Global Upfront Newspapers
Africa Cover News

Nigeria’s porous land borders aggravating Boko Haram/ISWAP, bandits’ terrorism

National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd) said Tuesday that members of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram terrorists (BHTs) have continued to exploit the porous borders to disrupt the livelihoods of innocent citizens by unleashing killings, destruction of property and kidnapping on Nigerians.

The NSA spoke in Abuja during the eighth session of the Cameroon-Nigeria Trans-Border Security Committee.

Monguno’s comment came a few hours after some bandits invaded the Afaka barracks of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, killing two senior officers. The bandits also kidnapped another senior officer, a Major, who is feared dead.

According to General Monguno, “the most dominant transnational security issue remains the threat of terrorism perpetrated by the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs).

“These terrorist groups continue to exploit the porous border areas to disrupt the livelihoods of innocent citizens in their communities.”

Monguno, however, maintained that the collective efforts of stakeholders under the auspices of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have significantly degraded terrorists’ activities in the Lake Chad Basin and positive outcomes are being yielded.

Advertize With Us

See Also:

A tropical scam made by Britain

Global Upfront

Buhari eases restrictions on worship at churches and mosques, retains ban on inter-State travels, mass gatherings

Global Upfront

Ethical concerns raised as Israel trades Pfizer COVID-19 doses for medical data in vaccine blitz

Global Upfront

ECOWAS Sanctions: U.N. Peacekeeping Mission in Mali Grounds Flights

Global Upfront

Air Peace airlifts 312 Indian nationals

Global Upfront

Bandits kill 66 persons in massacre at 8 villages in Kebbi State

Global Upfront

Hamas gunman kills South African immigrant, wounds 4 in terror shooting in Jerusalem Old City

Global Upfront

COVID-19: Buhari writes Chief Justice of Nigeria, demands urgent measures to decongest prisons

Global Upfront

“Highly influential people” named as collaborators as 2,000 terrorists’ informants are arrested in Zamfara State – Commissioner

Global Upfront

Nigeria: Bandits break into Adamawa Hospital, abduct doctor

Global Upfront

This website uses Cookies to improve User experience. We assume this is OK...If not, please opt-out! Accept Read More