• Gunmen attack Kaduna community, kill four vigilantes

    Gunmen attack Kaduna community, kill four vigilantes

    Four members of a vigilance group have lost their lives in an attack by gunmen on Godogodo town of Kaduna State.

    The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Sunday that the troops of the 1 Division, the police and a local vigilance group engaged the gunmen and repelled the attack.

    He said the combined team of security operatives inflicted a heavy casualty on the gunmen and arrested six suspected members of the group.

    According to him, […]

  • Boko Haram militants now disguise as vigilantes, says DHQ

    Boko Haram militants now disguise as vigilantes, says DHQ

    The Defence Headquarters on Monday said Boko Haram militants now disguise as vigilante members and hunters to evade the military.

    The Defence Spokesman, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, said the military discovered the Boko Haram militants’ latest antics during a coordinated offensive against remnants of the terrorists in Sambisa forest.

    He said, “The fleeing terrorists now disguise as vigilantes or hunters to evade easy detection. The terrorists, after they have been smoked out of Sambisa forest and in their desperation to wreak havoc […]