In recent news on Boko Haram, The US Department of State announced a $7 million (N2.5bn) reward to anyone with good information which will lead to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.
The US Department made this known in a tweet: “The United States Department of State offers a #reward of up to $7 million for information leading to the arrest of #terrorist Abubakar #Shekau , leader of #Boko_Haram . #Whatsapp : +1 202 975 9195 #Telegram : @RFJ_Francais_bot”
The Fight against Boko Haram has been ongoing for a very long time since the killings of innocent people and making a large number of people homeless.
Boko Haram have been able to use their malicious tactics in various inhuman ways; suicide bombings and many more.
Boko Haram problem in Nigeria has been unsolved which has made few Nigerians run to different countries, Cameroon, Chad or Niger.
We can vividly recall, The insurgency group has carried out mass abductions including the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in April 2014 and two years ago, abducted some schoolgirls from Dapchi in Yobe State, releasing all of them except Leah Sharibu who refused to deny her Christian faith.
Shekau has been ranked number eight (8) by US on the list of the most wanted terrorists.
In boko haram latest attack and violence Today, March 4, 2020, Six people has been killed as attacks were made on the military base in Borno.
In a new report, Jihadists killed four police officers and two civilian militiamen in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Wednesday, security sources told AFP.
Suspected Boko Haram fighters in trucks fitted with machine guns launched a dawn raid on the army base in the town of Damboa, sparking intense fighting.
“We lost four mobile policemen and two civilian militia fighting alongside soldiers during the fight with the terrorists,” said a military officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Anti-jihadist militia leader Ibrahim Liman confirmed the toll, after supporting soldiers during the attack.
Local resident Modu Malari said on Wednesday the insurgents had attacked with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades but were forced out from the town by troops after a fierce two-hour battle.
More than 50 residents were injured by shrapnels from grenades fired by the jihadists, he said, after some strayed into nearby homes.