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Police Raid PREMIUM TIMES Head Office; Arrest Publisher Journalist

The Nigeria police have raided PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher.The publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, was arrested alongside the paper’s judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu.Plain-clothed officers conducted a search at the office shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday and said they were acting on a complaint filed by the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai.The arrests came days after PREMIUM TIMES turned down the army’s demand to retract news stories about the Nigerian Army and its operations.The paper’s Editor-in-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed, condemned the raid.“They should stop deluding themselves that they can muzzle the press and intimidate PREMIUM TIMES,” said Mr. Mojeed. “They should know that our loyalty lies with our readers and the Nigerian people who have a right to know.”He said the paper would continue “to discharge its responsibilities in line with global best practices, social responsibility, and patriotism, even at great risk to our personal libert…

Names of the 21 Chibok Secondary School Girls Released this Morning

A source from the Directorate of State Services has given five names out of the 21 expected of the released Chibok Secondary School Girls 1. Deborah Ja'afaru 2. Maryam Lawan, 3. Jummai John 4. Maryam Basheer 5. Comfort Amos More to come.

President Muhammadu Buhari departs for Germany After release of Chibok Girls

The President just departed for an official visit in Germany, this comes after the release of the Chibok Girls. He was briefed by the Director General of the State Security Service, Mr Daura at the Presidential Villa. After the Commanders of the Islamic Sect, Boko Haram released the girls during a prisoner swap deal, which saw the 21 girls swapped for four battle Commanders of the terrorist group.

EXCLUSIVE: 21 Chibok Girl Released By Boko Haram

Twenty one of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014 has been released to the Nigerian government, a government source told SaharaReporters. The sources disclosed that the girls were picked up by military helicopter from Banki area of Borno state where Boko Haram militants dropped them off earlier today. The release of the 21 girls comes as President Buhari began a three-day trip to Germany to discuss assistance for the rebuilding of the northeastern part of Nigeria ravaged by Boko Haram. Citizens Reporters could not immediately obtain the names of the girls released today.

Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau releases New Video

The reportedly dead leader of the terrorist group,  Abubakar Shekau aka She-Cow has released a statement describing the his killing  and alleged reduction of the operational capability of Boko Haram as nothing but lies,  aimed at smearing the image of the Nigerian Army.
Shekau also mocked the organisers of the BBOG campaign. The Boko Haram leader, actually gave insights into the war on members of his group,  but ended predicting his death,  and also made mention of the fact that if he dies,  he won't be annoyed, but know that he is doing the work of Allah, saying that Allah is the All knowing God and as such his death would have been ordained and stationed by Him.
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Here is a translation of the message he passed
Below is the translated words of Shekau To the infidels of Nigeria, president Muhammadu Buhari and his likes, Idris Derby, the man with a sight like a goat. To the people of Niger Republic and the entire Africa and the world in gen…

Nigerian Soldiers Repel Boko Haram In Abadam, Borno State

In a statement released by the Nigerian Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, disclosed that the troops dealt a decisive blow to Boko Haram fighters who attempted to attack a military location. Colonel Usman said the members of the terrorist group had launched their attack around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2016, adding that the battle with the insurgents lasted for about two hours. Nigerian soldiers involved in Operation LAFIYA DOLE, a multinational Joint Task Force, today, routed Islamist insurgents belonging to Boko Haram in Abadam, Borno State. “During the fierce battle, the troops killed 15 of the insurgents, with many escaping with gunshot wounds,” said the military spokesman. He revealed that two soldiers lost their lives in the exchange of gunfire, with four soldiers wounded in action. According to Colonel Usman, the Nigerian troops recovered one gun truck, one 60mm mortar tube, seven 60mm mortar bombs, a General Purpose Machine (GPMG), three damaged AK-47 rif…

IGP, Meets with Squadron Commanders

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K Idris today,  met with Squadron Commanders of the various Mobile Police Units of the Force at The Police Headquarters,  Abuja  yh E Federal Capital Territory. In attendance,  were the Commanders of the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Special Protection Unit (SPU), Anti Bomb Squad,  and Mopol Squadrons (1-58)

Abuja Protest: Islamic Students Demand Release of El Zakzaky

Students mainly Islamic took to the streets of Abuja,  the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday to demand the release of Sheikh El-Zakzaky Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, who has been in military detention since December 2015. The Sheikh was arrested after a clash between members of his Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), a Shi'ia group, and the military, which left at least 347 Islamic Movement of Nigeria deadThe protesters tendered a statement concerning the protest.  PRESS RELEASEOUR DEMAND IS SIMPLE: IMMEDIATE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF OUR LEADER, SHAIKH ZAKZAKY, HIS WIFE AND OTHERSWe are all aware of the unfortunate event that occurred at Zaria between 12th and 14th December 2015. Proofs abound to establish that the operations by the Nigerian Army were well coordinated and preplanned. It was not as a result of provocations due to "clash". Independent investigations by renowned and reputable human rights organizations have affirmed gross violations of hu…

Boko Haram Ambush Military Escort

Today afternoon, suspected elements  of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists who were foraging for food, ambushed troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri, at Sanda general area, Borno State. Unfortunately, 5 civilians lost their lives at the incident and another died on the way to the hospital. Three soldiers also sustained injuries. The wounded have been evacuated to Maiduguri. Consequently, another robust patrol team has been despatched to reinforce the troops, clear the general area and pursue the terrorists. This unfortunate incident has brought to the fore the need for more vigilance and cooperation amongst all. We would like to assure the public that we would not allow this isolated incident to thwart the peace and security commuters enjoy along the route and all other opened routes in the North East. Troops are on the heels of the attackers and would not relent till they are apprehended or killed. Additional security measures hav…

Troops Clear Boko Haram Terrorists Hideouts

Following reported observed  activities of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists around Jororo and Tombaeji villages in Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE carried out a clearance operation within the area  in the early hours of Wednesday 14th September 2016.  The fighting patrol team sent came into contact with Boko Haram terrorists elements around Gajire village during which there was a firefight that lasted for about 15 minutes.  The gallant troops overpowered the terrorists and killed 4 of them and captured 1 alive. The victorious troops also recovered 2 General Purpose Machine Guns (GMPG), 2 AK-47 Rifles and 144 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition from the terrorists. In addition, they also recovered 2 KASEA branded motorcycles.  The troops have continued to patrol the general area in search of possible remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists that might be hibernating in the area. The ever vigilant troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have continue…

Wanted Journalist Salkida arrested by DSS at Nnamdi Azikiwe Intl Airport

Ahmad Salkida, one of the three people wanted for alleged knowledge of Boko Haram and the whereabouts of over 200 Chibok girls, was arrested in Abuja on Monday. Mr. Salkida, who arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport aboard Emirates flight EK 785, was taken from the door of the aircraft by members of the security forces. A passenger seated next to Mr. Salkida during the journey informed SaharaReporters that Mr. Salkida was nervous throughout the flight. She said she recognized the journalist from photos posted on the Internet and engaged him in conversation throughout the seven-hour flight. Mr. Salkida told her that he expected to be arrested upon arrival because he was traveling with an Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC) and that the State Security Service (SSS) was aware of his coming. He expressed fear that he would not be given a fair trial and accused the government of pronouncing him guilty without trial. Mr. Salkida further told the passenger that he did not know the…

I miss my Husband: Escaped Chibok Girl: Amina Ali

One of the only verified escapee from the dreaded, callous terrorist group in Northern Nigeria Amina Ali,  was reportedly quoted as saying she misses her husband.   You would recall that shortly after her escape in company of her supposedly husband,  she was immediately transfered to a health Centre where she was taken care of and the husband, identified only as Mohammed Hayatu at the time of their escape, told a witness that he too was kidnapped by Boko Haram. He was placed in military detention for interrogation by Nigeria's joint intelligence center. Amina was quoted by CNN as saying "I'm not comfortable with the way I'm being kept from him,.  She also confirmed our earlier report that a couple of the abducted 276 Chibok Secondary School Girls were killed in the ongoing coordinated air strikes, about a year ago. Her statements comes two days after the terrorist group released a grisly video showing the dead bodies of young women, taken in the aftermath of what Bok…

Boko Haram wants Prisoner Exchange for Chibok Girls

Boko Haram just posted a video showing the 219 abducted Chibok Secondary School Girls,  demanding for a swap deal,  which will see their detained comrades exchanged for the school girls.
They Boko Haram also alleges that the Nigerian Army Killed Most of the Chibok Girls Video Video

Nigerian Army Killed Most of The Chibok Girls: Video

Associated Press, yesterday released a statement credited to Boko Haram alleging that dozens of the 219 Abducted Chibok Girls have been killed in the ongoing coordinated air strikes against its members,  this was contained in series of tweets sent out by Ahmad Salkida.  Recall that Ahmad Salkida was just recently declared wanted by the Nigerian Army for withholding statements concerning the whereabouts of the abducted school girls. Ahmad Salkida, a journalist with links to Boko Haram, in a series of tweets yesterday on his Tweeter Handle @ContactSalkida, confirmed watching “horrifying” images of some of the Chibok girls allegedly killed by the Nigerian military airstrikes.Salkida said the video was exclusively released to him by Abubakar Shekau, the ousted leader of militant group.“I’m studying the video of the Chibok girls that was sent exclusively to me before their abductors upload on it You Tube later, @ BBOG_Nigeria,” he tweeted.Salkida had earlier tweeted: ”Just in: Jama’atu Ahl…