Bomb blast on crowded bridge in Borno kills 30 people

  At least 30 people were killed in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge. The bomb detonated at roughly 5 p.m. local time (1600 GMT) on a crowded bridge in the market town of Gamboru that leads into neighboring Cameroon. Witnesses in the market town said […]

Terrorosm: MASSOB warns Igbo to vacate Borno, other places in the north

  Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Worried about the killings of Christians by members of the Boko Haram sect and other terrorist groups in the North, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has called on the Igbo in the region to return home. MASSOB stated that it was necessary for the […]

Boko Haram: Military hands over 86 child fighters to Borno govt.

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that Operation Safe Corridor (OPSC) of Nigerian Military has handed over 86 Boko Haram child fighters to Borno State Rehabilitation Centre in Bulumkutu. The Acting Director of Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said that the fighters voluntarily surrendered to troops of Operation […]

Islamic group challenges Buhari on remaining Chibok girls

By Henry Oladele An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to redouble efforts in securing the release of the 112 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram’s captivity. The MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola. who made the appeal in a statement issued in Lagos, said the abduction was a […]

Atiku Demands Inquiry Into Secret Burial Of Soldiers As …DHQ Denies Report

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has demanded the setting up of a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the reported burial of 1000 fallen Nigerian soldiers in a secret mass grave. He also wanted another panel of inquiry to determine the true state of the war against terror in the country. In a statement personally […]

25 Soldiers, 40 Jihadists Die In Fresh Boko Haram, Military Battle

Fierce clashes between a regional force and IS-affiliated fighters in northeast Nigeria left 25 soldiers and at least 40 jihadists dead, two military sources and a militia leader said yesterday. Fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province group launched a dawn attack on Monday against a base near the town of Baga on Lake […]

Senate to visit Borno over killing of residents

By Julius Toba-Jegede The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, says the Senate will soon pay a visit to the Badu village in Borno where the Boko Haram insurgents killed more than 60 residents. Lawan disclosed this on Tuesday at the plenary following a motion by Sen. Abubakar Kyari (PDP Borno), over the recent […]

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 […]

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