Tag: Borno State

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Kashim Shettima Hands Over 540 Buses To Commercial Drivers

Commercial drivers in Borno State on Sunday beamed with smiles as the Borno State Government bought and handed over 540 buses to them to enhance ... Full story

Nigerian Military, Recapture's Two More Local Governments From Boko Haram Militants

The Nigerian military on Saturday said it has recaptured two more local governments from Boko Haram militants in the North Eastern part of Nigeria after ... Full story

Boko Haram Recruiting And Training Fighters In Borno - Federal Government

The Federal Government on Thursday warned that the insurgent group, Boko Haram, may have started recruiting and training fighters.  Coordinator of the National Information Centre on ... Full story

Female Suicide Bomber Attacks Borno State Market Leaving Many Dead

A fatal bomb blast hit an overcrowded market in the largest Southern Borno town, Biu, had killed many, witnesses report. The eye-witnesses said injured persons and ... Full story

Nigerian Military Storms Sambisa Forest To Hunt Boko Haram Fighters

A detachment of the Nigerian military has stormed the Sambisa Forest in Borno State to dislodge members of the violent sect, Boko Haram, who are ... Full story

We Saw Helicopters Dropping Arms, Food For 'Boko Haram'

Displaced residents of Monguno, in Borno State, which was recently taken over by Boko Haram, have said they saw helicopters dropping arms and food items ... Full story

Seven Terrorists Die In Explosive-Laden Vehicle

Seven suspected Boko Haram terrorists were on Monday killed when an Improvised Explosive Device hidden in a Toyota Pick-up van they were driving in exploded ... Full story

Suspect Reveals 50 Female Suicide Bombers Set Out To Kill 100,000 Before New Year

A female suicide bomber, who was arrested by the vigilante group also known as civilian JTF, revealed, yesterday, that 50 other female suicide bombers have ... Full story

Two female suicide bombers kill 67 people, injure 98 in Borno market

At least 67 people were feared dead and about 98 others seriously injured yesterday when two female suicide bombers hit a popular Monday market along ... Full story

Boko Haram Militants Attack Traders In Borno State Market

Many market men and women are feared dead after Boko Haram militants disguised as traders attacked a market in Damasak town in the Mobar Local ... Full story

Fresh Boko Haram Attack In Borno State Leaves 45 Dead!

At least 45 people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, officials and witnesses said on Thursday, in the latest violence ... Full story

Broke Sheriff Becomes Richest Ex-Governor In Borno State

The Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has described as absurd the allegation of fraud against him by his predecessor, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, saying ... Full story

Boko Haram Invades Nigerian Army Battalion, Confiscates All Arms, Ammunition

The terrorists arrived suddenly at 4:00 p.m. that ill-fated Wednesday, November 5, catching the Nigerian soldiers and their commanders off-guard. As they invaded the headquarters ... Full story

Governor Kashim Shettima Of Borno State Seen Handing Out Money To Street Children

 Classic African politics, the poor getting poorer and the Governors getting richer. Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state pictured handing out some Naira notes to ... Full story

Woman identifies Boko Haram abductor who molested her inside a Maiduguri bank

A woman (name withheld), aged 43, has narrated what she endured in the hands of a Boko Haram abductor before she was freed from her ... Full story

Boko Haram terrorists kill Monarch, 15 others in Borno

Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram terrorists Thursday invaded Garubula village of Biu local Government area of Borno state killing the District Head, ... Full story

Parents Of Abducted Chibok Girls Arrive At Presidential Villa

Parents of the school girls that were abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok , Borno State on April 14, by the dreaded terrorist group, ... Full story

Boko Haram Attacks Borno State Killing Several People

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram sects on Friday morning at about 5am, July 18 attacked Damboa in Borno State, killing several people in the ... Full story

Boko Haram Militants Invades Borno Village, Razes Houses, Churches, Kills 45

At least 45 people have reportedly been killed after suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect attacked Dille village in Borno State. The terrorists are ... Full story

President Jonathan claims Chibok girls will be rescued soon

The Council of State, made up of former heads of government, on Tuesday held its second meeting in the year and came out with a ... Full story

Nigerian soldiers hide as Boko Haram attacks churches in the Chibok area

Nigerian soldiers reportedly went to hide in the bush as Boko Haram gunmen unleashed fresh attacks on churches in the Chibok area of Borno state ... Full story

Nigerian Military Kills 50 Suspected Terrorists In Borno Raid

The Nigerian military seems to be recording more success in their fight against terrorism in northern Nigera as the Defence Headquarters announced on Friday 27 ... Full story

Boko Haram attacks military post in Borno State, kills 16 soldiers Video

Men suspected to be members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect on Tuesday night attacked a military post at Bulabulin Ngaura in Damboa Local Government ... Full story

Boko Haram abduct 60 MORE girls and women and 31 boys in Borno state

Boko Haram militants have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria, reports claim. The apparent kidnapping in Kummabza, 95 ... Full story

Nigerian Blasts At Soccer Pitch Kills Over 40

Over 40 people were killed on Sunday night after a bomb went off at a soccer pitch, while fans were leaving the stadium in the ... Full story

Nollywood Releases Movie On Abducted Chibok Girls

The Nigerian film industry never stops to spring surprises. The industry has been criticised severally for lacking creativity, especially with the kind of movie titles ... Full story

Boko Haram kills nine during church service in Borno State

Suspected members of Boko Haram on Sunday stormed a church  in Attagara, Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State and killed nine worshippers.The attack which ... Full story

Boko Haram Terrorists Abduct Two First Class Emirs Of Borno State

Armed men suspected to be members of the Boko Haram terrorist sect have kidnapped two Borno State first class traditional rulers. According to Premium Times, who ... Full story

Boko Haram Leader Hassan Ali Says He Got Engaged With 2 Chibok Girls

Boko Haram kingpin Hassan Ali reportedly arrested by Borno State vigilantes said the he was engaged to two of the kidnapped Chibok girls. According to Leadership, ... Full story

Boko Haram terrorists kill 300, abducts 11 more girls in Borno State

IN another daring operation, members of the terrorist Islamic sect, Boko Haram, on Monday night killed about 300 people in Gamboru Ngala, Borno State. Gamboru ... Full story

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Rapper CDQ Gets Robbed Of His Jewelry, Laptop, Cash Days Before Birthday

Fast rising and promising rapper, Sodiq Yusuf aka CDQ suffered an unfortunate situation as he was robbed of his jewelry, laptop and an undisclosed amount ... Full story

Asisat Oshoala Shortlisted For BBC Women Footballer Of The Year

20-year-old Nigerian youngster, Asisat Oshoala, has been nominated for the first ever BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year award alongside four other women football players. The ... Full story

Mercy Johnson & Hubby Stuns At Son's Dedication (Pictures)

Story by Tunde Iyawoyi Last Updated: 3 hours ago Today is Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson's child dedication, Prince Henry. The beautiful actress is looking gorgeous in her ...

Court Freezes Former Federal Lawmaker’s Bank Accounts

Justice Yunusa Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Lagos, capital of Lagos State, has ordered eleven Nigerian banks to freeze the accounts of a ...

Kuforiji-Olubi Cries Foul over British Court's Order Freezing Her Assets

A former Minister of Commerce and Tourism, Chief Bola Kuforiji-Olubi has faulted an asset freezing order purportedly issued against her and some members of her ...

Why Nollywood is not recognized at the Oscars — Afriff Boss

CEO of AFRIFF, Chioma Ude, has revealed the reason Nigerian movies are yet to get much recognition from global film awards and festivals. She revealed this ...

Buhari to Jonathan, Deziani: I will probe NNPC missing $20 billion

Hard time may be awaiting the outgoing government of President Goodluck Jonathan over the alleged missing $20 billion from the coffers of the Nigerian National ...

Why older men tend to be more sexually active than women

Age is no barrier to an active love life, research shows. For among the 70s, more than half of men and almost a third of ...

Tale of 3 Nollywood damsels who dumped their boyfriends

Beautiful, chic, talented and sexy, are the words to describe these three Nollywood damsels, Lizzy Gold Onuwaje, Chiamaka Nwokeukwu and Peggy Onah. They have absolutely ...

Don’t let me die, lady bathed with acid by ex-lover cries

After: Aladi Sule SOS to Kogi govt failed — Brother ALADI Sule lies critically ill at the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, Kogi State. Her body is wrapped ...