The mother of deceased al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden has given her first interview 7 years after her son's death, claiming he was a "very good kid" who was radicalised during his time at university where he studied Economics.
In instances where the some of the displaced persons from such communities are yet to return, the abandoned spaces provide safe havens for terrorists that always able to pose as villagers to evade identification.
Some suspected Boko Haram terrorists have killed 18 farmers and kidnapped nine women in western region of Chad, authorities said, part of a wave of violence that has spread from neighbouring Nigeria across the region.
Nigerian troops sustained strikes on insurgents at unexpected locations and hideouts, which rattled and shattered their coherence, making it impossible to recuperate from injuries and freely regroup to plot fresh atrocities.
The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas, has said that some Boko Haram members are regrouping around Bama local government area of Borno state. It said that some of the terrorists attacked.
President Muhammadu Buhari says prime minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, has promised to support Nigeria's fight against insurgency. He met with Rutte at the Hague and both leaders discussed burning some issues.