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Eid-el-Fitri : Police bans movement of Vehicles in Maiduguri

The Borno State Police Command have reintroduced the non-movement of vehicles in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, as a result of recent security breaches. This has been the same situation for the residents of the state during any religious celebration in the last six years indoors as a result of …

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Yemi Osinbajo visits Maiduguri, explains new distribution plan for delivering food to IDPs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo visited Maiduguri to unveil ‘a new and more effective distribution plan’ for delivering relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East which departs from the practice of asking people to queue for food. Under the new plan which Mr. Osinbajo inaugurated at the Bakassi Camp …

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Nigerian Army appoints New GOC to Maiduguri

The new Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.- Gen. Ibrahim Yusuf has formally taken over command of the Division in Maiduguri. Yusuf  took over from his predecessor, Brig. Gen. Victor Ezugwu who was  posted to Depot Nigerian Army Zaria as Commandant. In a brief …

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Two Suicide bombers Killed in Maiduguri, five others injured

According to the reports released by the police, in the early hours of  today ( Saturday) two female suicide bombers were killed as they tried to force their way into a mosque on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State capital. According to the, Public Relations Officer of the Borno State …

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BREAKING: Vehicle Explosion Kills 9 In Maiduguri

A vehicle explosion on Tuesday morning has killed nine persons in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The Borno State Police Command in a statement, said that the dead were all in the vehicle when it exploded. The statement, signed by spokesman of the command, Victor Isuku, said that the incident occurred …

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Explosion In Maiduguri Leaves Several Injured

Scores of people have confirmed a bomb explosion in the Borno state capital. The blast occurred at Muna Garage, Maiduguri in the early hours of Wednesday morning blowing up a convoy as well as other cars.   Unofficial sources have said that 18 were killed in the explosion but the …

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Soldiers, Policemen Exchange Gunfire In Borno Government House

There was palpable tension in the air on Thursday at the Borno State Government House, Maiduguri, when policemen exchanged gunfire with a team of soldiers. The exchange of ‘friendly fire’ between the security agencies took place when soldiers in a truck allegedly attempted to forcefully get a share of the …

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Woman Sent To Bomb Popular Kano Market Rescued By Police

What could have been a tragedy was averted when a woman, suspected to have been kidnapped in Maiduguri, Borno State, and strapped with explosives to carry out a suicide mission in Kano State, regained consciousness. The woman, who gave her name as Khadijah Ibrahim, said she was able to escape …

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Troops Foil Attempt By Suicide Bomber To Attack Maiduguri Mosque | Graphic Image

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said troops of 7 Division Garrison and dedicated Civilian JTF averted an attempt by Boko Haram to unleash a suicide bomber on “peaceful” residents of Sulaimanti community, outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State. The Army said the troops and Civilian JTF were maintaining security and vigilance …

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Dusk To Dawn Curfew Still In Force In Maiduguri – Army

The Nigerian Army said on Friday that the curfew imposed on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital between 9pm and 6am was still in force. This is contained in a statement issued in Maiduguri by Mustpaha Anka, the deputy director, Army Public Relations. The Army warned that drastic action would be …

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We Recorded 30 Cases Of Fuel Diversion In Borno In 3 Months – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Sunday said it recorded 30 cases of fuel diversion in Maiduguri in the last three months. Bukar Gana, the NNPC Coordinator in-charge of Fuel Supply, Distribution and Sales, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri. Mr. …

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Two Female Suicide Bombers Killed Near Maiduguri

Two female suicide bombers early hours of Friday were killed at Umulari Mulai about six kilometers away from Maiduguri on the Maiduguri-Damboa road in Borno State. Daily Trust quotes sources as saying the two bombers were sighted around 1:00 am by members of the Civilian JTF. According to the newspaper, …

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Saraki Commiserates With Victims Of Maiduguri Attack

Senate President Bukola Saraki has commiserated with those affected in today’s terrorist attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Two suicide bombers this morning attacked a mosque in the northern city, killing 22 people and injuring 18. “My heart goes out to the victims and all families affected by today’s …

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Borno Mosque Attack: Buhari Sympathizes With Victims’ Families

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned today’s early morning attack on a mosque in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State. The Nigerian Army said two female suicide bombers carried out the attack that killed 22 and left 18 others injured. In his sympathy message posted online, President Buhari said: “I …

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Female Suicide Bombers Carried Out Maiduguri Attack That Killed 22 – Army

The Nigerian Army has confirmed that Wednesday morning’s attack on a mosque in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in which 22 people were killed and 18 others injured, was carried out by two suicide bombers. According to reports, the attack in Umarari Village, about 5km south of Maiduguri, occurred during …

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Police Parades Fleeing Boko Haram Member In Ogun

A suspected member of Boko Haram, Muktar Umar, who allegedly fled Maiduguri in the Northeast, has been arrested in Ogun State. The 22-year-old suspect was paraded on Monday by the Ogun State Police Command after his arrest in Kara area of Ifo Local Government Area of the state. The state …

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Residents Flee As Boko Haram Launches Attack On Maiduguri

The relative peace in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital was on Saturday night shattered as Boko Haram insurgents launched a massive attack on the town. It was learnt that the attack started at about 7.13pm when the terrorists attempted to invade the state capital through Wanori village. Eyewitnesses say gunshots …

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Displaced Person Found Beheaded in Borno IDP Camp

A 23-year-old displaced person was Thursday morning found beheaded in an Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. Millions of people rendered homeless as a result of Boko Haram’s insurgency have been taking refuge in IDPs camps until such a time that it would be safe for …

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We Intercepted And Destroyed Boko Haram Suicide Bombers In Maiduguri – Army

The Nigerian Army has debunked reports that Boko Haram Terrorists last night, attacked Aladuwari village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The spokesperson of the Army’s Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Mustapha Anka, said the blasts heard were not suicide bombings but controlled explosions by anti-bomb operatives. “This …

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Troops Successfully Repel Boko Haram Attack As Two Female Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri

Despite claims by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government that Boko Haram has been crushed and the war against insurgency “technically won”, the Borno State capital, Maiduguri, on Sunday came under heavy attack from the terrorists. Although soldiers of the Nigerian Army successfully repelled the terrorists, two female suicide bombers …

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