Tag: Borno

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January 11, 2013

Opinion: Maiduguri student shooting: JTF’s lies and the burden of truth

by Abdulkadir Bamoto The report that JTF in Maiduguri has killed more than the insurgents is true. These unprofessional weapon ...

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January 3, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria where every problem is too hard to fix

by Gwynne Dyer But it is the Government that raises, trains and pays these security forces, and even in a ...

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January 2, 2013

Opinion: Unpaid goon of the cabal

by Oluseun Onigbinde 2012 has ended. My President has gotten N161bn for stabilize fuel in festive period. Yet I still ...

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December 28, 2012

Crocodile tears? Borno governor weeps during budget presentation

by Isi Esene Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima yesterday wept on the floor of the House of Assembly while presenting the 2013 Appropriation ...

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December 22, 2012

Opinion: Azazi, Yakowa’s deaths: How safe is Goodluck Jonathan?

by Obinna Akukwe President Goodluck should be careful of his personal safety. This growing irritation and desperation could result in ...

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December 22, 2012

Temie Giwa: Boko Haram spreads its wings (YNaija FrontPage)

The problem of Boko Haram is coming to all our homes faster than we can imagine. Days before the splintering ...

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December 3, 2012

Boko Haram gunmen kill policemen, burn churches in Borno

by Isi Esene In what is now becoming a weekly orgy of violence, gunmen suspected to be members of the ...

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November 23, 2012

President Jonathan blames politicians for religious crisis in Nigeria

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday maintained that most of the religious tensions in the country were politically motivated. ...

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November 23, 2012

Boko Haram slaughters 3 children (5, 7, 12) of SSS officer in their mother’s presence

by Isi Esene Men suspected to be members of the Boko Haram Islamic sect on Thursday morning attacked the family ...

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November 19, 2012

Church pastor killed by gunmen in Borno, police inspector assassinated in Bauchi

by Isi Esene A police inspector and a retired pastor were yesterday gunned down by unidentified men. The inspector, identified ...

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November 19, 2012

Shocking: Reuters reveals videos showing ‘the killing of unarmed men by Nigerian solidiers”

by Isi Esene An international news agency, Reuters, has revealed that it is in possession of a video purportedly taken ...

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November 15, 2012

Borno under siege as terrorists target public officers, kill Water Resources director

by Isi Esene The director of design and construction in the Borno State Ministry of Water Resources, Mallam Ali Mohammed ...

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November 2, 2012

Maiduguri murder: Gunmen assassinate PDP BOT member and his guest

by Isi Esene Four gunmen earlier today attacked the home of Retired General Mohammed Shuwa killing him. The men were ...

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October 24, 2012

Danger ahead: Boko Haram plans to “launch massive attacks” during Sallah – JTF

by Hauwa Gambo The spokesperson of the Joint Military Task Force (JTF) in Borno, Colonel Sagir Musa, has announced that ...

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October 23, 2012

“JTF killed 15 boys playing football,” says Sen. Zannah, as Army asks him to “just confess”

by Isi Esene Senator Ahmad Zannah (Borno Central) who was accused by the Joint Military Task Force of sheltering a ...

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October 23, 2012

“I gave Boko Haram N1.5 million to buy Sallah rams” – Senator Zanna

by Stanley Azuakola The news which everyone heard loud and clear from the Joint Task Force (JTF) was that a ...

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September 18, 2012

Gunmen murder Borno State Justice commissioner

by Isi Esene The Borno State commissioner for Justice, Zannah Malam Gana, was yesterday killed by unidentified gunmen. Reports say the ...

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September 7, 2012

Everywhere you go: IGP orders round-the-clock surveillance on telecoms facilities

by Isi Esene Telecommunications facilities in the country will soon have police security details mounting 24-hour surveillance around them due ...

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September 4, 2012

JTF raids Boko Haram enclave, recovers large cache of arms

by Isi Esene The Joint Task Force (JTF) commander, Lt. Col. Sagir Musa, told reporters yesterday that the military has ...

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September 2, 2012

At ease: New bill seeks to put military officers under control

by Isi Esene The Federal Government is proposing a law to penalize military personnel who violate the rules of engagement ...

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September 1, 2012

Has the Kokomaster, D’banj, found love at last? (See Photos)

by Isi Esene There have been several speculations about D’banj’s love interests; the last one linking him with the star ...

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August 21, 2012

Deja vu: We are running Boko Haram out of town, says JTF spokesman

by Isi Esene Lt. Colonel Sagir Musa, the Joint Task Force spokesman told reporters recently in an interview that the ...

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July 13, 2012

Bomber attacks Shehu of Borno’s palace in Maiduguri

by Isi Esene A suicide bomber has targeted the Shehu of Borno’s palace in Maiduguri, Borno State. According to SaharaReporters, the ...

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July 3, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Borno construction workers slaughtered In their sleep

by Isi Esene Nine construction workers, working on Shehu of Borno Central Mosque, Maiduguri, Borno State, were yesterday murdered. They were reportedly slaughtered ...

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July 2, 2012

No dying for Nigeria? Corps members refuse to go North

by Tolu Orekoya The rise in violence in Nigerian northern states have sent non-residents fleeing from the region, as bombings ...

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June 10, 2012

Move over, INEC! Boko Haram postpones elections in Borno

by Hauwa Gambo It’s a ‘hell no’ from the Borno State government on the prospects of conducting local government elections ...

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June 8, 2012

Not again: Bomb explosions in Borno leave seven dead

Just 48 hours after the Joint Task Force (JTF) launched an assault against Boko Haram in Maiduguri, engaging the religious ...

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