopia
Many feared killed, hundreds flee to Sambisa as Boko Haram invades Borno LGA, Damboa Suspected armed members of Boko Haram terrorists have invaded the Council headquarters of Damboa in Borno state shooting sporadically as they engaged troops locations. Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers Damboa is about an 85km drive from Maiduguri the state capital located centre of the sambisa forests in the southern Borno Senatorial District.
If Herdsmen Want Land For Ranching They Should Either Buy A Land Or Take Over Sambisa From BH - Reno
Reno Omokri has taken to his official Twitter handle to suggest that if herdsmen want land for ranching, then they should buy a land or go to Sambisa forest to fight and take over the forest from Boko Haram, adding that it is not the federal government business to use public funds to buy and develop ranches for them.
Boko Haram terrorists have invaded Damboa council headquarters and have engaged troops in a blood battle. The terrorists were said to have launched the invasion around 5:pm and they started shooting at people, this made residents to immediately run for their lives with many entering into Sambisa forest to hide.
State Security Service (SSS) has asked security agencies in Kaduna to “ step up surveillance and intelligence gathering ” in the state as Boko Haram leaders and their basement fighters have displaced to Southern Kaduna from Sambisa. In a memo seen by Peoples Gazette, the terrorists are said to have displaced from Sambisa timber in Borno state to Rijana timber in Chikun local government area of Kaduna.
Residents flee to Sambisa as Boko Haram invades Council headquarters Residents flee to Sambisa as Boko Haram invades Council headquarters of Damboa in Borno State
Suspected armed members of Boko Haram terrorists, have invaded the Council headquarters of Damboa in Borno state, on Saturday evening, shooting heavily as they engaged Nigerian security forces. Picture used for illustrative purpose. Damboa is about an 85km drive from Maiduguri the state capital, located on the centre of the sambisa forests, in the southern Borno Senatorial District.