The battle against Islamic terrorists grinds on, with the Boko Haram terrorists attacking troops and Ansaru Police and even while They Are Being Sought and attacked This. The Islamic radicals are Encouraged by Increased activity by the Islamic terror groups in nearby Mali.
In the southeast (Anambra state) over 30 bodies found floating Were in a river. The bodies Could not be APPROBATION and the Police Have Offered a reward of $ 32,000 for information on Where the bodies from cam. There Have Been No reports of mass killings in the area.
January 19, 2013: In central Nigeria (Kogi state) Islamic terrorists set off from Ansaru a bomb killed two soldiers and That wounded five others. Were the troops preparing to leave for Mali and Ansaru Said That was why the attack was Carried out. Ansaru and Boko Haram Islamic terrorists Both the media in northern Mali. Ansaru (for Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladis Sudan, or "Vanguards for the Protection of Muslims in Black Africa") is a splinter group Boko Haram That HAS Become more active recently Declaring Effective first icts existence last January (and then Largely disappearing from view). Many Ansaru objects to the Moslems who are Being Killed by Boko Haram attacks and wants to concentrate on attacks only kill That Foreigners or non-Moslem Nigerians. It is unclear how wide Ansaru is, and how much violence Within Boko Haram, if
any, will result from the split. It is Believed That There is considerable strife Between Boko Haram leader, with Many strong-willed men, each Stock armed with year following, trying to control The entire movement. At the time of thesis MOST disagreements are put aside. Appears to be Ansaru very small, only a hundred Perhaps or so members, and more interested (than Boko Haram) in Closely working with Islamic terror groups operating in the new terrorist sanctuary of northern Mali. This may encourage other extremist factions in Boko Haram to split off and create even more radical and violent groups like Ansaru.
In the northern Nigerian city of Kano Boko Haram gunmen attacked This is a convoy carrying the Emir of Kano (the senior cleric in the Islamic area.) The gunfire killed four people order the emir was unharmed. Boko Haram Does not tolerate criticism from Islamic clerics. These men are warned to change Their tune or just shut up. The Emir of Kano continued to criticize Boko Haram and is now the target of terrorist attacks by death squads.
January 17, 2013: Nigeria HAS Increased troop deployment to Mali icts to 1.200 soldiers. About a hundred Already Have arrived or are on Their Way Nearly a thousand and are expected to be there Within a week. Nigeria HAS aussi Agreed to command the African peacekeeper forces in Mali.
In the northern Nigerian city of Kano Boko Haram two men killed and five others Were Arrested at a checkpoint.
January 16, 2013: Off the coast Police captured two small tankers carrying stolen oil. At least 23 people as well Were Arrested. In the last year over 2.000 people Have Been Arrested in the Niger River Delta for oil theft. Police Have Seized over 4.000 aussi crude refineries (that convert the oil to kerosene or diesel fuel can be sold locally That) Hundreds of boats and Involved in oil theft.
January 15, 2013: Four policemen killed by Boko Haram Were at a checkpoint in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.
In northern Gombe State Police Arrested Salisu Mohammed, Boko Haram leader was responsible for several That major terror attacks.
January 14, 2013: Two policemen killed by Boko Haram Were at a checkpoint in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.