Tags : Borno State

Insurgency: Army Chief Gives Troops 48-Hour Ultimatum To Clear Marte

The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru has given a 48-hour marching order for the clearance of Marte and three other communities in Borno State. Major General Attahiru gave the order in Dikwa Local Government, the Headquarters of the Super Camp 9 Operation Lafiya Dole; stating that: “In the last few days we […]

Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists Abduct Aid Worker, Others Along Maiduguri-Damaturu

An aid worker has been abducted along the Maiduguri-Damaturu road. Family sources confirmed the abduction of one Abubakar Idris, a staff of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Maiduguri. The abduction occurred on Saturday morning, January 2, 2021, around Jakana village, where no fewer than 20 travellers were abducted in a raid. […]

Insecurity: Killings Have Taken New Dimension, Sultan Of Sokoto Laments

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar has lamented the spate of killings arising from the security challenges in the Country. The Sultan who is also Co-Chairman National Council of Traditional Rulers said the killings have taken a new dimension. Lamenting on Monday, December 14, 2020, while leading his colleagues from the South and Northern part […]

Gunmen Kill Assistant Commissioner Of Police In Calabar

The Police Command in Cross River State has confirmed the murder of an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Egbe Edum, by gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday, December 2, 2020, in Calabar. Before his murder, Mr Edum was the Borno State Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP). Speaking with Channels Television in Calabar, the Police […]

Insecurity: “Buhari Has Agreed To Address Reps” -Gbajabiamila

President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to address the House of Representatives on the state of insecurity in the country, as requested by the Lawmakers. According to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, a date has been agreed on and it will be communicated soon. He stated this on Wednesday, December […]

Ganduje Visits Zulum Over Borno Killngs, Promises To Adopt More

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Umar Ganduje has visited his Borno counterpart, Governor Babagana Zulum over the recent killing of 43 farmers by Boko Haram terrorists in Koshebe community Speaking on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at the Council Chamber of the Borno State Government House in Maiduguri, Governor Ganduje promised to adopt more orphans of insurgency […]

Army Redeploys 55 Soldiers From Battlefield After Five Years

Troops of the 192 Battalion of the Nigerian Army have been relieved from the battlefield after serving in the Operation Lafiya Dole for several years. Some of the combatants who heaved a sigh of relief on Monday, November 9, 2020, following their redeployment from the battlefield had fought the counter-insurgency war in the North East […]

Army Court Martial Sentences Soldier To Five Years In Prison

A Nigerian Army Corporal has been sentenced to five years in prison by a Military court-martial after he was found guilty of defiling a 13-year-old girl in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. Besides the five-year sentence, the court-martial on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, also dismissed the Corporal after the trial which lasted for […]

Zulum’s Convoy Attack: Death Toll Rises To 30

Security sources have disclosed that death toll from Boko Haram attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has risen to 30, Two sources told AFP that the number of fatalities from the attack on Friday, September 25, 2020, had doubled as more bodies were found and now included 12 Policemen, five Soldiers, four members of a […]

Fuel Hike: “Police Won’t Allow Protest In Borno” CP

The Borno State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndastu Aliyu, has said it will not condone any form of protest capable of sabotaging the Federal Government’s effort and also the peace in the State. The Command spokesman, DSP Edet Okon, issued this warning on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, adding that some groups are planning protests […]