May 24, 2018

Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect linked to recent attacks in Benue, recover weapons (SUN)

Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect linked to recent attacks in Benue, recover weapons (SUN)

A combined troops of the Nigerian Army, the police and Department of State Security (DSS), have arrested a key Boko Haram suspect, known as Aminu Yaminu, nicknamed Tashaku, who is believed to be behind most of the recent attacks in Benue State. 

In a statement signed by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Major Olabisi Ayeni, Tashaku’s arrested followed an intelligence report gathered that he had concluded plans with his cohorts in Bauchi, Borno, Yobe and Nasarawa states to launch a major attack on innocent citizens in Benue State. 

Ayeni also disclosed that the Nigerian Army has captured armed herdsmen after a firefight in Guma Local Government Area of the state. Read more

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