Many missing as Boko Haram retakes Borno LG

Boko Haram terrorists have retaken Damasak, the Headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State after reportedly dislodging the Nigerian security forces. Damasak, a border town with Niger Republic is about 160kilometres, north from Maiduguri, the state capital which…

Borno seals off 3 banks

Borno State government has sealed three national banks for not updating their property records in different locations in Maiduguri metropolis. The Special Enforcement Operation was led by Executive Secretary Borno Geographic Information Service (BOGIS), Engr. Adam Bababe. According to him,…

24 killed as bandits, cultists go on rampage

No fewer than 24 persons were killed in different parts of the country weekend, as insecurity in Nigeria rages. The killings resulted from banditry attacks in Kaduna and Benue, cultism in Bakassi, Cross Rivers State, and clash over prostitutes in…

Boko Haram kills 15 in attack on Borno gov’s convoy

An ambush on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Friday left about 15 persons dead. The governor’s convoy was said to have been attacked between Monguno and Baga areas of the state. A security source said the…

Boko Haram attacks Borno gov’s convoy (Punch)

Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday opened fire on the convoy of the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum. The incident was said to have happened around 9pm. According to TheCable, security sources said the insurgents attacked the convoy in Konduga…

We‘re developing strategies to reduce Boko Haram attacks —Gov Zulum (Punch)

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said that an all-encompassing strategy is being developed to reduce Boko Haram attacks in the state. The governor stated this in an interview with newsmen in Damboa after he visited the town and…

Nigeria suicide attack: Triple blasts kill at least 30 in Borno (Aljazeera)

Thirty people were killed late on Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38km from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, where football fans were watching…

NSCDC arrests suspected Boko Haram’s bomb material supplier in Borno (Punch)

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of one Aliyu Muhammed, 24, suspected to be Boko Haram’s Improvised Explosive Device logistics supplier in Maiduguri. The Commandant of the corps, Ibrahim…

Troops rescue 29 women, 25 children in Borno (Guardian)

The Army has rescued 54 Boko Haram kidnapped persons in Borno, including 29 women and 25 children. In a statement on Monday, Col. Sagir Musa, the Acting Director Army Public Relations said the victims were freed after troops cleared Ma’allasuwa…

Buhari wan waka again! Heads to the UK on private visit

President Muhammadu Buhari will be embarking on a trip to the United Kingdom on a private visit, the Presidency has said. A statement by the President’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, says that further to the official visit by President Muhammadu Buhari…

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