Tag: Borno State

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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 sect hoist flag, take over Borno town

The extremist Boko Haram sect on Saturday mounted its flags in Damboa town of Borno state, declaring the area its exclusive territory, security sources and ...

Redeemed Church pastor shot and butchered by Boko Haram in Borno State

A Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor, Taiwo Dokun was shot and butchered by Boko Haram insurgents in Dille village, Askira-Uba local government area ...

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

Scores killed as military and Boko Haram clash in Borno state

The Defence Headquarters said yesterday that scores of insurgents died when troops broke through an ambush in Delwa, Borno State. It also confirmed that three soldiers ...

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

Nigerian director of defence accepts army goofed over abducted school girls

Nigeria’s military authorities have acknowledged that they goofed over their statement that all but eight of the 129 abducted school girls of a secondary school ... Full story

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

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USAID spends $4m on Bauchi water sector

USAID has spent $4m (N640m) in the past three years in its effort at ensuring availability of potable water in Bauchi State. Team Leader , USAID ...

Ondo grants traders N80m loan

The Ondo State Micro-Credit Agency, says it has disbursed N80m as loan to small scale entrepreneurs in the last six months in the state.The General Manager ...

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