Boko Haram: 15 passengers die in Borno

Fifteen (15) passengers lost their lives on Friday as two buses burst into flames after they collided along the Maiduguri, Damaturu road. The vehicles were said to be on top speed according to an eyewitness, in order the pass the dangerous points were Boko Haram militants often came out to attack travellers. Confirming the incident,... Continue Reading →

Groups To Occupy Police Headquarters Over Detention Of Sowore, Others

Members of the African Action Congress, Abuja Chapter, and the Coalition of Revolution have said they would on Monday, January 4, commence the occupation of Abuja and the police Force Headquarters building. This, they said, is to demand the release of former presidential candidate of the party, Omoyele Sowore, and his colleagues arrested on New... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram Abducts United Nations Aid Worker, Attacks Borno Highway

Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday abducted a worker of the United Nations, Garba Idris, along the Damaturu-Maiduguri road, in Borno State. The insurgents attacked some commuters near Matari village between Minok to Jakana road around 8:30am. The Boko Haram fighters held Idris, aka Alooma, a Senior Protection Assistant with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.... Continue Reading →

Again, Boko Haram attacks Borno communities

The dreaded Boko Haram insurgents, yet again, attacked communities in Borno State on the night of December 26, forcing residents to flee into forests and mountains to avoid being killed. It was gathered that the terrorists rode into the Mandara Girau community located in Biu local government area of the state, in nine Toyota Hilux... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram: Gov Fintiri reacts as insurgents kill two in Adamawa

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State confirmed that two people died following on attack on the Garkida area of the state by Boko Haram insurgents. The governor, in a statement released Friday evening, condemned the attack on Garkida town in Gombi Local Government Area, saying it was a dastardly act against innocent people. A statement... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram militants attack a Christian village and burn down a church in Nigeria, killing 11

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 11 people, burnt a church and seized a priest on Christmas Eve in Nigeria's restive northeast, local sources claimed today. Security agencies had in recent days warned of an increased risk of attack during the holiday season. Fighters in trucks and motorcycles stormed Pemi, a predominantly Christian village in Borno state on... Continue Reading →

Furious Zulum slams military over ‘routine’ attacks on travellers in Borno

The Governor of Borno State, Prof Babagana Zulum, has lashed out at the military over what he termed incessant attacks on travellers and villagers by Boko Haram insurgents along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway. This is not the first time the governor is attacking the military over gaps in the fight against insurgents. Earlier in the year,... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram Kidnaps 35 Passengers On Damaturu-Maiduguri Road

At least 35 commuters were on Friday abducted by Boko Haram insurgents along Damaturu-Maiduguri road. According to The Cable, the insurgents attacked a large convoy of commuters near Garin Kuturu in Jakana at about 5 pm on Friday. The insurgents, who reportedly appeared in military uniforms, were said to have mounted a roadblock on the... Continue Reading →

3 dead, 7 hurt in Nigeria suicide bombing

At least three people were killed and seven injured in a suicide attack in northeastern Nigeria on Saturday. The bomber – a woman – targeted a crowded area in the town of Konduga in Borno State, a local government official told Anadolu Agency. “The bomber snuck into the area and detonated her explosives. Three people... Continue Reading →

Anger as Abike Dabiri-Erewa claims kidnapped boys are freed, then denies it

Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Thursday claimed that the 333 boys abducted in Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, in northwestern Katsina State, have regained freedom. “The 333 boys captured in katsina have been rescued,” Dabiri-Erewa tweeted Thursday afternoon. Arise News, before deleting the story on its website, reported that the school boys... Continue Reading →

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