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Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Yobe Community Again

Suspected gunmen have again reportedly attacked Kanamma, Headquarter of Yunusari Local Government Council of Yobe State. This comes barely one week after suspected Boko Haram insurgents invaded the Geidam community, displacing over 6,000 residents, the Thursday night. Spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force in the State, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, who confirmed this to Journalists added […]

Senate Investigates FG Agency Over Sale of ₦31M Jeeps for

The Senate Public Accounts Committee has commenced investigation into the alleged sale of two Prado jeeps worth ₦31m at ₦1.5m by officials of the Lake Chad Research Institute, in Maiduguri, Borno State. The Committee discovered the ridiculous transaction while scrutinising the 2015-2018 Auditor General’s report currently being treated by both chambers of the National Assembly. […]

20 People Die In Bauchi Road Crash

At least 20 people have been reported dead in a road accident along Bauchi–Maiduguri expressway near Tirwun village, a suburb of Bauchi capital city. The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi Command, Mr Ahmed Wakili, confirmed the accident to Channels Television; adding that the corpses have been deposited in the ATBU Teaching Hospital Mortuary. According to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Opposition Paid Crowd To Boo Buhari In Maiduguri – Presidency

The Presidency has alleged that the crowd of angry citizens who booed President Muhammadu Buhari at Borno were miscreants hired by the oppostition. President Buhari was on Wednesday booed by some residents during his sympathy visit to Maiduguri, Borno State. While responding to the incident the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and […]

Insecurity: Senate Seeks Probe Of Maiduguri Killings

The Senate on Thursday, February 13, 2020, called for a probe of the killing of over 30 persons and the burning of several vehicles and houses in Auno village, near Maiduguri, Borno State by terrorists. The Senate also held a minute silence in honour of those who lost their lives during the Boko Haram attack. […]