Nigerian Politicians Linked to Militants


The government says it has uncovered material that links some top politicians and a prominent political party with the Boko Haram terrorist group.

Boko Haram (file photo).

  • Nigeria:  FG Links Boko Haram to Political Party

    This Day, 10 July 2014

    The federal government Wednesday claimed that there was strong evidence linking the terror sect, Boko Haram, to a political party in Nigeria but failed to disclose which of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Insurgency - Army Finds Links to Politicians in Balmo Forest

    Vanguard, 10 July 2014

    ABUJA--Some prominent politicians are presently being interrogated following the discovery of their identity cards and other incriminating items when troops destroyed terrorists' ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Promise to Combat Boko Haram - Gov. Aliyu

    Vanguard, 9 July 2014

    Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger said on Wednesday that the Federal Government had promised to combat insurgency in the country. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Politicians Linked to Boko Haram Under Investigation - Official

    Premium Times, 9 July 2014

    The National Information Centre, NIC, on Wednesday said some politicians suspected to have links with the Boko Haram terrorist group are under investigation. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Govt Links Boko Haram to Political Party

    This Day, 10 July 2014

    The federal government Wednesday claimed that there was strong evidence linking the terror sect, Boko Haram, to a political party in Nigeria but failed to disclose which of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - FG Floats N30 Billion Victims Support Fund

    Leadership, 10 July 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan announced yesterday that the federal government has concluded plans to float a N30 billion support fund for victims of Boko Haram attacks across the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  How to End Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria - Alao Akala

    Vanguard, 9 July 2014

    Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, is former governor of Oyo State and strong member of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview he speaks on his life outside ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Troops Capture Foreign Mercenaries in Balmo Forest

    Daily Trust, 8 July 2014

    The Defence headquarters yesterday said troops have captured two foreign terrorists and cleared the Boko Haram camps in Balmo Forest in the North East. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Terrorists Driven Off Balmo Forest

    CAJ News Agency, 8 July 2014

    THE military said it had cleared and taken over Balmo forest from terrorists in an operation that lasted throughout the weekend. read more »