BREAKING: Panic in Maiduguri over heavy firing

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Maiduguri residents have been thrown into panic following heavy firing heard in different locations in the capital early today. Scores of residents around 1000 Housing Estate and those along Maiduguri-Damaturu Road are fleeing their homes as heavy sounds like multiple bomb explosions were heard in the area between 6:18am and 6:35am. Military jet […]

Boko Haram attacks Shettima’s campaign convoy

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Boko Haram insurgents have attacked the convoy of Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, along a major road in the central part of the state while his team was on a campaign tour.  Security sources at the Government House said the insurgents ambushed some vehicles on the campaign convoy of the governor on […]

Boko Haram: 3 soldiers, scores of terrorists killed in Borno shootout

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Army yesterday said that three of its soldiers lost their lives in a shootout with the Boko Haram terror group in Borno State. The assistant director, army public relations, theater command, Col.  Onyeama Nwachukwu, who made this known in a statement, said the soldiers killed scores of the terrorists who tried to attack […]

Happening now: Boko Haram infiltrates Maiduguri suburbs, creating fears – military

Happening now: Boko Haram infiltrates Maiduguri suburbs, creating fears – military   Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The military has said that Boko Haram insurgents have infiltrated some areas around Maiduguri, the Borno State capital instilling fear by asking people to vacate their homes. Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole, Col Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Thursday morning, said […]

Presidency to blame for Saraki’s, Dogara’s defection – Buhari’s man, Ali Ndume

Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume is the immediate-past Leader of the Senate. He represents Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly. He is a core supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid. In this interview with FRED ITUA, he slammed the presidency and the executive for failing to lobby and reach out to aggrieved members of […]

BREAKING: 8 Nigerian Soldiers Missing, 3 Wounded During Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush on Damboa Road in Borno State

Eight soldiers are missing, while three others were injured when Boko Haram members ambushed troops on the Damboa-Sabon Gari Road in Borno State on Monday. Military sources told SaharaReporters that one Army gun truck was also taken away by the sect’s members. According to sources, the injured soldiers have been moved to a medical facility […]

Soldier shoots superior in Borno

Soldier shoots superior in Borno — 22nd February 2018 There was confusion at Banki Junction in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State, last Sunday, as a Corporal with the Nigerian Army, identified as Peter Omobuwa, reportedly opened fire on one IF Ibiama, a captain. It was gathered that the officer, who suffered bullet wounds […]

Football tournament holds in Sambisa forest

Football tournament holds in Sambisa forest Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Youths in Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State have been organised by the Nigerian Army into 16 teams in a football competition in the Sambisa Forest area. Our correspondent learnt the 8 Task Force Division put the competition together to prevent the radicalisation and recruitment […]

Why we searched UN building in Maiduguri – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday said it had conducted cordon and search operation at a building housing the United Nations (UN) staff in Maiduguri following alert on high profile Boko Haram members. Lt. Col. Samuel Kingsley, the spokesperson, 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, said in a statement released in Maiduguri that the army had […]

Osinbajo Dares B’Haram, Arrives Maiduguri

Osinbajo Visits Maiduguri Hours After Boko Haram Attacks That Killed 18, Injured 24 Less than 24 hours after the deadly attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, defied the presumed security threat posed by the insurgents, and paid a one-day working visit to […]

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