The Borno state commissioner of police, Damian Chukwu, said on Thursday that six soldiers and four policemen were killed in Rann, a remote local government headquarters where Boko Haram attacked last week.
The Borno state commissioner of police, Damian Chukwu, said on Thursday that six soldiers and four policemen were killed in Rann, a remote local government headquarters where Boko Haram attacked last week. The figure quoted by the commissioner of police was the first official disclosure of casualties the security forces suffered in the attack that […]
An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) killed a Nigerian Army Captain identified as Polycap on Sunday Afternoon in Shetimari Village in Borno State.
An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) killed a Nigerian Army Captain identified as Polycap on Sunday Afternoon in Shetimari Village in Borno State. The captain was on a patrol when he mistakenly drove over an IED, sparking an explosion that led to his demise.
No fewer than 22 persons were killed in a multiple suicide bombing at a market in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
No fewer than 22 persons were killed in a multiple suicide bombing at a market in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred on Friday at about 9:00 PM, when three suicide bombers detonated explosives at the “Kasuwar Kifi” in the outskirts of Konduga town. […]
The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents at Gajibo village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said that the troops killed the three […]
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Saturday asked ex- President Goodluck Jonathan to release the report of a fact-finding committee on the abduction of over 200 students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Chibok, in Borno State instead of apportioning blames. Speaking on behalf of Shettima, the Commissioner of Education in Borno State, Inuwa […]
Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday challenged Governor KashimShettima of Borno State to be clear on the role he played in the kidnap of the Chibok school girls. In a statement from his spokesperson, IkechukwuEze, in response to Shettima’s remarks at the launch of a book by BolajiAbdullahi, the spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]
Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume (APC,Borno) was until January this year the Senate Leader. Ndume was suspended for six months in March over a point of order he raised on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye(APC,Kogi). In this interview, he speaks on life outside the Senate and the lessons he has learnt from […]
The Ondo State Police Command has apprehended a suspected Boko Haram member, Mohammed Bachar, in a village in Ifira Akoko, Akoko South East Local Government Area of the state. Police sources told SaharaReporters that officers arrested Mr. Bachar during a stop-and-search on Saturday. Our correspondent gathered that the suspect is in police custody and has […]
Two members of the Boko Haram terrorists were on Friday ambushed and killed by the Nigerian Army at Malamti Village in Guzamala Local Government council of Borno. The ambushed terrorists were said to be food and logistic suppliers to the dreaded Boko Haram group. This was made public by the Deputy Director, Army Publication Relations, […]
The Police in Borno on Saturday said two female suicide bombers were killed when they detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to their bodies in the outskirts of Maiduguri. A statement issued and signed by DSP Isuku Victor, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in Maiduguri, said eight people sustained injuries in the incident. […]