Tag: Borno State

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Boko Haram Terrorists Abduct 200 School Girls In Borno State

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday abducted no fewer than 100 girls at the Senior Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, following a violent attack in ... Full story

Boko Haram kills scores of UTME candidates travelling to write an exam in Borno state

Scores of students travelling to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in Borno State have been reportedly killed by the Boko Haram sect. They were among ... Full story

Helicopters drop arms for Boko Haram members in Borno and Yobe states

Political and opinion elders in Borno and Yobe states have alleged that helicopters drop arms and ammunition, food and medicine to areas known to be ... Full story

Bomb Kills 35 in Borno Market

At least 98 died over the weekend, in separate incidents in the troubled Benue, Borno and Plateau States. One of the bloodiest clashes between Tiv youths ... Full story

Boko Haram’s ‘Human Butcher’ Captured By The Joint Task Force

Nigerian security forces operating with the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Friday captured suspected terrorists, including one described as “Boko Haram’s lead specialist in human ... Full story

Gunmen kill 22 in Nigerian Catholic church

Attackers armed with guns and explosives killed 22 people at a busy church service in a northeast Nigerian village, witnesses said on Monday, in a ... Full story

'Boko Haram' shoots teacher dead in northeast Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen shot dead a teacher in a northeast Nigerian village on the border with Chad, police and residents said on Tuesday. The attackers ... Full story

Boko Haram threatens to bomb University of Maiduguri

Fear has gripped the residents of Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital, as the dreaded Boko Haram Islamic Sect has again threatened to attack selected areas ... Full story

Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri Air Force base killing many

Scores were feared dead, yesterday, when members of the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, attacked 79 Composite Group Air Force Base, Maiduguri International Airport and some ... Full story

Boko Haram militants kills 24 in two separate attacks

 Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 24 people in two separate attacks in northern Nigeria, eyewitnesses said on Saturday, just as the military vowed to ramp ... Full story

Boko Haram Kills 40 Soldiers, 65 Missing In A 'Surprise' Attack

No fewer than 40 Nigerian soldiers were killed and the whereabouts of 65 others were unknown in a deadly assault by suspected Boko Haram members ... Full story

Boko Haram Strikes Again Leaving 13 Dead In Borno State

At least 13 persons were reportedly killed when members of the infamous terrorist group, Boko Haram, attacked Damboa Village, about 85 km north of Maiduguri, ... Full story

Boko Haram Attack Security Formations In Borno State Killing 35 People

The spokesman of the Joint Task Force, JTF, Lt Col Sagir Musa, stated that at least 35 persons dead and several others injured in fresh ... Full story

President Jonathan Declares State of Emergency In Three States

President Jonathan in his Emergency Broadcast still on going, declared a state of Emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.  No matter what it takes, we ... Full story

Boko Haram tried to shoot down President Jonathan’s plane as he flew into Maiduguri

It would have been a national tragedy had it occurred. But, according to intelligence sources, security agencies saved the situation.The story is that insurgents allegedly ... Full story

Multiple bomb blasts in Borno State, three soldiers dead, scores injured

Maiduguri, the Borno State capital yesterday was again hit by multiple bomb explosions believed to have been executed by the Boko Haram sect. Three soldiers ... Full story

Fresh Explosion Rocks Maiduguri, As CBN Governor Lamido Sanusi Visits

Fresh bomb explosion has greeted Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, a day when the central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi visited the town ... Full story

Boko Haram Suspects Slaughter 15 Christians In Borno State

Suspected Boko Haram members on Sunday killed 15 Christians by slitting their throats in Chibok, Borno state.According to Mohammed Kana, a regional official for the ... Full story

Boko Haram Dispatches Snipers To The North East Region Of Nigeria

The Nigerian intelligence community appears unravelled by the latest maneuverings of the Boko Haram.Sources close to the Nigerian intelligence community reveal there are strong indications ... Full story

Nigerian Soldiers Shoot Unarmed Captives In Broad Daylight In Maiduguri - Video Video

International news agency, REUTERS, on Sunday reported that it was in possession of an amateur video showing Nigerian soldiers shooting unarmed captives in broad daylight ... Full story

Boko Haram members kill four in Borno, burn LG secretariat

Four people were killed on Friday evening in Damboa, a southern community in Borno State, in fresh attacks by suspected Boko Haram members.Also, a local ... Full story

More than 30 people have been shot dead in Maiduguri

More than 30 people have been shot dead in Nigeria, the head of Amnesty International said Friday, only a day after the rights group accused ... Full story

Senator Ahmad Zannah, Accused Of Sheltering A Boko Haram Commander Lashes At JTF

The war of words between the Joint Task Force in Maiduguri, Borno State and a senator accused of sheltering a Boko Haram commander took a ... Full story

Maiduguri Bomb Blast Kills 10

Reports reaching us say explosion has occurred on Monday in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, leaving at least 10 dead, according to residents.It reportedly happened ... Full story

Nigerian Soldiers Kill 30, Burn 50 Houses In Maiduguri To Avenge Army Officer’s Death

OPERATIVES of the Joint Task Force, made up of soldiers, on Monday went haywire in Maiduguri, Borno State, and killed 30 persons in reprisal for ... Full story

Maiduguri bomb explosion kills two

An infant and a suspected bomber died yesterday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, following two bomb explosions, which rocked the metropolis in the early ... Full story

JTF kills two, intercepts eight rocket launchers at Daban Masara

The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno, Operation Restore Order yesterday made a great interception as eight rocket launchers other equipment of mass destruction were ... Full story

Bomb Explosion Hits Shehu Of Borno’s Palace In Maiduguri

A suicide bomber has targeted the Shehu of Borno’s palace in Maiduguri, Borno State.The blast occured inside Shehu’s palace mosque in Maiduguri.Hundreds of worshippers besiege ... Full story

Churches In Jos And Biu, Borno State Rocked By Explosions!

Reports reaching us say a fresh round of explosion, masterminded by a suicide bomber, has rocked the Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) in the ... Full story

Bomb blast at entrance of headquarters of Borno State Police Command in Maiduguri

Reports reaching us from Borno State, Nothern Nigeria indicates that bomb blast has been reported at the entrance of the headquarters of the Borno State ... Full story

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Half-Nigerian, half-Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Okoro, I guess the lots would be in her favour as she seems to be doing better than ever, career wise.But ...

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Egor Efiok Blasts Managers Who Run Errands For Celebs

In Nigeria, it is very common to see celebrities rule over their managers, whereas, it should have been the other way round. Public figures in ...

I Speak 9 Languages And I Will Learn More—DJ Spinall

Do you have a story/gist for publication? Please email it to story@nigeriafilms.com Banda | 4/16/2014 12:04:24 PM Nine languages: Yoruba, Ibo, Hausa, Benin, and what else Reply this ...

City People Hosts Ronke Oshodi Oke Friday

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Emma Nyra Clears The Air Over Misconception Of Having A Crush On Terry G

Do you have a story/gist for publication? Please email it to story@nigeriafilms.com mr ken | 4/16/2014 12:07:28 PM Wow!!! MTN IS IN TROUBLE AGAIN, I have been ...

Funke Akindele, Tiwa Savage For ‘Islanders International Magazine’ Awards

Sunday, April 27, 2014 has been set aside for the second edition of the Islanders International Magazine Awards, which holds in Lagos. From indications, all ...

I’m The Real King Of RnB, Not Banky W—Darey Art Alade Declares

Talented Nigerian singer and songwriter, Darey Art Alade, popularly known as Darey, has declared himself as ‘the king of RnB’ in Nigeria.The ‘Soul Muzik’ artiste ...

Apostle Helen Ukpabio gets Labelled as a ‘Witch Hunter', Critics Call for her to be Banned from the UK

According to a report on IndependentUK, the Home Secretary Theresa May is being urged to ban Nigerian Apostle Helen Ukpabio, who claims to have been ...

British Museum To Host VIP Premiere of "Invasion 1897" in August

Lancelot Imasuen has confirmed that the British Museum will host the VIP Premiere of his Centenary epic “Invasion 1897” on August 16, 2014 in London, ...