Tag: Borno

AzeezJuly 12, 2017

Suicide bombing attacks ‘kill 11’ in Maiduguri

Separate suicide attacks have killed 11 persons and injured about three others on Tuesday in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, ...

AzeezJuly 11, 2017

Malnutrition ‘kills 240 displaced children’ in Borno

Humanitarian aid group, Doctors Without Border has said a total of 240 displaced children have died of malnutrition in Borno ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2017

My will has been written, I’m prepared to die for Borno people – Shettima

The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima has said that he already wrote his will and he’s prepared to die ...

AzeezJuly 5, 2017

Troops neutralise invading Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army said troops of 81 Division Task Force Battalion have neutralized some Boko Haram insurgents who attacked them ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2017

Over 700 Boko Haram insurgents have surrendered – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai on Monday disclosed that over 700 Boko Haram insurgents have surrendered ...

AzeezJune 30, 2017

Four soldiers killed by IED explosion in Borno

An officer and three soldiers on patrol in Borno on Thursday have died after encountering a buried IED between Kangarwa and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

‘6 dead, scores injured as Boko Haram attack village in Borno’

Six civilians were reportedly killed and scores injured in a new attack believed to be by Boko Haram members in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

“Soldiers burnt our village and took away our property – Boko Haram survivors

Survivors of the Boko Haram attack on June 7, in Ali Dawari village of Jere, Maiduguri, Borno state capital, have ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

Boko Haram kills 8 in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly killed eight members of a civilian militia force on Sunday. They hid in trees and ...

RoqeebahJune 11, 2017

Ivanka Trump’s controversial magazine cover, a photo of Comey’s hearing you haven’t seen | See our top 10 photos from last week

From James Comey’s hearing, attacks in Borno, Ivanka Trump’s controversial magazine cover to your first look at Nigeria’s Twitter handle. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 2017

‘This is just the beginning’ – Shekau says in new video

Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the Boko Haram, has released a video showing how insurgents sacked a military post at ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 8, 2017

Osinbajo commiserates with victims of Borno insurgency (PHOTOS)

It was earlier reported today that Yemi Osinbajo, paid a visit to Maiduguri, Borno State capital, hours after Boko Haram members ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 8, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Kaduna Declaration: ‘S’East governors hold emergency meeting’ South-East governors on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 8, 2017

17 dead, 24 injured in Maiduguri attack

The Nigerian Police in Maiduguri has confirmed the death of 17 persons and 24 others injured when Boko Haram insurgents ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 7, 2017

Army dispels Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

The attack by the insurgent group, Boko Haram, on Maiduguri was successfully repelled, the Army confirmed on Wednesday. It was earlier ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 7, 2017

Boko Haram reportedly attacks Maiduguri

The insurgent group, Boko Haram, have reportedly attacked a village in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. A resident said the ...

AzeezJune 7, 2017

Sambo was aware of my contact with Boko Haram – Ndume

Senator representing Borno State, A.li Ndume has admitted that he made contact with terrorist group, Boko Haram. Ndume who is ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

Boko Haram members attack UN bus in Borno, hijack bags of rice

Suspected members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, on Friday in Maiduguri, Borno, reportedly hijacked bags of rice which the World Food ...

AzeezMay 20, 2017

Troops rescue 998 persons from Boko Haram, destroy bomb factory

by Azeez Adeniyi Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Friday rescued 998 Boko Haram captives ...

AzeezMay 18, 2017

Suicide bomber attacks military checkpoint, injures two soldiers

by Azeez Adeniyi Two soldiers were injured on Wednesday after a female suicide bomber attacked a military checkpoint in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 16, 2017

Suicide bombers kill 5 in Borno

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Nigerian Police, Borno command, on Tuesday confirmed the killing of five persons in a suicide bomb attack ...

ToluMay 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What’s Senate President Saraki doing in Borno today?

Not like we’re stalking the Senate President. It’s the weekend so feel free to travel, sir. We’re just a tad ...

AzeezMay 13, 2017

Troops kill four terrorists in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade on Friday night smashed a fish smuggling ...

Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

The Thread: “God, please let it be true” | Sahara Reporters announce release of 80 Chibok girls and Nigerians react heart in mouth

It’s a mixed mood that greeted the announcement by Sahara Reporters that the Chibok Girls have been released- 80 more ...

AzeezMay 5, 2017

7 persons dead as 2 suicide bombers attack Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi Seven persons have been killed after two suspected female suicide bombers attacked Mandarari ward in Konduga Local Government ...

AzeezApril 28, 2017

‘Suicide bomber kills five soldiers in Borno’

An explosives-laden pick-up truck has reportedly rammed into a military convoy in Borno killing five soldiers and injuring 40 others, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 25, 2017

Boko Haram has been decapitated – Gov. Shettima

by Dolapo Adelana Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has said Boko Haram terrorists group has been decapitated, despite recent suicide ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 23, 2017

2 Army Generals escape IED blast in Borno

by Dolapo Adelana Two generals of the Nigeria Army on Saturday escaped being blown apart by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) ...

AzeezApril 21, 2017

Three soldiers killed by Boko Haram IED in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi An Improvised Explosive Device planted by Boko Haram insurgents has reportedly killed 3 soldiers attached to the ...

AzeezApril 13, 2017

Troops kill 57 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi Troops of operation Lafiya Dole and the Multi-National Joint Task Force have killed at least 57 Boko ...

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