FOLLOWING the suspension of former Senate leader, Senator Ali Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South by the upper chamber for a period of six months, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has led a delegation to appeal to Senate President Bukola Saraki to have a re- think on the matter. A source told Saturday Vanguard […]
President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Sambisa Forest, the former enclave of Boko Haram on Monday to declare open the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship, NASAC 2017.
President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Sambisa Forest, the former enclave of Boko Haram on Monday to declare open the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship, NASAC 2017. The insurgency group, Boko Haram, who at the peak of it’s siege on the nation occupied towns in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, made the Sambisa Forest their stronghold and […]
Troops have destroyed a Boko Haram Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) factory at Gombole village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. A statement issued by the army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman in Abuja, said troops of the 103 Battalion of Operation Lafiya Dole discovered the factory during a clearance operation in the village. Usman said […]
The Borno Police Command, on Wednesday, confirmed the death of seven persons in a multiple suicide attack in Maiduguri. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, said that the suicide bombers targeted three “unauthorised” Internally Displaced Persons camps in Muna area of the city. He said that the first attack was at a camp sheltering […]
Security operatives have said that Nigerian soldiers based in Magumeri village of Borno State received early warning about a deadly Boko Haram attack in the community last Wednesday. A number of soldiers and police personnel died in the attack. The army initially said two soldiers were killed, but the Borno government said the figure was […]
Two suicide bombers, including a pregnant woman, have been shot dead by troops of the Nigerian Army after they were intercepted on Maiduguri-Damboa Road, Borno State.
Two suicide bombers, including a pregnant woman, have been shot dead by troops of the Nigerian Army after they were intercepted on Maiduguri-Damboa Road, Borno State. It was learnt that the bombers, who were about 18 years old, were killed around a security post in Ummarari Village on Saturday, after they refused to stop for […]
No fewer than seven female suicide bombers were, on Thursday night, killed in Maiduguri while attempting to cause havoc at four separate locations in the Borno State capital. The explosions also injured eight members of the Civilian Joint Task Force. This was disclosed to journalists in Maiduguri on Friday by Mr. Ahmad Satomi of the […]
At least eight Nigerian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on Friday, sources said, highlighting the Islamist group’s capacity to strike despite government claims it is seriously weakened.
At least eight Nigerian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on Friday, sources said, highlighting the Islamist group’s capacity to strike despite government claims it is seriously weakened. Troops heading to the town of Dikwa came under attack at about 9:00 am (0800 GMT) at Ajirin village, in the Mafa area, some 52 […]
Suspected Boko Haram sect members has launched attack at military base and burnt Sasawa town located 27 kilometers to Damaturu, the Yobe state capital. Details of the attacks still sketchy due to lack of telecommunications network. Daily Trust gathered that the attack, which happened around 6:00pm on Monday was delayed to the public ears due […]
The Nigerian military at last broke its silence on the number of casualties in the January 17 Rann misfire, claiming that 112 persons died in the incident with 97 others injured. The military, at a press briefing by the head of the counter-insurgency operations in the North-East, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, equally revealed that 26 […]