Boko Haram

By Leonard Ibekwe Twiiter @leonard_Ibekwe

There are reports that unknown gunmen are on the trail of popular photojournalist Michael Obasa as unknown attacked stormed his family home around Dutsen-Alhaji area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Obasa who works with a popular online medium had recently released a report about ongoing activities of the dreaded Boko Haram hideout in Borno state upon his last visit.

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During a recent investigative tour, Obasa and some of his colleagues on duty claimed to have found a Boko Haram hideout in Auno along the Maiduguri/Potiskum road where many have lost their lives.

Auno is just about 110kilometres to Maiduguri the state capital, but the village which has seen some of the fiercest attack in recent times with many feeling to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp.

File: Boko Haram

It was gathered that Obasa was part of a crew that released a report on the International Christian Centre located in a forest in Uhogua community in Edo state which accommodates internal refugees from ‎the north-eastern states ravaged by the horrendous activities of the dreaded Islamic insurgents, Boko Haram.

In the wake of these, the Nigerian military launched an attack on the Boko Haram base in Auno killing hundreds of insurgents as the terrorists suffered many casualties.

However, the Obasa’s have fled their Abuja home as it is believed that the insurgents are on the trail of the photojournalist.


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