In separate attacks by Fulani herdsmen, at least 26 people were confirmed dead and scores of others injured. 15 persons died in an attack on Kodomun village and its environs within Demsa local government area of Adamawa state, while 11 people were slaughtered in three villages around Godogo town, Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state.
As the economic situation bites harder and in the light of the continued bombing of oil pipelines in the Niger Delta, ex-militant protested government’s inability to pay their monthly stipend.
Another high profile Boko Haram members Mohammed Mohammed Zauro, who was fleeing fire in Sambisa was reportedly arrested in at Sabon Gari, Damboa Local Government Area, Borno state. This is coming just as Daesh has announced Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the new leader of Boko Haram. Be that as it may, government has finally commenced operation of a camp to rehabilitate, de-radicalise and reintegrate into the society, defecting Boko Haram.