Tuesday, 26th September 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

Why Hundreds of Boko Haram terrorist fighters are surrendering to Nigerian troops

By Guardian Exclusive
17 August 2021   |   3:03 pm
Lately, repentant Boko Haram members, accompanied by their families, have been surrendering to the Nigerian military. Many have been asking “why the sudden surrender” by these Boko Haram members. Here are the reasons why they have been ‘surrendering’ to Nigerian troops.

Related

2 Sep
The confession of a resistance fighter who witnessed a mass execution of German soldiers during World War II has reawakened dark memories in rural France.
30 Aug
Christian families in Pakistan pick up pieces after mob attack over 'blasphemy' On August 16, a Muslim mob attacked a Christian neighbourhood of the Pakistani town of Jaranwala. Homes and churches were burned and ransacked by a crowd of hundreds that tore through the streets of the town in the eastern Punjab province.
30 Aug
A group of senior Gabonese military officers appeared on national television in the early hours of Wednesday and said they had taken power, minutes after the state election body announced President Ali Bongo had won a third term.
31 Aug
Military officers in oil-producing Gabon said they had seized power on Wednesday, placing President Ali Bongo under house arrest and naming a new leader after the Central African state's election body announced Bongo had won a third term.
3 Sep
In Peru, 60 percent of people who disappear are women. Over 11,000 women were reported missing in the country last year, the majority of them teenagers. Some disappearances are voluntary. But most are linked to human trafficking networks, prostitution and domestic violence. Despite this poor record, Peru was the first nation in South America to recognise forced disappearances as gender-based violence.
1 Sep
Gabonese hope for jobs, eventual civilian rule following military coup
3 Sep
Martin Oloja on Inside Stuff this week talks about the African people who are talking about military coups in Africa.
2 Sep
The regional bloc CCAS, and the country's opposition coalition, have urged international partners to push for a rapid return to civilian rule. Also in this edition: In Democratic Republic of Congo, at least 48 protesters are reported to have been killed in the eastern city of Goma. And finally: In South Africa, the death toll rises to 76 after the devastating Johannesburg fire at an abandoned apartment block that housed dozens of homeless people and squatters.
6 Sep
Blacklisting the Wagner Group would put it on the terror list with al-Qaida, meaning that it would be a criminal offense to be a member of or support the mercenary outfit under UK laws.
10 Sep
The UK's home secretary has proposed a draft order to label the Wagner Group a terrorist organization. Other countries have so far hesitated to take this step.
8 Sep
Nine years of war in Yemen have displaced millions of people. As negotiations drag on in Saudi Arabia between the Houthi rebels and the internationally recognised government, the humanitarian situation in Yemen remains dire. Only 30 percent of required aid is currently being provided, according to the UN. In Marib, a city that serves as a refuge for millions of Yemenis, some live in extreme poverty, while others just manage to scrape by. Our team on the ground reports.
9 Sep
Military coups are resurging in Africa. A phenomenon that once plagued the continent. There have been over 70 coups in Africa since countries on the continent gained independence from colonial rule. Here are the African countries currently being led by military juntas.