Seven killed in Borno suicide attack

Seven persons were killed on Thursday during a suicide attack in Konduga, a town in Borno, the police said on Friday. A statement by the Assistant Public Relations Officer in charge of Borno Police Command, Murtala Ibrahim, said that two of the dead were suicide bombers while the other five were innocent citizens. The statement […]

Triple suicide blasts hit Maiduguri

Three suicide bombings rocked the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Wednesday, killing one civilian militia member and injuring several others, security personnel told AFP. The bombings came two days after multiple suicide attacks near the strategic city that killed four members of the civilian joint taskforce (JTF) and injured two others. “There have been […]

Borno Emir urges Senate to reverse Ndume’s suspension

By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri The Emir of Shani, in Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Sanusi Mailafiya, has urged Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and other senators of the National Assembly to reverse the suspension of Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume. Ndume was suspended last month for his allegations of Corruption against the senate leadership. The traditional ruler insisted […]

Warning: Dusturbing Picture: Director arrested for inserting electric heater into son’s anus for allegedly being gay

BY NDAHI MARAMA, Maiduguri A Director of Planning in one of the juicy ministries in Borno State, (names withheld) has been arrested by the state Police Command for allegedly inserting electric heater into the anus of his 10-year old son over the allegation of engaging in homosexual activities. The top civil servant was said to have […]

Picture & List of the 21 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram

Saharareporters has obtained the full names of all the 21 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram today in a deal carried out by the Nigerian Department of State Security (DSS) and supported by the Swiss government. 1. Maryam Usman 2. Jummai John 3. Blessing Abana 4. Lugwu Sanda 5. Comfort Habila 6. Maryam Basheer 7. […]

IPB, other separatists can’t divide Nigeria – Shettima

The Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has said that neither the Indigenous People of Biafra nor other separatist agitators can divide Nigeria. Shettima, who is the governor of Borno State, said this on Monday in Kaduna at a summit organised by the Northern Elders Forum. Shettima said it was foolhardy for anyone to […]

How civil servants defraud state with multiple ATM cards —Shettima

How civil servants defraud state with multiple ATM cards —Shettima — 2nd September 2016 Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, has revealed how senior civil servants in the state colluded with commercial banks to defraud the state with the use of fake bank accounts. The governor said the fraudulent workers mobilised people to pose as civil […]

B’Haram sacks Borno village, kills scores

Fidelis Soriwei and Kayode Idowu Boko Haram insurgents has sacked Shawa, a village in Askira Local Government Area of Borno State, the leader of the youth vigilance group in the area, Istifanus Apagu, told one of our correspondents on the telephone. Apagu said on Monday that the insurgents who came to the village on bicycles, […]

Convoy Attack: Buratai visits wounded soldiers, humanitarian staff in Borno

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai last night visited wounded soldiers and the 3 staff of the UN agencies and other international humanitarian organizations that were injured during an ambush at the Accident and Emergency Ward of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital at about 10.00pm. The Army Chief who was accompanied by […]

Boko Haram: Troops rescue 247 captives, capture 77 terrorists

Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 247 captives from the men of the Boko Haram Sect in Borno State. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Wednesday that captives were rescued by the troops of the 81 Battalion, the 251 Task Force Battalion, […]

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