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 soldiers afraid of recaptured Boko Haram towns

Chadian and Nigerien troops fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East are reportedly begging their Nigerian counterparts to take over towns recaptured from the sect. Nigerian ...

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

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Nollywood producer and social commentator, Charles Novia, has hailed President Goodluck Jonathan for strengthening democracy in the country. The controversial showbiz personality said he never regretted ...

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Many Nigerian entertainers are now upgrading their CVs and the latest trend is by going to the prestigious New York Film Academy to sharpen their ...

We Are Expecting A Baby Girl - Dr Sid

Mavin records artist, Dr. Sid and his beautiful wife, Simi Osomo are expecting a baby girl. The singer announced the happy news as he shared a ... Full story

Buhari, Tinubu, Ngige Others Watch Orubebe’s Show Of Shame (Pictures)

Today, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsdey Orubebe threw decorum to the gutters when he attacked Prof Attahiru Jega, Chairman of the Independent ...

Ex-Minister, Godsdey Orubebe Causes Drama At INEC Collation Centre

The national agent of the Peoples Democratic Party at the presidential election collation centre of INEC in Abuja, Elder Godsdey Orubebe, on Tuesday, disrupted the ...

I Won’t Visit Nigeria If Buhari Becomes President—Afrocandy

Controversial Nigerian actress, Afrocandy, has expressed her decision to stay away from Nigeria if former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, is declared winner of ...

2015: Veteran Actress, Ngozi Nwosu Warns Nigerians Against Violence

Veteran actress, Ngozi Nwosu survived a kidney related illness few years ago, is obviously back on her feet. She recently voiced out her fears on ...