Tag: Bama

EditorSeptember 28, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Is Bama really safe?

Bama, one of the local governments under Dikwa Emirate in Maiduguri, Borno, with a population of almost three hundred thousand ...

EditorSeptember 28, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] We should be ashamed of ourselves as a Nation

Nigeria has refused to evolve from where it is, to where it ought to be. We have tried the military ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 25, 2017

Police continue clampdown on IDPs’ protests in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Police, Borno command, has arrested some internally displaced persons (IDPs) who staged a peaceful demonstration on Sunday. Reference: ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

IDPs in Maiduguri stage peaceful protest

An NGO, the Bama Initiative for Human Development Sunday, staged a peaceful protest in Maiduguri. Their demands: The group’s Chairman, Alhaji ...

AzeezJuly 25, 2017

Osinbajo meets security chiefs, Borno governor over reconstruction of Bama

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met security chiefs and the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima over the situation in ...

EzinneJuly 12, 2017

The Thread: Lessons from how Indomie, Bama, Hollandia conquered the Nigerian market

If you’re running a company new to the Nigerian landscape or you’re an entrepreneur or sales person, this thread holds ...

AzeezJune 6, 2017

Buratai orders probe of alleged sexual assault in Bama IDP camp

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has ordered investigation into alleged sexual abuse of female internally displaced persons (IDP) in ...

Isime EseneDecember 27, 2016

Stanley Azuakola profiles Kashim Shettima: The Comforter-in-chief (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

In late September 2016, the governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima, gathered his closest aides and relocated to Bama town, ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

Civilian JTF replaces troops to secure Bama

Members of the Civilian Joint Task Force and vigilante group have been saddled with the responsibility of securing the recaptured ...

Isime EseneSeptember 5, 2016


by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

YWriterSeptember 5, 2016

SPECIAL SERIES: Sharing the stories of hope, strength and survival from North-East Nigeria

by Eromo Egbejule In an age where social media has made it increasingly urgent for newsrooms to break the news ...

Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The humanitarian crisis in the North-east

A major plank of the Buhari administration was the pledge to end the insurgency in the North-east. It met on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

Army defeats Boko Haram, 2 Borno emirs return to their palaces

The victories recorded by the Nigerian Army over terrorist sect, Boko Haram has in recent times started taking full effect ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 7, 2015

After being ‘humbled’, Lai Mohammed does a few push-ups with Army officers (PHOTOS)

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, paid a visit to Bama and Konduga in Borno state, over the weekend. ...

Janeth JNovember 27, 2015

35 decomposed corpses discovered in Borno

The Borno state government has announced the discovery of more than 35 decomposed bodies buried in Borno town. The discovery of the bodies ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 1, 2015

80 Boko Haram commanders, foot soldiers surrender in Bama

80 members of the Boko Haram sect; commanders, foot soldiers and logistics suppliers have surrendered to the Nigerian Army in ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 3, 2015

Boko Haram commander arrested as 178 captives are rescued by Nigerian Army (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian military has announced the arrest of a Boko Haram commander as well as the rescue of 178 captured people. ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 11, 2015

Has the Army really liberated Bama from Boko Haram?

by James Sambo The conflicting reports about the recapture of Bama from Boko Haram insurgents has raised pertinent questions this ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2015

Army sacks 203 soldiers in secret court-martial

by Kolapo Olapoju   For allegedly disobeying a direct order from their commanding officer, 203 soldiers have been reportedly dismissed ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 22, 2014

Terrible: New video shows Boko Haram men killing civilians in a school dormitory

by Panshak Ibrahim   A new video released to journalists on Saturday, December 20, shows armed Boko Haram insurgents killing defenseless civilians ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 16, 2014

Terrorism: Step aside soldiers, Borno residents prefer local vigilantes

by James Sambo   Borno residents have urged their state government to employ the services of local hunters and vigilantes in recovering towns ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 16, 2014

If GEJ is re-elected, Nigeria will fall apart – Senator Ahmed Zanna

by James Sambo Senator Ahmed Zanna has warned that Nigeria will disintegrate if President Goodluck Jonathan is re-elected at the ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

Battle for Borno: Military shoots Boko Haram commander in Konduga

by James Gambo As the war on insurgents rages on in Nigeria, soldiers have killed scores of Boko Haram members ...

Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

Nigerian troops kill over 100 militants in Borno

by Isi Esene The fear expressed by Nigerians over the rumoured advance of Boko Haram militants into Maiduguri, the capital ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2014

Are we still part of Nigeria? ‘Concerned Bama Indigenes’ want to know

by James Sambo Contrary to the Nigerian military’s claims that it has recaptured the town of Bama, Borno, from the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2014

Boko Haram has taken over 11 towns in Borno and Adamawa

by Kolapo Olapoju In the last month, the Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram has forcefully spread its tentacles beyond its ...

YEditorSeptember 5, 2014

Finally he speaks! The full text of Borno governor, Kashim Shettima’s speech

Fellow, and dear citizens of Borno State, In recent days and weeks, we have come under renewed and augmented attacks, ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 5, 2014

Battle of Bama: Military gain upper hand with airstrikes

by James Sambo As the Battle for Bama, the second largest town in Borno State, heats up, the Army has gained some ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 3, 2014

Opinion: Boko Haram- To win, the Nigerian Army should stop lying to Nigerians

by Kingsley Ahanonu As I write this, I do so with a concern over the implicit challenge to the security ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 3, 2014

#DailyNewsVlog on Chxta’s corner: Boko Haram’s siege of Bama

Today’s talk is anchored by Tega Onojaife, yes, the sports lady. We are talking about the ongoing Battle for Bama, ...

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