The Boko Haram insurgents killed the Commanding Officer of 158 Battalion, and an undisclosed number of soldiers after attacking a military location at Kareto village in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State.
No fewer than 3,641 persons have been allegedly killed by suspected herdsmen between January 2016 and October 2018 in the six states of Benue, Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba, Zamfara and Kaduna, Concise News reports
The Nigerian Army has said that it was winning the war against terrorism despite the recent attacks by Boko Haram insurgents on some communities and military bases in the north-eastern part of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he retained cabinet ministers in the last three and half years despite pressure from some quarters due to their unique skill, strength and leadership qualities.
The Federal Government has condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comments attributing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and Islamic State’s West Africa Province, describing it as deeply offensive and patently divisive.
Femi Fani-Kayode has insinuated that ex-governor of Jigawa state Sule Lamido could be a supporter of the perceived islamisation for condemning former President Olusegun Obasanjo's recent comments on Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria.