Terrorism

Truckload Of Weapons Heading For Nigeria Seized In Ghana

Truckload Of Weapons Heading For Nigeria Seized In Ghana

Ghanaian security agents on Tuesday seized a truckload of arms and ammunition believed to be on its way to Nigeria and arrested five people, a senior police officer in Accra said yesterday. “The vehicle with Coca Cola inscription was loaded with the consignment which included pump action guns, double-barrel guns and a large quantity of cartridges,” Accra Regional Police Commander Rose Bio Atinga told Agence France Presse (AFP.) Police, acting on a tip-off, arrested two Nigerians and three Ghanaians. “After a check was conducted, we realised that the vehicle with a (Nigerian) registration number, was loaded with ammunition covered by … read more

Nigeria: Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau’s Message To Jonathan

Nigeria: Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau’s Message To Jonathan

  Video of New Boko Haram Leader Imam Abubakar Shekau The leader of Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram, Imam Abubakar Shekau, in his first video of him posted online, said recent killings of Christians were justifiable revenge attacks and President Goodluck Jonathan had no power to stop the group’s insurgency. Reuters says the 15 minute video of Abubakar Shekau posted on YouTube is similar in style to messages submitted by other Islamist groups like al Qaeda, a sign of the growing influence other jihadist movements are having on the sect. “Christians, everyone knows what they have done to us and … read more

Occupy Nigeria: New York Protest – Pictures

Occupy Nigeria: New York Protest – Pictures

Nigerians in New York and lovers of Nigeria on Tuesday joined in solidarity to protest against the fuel subsidy removal in Nigeria. Such protest is going on across the world. Here are some of the pictures from the protest:

Nigeria: ‘Boko Haram Members Are In Government’ – Jonathan

Nigeria: ‘Boko Haram Members Are In Government’ – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has finally commented on who he thinks members of the deadly Islamic sect (Boko Haram) are, saying the group has successfully infiltrated the three arms of government at the federal level and security agencies. He revealed this on Sunday, at a remembrance church service to mark the 2012 Armed Forces Remembrance Day. He, however vowed to stem the menace shortly. In his words, “Some of them (Boko Haram sect) are in the executive arm of government, some of them are in the parliamentary/legislative arm of government, while some of them are even in the judiciary”. “Some are … read more