Tag: Borno State

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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

Boko Haram attacks military base in Borno State killing 44 people

Again, Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military unit at Blabili, Danboa, Borno State, in the early hours of Friday. The latest attack came on the ... Full story

Nigerian youths beg President Obama to help find Borno schoolgirls

Some Nigerian youths have solicited for the help of the United States government in securing the release of the abducted 190 pupils of the Government ... Full story

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D’Banj Hangs Out With Ashish J. Thakkar Africa’s Youngest Billionaire

Nigeria’s top entertainer D’Banj is still in Dubai and living it up! Pictured above is him hanging out with serial entrepreneur Ashish J. Thakkar, who ... Full story

12 Die As Nollywood Actor, Wale Akorede Survived Fatal Accident

It is rare to see someone escape a fatal motor accident that stumbled five times with majority passing away instantly leaving just one person without ...

Deadly Love: Youth Corp Member Commits Suicide After Girlfriend Shows Him Engagement Ring (Photo)

Unable to tolerate the heartbreak he got when his girlfriend told him about her engagement, a Nigerian youth corp member, identified as Ernest decided to ...

Jaywon Calls Out Some Artistes Showing Off 2015 Models Of Cars On Social Media But Drive Rickety Ones In Reality

Angered by the rate at which some of his colleagues show off 'fake' extravagance online, Music Nigeria star Jaywon, has advised them cut their coats ...

Finally! Chidinma Ekile Now In A relationship, Gushes About Him

Chidinma Ekile, famously known as Miss Kedike, is finally in love. The Capital Hill singer who has been romantically with Flavour Na’abania also confirmed that ...

I Am A Boring Actress... Keira Hewatch

Nollywood actress, Keira Hewatch, has revealed that with money involved, she is always able to interpret her scripts well but totally a different person off ...

No Lady Has Resisted Me - Nollywood Director Elvis Chuks Boasts

For over a decade now, Elvis Chuks has continued to produce movies that are audience delight. He has worked with celebrities such as Nse Ikpe ...

After Confession, Nigerian S3x Slave Dies in B/Faso

After an investigative report on a Nigerian s3x slave worker who was deceived into the search for a better life outside the country, latest report ...

PSquare Pictured With Billionaire Tony Elemulu

Nigerian music duo, PSquare and Nigerian billionaire/bank mogul, Tony Elumelu were together recently for some business discussions which are yet to be disclosed to the ... Full story

Toyin Aimakhu Worships Her SmallgodHubby On Instagram As He turns A Year Older Today

Barely few months after rumours of marriage crash, Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu has taken to Instagram to shower praises on her young actor husband as ...