Tag "Khalid al-Barnawi"

    CLOSE-UP: Al-Barnawi, arrested Boko Haram commander who ‘bombed UN building’

CLOSE-UP: Al-Barnawi, arrested Boko Haram commander who ‘bombed UN building’

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released more details about Khalid Al-Barnawi, a top Boko Haram leader who was arrested last week. According to Tony Opuiyo, an agent of the DSS who released a statement on Saturday, Al-Barnawi is responsible for the 2011 bombing of the United Nations (UN) building in Abuja. “This service wishes to inform the general public that further to [...]

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US places $23 million on terrorist groups in Africa

In its bid to effectively combat war against terrorism in Africa, the United States has placed a bounty of $23 million dollars on different sects across Africa. While the sum of $18 million was placed on Khalid al-Barnawi, leader of Ansaru, a notorious group that broke away from Boko Haram in 2012, $5 million was respectively placed on founders of a [...]

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    Fear of ‘Ansaru factor’ hampers rescue of Chibok girls as military locates hostage site

Fear of ‘Ansaru factor’ hampers rescue of Chibok girls as military locates hostage site

Efforts by security agencies to rescue hundreds of schoolgirls in Boko Haram captivity are being hampered by fears that another militant group, Ansaru, may be involved. Ansaru (pictured), also called Jama’atu ansaril muslimina fi biladis Sudan (Vanguards for the Protection of Muslims in Black Africa), are known to harm their hostages at the slightest indication that they are about to be [...]

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