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Collaborate With Boko Haram At Your Peril, Shettima Warns New Caretaker Chairmen

Any of the 27 local government chairmen that dares to bring shame to the Borno State Government through any act suspected of support or links with Boko Haram  will be entirely on his own, Governor Kashim Shettima has warned. The chairmen were appointed after the six-months tenure of those in office, elapsed last month. Speaking at the swearing-in of 27 new caretaker chairmen at the Government House in Maidu ...

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Suicide Bombers Hit IDP Camp, Kill 3, Injure 20 In Maiduguri

Again, bomb explosion have occurred at  3 locations around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri metropolis. According the Nigeria’s emergency management body,NEMA, The incidents occurred at about 4 am. While giving some insight into the latest blasts,Information officer, National Emergency Management Agency  (NEMA),North East Zone,Mr. Abdulkadir Ibrahim said in a statement Wednesday that  the first location is Mun ...

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Three Suicide Bombers Kill 4, Injure 8 In Borno

Three suicide bombers have attacked ummarari Village in Jere Local Government of Borno State killing a mother, her two children and a member of Civilian JTF. The attack occurred on Saturday's night after Ishai Muslim prayers and it led to the death of the four victims while eight others were also injured. PRNigeria  has reported that the bombers included an adult and two teenagers. The Spokesperson of Natio ...

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Troops Ambush Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists

Troops of 151 Task Force Battalion, 21 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Operation Lafiya Dole  while on fighting patrol, ambushed some fleeing Boko Haram terrorists at Borno State College of Business Studies (BOCCOS) along Bama-Ngurosoye road, Borno State, Army Spokesman  Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said in a statement Wednesday. According to Usman, “The team neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists and reco ...

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Two Killed,16 Wounded As 4 Female Bombers Strike In Borno

Four female suicide bombers  late last night, precisely   at about 1.15 am detonated explosive devices at Usmanti along Muna Garage axis, Maiduguri Borno State Two men were killed due to the explosion while about 16 injured people were administered with the first aid. The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North-East zone, Abdulkadir Ibrahim confirmed the evacuations of the bodi ...

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Tinubu, Maryam Abacha To Commission 432 Houses, Schools, Others ‎In Borno

APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is expected in Borno on Monday to commission 432 resettlement houses for victims of Boko Haram in three villages; 13 primary and junior secondary schools, a General Hospital, five Primary Healthcare centres as well as irrigation items, mobile fish ponds and economic animals for village women. Commissioner for Local Government and Emirate Affairs and chairman of ...

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Troops Clear Boko Haram Terrorists From Chikun Gudu, Capture Gun Trucks

(Nigerian Army Press Release) Troops of 8 Task Force Division, Nigerian Army, on clearance operations under the auspices of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East yesterday had an encounter with Boko Haram terrorists at Chikun Gudu, northern part of Borno State. During the encounter, the gallant troops neutralized quite a number of the terrorists, while others escaped with gun shot wounds. They also captur ...

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Renewed Boko Haram Attacks: Shettima Holds Emergency Meeting With Military, Police, DSS

Following resurgence of attacks by remnants of the ‎Boko Haram insurgents in some parts of Borno State, Governor Kashim Shettima on Friday evening held an emergency security meeting that was attended by heads of Heads of the Nigerian Army, Air Force, Police and the Department of State Security with proactive measures taken on how to increase surveillance and forestall unanticipated security breach. The Gove ...

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Fresh Boko Haram Attacks: Borno Group Sends SOS To Military

The Abuja Branch of  Uba Emirate Development Association has called on the military  to deploy troops to Askira, Rumirgo, Mussa and Lassa to contain Boko Haram attacks within the Emirate in Borno State.According to the group, Boko Haram terrorists displaced from Sambisa forest have moved to Uba Emirate  area and they have been attacking town and villages. Also,  the group  called for  relief materials  to b ...

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7 Soldiers Killed,19 Injured As Boko Haram Again Ambushes Troops

(Press Release) Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole gallantly fought their way through Boko Haram Terrorists ambush along Ajiri-Dikwa road, Borno State, the Nigerian Army said Friday. A statement by Deputy Director Army Public Relations 7 Division, Lieutenant Colonel Kingsley Samuel on Friday said elements of troops affected encountered the ambush while conducting routine rotation of troops last night. The gall ...

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Nigerian Army Gears Up For 2017 Weapons’ Championship Inside Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Army has commenced steps toward holding 2017  weapons’ Championship (NASAC 2017), in Sambisa Forest,Borno State. In line with this,  troops  have “mobilized to site and commenced access roads clearance and construction of range and other facilities,”Army Spokesman, Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman has said in a  statement. According to Usman, “The Nigerian ...

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Don’t Spare Anyone With Links To Boko Haram, Shettima Urges Military

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has said to the Military and other security agencies to ensure anyone with evidence of negative links with the Boko Haram insurgents is made to face to justice even if the accused happens to be any of his three biological children. He said some insurgents living outside battle fronts as well as those supporting them mostly ‎conceal their identity making it sometimes imp ...

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