Tag: BORNO

Army Supports Borno State Governor, Prof. Zulum

Tanimu- September 29, 2020

The Nigerian Army says it is fully in support of the ongoing efforts of Borno State government to relocate and resettle the internally displaced persons ... Read More

COVID-19: Residents of Maiduguri lauds govt over palliatives

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 10, 2020

Some residents of Maiduguri have commended the Borno Government for embarking on ward to ward distribution of palliatives in the city. Read More

Borno Govt reopens Maiduguri-Dikwa road, 5 years after closure

Abdul Jimoh- February 10, 2020

The Borno government on Sunday reopened the Maiduguri-Dikwa road, five years after it was closed as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency. NAN reports that ... Read More

Modu, Serial No. 89 on Wanted List, Others Arrested

Tanimu- October 12, 2019

As Nigerian Army continues to heighten the tempo of her operational activities against bandits, insurgents and other criminal elements nationwide, the gallant troops of Operation ... Read More

Boko Haram Attack: UNICEF Condemns Use of Girls As Suicide Bombers in Borno

Henry Solomon- June 18, 2019

UNICEF has condemned the use of children as suicide bombers in Mandarari community in Borno. NAN reports that the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) ... Read More

Security Agents Foil ‘Boko Haram’ Attack on Worshippers

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2019

Nigerian security forces on Saturday  repelled attack by ‘Boko Haram’ insurgents in Sajeri community of Maiduguri metropolis in Borno. Reports says that the insurgents launched ... Read More

Senate urges FG to reactivate dialogue for Sharibu’s release

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 11, 2019

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, who is currently in ... Read More

Metele: Army Buries 19 Soldiers

Abdul Jimoh- December 14, 2018

Nigerian Soldiers The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 19 soldiers among those who lost their lives in an attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Metele, ... Read More

Army kills 14 terrorists, rescues 21 hostages (Pictures)

admin- September 7, 2018

Some of the hostages rescued by the Nigerian Army By Hamza Suleiman The Nigerian Army said it had neutrialised 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued ... Read More

UK Announces $16m Education Support to the Northeast

Henry Solomon- August 31, 2018

The UK is giving 16 million dollars in education support to 100,000 children affected by the Boko Haram crisis in Northeast Nigeria. Amb. Jonathan Allen, ... Read More

VSF commences the distribution of agricultural inputs to households in North East

inno.korie- June 28, 2018

No fewer than 4000 households in the insurgency affected states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe are to benefit from the Victims’ Support Fund (VSF) agricultural ... Read More

Saturday Suicide Attack: 32 Kill, 84 Injured 84 in Damboa, Borno

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2018

No fewer than 32 persons were killed,  while 84 others were injured when six suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs), in Damboa local government area ... Read More

France Signs €500,000 Humanitarian Agreement with 2 Aid Organisations in Borno

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2018

France on Thursday signed a 500,000 Euros agreement with two humanitarian organisations to support humanitarian aid in Borno. Guillaume de Kerdrel, First Counsellor of the ... Read More

EYN Commences Reconstruction of Affected Churches in The North East

Henry Solomon- April 12, 2018

The Church of Brethren in Nigeria (CoB), known as Ekklesiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeria (EYN) has commenced the reconstruction/rehabilitation of its branches affected by insurgency in Adamawa, ... Read More

205 INEC Staff Suspended Over Roles Played in Elections – Chairman

Henry Solomon- March 27, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended 205 staff over various unwholesome roles in the 2015 general elections. INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, disclosed ... Read More

WHO Report: 3.8m Benefited from Health Services in Northeast

Henry Solomon- March 17, 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it provided health interventions to 3.8 million people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast in the past ... Read More

North-East Makeathon: Innovative Nigerians Pitch to Proffer Solutions

Henry Solomon- March 6, 2018

The North-East Makeathon (NEMAKEATHON) is a crowd source program designed to bring out creative ideas from innovative Nigerians to proffer solutions that will make meaningful ... Read More

Cut Financing, Terrorism Will be Curb

Tanimu- January 28, 2018

Garba Shehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the need to curb the flow of terrorism financing. Speaking at the meeting of the African Union ... Read More