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Detained Aljazeera Journalists Regain Freedom


The two Aljazeera ‎journalists, who were detained by military authorities in Maiduguri, Borno State, have regained their freedom. According to The Nation, they were freed in the early hours of Saturday. The two journalists – Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustapha, who are Nigerians working for the international news channel, were ... Read More »

Two Million IDPs Presently Seeking Refuge In Maiduguri – Shehu Of Borno


The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Umar El-Kanemi, on Tuesday said Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, is presently playing host to about two million Internally Displaced Persons, who have been rendered homeless by the Boko Haram terrorist group. The Shehu also lamented that currently, only two first class emirs were still ... Read More »

Boko Haram Hit Maiduguri With Triple Blasts, Kill 58


At least 58 people were today killed in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, following three bomb blasts, including one by a female suicide attacker. Many children were among the dead and at least 50 others were among the about 140 wounded in the explosions that hit two crowded markets and a ... Read More »

Buhari Promises To Liberate People Of Maiduguri From Boko Haram


Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday met an enthusiastic crowd in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, as a new phase of his rally tour of Nigeria began. Accompanied by several members of the APC including the Director-General of his campaign, Gov. Rotimi Amaechi and ... Read More »

Mammoth Crowd Of Supporters Overwhelm Buhari At Borno APC Rally, Cancels Inauguration Of Projects

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A mammoth crowd of supporters on Monday in Maiduguri overwhelmed the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, making him to abandon several efforts to address them. It took the convoy of the candidate more than an hour from the Maiduguri International Airport to arrive the Ramat Square, ... Read More »

Armoured Vehicles, Artillery Guns Recovered From Boko Haram In Battle For Maiduguri


Following the battle with Boko Haram insurgents to secure Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, which the terrorists tried to invade, the Nigerian military has said large cache of weapons was captured from the terrorists, with massive casualties also recorded on their part. The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Maj-Gen. Chris ... Read More »

82 Killed As Boko Haram Tried To Take Maidugri


At least, 82 persons were killed on Sunday, as members of the terrorist sect, Boko Haram, attempted to invade Maiduguri, security sources have said. Breaking down the number of dead persons, Thisday quoted security sources as saying, not less than 70 insurgents were killed, while 10 civilians and two insurgents ... Read More »

Boko Haram Fighters Killed As Military Regains Control Of Maiduguri, Konduga


Nigerian troops, yesterday, dislodged Boko Haram fighters trying to invade Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. After hours of fierce battle with the terrorists, the army took control of Maiduguri and Konduga, the two cities Boko Haram attacked in the early hours of Sunday. “More casualties inflicted on terrorists as troops ... Read More »

Maiduguri Attack: Shettima Hails Gallantry Of Nigerian Soldiers


Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Sunday commended the gallantry of Nigerian soldiers who did not yield to Boko Haram’s daring attempt to invade Maiduguri, the state capital. Mr. Shettima also called on citizens, especially residents of Maiduguri, to give more support and cooperation to the security operatives whom ... Read More »

Military Lifts Maiduguri Curfew


The 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, said on Sunday that the 24-hour curfew imposed on the Borno State capital would be lifted on Monday morning. The spokesman of the division, Col. Sani Usman, stated this in a statement in Maiduguri. The statement said that residents of Maiduguri were ... Read More »

Boko Haram Launches Simultaneous Attacks On Maiduguri, Monguno • DHQ Declares Curfew


A curfew has been imposed on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, following simultaneous attacks by the Boko Haram sect on Maiduguri and Monguno, Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters has said. The attacks came on the heels of a recent video uploaded to YouTube by leader of the insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, who showcased ... Read More »

Borno: Boko Haram Gunmen Kill 15 In Fresh Attack


Boko Haram gunmen have killed 15 people, including a village leader, near Maiduguri, security sources and residents said Saturday. “The terrorists attacked Kambari village which is less than five kilometres to Maiduguri around 5:00 am. They killed 15 people and set the entire hamlet ablaze,” Vanguard quoted the security source ... Read More »

Baga Killings: PDP Calls For 30 Days Of National Prayers


The Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has deplored the senseless killing of innocent citizens in Baga and Maiduguri in Borno State by terrorists and called on Nigerians to declare one month of prayers for the over flowing troubles from greedy Nigerian politicians. The party also decried last Saturday’s ... Read More »

Potiskum Suicide Bomb Attack: Death Toll May Surpass 20


More than 20 people were killed at Kasuwar Jagwal GSM market in Potiskum, Yobe State, yesterday, when two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in the crowded market. Earlier reports have put the number of people killed at four, another pu it at six. It has however been revealed by ... Read More »

Police Confirms 20 Dead In Borno Suicide Bombing


The Borno State Police Command confirmed the killing of 20 persons following a suicide bomb attack at the popular Monday Market in Maiduguri on Saturday. Police spokesman, Gideon Jubrin, gave the death toll, while addressing newsmen in Maiduguri. “Casualty figure is 20 and 18 injured, including the female suicide bomber ... Read More »

Maiduguri Residents Beg FG To Restore Power After 6 Months In Darkness


Some residents of Maiduguri on New Year’s Day appealed to the Federal Government to reconnect power supply to the city, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. NAN recalls that electricity supply was cut in June, 2014, after a suspected insurgents attack on a power station in Damboa, headquarters of Damboa ... Read More »

Christmas: Army Bans Vehicular Movement In Borno For 5 Days


Starting from today, Wednesday, all forms of vehicular movement in Maiduguri and parts of Borno State have been banned for five days. This is part of measures by military authorities to forestall attacks being plotted by Boko Haram terrorists during the Christmas celebration in the state. The army at the ... Read More »

Suspected Female Terrorist Arrested In Maiduguri With Bomb In Food Flask


  It was a defeat of the power of evil secrecy Thursday as security agents arrested a suspected female suicide bomber who would have blown up the General Shuwa Memorial Hospital, Maiduguri and killed the health workers and the patients they labour hard to treat. The suspected bomber, a fairly ... Read More »

Be Very Vigilant! There Are 52 Female Suicide Bombers Waiting To Detonate In Maiduguri – Civilian JTF


If you are in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, beware of women in niqabs and burqas, they may be carrying bombs. This is the concern raised by a member of the youth vigilante group in the state, who said there are at least 52 female suicide bombers lurking around the ... Read More »

Suicide Bombers Kills Six, Injures 36 In Maiduguri Market Attack


At least six persons have been killed and 36 others injured as suicide bombers hit Maiduguri Monday Market on Monday, reports have said. A source at the Borno Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri, where the corpses were deposited confirmed the number of injured people who were taken to the hospital for treatment. ... Read More »