Five female suicide bombers kill 17 in Borno – Police

Five female suicide bombers kill 17 in Borno – Police

Kayode Idowu Seventeen persons were killed in multiple suicide attacks in a Maiduguri suburb, the police confirmed on Monday. The spokesman of the Nigeria Police in Borno State, Victor Isuku, stated in a press release that five female suicide bombers besieged a settlement, Kofa in Konduga local government area of the troubled state, wreaking havoc. […]

BREAKING: Suicide bomber kills self in Borno – Police

BREAKING: Suicide bomber kills self in Borno – Police

The Police Command in Borno has confirmed the killing of a suspected suicide bomber after a failed attack at the University of Maiduguri on Saturday. Mr Victor Isuku the spokesman of the command stated this in a statement in Maiduguri. “Today at about 10:00hours, a lone male suicide bomber detonated explosive strapped to his body. […]

82 Chibok girls reunite with 21 freed in 2016

82 Chibok girls reunite with 21 freed in 2016

The 21 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram in October 2016 have reunited with the 82 of their colleagues released on May 5. According to Channels TV, the girls met today in Abuja where they have been kept since their release. Both batches were freed from Boko Haram custody after series of negotiations between the […]

Suicide bombers attack military check point, two soldiers injured

Suicide bombers attack military check point, two soldiers injured

At least two soldiers were injured on Wednesday when a female suicide bomber attacked a military post located behind a camp for internally displaced persons in Konduga town of Borno State, police said. The attack occurred at about 7.30 a.m. when the bomber crept on the unsuspecting soldiers. Konduga is about 35 kilometres away from […]

BREAKING: Boko Haram frees 82 girls

BREAKING: Boko Haram frees 82 girls

Eighty-two out of the 250 Chibok girls that were kidnapped sometime in 2014 have been released. Quoting a direct information allegedly obtained from “a top military source,” online medium, Sahara Reporters, said the girls, numbering 82 or thereabouts, were released after negotiations between the Islamist group and the Federal Government. The medium wrote: “Our source […]

Buhari to visit Sambisa Forest

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.

Buhari to visit Sambisa Forest

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 destroy Boko Haram IED factory, rescue 4 women, 6 children

Troops destroy Boko Haram IED factory, rescue 4 women, 6 children

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 […]

Suicide bombers kill seven at unauthorised IDP camps – Police

Suicide bombers kill seven at unauthorised IDP camps – Police

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 […]

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