As Buhari continues his military assault on the Islamist insurgents, female suicide bombing continues to claim lives in the northeast and beyond. We send our best regards and hearty greetings to President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Attorney Yemi Osinbajo.
“Many people were killed, particularly during the one of the mosque”.
The worldwide Crisis Group said the root causes of the insurgency in the strategic Niger Delta remained “largely unaddressed” and action was required to maintain the fragile peace. “In the case of 30 August, none of the police members was injured”.
A security source also confirmed the attack but could not give details.
Also yesterday, the sect used the opportunity of the independence anniversary to attack a village in Adamawa State.
The Cardinal went on to stress the significance of further negotiations the new President had brokered with leading powers such as France and the U.S. including the sharing of intelligence. Why is it that most of the suspects and leaders of Boko Haram are Kanuris rather than Hausas, Fulanis or other tribes in the North? “They are preparing to do something that tomorrow will become an global embarrassment for Nigeria and we say no to it. Criminals are criminals anyway, under whatever name they call themselves”.
Defeating Boko Haram will require a holistic campaign that protects human rights, pairs progress on development and governance with security measures, and fills in behind military successes with civilian stabilization efforts.
“Boko Haram members penciled for reintegration are those [who were] forcefully conscripted into the group and those who have already surrendered or who are willing to renounce their membership in the group”, the statement read. He said: “Boko Haram succeeded in destroying all goodwill between Muslims and Christians in those areas where [the terror group] was active”.
Boko Haram fighters stormed a school in the remote north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok on April 14, 2014, seizing 276 girls who were preparing for end-of-year exams in an abduction that shocked the world.