Tag: Borno State

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YNaijaApril 27, 2023

Peter Obi Fires Back at INEC, Alleges Bias; Buses Evacuating Nigerians From Sudan Cost $1.2m – FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Peter Obi Fires Back ...

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YNaijaJanuary 27, 2023

PDP sabotaging fuel supply to blackmail federal govt – Tinubu; Despite arrest threats, Emefiele fails to appear before reps | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: PDP ...

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YNaijaNovember 12, 2022

Nigeria in safe hands with Tinubu – Aisha Buhari; Atiku accuses political leaders of Borno for attack on his convoy | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria in safe hands with Tinubu – Aisha Buhari Atiku accuses political leaders of Borno for attack on his convoy ...

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YNaijaNovember 10, 2022

PDP presidential team behind drug baron allegations against Tinubu – Keyamo; Eight Nigerian-Americans win in US midterm elections | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

PDP presidential team behind drug baron allegations against Tinubu – Keyamo APC thugs attacked Atiku campaign train in Borno – ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 16, 2022

Army thwarts ISWAP ambush, kills IEDs specialist, 3 others in Borno; Termites ‘eat up’ NSITF documents containing expenditures worth N17bn | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Army thwarts ISWAP ambush, kills IEDs specialist, 3 others in Borno Termites ‘eat up’ NSITF documents containing expenditures worth N17bn ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 1, 2020

The idea of mercenaries suggests the military needs new ideas on war against insurgency

Even though insurgency has almost become synonymous with Borno State, the recent tragedy which struck renewed calls and clamours for ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 30, 2020

‘I’m human’: Buhari’s aide explains comments on Borno killings, reveals a deeper issue | The #YNaijaCover

Cruel. Wicked. Callous. These are the words that were thrown at the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 31, 2020

Multiple blasts in Maiduguri, attack on Governor’s convoy; do we still need to be patient with the Service Chiefs?

Nigeria is no stranger to attacks or explosions on special days, especially during significant religious celebrations. Maiduguri, the Borno capital ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 28, 2018

The Late 5: JAMB says it doesn’t need FG to pay salaries, Suicide bomber kills four in Borno and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it is ...

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ToluSeptember 9, 2017

31,000 police officers to be recruited; $2bn spent on IDPs | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

31,000 – The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said that the Nigerian Police Force would recruit this number ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

The Thread: Senator Shehu Sani shares more information on the Chibok girls return

The Federal government of Nigeria has confirmed reports which circulated in the media space yesterday that more Chibok girls had been ...

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AzeezMarch 12, 2017

Two female suicide bombers killed in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi Security personnel have killed two female bombers in Mulai, some kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno State. Police Public ...

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EditorMarch 6, 2017

YNaija Says: The Rann bombing victims deserve a lot better than N10,000 compensation

Almost two months after a military jet mistakenly bombed a camp for internally displaced persons in the town of Rann ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 28, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] What to think about Aisha Buhari’s new foundation?

From the start when she asked that we refrain from calling her the annoying but customary “First Lady” while embracing ...

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AzeezFebruary 23, 2017

It’s insane to talk about suceeding Buhari when he is attending to his health – Shettima

by Azeez Adeniyi Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has said only insanity will prompt anyone to talk about succeeding President ...

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EditorFebruary 21, 2017

Analysis: What is the fate of the PDP under Ali Modu Sheriff?

by Mark Amaza The leadership crisis bedeviling the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) was laid to rest last week when the ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

IDPs camp bombing: 68 surgeries carried out on victims

Medical workers have conducted no fewer than 68 surgeries on victims of the accidental bombing of internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ...

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AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

UN deploys medical personnel, items to airstruck Rann IDP camp

The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service has deployed a helicopter with four medical personnel and medical supplies to Rann, Borno ...

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AzeezDecember 21, 2016

Video of soldiers lamenting lack of food, water was shot six months ago – Army

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said the video of soldiers lamenting unavailability of food and water for 3 days was ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Opinion: My three days experience of the humanitarian crisis in Borno

by Dozie Nwafor For more than 8 years now, Nigeria has battled insurgency from extremist group Boko Haram who has ...

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AzeezDecember 19, 2016

Two female suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri checkpoint

Two female suicide bombers were shot dead on Sunday while attempting to attack a checkpoint in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, ...

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AzeezDecember 11, 2016

UPDATE: Twin bomb blasts hit Maiduguri market, 3 confirmed dead

Two explosions on Sunday hit the Maiduguri main market in Borno State, Premium Times reports. It was learnt that both ...

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AzeezDecember 8, 2016

Boko Haram insurgency emerged just like Shi’ites, Borno elders write Buhari

The Borno Elders Forum has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to intervene in the Shi’ites crisis ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2016

Just In: 4 dead in Borno after car bomb explosion

A car bomb which exploded near a military check point along Gubio highway in northern Borno on Tuesday morning has left ...

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AzeezOctober 30, 2016

BREAKING: Soldiers neutralise another suicide bomber targeting Maiduguri IDP camp

Soldiers on Sunday shot dead a suspected male suicide bomber trying to attack an IDP camp which nearly came under ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2016

N196m recovered from corrupt persons in Borno – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has recovered over N196m in Borno from November 2015. This was ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

Beyond joyful! | TwitterNG reacts to the release of 21 Chibok girls

Twenty one (21) out of two hundred and eighteen (218) Chibok girls have been released after negotiations brokered by the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Ahmad Salkida: Why Chibok girls’ freedom remains a mirage

by Ahmad Salkida The biographer of “Muhammadu Buhari: The challenge of leadership in Nigeria,” Professor John Paden, revealed that the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2016

Boko Haram: We will rebuild destroyed churches before December – Shettima

Governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima has promised to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram terrorists in Lassa, southern Borno. ...

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AzeezSeptember 27, 2016

Boko Haram didn’t hoist any flag at Boftari village, Borno – Army

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said terrorist group, Boko Haram didn’t hoist any flag at Boftari village yesterday after its ...

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