NSA confirms death of new ISWAP leader: The National Security Adviser, General Babagana Monguno (retd), yesterday, revealed that the new leader of the Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, Mallam Bako was two days ago killed by the military.…
Kidnapping for ransom has been on the rise in Nigeria’s Northwest lately. Early in the year, abducted kidnapped a total of 2,944 victims across the country. Sanusi was kidnapped alongside his aged father, three friends and a neighbour.
“Lie down and face the ground,” one of the men ordered the startled friends. His face wore a menacing scowl. “If anyone tried to stand or make any move to escape, he would be shot dead,” he declared and went to invade the next room, Sanusi narrated.
He then rushed back and locked the door,” Sanusi recalled while speaking with CAMPUS REPORTER, adding that their heavy grunts alerted the terror group who forced their way into the room.
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Bandits reportedly attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kaura Namoda's convoy, Sanusi Muhammad killing three policemen and five other people in the process.
From emirs to kings, Nigeria's traditional rulers are increasingly being humiliated by politicians, the latest example of this was the brutal dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.
Nigeria's dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, is suing over his “illegal detention”. His lawyers also say his banishment from Kano is an unconstitutional “colonial practice”. Read more ➡: #BBCAfricaLive