Tag: Baga

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2019

The Late 5: NNPC to reduce price of cooking gas; MC Oluomo may be flown abroad for further treatment | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversations today. NNPC to reduce price of cooking gas The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2018

The Big 5: Jonathan offered me $5m in 2014 – Hamzat; Obasanjo says Igbos should be given a chance at the centre | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured an interim ...

EditorDecember 19, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UN: Nigeria needs $1 Billion to solve its humanitarian crisis In 2018

The United Nations speaking through the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA, Nigeria) has stated that ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 30, 2015

‘Boko Haram slit throats of 10 fishermen near Baga’

Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram, reportedly slit the throats of 10 fishermen in villages near Baga on the shores of ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 9, 2015

#StandByBagaNigeria: An online crowd-funding campaign

by Ayo Ogundipe When I first heard of Baga, it was from a consultant friend of mine who is into ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 26, 2015

Qudus Olabode: My letter to Baga (Poetry)

by Qudus Olabode   Dear Baga, would you ever write back Give me words to spare once again Its my ...

Janeth JApril 21, 2015

Boko Haram launches fresh attack in Baga, kills 2 soldiers

by Ranti Joseph Boko Haram launched a rocket attack on a military vehicle in the northeast town of Baga thereby ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 7, 2015

3 bombings rock Maiduguri, 50 dead and still counting

by Panshaj Ibrahim 50 people have been reported dead in three bombings in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Saturday, March 7. ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 2, 2015

Nigerian troops recover more towns from Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim The Defence Headquarters says Nigerian troops were controlling operations in Kukawa, Geri, Gujba in Yobe to wipe ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 23, 2015

Military captures terrorist disguised as a woman, recovers even more arms (See Photos)

by Panshak Ibrahim   During the cordon and search operation by the Nigerian military in Baga, some Boko Haram insurgents ...

SolaFebruary 22, 2015

See photos of the gallant Nigerian soldiers that recaptured Baga

by Anike Jacobs Nigerian soldiers recaptured the town of Baga, Borno state over the weekend and they are currently reported ...

Isime EseneFebruary 21, 2015

Insurgents drown in Lake Chad as Nigerian troops overrun Baga

by Isi Esene The Nigerian military have reported a remarkable victory against the Boko Haram insurgents in Baga, Borno State. ...

Isime EseneFebruary 21, 2015

BREAKING: Nigerian troops recapture Baga from Boko Haram insurgents

by Isi Esene The Nigerian military have announced the recapture of the North-eastern community of Baga, Borno State. The important ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 6, 2015

Joint troops ‘kill Boko Haram top commander’

by Panshak Ibrahim Soldiers of the Multi National Joint Task Force are said to have possibly killed a very high ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 4, 2015

Opinion: Nigeria, the land of truth muzzling and lie vending

by Yinka Adeosun   Every day we are assailed by the reality of a growing race of insincere people. The ...

SolaJanuary 31, 2015

Nigerian troops ‘reclaim three (or four) towns from Boko Haram’

by Anike Jacobs New reports say Nigerian soldiers have recaptured three towns – Gwoza, Marte and Baga – in Borno ...

Isime EseneJanuary 30, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Over 10 army officers arrested over Baga attack, Aspirants sue Fayose for alleged imposition, We hear Obanikoro may be back as minister soon, and more

The African Union has endorsed a West African plan to set up a regional task force of 7,500 to fight ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 29, 2015

The military got advance warning about Baga attack || Amnesty Int’l goes hard on the Nigerian Army

by Kolapo Olapoju Amnesty International (AI) has alleged that the Nigerian military was repeatedly warned about impending attacks by Boko ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 21, 2015

‘We indeed killed the people of Baga’ – Shekau declares in new video (WATCH)

by Panshak Ibrahim “We killed the people of Baga. We indeed killed them, as our Lord instructed us in His ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 20, 2015

NEMA distributes relief items to Baga IDPs

by Panshak Ibrahim The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has continued to respond to the plights of the Internally Displaced ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 17, 2015

Suicide bomber kills 6, injures others in Gombe

by Chinwe Okafor A suspected male suicide bomber has been reported to have killed at least six people, and wounded ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2015

We’ll assist you in rebuilding your homes – Jonathan promises IDPs

by James Sambo President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited over 900 displaced persons from Baga, who are camped in the ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 15, 2015

#IAmNigeria: Madonna makes case for victims of Baga massacre (READ)

by Chinwe Okafor Madonna took to her Instagram page this morning to show support to the victims of Baga massacre ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2015

Nigerian Army lied, over 150 people were killed in Baga – Amnesty International

by Kolapo Olapoju Following its earlier revelation that over 2,000 people were killed in Baga and Nigerian Army’s response saying ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 13, 2015

Finally, Pres. Jonathan sends someone to Baga – guess who

by James Sambo Following repeated calls to address the reported Boko Haram massacre in Baga, in Borno, President Goodluck Jonathan ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 13, 2015

“The elections have been rigged” – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju   1. Muhammadu ‘Honest’ Buhari Sule Lamido is pretty upset with some ungrateful politicians who defected from the ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2015

3,200 displaced persons from Baga camped in Maiduguri – NEMA

by Panshak Ibrahim   According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), 3,200 internally displaced persons from the Boko Haram ...

Isime EseneJanuary 12, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Ronaldo is 2014 FIFA World Footballer of the Year, PDP denies plans to postpone elections, DHQ says 150 people died in Baga, and more

The Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, has addressed a press conference in Abuja denying widespread reports that ...

Isime EseneJanuary 12, 2015

About 150 people died in Baga – DHQ

by Isi Esene The Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, has addressed a press conference in Abuja denying ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 11, 2015

“Our hearts go out to families of Baga victims” || Buhari says Nigeria is no longer safe

by James Sambo The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the recent Boko ...

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