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November 26, 2018 7:04 AM Buhari cancels trip to Edo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Edo on Tuesday may have been cancelled, a NAN report said Monday morning. He was billed to declare open the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference, initially scheduled to hold in Benin City. The cancellation might not be unconnected with the killing of Nigerian soldiers at Metele, a remote village bordering 24

November 23, 2018 11:42 AM NANS lament death of 11 UNIMAID students, blame Federal Govt

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday expressed sadness over the death of 11 students of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) in an auto accident on Tuesday. NAN reports that no fewer than 11 students of UNIMAID died in the accident on Nov. 20 on their way to Damaturu from Maiduguri following the ASUU strike. Speaking on the Incident 30

November 20, 2018 8:14 PM Boko Haram: Terrorists slaughter farmer in Borno

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, Monday afternoon invaded farmlands in Molai General area, about 10 kilometres away from Maiduguri, the state capital and slaughtered one Mr. Ali Inuwa Bwala, a member of Goodnews Church, Damboa road in the metropolis. The deceased is related to a veteran Journalist and former Commissioner for Information, Borno 29

November 14, 2018 2:40 PM UN agency reveals crops disease affecting 1.5 million Nigerian households

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, FAO, on Wednesday released its situation report for November 2018, disclosing that an estimated one million and five hundred thousand (1.5 million) households are to be affected by the Fall Army Worm, FAW across some states in the country. The report, which was made available to DAILY POST by Patrina 31

November 13, 2018 5:13 PM Teenage female suicide bomber arrested in Borno

The Nigeria Army on Tuesday said its troops have arrested a teenage female suicide bomber while attempting to infiltrate into Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The suspect simply identified as Shaidatu Adamu, confessed that she was on a suicide mission in Maiduguri. The statement read, “Troops of 251 Task Force Battalion Maiduguri have arrested a female 29

November 11, 2018 7:19 AM Boko Haram: President Buhari under fire following Saturday’s attack in Maiduguri

Aisha Yesufu, Co-convener of the BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an “ineffective Commander-In-Chief. She was reacting to yesterday’s attack on a village in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital by the Boko Haram sect. DAILY POST reported yesterday that barely 24 hours after the Boko Haram sect released 28

November 1, 2018 3:13 PM Borno: Devastation caused by Boko Haram in fresh attack [PHOTOS]

DAILY POST on Wednesday gathered images of the devastation caused in four communities attacked by Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday night in Borno State. The four communities; Bulabirin, Gworzari, Kofa and Ngomari Kiriri along Bama to Maiduguri highway were put under intense attack after Boko Haram fighters stormed the areas in their numbers, killing 26

November 1, 2018 12:57 PM Boko Haram: 12 killed as terrorists attack 4 communities in Borno

Bulabirin, Gworzari, Kofa and Ngomari Kiriri communities along Bama to Maiduguri highway were put under intense attack by Boko Haram fighters last night. Eyewitness account has it that the fighters who came in their numbers circled the communities and simultaneously set them ablaze, killing about 12 residents in the process. The attackers destroyed buildings 31

October 24, 2018 3:12 PM Boko Haram threat still pervasive in Northeast – UN agency

The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, of the United Nations, UN, has noted that although a significant number of Nigerians affected by the nine-year-old Boko Haram conflict in the Northeast have returned to their communities once destroyed by the insurgents, security threats by the armed terrorist group remain pervasive. FAO disclosed this on Wednesday 26

October 21, 2018 3:43 PM Boko Haram goes on rampage in Borno, kills 12

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said 12 farmers were killed and 1,300 others displaced in separate attacks coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. Garba said the insurgents hacked 12 farmers to death while working on their fields on Saturday afternoon at Kalle village, 17 kilometres away from Maiduguri. “They used machetes 27