Dec 24th, 2012
Islamist group Ansaru says it was behind the kidnapping of a French engineer in Nigeria. 63-year-old Francis Colump was taken on December 19 when around 30 gunmen attacked his residence in the remote northern town of Rimi, near the border with Niger. A security guard and a neighbour were killed in th...
Dec 23rd, 2012
KANO, Nigeria — The radical Islamist group Ansaru on Sunday claimed the recent kidnapping of a French citizen in northern Nigeria, citing France’s push for military intervention in Mali as a justification. Ansaru “announces to the world, especially the French government, that it was respo...