Aisha Buhari expresses pain over accidental bombing in IDP camp

Aisha Buhari expresses pain over accidental bombing in IDP camp

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday condoled with the families and victims of the Tuesday accidental bombing by the NAF fighter jet in Rann, Borno State. In a statement by her Special Assistant on Media, Adebisi Olumide-Ajayi, the President’s wife prayed that God will continue to guide the nation’s armed forces […]

Reps to probe NAF air strike on IDPs camp

Reps to probe NAF air strike on IDPs camp

The House of Representatives on Wednesday said it would investigate the accidental bombing of an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Borno by the Nigerian Air force. This followed unanimous adoption of a motion of urgent public importance moved by Rep. Muhammed Zoro (APC-Jigawa) at the plenary in Abuja. In the motion, Zoro said the legislature […]

Fayose sympathises with victims of Borno IDP camp “accidental” air strike, calls for investigation

Fayose sympathises with victims of Borno IDP camp “accidental” air strike, calls for investigation

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has commiserated with families of the victims of yesterday’s “accidental” air strike by men of the Nigerian Air Force of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ in the Rann Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp in Borno State. The governor, who said it was strange that the military could “mistakenly” bomb an IDP camp that it created […]

IDPs camp bombing shocking, unacceptable – Doctors Without Borders

IDPs camp bombing shocking, unacceptable – Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders on Tuesday condemned an accidental air strike by the Nigerian military on a camp for people displaced by Boko Haram, saying it killed 52. “This large-scale attack on vulnerable people who have already fled from extreme violence is shocking and unacceptable,” said MSF director of operations Jean-Clement Cabrol in a statement. “The […]

Nigerian Army announces N500,000 reward for information on suicide bombers

Nigerian Army announces N500,000 reward for information on suicide bombers

The Nigerian Army has announced a cash reward for information on suicide bombers. The announcement comes a day after a suicide blast at the Universtity of Maiduguri killed a professor of Veterinary medicine and three others. Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the attack, which was the first on the university since the insurgency began. […]

Buhari regrets accidental bombing of Borno IDP

Buhari regrets accidental bombing of Borno IDP

By Ehi Ekhator President Buhari has expressed regret over the accidental bombing of the Rann IDP camp in Borno State on Tuesday by the Nigerian military. In a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, the President pledges federal help for the mistake. Garba said “President Muhammadu Buhari has […]

Buhari condemns attack in University of Maiduguri

Buhari condemns attack in University of Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari strongly condemns the terrorist attack Monday morning at a mosque in the University of Maiduguri. The President expresses sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the University Community, families of the victims and the government and people of Borno State. President Buhari believes that this appalling attack on a revered place of worship and […]

Baby factory found in Borno

Baby factory found in Borno

Borno State Government on Thursday said it discovered a baby factory where children were being sold in the state. The Commissioner for Justice, Mr Kakashehu Lawal, stated this at a press conference in Maiduguri. Lawal said that four women alongside the principal suspect were arrested for taking part in the crime. He said that the […]

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