Tag: Borno

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2017

Boko Haram kills 8 in Maiduguri

by Dolapo Adelana Suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday murdered eight persons in a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the ...

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AzeezApril 8, 2017

How Boko Haram insurgents attacked my convoy – Buratai

by Azeez Adeniyi The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur has revealed that his convoy was once attacked by ...

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AzeezMarch 30, 2017

Troops ambush Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Troops of 112 Task Force, 112 Battalion on Wednesday exchanged fire with Boko Haram terrorists along Ajiri-Dikwa road, Borno State. ...

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AzeezMarch 28, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kidnap 4 women, 6 youths in Borno

The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno, Ibrahim Abdullahi said suspected Boko Haram members ...

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AzeezMarch 28, 2017

Borno govt declares Dec. 22 public holiday to celebrate capture of Sambisa

The Borno State Government on Monday declared December 22, a yearly public holiday to celebrate the capture of Sambisa Forest ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 19, 2017

7 persons killed in Maiduguri bomb blast

by Dolapo Adelana Seven persons were killed on Saturday night in suicide attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The ...

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AzeezMarch 17, 2017

Boko Haram: Army confirms five soldiers dead, 3 missing

The Nigerian Army on Friday disclosed that one of its officers and four soldiers were killed by Boko Haram insurgents ...

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AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Boko Haram kills army Lieutenant in Borno attack

A Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army has been killed after Boko Haram terrorists attacked Magumeri town in Magumeri Local Government ...

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AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Police sergeant killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi The Borno Police Command on Thursday confirmed that a sergeant was killed in Wednesday’s terrorists’ attack on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 16, 2017

‘Many killed as Boko Haram attack Borno town’

by Dolapo Adelana The terrorist sect, Boko Haram Wednesday night attacked Magumeri, a town in Magumeri local government area of Borno ...

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AzeezMarch 15, 2017

Six people confirmed dead in fresh suicide attacks in Maiduguri

by Azeez Adeniyi The Borno Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the death of five persons after an attack by four ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 15, 2017

6 killed as 4 female suicide bombers attack Borno

by Dolapo Adelana Two men were killed early Wednesday when four female suicide bombers detonated explosive devices at Usmanti along ...

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AzeezMarch 1, 2017

New Lassa fever case recorded in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi The Borno State Government on Wednesday said it has recorded a new case of Lassa fever. Commissioner ...

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AzeezFebruary 25, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents attack military base in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi A military base in Gajiram, near Maiduguri in Borno State reportedly came under attack by Boko Haram ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 10, 2017

Borno Muslim clerics begin 10-day prayer and fasting for Buhari

Some Muslims clerics in Maiduguri, Borno, say they had commenced a 10-day prayer and fasting for the health of President ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2017

Opinion: Open letter to libellous Twitter

I am confused, I feel betrayed and heartbroken. However, much more than any of those I am very angry. Contrary ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 6, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Boko Haram – As security agencies close in on Borno administration

by Peregrino Brimah In May of 2014 the Administrator of Borno state, Kashim Shettima said as reported in Today.ng, “Leadership calls for restraint, ...

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AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

Investigate my family too for terrorism, Shettima tells security agencies

Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima has called on security agencies to investigate his family too in the efforts to identify ...

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AzeezFebruary 2, 2017

3 soldiers, several terrorists killed as troops clash with Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has lost three soldiers during battles with Boko Haram insurgents. Army Spokesman, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman in ...

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AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

One killed as Boko Haram attack police patrol in Borno

One policeman has been killed and another injured after Boko Haram insurgents ambush a police patrol  around Kubuwa village in ...

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AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

Army confirms Boko Haram ambush on troops in Borno

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor has confirmed an ambush on some troops by Boko ...

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AzeezJanuary 30, 2017

Security operatives kill 8-year-old suicide bomber in Borno

Security operatives on Monday killed an 8-year-old female suicide who was trying to gain access to an internally displaced persons ...

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AzeezJanuary 30, 2017

Boko Haram kills 20 motorists in Borno

Boko Haram inurgents have opened fire on a convoy of motorists travelling under military escort in Borno, killing over 20 ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 30, 2017

YNaija Editorial: There is still so much work to do against Boko Haram

One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s strongest campaign promises in the run-up to the 2015 General Election was squashing the terrorist ...

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AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

BREAKING: Boko Haram ambushes military escort, kills 8 civilians

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked troops of operation Lafiya Dole who were escorting some vehicles from Maiduguri to Damboa in ...

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AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 3 soldiers in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have killed three soldiers after raiding military post near the country home of  the Chief of Army ...

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AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 5, kidnap women in Borno village

Suspected Boko Haram members have killed five people in Dagu village, Askira-Uba  local government area of Borno State. According to ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Buhari’s Gambian gambit as Borno burns

by Farooq Kperogi Gambians are our West African brothers and sisters who deserve our help in their hour of need. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

Gunmen abduct Borno LG chairman

Unknown gunmen on Friday night abducted the chairman of Bama Local Government Area of Borno, Modu Guja, Premium Times reports. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

Man arrested for inserting electric heater into son’s anus

The Borno police command has arrested a director of planning in one of the state’s ministries for inserting an electric ...

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