Boko Haram Suicide Attack Kills at Least 15 in Borno

Boko Haram Suicide Attack Kills at Least 15 in Borno
 

A Nigerian rescue official says at least 15 people have been killed and 43 others injured in a suicide attack on Mashimari village in Borno state. Bello Dambatta, head of rescue operations for the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said women were the majority of those killed in the Monday mor...

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 18, 2017

Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases

Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases
 

Cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday. The UN agency added in a statement that a cholera outbreak was first reported by the state’s Ministry of Health, adding that the first c...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Air Force Foils Plans by Boko Haram to Disrupt Sallah Celebration in Borno

Air Force Foils Plans by Boko Haram to Disrupt Sallah Celebration in Borno
 

The Nigerian Air Force said yesterday it foiled an attempt by Boko Haram to breach the peaceful Eid-el Kabir celebration in Borno. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiqque Abubakar, stated this at a feast organized as part of the Eid-el Kabir celebration, for officers and men of the service at t...

Posted on Sep 3, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 3, 2017

How We Prevented Boko Haram Attacks in Borno during Sallah – Air Force Chief

How We Prevented Boko Haram Attacks in Borno during Sallah – Air Force Chief
 

The Nigerian Air Force said on Saturday it had foiled an attempt by Boko Haram to breach the peaceful Eid-el-Kabir celebration in Borno. The Chief of Air Staff, Sadiq Abubakar, stated this at a feast organised for officers and men of the service at the 105 Composite Group, Maiduguri. Mr. Abubakar, a...

Posted on Sep 3, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 3, 2017

How Air Force Foiled Boko Haram’s Plan To Cause Havoc In Borno During Sallah

How Air Force Foiled Boko Haram’s Plan To Cause Havoc In Borno During Sallah
 

BEVERLY HILLS, September 02, (THEWILL) – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has revealed how it foiled an attempt by Boko Haram to breach the peaceful Eid-el Kabir celebration in Borno. This was made known on Saturday by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, at a feast organized for offic...

Posted on Sep 3, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 3, 2017

Military Foils Plans By Boko Haram To Disrupt Sallah Celebration In Borno

Military Foils Plans By Boko Haram To Disrupt Sallah Celebration In Borno
 

By Joy Yusufu, Abuja The Nigerian Air Force said yesterday that it has foiled an attempt by Boko Haram to breach the peaceful Eid-el Kabir celebration in Borno. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, stated this at a feast organized for officers and men of the service at the 105 Composi...

Posted on Sep 3, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 3, 2017

Borno Gets New Head of Service  Abdulkareem Haruna

Borno Gets New Head of Service  Abdulkareem Haruna
 

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, on Friday, appointed Yerima Sale as the new head of the state’s civil service. Until his appointment, Mr. Sale was the Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement. Mr. Sale succeeds Yakubu Bukar who retir...

Posted on Aug 19, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 19, 2017

Police Confirm 16 Dead, 82 Wounded in Borno Suicide Attack

Police Confirm 16 Dead, 82 Wounded in Borno Suicide Attack
 

The Police in Borno said 16 persons were killed and 82 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Konduga Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner, Mr Damian Chukwu, confirmed the attack in a Short Message Service (SMS) sent to newsmen on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Chukwu said that the inic...

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 16, 2017

16 Killed, 82 Injured in Borno Suicide Attack ‎- Police

16 Killed, 82 Injured in Borno Suicide Attack ‎- Police
 

The Police in Borno on Wednesday said 16 persons were killed and 82 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a market in Konduga Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner, Damian Chukwu, confirmed the attack in a text message sent to journalists on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Mr. Chukwu sai...

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 16, 2017

Boko Haram Destroyed Million Houses, 5,000 Classrooms, N1.9trn Properties In Borno – Official

Boko Haram Destroyed Million Houses, 5,000 Classrooms, N1.9trn Properties In Borno – Official
 

BEVERLY HILL, August 08, (THEWILL) – The Borno Government on Tuesday said about 1 million houses and public structures were destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in the 27 local government areas of the state. The insurgents also destroyed properties worth over N1.9 trillion in the past six years. NAN...

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 9, 2017

Boko Haram Kills 31 Fishermen in Borno, Sends Warning to Troops in Baga

Boko Haram Kills 31 Fishermen in Borno, Sends Warning to Troops in Baga
 

At least 31 fishermen have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, fishermen and vigilantes fighting the Islamists told AFP late Monday. Boko Haram suspect captured by troops of 155 Task Force Battalion, 21 Brigade at Dipcheri, Jer...

Posted on Aug 8, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 8, 2017

BREAKING: Scores Feared Killed as Suicide Bombers Attack Borno

BREAKING: Scores Feared Killed as Suicide Bombers Attack Borno
 

Two suspected suicide bombers struck in Molai, a community on the outskirts of Maiduguri in Borno State. It was gathered that the suicide bombers, a male and female, had attempted to gain entry into the General Hospital at Molai around 5:30 am. In the process, they blew themselves, with the loud exp...

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 4, 2017

OPINION: BETWEEN BOKO AND BORNO HARAM

OPINION: BETWEEN BOKO AND BORNO HARAM
 

We cannot refrain from analyzing the counter-insurgency campaigns in Nigeria in the last two years under President Muhammadu Buhari. We cannot cast away a conscience overshadowed by the irrepressible inner voice which echoes a quenched, but gradually resurrecting tempo of Boko Haram terrorism only i...

Posted on Aug 2, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 2, 2017

8 Killed, 14 Others Wounded in Suicide Bomb Attack in Borno

8 Killed, 14 Others Wounded in Suicide Bomb Attack in Borno
 

No fewer than eight persons were killed  and 14 others sustained in Friday night suicide bomb attack in Dikwa Local Government Area  of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred on Friday when two female suicide bombers hit an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ca...

Posted on Jul 30, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 30, 2017

JUST IN: Many Feared Dead As Multiple Blasts Hit Borno IDP Camps

JUST IN: Many Feared Dead As Multiple Blasts Hit Borno IDP Camps
 

Some suspected Boko Haram members carried out multiple attacks on two internally displaced persons, IDP, camps in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Sunday. Three explosions occurred around the camps on Sunday night with a fourth explosion taking place in the early hours of Monday. There are two major IDP c...

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 24, 2017

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