Boko Haram news
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for support to his administration in the fight against terrorism, while also saying sponsors of Boko Haram insurgents are outside Nigeria. He said the military force is need of money.
The Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east may spread to Bauchi, Taraba, Gombe and Adamawa states, the co-chairman of the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, warned on Wednesday, January 16.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, Henry Seriake Dickson, has offered automatic employment to the wives of two pilots, who were indigenes of the state that died in action against the Boko Haram insurgents recently.
Major-General E.G Whyte made this known at the inaugural ceremony of Basic and Intermediate training on space technology and spacecraft engineering on Monday, January 14, at the Obasanjo Space Centre, FCT, Abuja.
Former military head of state, Ibrahim Babangida, has urged the military authority to evolve new combat strategy to confront Boko Haram terrorists who have continued carrying out attacks in the northeastern parts of Nigeria.
The number of casualties is yet unknown as gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram extremist group attacked a community in Magumeri, a local government headquarters in Borno state on Sunday, January 13.