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March 21, 2018 8:54 PM Dapchi: Army hands over 106 girls, gives details

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday formally handed 106 released girls from Boko Haram captivity to the Federal Government. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, presented the released girls to the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at the 105 Air Force Composite Command, Maiduguri. Nicholas explained that “104 of the girls 18

March 21, 2018 2:33 PM Buhari Sends Delegation To Dapchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a delegation comprising cabinet members to Dapchi, Yobe State, to meet with the released school girls. Those in the delegation are the Ministers of Information, Lai Mohammed, Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadijah Bukar Ibrahim. The delegation is currently at the Nnamdi 17

March 16, 2018 5:58 AM Boko Haram planning to bomb Maiduguri – Police alert residents

The Borno State Police command on Thursday alerted residents of plans by Boko Haram insurgents to carry out bomb attacks in Maiduguri metropolis. The command warned residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious person or object to security agencies. Mr Ahmed Bello, the Assistant Commissioner of Police, who disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri 17

March 15, 2018 12:16 PM Boko Haram: 5 killed, 9 injured in Borno suicide attack

Police in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital has confirmed that two female suicide bombers in an attempt to infiltrate into Alikaramanti area of the state capital, after Giwa Barracks were intercepted by security operatives on duty. According to a statement released to journalists on Thursday, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Joseph Kwaji said, when the suicide 23

March 6, 2018 3:18 PM Suicide Bomber, Three Others Killed In Borno Attack

The Borno State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed that a suicide bomber and three members of the Civilian Joint Task Force were killed in a Monday night’s attack in Maiduguri, the state capital. The command’s spokesman, Joseph Kwaji, said in a statement that the incident occurred at 8:30 p.m. at Muna Delti area of Maiduguri. Kwaji said a male suicide 21

March 6, 2018 11:38 AM Suicide Bomber Kill Three In Borno

Three people have been confirmed dead, all victims being members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and 17 other persons injured in a suicide bomb attack that took place in Maiduguri, Borno state yesterday Monday March 5th. In a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer, Joseph Kwaji, says the attack occurred at about 8:30 pm at Muna Delti 26

March 6, 2018 10:10 AM Boko Haram: Suicide bomber kills 4, injures 17 in Borno

Borno state police command has confirmed that a male suicide bomber riding on a bicycle detonated IED strapped to his body at Muna Datti area , killing himself and three Civilian JTF members. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Joseph Kwaji said 17 people were also injured as a result of the suicide attack. The death and injured 22

March 3, 2018 7:01 AM UNIMAID vows to resume oil search in area Boko Haram killed, kidnapped staff

University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) says despite the killing and abduction of its lecturers for over eight months, it will work with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to resume oil exploration activities. A statement by the NNPC Spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu on Friday in Abuja, said the University pledged its readiness during a visit to the NNPC led by the Vice-Chancellor 23

March 1, 2018 9:58 AM Nigerian Troops kill 5 Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army troops have killed five Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest. This was disclosed by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, on Wednesday in Maiduguri, Nwachuku said the troops also cleared various enclaves of the insurgents adding that troops under 23

March 1, 2018 9:07 AM NAF denies deploying 100 aircraft in search of abducted Dapchi school girls

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied news making the rounds that it had deployed 100 aircraft to the north east to search of the missing female students of Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe State. National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, had, while on a courtesy visit to Yobe State, revealed 28