10 things you didn’t know about Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammadu Indimi, OFR

The fact that Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammadu Indimi is one of Nigeria’s most prominent businessmen and one of the most generous and consistent philanthropists in this clime is not in doubt. Neither is the fact that his extensive giving is targeted…

4 die as explosions rock Maiduguri

At least four people were killed Thursday, December 23 after three explosions rocked Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital. The blasts, which came a few hours before President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state, left about eight persons injured. Sources reveal…

Boko Haram releases NYSC member, 4 others (ThisDay)

Boko Haram has reportedly set free a female youth corps member (namewithheld) held hostage since January. Also said to have been released were four other females with the following ages (22 years, 14 years,  15 years and 21 years, all…

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…

*Maiduguri bomb blast death toll now five, 45 injured —SEMA (Punch) * Military destroys major militant camps in Niger Delta (Guardian)

Maiduguri bomb blast death toll now five, 45 injured —SEMA (Punch) The Borno State Emergency Management Agency on Sunday said five persons were killed and 30 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in the outskirts of Maiduguri. The Head…

Army denies closing Maiduguri-Monguno road (Guardian)

The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, made the clarification in a statement in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu…

Maiduguri residents decry outrageous electricity billings (Nation)

Some electricity consumers in Maiduguri have decried the outrageous electricity billings by the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) Some of the residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday, described the development as worrisome, adding that it…

Again, Buhari orders military to end Boko Haram threat

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Maiduguri, Borno State, ordered the military to eliminate all threats of Boko Haram, declaring that the war against terrorism is “a must win’’. “It is a must win war. I want to encourage our troops…

Army denies restricting movement in Maiduguri (Guardian)

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday dismissed as ‘false’, social media reports that it had imposed a restriction of movement in Maiduguri. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 7 Division, Col. Kingsley Samuel, made the clarifications in a statement issued in Maiduguri.…

Army denies restricting movement in Maiduguri (Vanguard)

Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 7 Division, Col. Kingsley Samuel, made the clarifications in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Samuel said that the military did not enforce restriction on travellers, adding that the report was mischievous and designed to cause…

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