Thursday, July 21, 2011

Boko Haram splits •Faction promises ceasefire during Ramadan •Jonathan, Northern leaders parley over sect •5 killed in fresh hostility in Jos

Nigeria Tribune "THE outlawed Islamic group, Boko Haram, which has been terrorising Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, has split into two, with the Yusufiyya Islamic Movement (YIM), condemning the attacks and bombings of residences and places of worship by the other faction of Islamic sect that claimed to be fighting a Jihad in the North.

Nigerian Tribune learnt that the split of the Boko Haram was contained in a two-page unsigned leaflets distributed on Tuesday to the various wards, Post Office Area and media houses in Maiduguri."