Tag: Borno

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AzeezNovember 19, 2017

Borno suicide bomb attacks killed six – Police

The Police in Borno has said six people died in bomb attacks which occurred early Saturday in Jere local government area ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

Nigerian Soldier kills Army Captain, commits suicide

A Nigerian Army Captain who led an emergency response team was killed in Borno on Sunday, gunned down by a ...

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AzeezNovember 7, 2017

Four female suicide bombers killed, farmers injured in Borno

The Borno police command on Tuesday said four female suicide bombers were killed while attempting to attack Maiduguri. Police Public Relations ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Army organises football competition for Borno youth in Sambisa

The Nigerian Army has organised a 16-team football competition in Sambisa Forest for youth of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno ...

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AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Suicide bomber attacks Borno NDLEA headquarters

The headquarters of the Borno state command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Sunday was attacked by a suicide ...

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AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Troops intercept Boko Haram suicide bomb squad in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said troops intercepted Boko Haram suicide bomb squad on Friday and neutralised five terrorists at different locations ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

Troops destroy grain market belonging to Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it’s troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno. Other ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2017

Troops rescue 85 Boko Haram captives in Borno

Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued Eighty-five persons from Boko Haram captivity in the Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. ...

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AzeezOctober 12, 2017

1.8m Borno IDPs unwilling to return home – Report

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said 1.8 million persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are unwilling to return to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2017

40 Boko Haram terrorists have indicated willingness to surrender – NSCDC

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno, says about 40 members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, want ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

‘Mass trials for Boko Haram suspects have begun’

First major prosecutions of Boko Haram suspects have started according to a report by Guardian. The trials would be closed-door ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

Nigerian Army hand over 760 “cleared” Boko Haram members to Borno Govt

The Nigeria Army Friday, said it has transferred 760 suspected members of Boko Haram to the Borno Government for reintegration ...

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AzeezOctober 1, 2017

BREAKING: Buhari celebrates Independence Day with troops in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital to celebrate Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary with troops fighting ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 25, 2017

The Big 5: Federal Government to prosecute over 2,500 Boko Haram members; Idyl wins The Voice Nigeria; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government has announced its plan ...

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AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

Troops kill 2 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno ambush

The Nigerian Army said troops have killed two Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush by 202 Battalion of Operation Lafiya ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 22, 2017

The Late 5: President Buhari to spend four days in London; Boko Haram reportedly kills nine IDPs in Borno; and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari will spend four days in ...

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AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 9 IDPs in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have killed nine people in the Rann Internally Displaced Persons camp in Borno. An aid worker and a ...

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AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents not controlling 7 Borno LGAs – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday said reports that terrorist group, Boko Haram currently control seven Local Government Areas(LGAs) in Borno state ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Just In: Suicide bombers ‘kill 15’ in Maiduguri

Two suicide bombers have killed at least 15 people after attacking civilians receiving aid in Borno state. It was gathered that ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill Imam, 4 others in Borno village

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Sunday killed the Chief Imam of Kurmiri village in Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno state. ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

Air Force destroys more Boko Haram buildings in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force said it has destroyed more structures used by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. NAF announced this ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 6 Civilian JTF members in Borno village

Boko Haram insurgents have killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force during an attack near an IDPs camp ...

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AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

Air Force attacks Boko Haram buildings in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force said it has attacked buildings where Boko Haram insurgents were hibernating in Borno State. Director of ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

‘Boko Haram insurgents attack IDPs camp in Borno’

Boko Haram insurgents on Friday reportedly attacked an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Gamboru Ngala local government area of ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

Two female suicide bombers killed in Borno

The Police in Borno on Saturday said two female suicide bombers were killed after detonating their bombs on Maiduguri-Mafa Highway. ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

Suicide bombers ‘kill 5’ in Borno

Five people have reportedly been killed at a checkpoint of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the Muna ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 4 farmers in Borno

Four farmers have been killed by Boko Haram members in a drive-by shooting in Borno state, AFP reports. According to ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Troops neutralise Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Troops of the Mobile Strike Force deployed to the Operation Lafiya Dole, on Monday neutralised Boko Haram insurgents. Director, Army ...

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AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

We have spent N2bn on IDPs in Borno – SEMA

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency SEMA on Saturday said it has spent over N2 billion on distribution of food ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents abduct 9 in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped 9 people in two separate attacks in Borno. Local vigilantes said one person was killed and ...

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