Tag: Borno State

July 28, 2013

Sad news: Boko Haram kill 20 civilians in Borno

by Oge Okonkwo More than 20 civilians have been shot dead by suspected members of Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram. According ...

July 20, 2013

State of Emergency: FG restores GSM services in Borno (Reports)

by Rachel Ogbu The Nigerian government has lifted the suspension on mobile telephone services in Borno State. Since May 2013,  telecommunication ...

July 2, 2013

18 soldiers charged for aiding Boko Haram terrorists

by Rachel Ogbu 18 soldiers, including a lieutenant have been named and shamed for aiding members of the fundamentalist Islamic sect, Boko ...

June 22, 2013

Sad: Boko Haram burnt 50 primary schools in Borno alone – Gov’t

by Rachel Ogbu The Borno State Commissioner for Basic Education, Tijjani Abba-Ali while presenting the mid term scorecard of Governor ...

June 3, 2013

Reno Omokri: President Jonathan inspires confidence, Buhari disappoints

by Reno Omokri My question to Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) is that is it just now that he has ...

May 28, 2013

#SOE: Boko Haram are still killing people in Borno – Sen. Ndume

by Rachel Ogbu A senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, has complained that despite President Goodluck Jonathan claim that the ...

May 19, 2013

#SOE: 65 suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Borno

by Rachel Ogbu   Special Forces from the Joint Task Force have arrested 65 suspected Boko Haram members in Borno State ...

May 8, 2013

Boko Haram: 55 people including women and children confirmed dead in Borno attack

by Rachel Ogbu 55 people have been confirmed dead after fresh attacks from Boko Haram in Bama, Borno State, on ...

May 6, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Nigria is a nation at war with its people

by Okey Ndibe Nigeria has actually been in a state of war for several years now, but there appears a ...

April 22, 2013

Just awful: 6,000 “innocent children” are in Nigerian prisons [DETAILS]

Nigeria’s notorious jails and detention centres hold an estimated 6,000 children and minors, many of whom were born there and ...

April 11, 2013

Boko Haram: 4 church leaders shot dead in Gwoza village, Borno

by Rachel Ogbu Four church leaders were reported murdered on Monday in Gwoza village, Borno State. The killings come after a ...

March 10, 2013

JTF executes 52 suspected Boko Haram members, 70 others arrested in 10 day operation

by Rachel Ogbu 52 members of Islamic sect, Boko Haram were killed by the Joint Task Force Operation last week, reports say. ...

December 3, 2012

Up NEPA! and some hot gist – in today’s news round-up by Cheta Nwanze

Life, that thing which all of us possess, and can be snuffed out in an instant as has become a ...

September 5, 2012

Militants kill four people, set telecoms operator’s office, masts ablaze in Maiduguri

by Akan Ido Armed militants suspected to be Boko Haram members today set the office of a telecoms operator on ...

June 16, 2012

Remove the soldiers from our streets: Borno Elders Forum cries out

by Adeniyi Abdul The Borno Elders forum has spoken out against the current conditions in the state, expressing their dissatisfaction ...

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