Nigeria: Reports Speak of Boko Haram Truce


Boko Haram sect has allegedly offered a ceasefire on the condition that the government meet certain conditions including the arrest and prosecution of former governor of Borno Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.
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Bombing continues as citizens advocate for talks with Boko Haram

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - CPC Urges Buhari to Reject Mediator Role

    Daily Trust, 7 November 2012

    The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has advised its presidential candidate and former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, to reject his nomination by the Boko Haram sect as a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram, Peace Negotiations and Buhari

    Daily Trust, 7 November 2012

    You would have thought a white flag of surrender from Boko Haram would be a cause for celebration, but no! It was like poking the hornets' nest without a fly wisp, and a swarm has ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan - Boko Haram Tactics Are Barbaric

    This Day, 6 November 2012

    Killing of innocent lives being employed by the Muslim sect, Boko Haram, has been described as an 'outdated act' that is 'barbaric'. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Northern Govs Warn Against Dialogue With Fake Boko Haram

    This Day, 7 November 2012

    The Chairman of the Northern States Governors' Forum (NGSF), Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, Tuesday called on the Federal Government to avoid going into dialogue with the wrong Boko ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - We Won't Negotiate Under Conditions - FG

    Vanguard, 5 November 2012

    The Federal Government said, yesterday, that it will not negotiate with Islamic sect, Boko Haram under conditions, even as mixed reactions have trailed the declaration by the sect ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  JTF Kills Four Boko Haram Members in Gashua Raid

    Daily Trust, 7 November 2012

    Heavy gunfire was heard yesterday in Gashua area of Yobe State when operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) raided a hideout of suspected Boko Haram members and killed four of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  JTF Kills Four Boko Haram Members in Yobe

    This Day, 7 November 2012

    The military Joint Task Force (JTF) Tuesday raided one of Boko Haram's hideouts in Gashua town in Bade Local Government Area of Yobe State, killing four members of the sect and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Representatives Will Encourage FG to Dialogue With Boko Haram - Tambuwal

    Vanguard, 4 November 2012

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, says the House will encourage the Federal Government to engage in dialogue with the Boko Haram sect. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Criticisms Trail Buhari's Nomination As Mediator

    This Day, 5 November 2012

    Pioneer National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Solomon Lar, and Founder, Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasehun, have kicked against the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reports Speak of Boko Haram Ceasefire

    Leadership, 2 November 2012

    The Boko Haram sect has allegedly offered a ceasefire through dialogue with the federal government on the condition that the government will arrest and prosecute the former ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Planning Fresh Attacks - JTF

    Daily Trust, 2 November 2012

    Few hours after a purported spokesman of Boko Haram, Abu Muhammad Abdulazeez, announced that the group was ready for a ceasefire, the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State says it ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - We're Ready for Talks With FG

    This Day, 2 November 2012

    The leadership of Boko Haram Thursday expressed its willingness to suspend further terror attacks as a prelude to entering into dialogue with the Federal Government. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Lists Conditions for Ceasefire

    Leadership, 1 November 2012

    An alleged member of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram set conditions on Thursday for peace talks with Nigeria's government, asking that negotiations to end its bloody guerrilla ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Names Buhari, Five Others as Mediators

    Vanguard, 1 November 2012

    Leadership of Jama'atul Ahlis Sunnah Lidda'awati Wal Jihad, also called Boko Haram, has named the former Head of State and presidential candidate of Congress for Progressive ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Can't Force Me Out of Office - Gov. Yakowa

    Vanguard, 1 November 2012

    Gov. Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State on Thursday said that he would not resign his position because of the spate of bombings by Boko Haram sect in the state. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - I Won't Resign, Says Yakowa

    This Day, 2 November 2012

    Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State Thursday replied critics calling on him to resign from office because of his inability to contain the security challenges in the state, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Lists Conditions for Cease Fire

    This Day, 1 November 2012

    The dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram has said it is willing to cease all hostilities and attacks if the federal government arrests former Governor of Borno, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Offers Conditional Ceasefire

    Daily Trust, 2 November 2012

    A man claiming to be speaking on behalf of Boko Haram yesterday told journalists in Maiduguri by telephone that the sect was ready for a ceasefire on four terms which include ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Is Beyond Politics - Shettima

    Daily Trust, 2 November 2012

    The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, yesterday said the Boko Haram crisis goes beyond politics as all hands must be on deck to resolve the matter. read more »