- Sunday, Boko Haram militants attacked a church in Potiskum Yobe state killing at least five
- Friday, Scores suffers in Zabarmari village, north east Nigeria when several suicide bombers attacked the village
- Thursday, Two female suicide jihadists attack a village in Borno state
- Wednesday, A group of more than 50 gunmen attack people in village of Kukawa near lake Chad
- Tuesday, Militants kills at least 48 men after prayers in two villages near Monguno town, Borno state
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari ascended to power pledging to fight and defeat Boko Haram.
Boko Haram has continued to terrorize innocent civilians in Nigeria and neighbouring countries like Chad.
OSINT reports on terrorism indicate Boko Haram has a large control of the northeastern Nigeria and last year announced a caliphate governed with Islamic law.
Nigeria military backed by troop from neighbouring countries have managed to repulse the militant and recover most of the territories.
Jos attack which is a city in central Nigeria is among latest in a series of deadly attacks in recent days which has seen at least 200 people killed.
The Sunday night attack targeted a restaurant and a mosque; indiscriminately targeting of civilians, both Muslim and Christian.
Forecast & Summary
Women Jihadists, Boko Haram militant is employing suicide bombers to carry out their attack. Many of the recent attacks have been by suicide bombers – often carried out young women.
The militant group is targeting crowded places, restaurant, markets, mosques where they can have mass casualties.
The Jos attack on a restaurant can be interpreted by the militants as warning and a punishment for getting into a restaurant during Ramadhan period.
Targeting Mosques which they believe to have moderate sheikhs; in Jos attack, Sheikh Muhammad Sani Yahya Jingir survived the attack and is known for preaching against Boko Haram. He has written a book which criticizes the group called Boko Halal.
More attacks to be witnessed as Boko Haram seems trying to deepen ties with the jihadists fighting in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) who they pledged allegiance; and who have called for “a month of disaster to the infidels”.