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June 11, 2018 11:12 AM 2 killed, soldiers wounded in Maiduguri suicide attackThe Sun News

Two people, including a suicide bomber, have been killed and two soldiers injured in a bomb attack in Maiduguri, Borno State, in the early hours of Monday. A male suicide bomber detonated explosives at a shop along Baga road Maiduguri in the early hours of Monday, killing himself and one other person, some residents said. Two soldiers and two Civilian 17

May 19, 2018 12:39 PM APC congress kicks-off under tight security in BornoThe Sun News

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Congress, in Borno State, has commenced in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, under tight security. The congress initially scheduled to hold at a popular hotel was moved to the El-Kanemi Sports Complex at the heart of the city, early Saturday due for security reason, party officials said. Military personnel were deployed 24

May 17, 2018 6:28 PM Nigeria Police reacts to video of IGP Idris struggling to read speech

The Nigeria Police has reacted to the viral video of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, struggling to read a speech at an event in Kano. In the footage, IGP Idris, who was in Kano on Monday to commission the Police Technical Intelligence unit in the state, stammered consistently as he struggled to pronounce words. Reacting, the force on its official 22

May 17, 2018 5:52 PM Four killed as suicide bomber hits Borno IDP camp

No fewer than four people were killed in Maiduguri after a suicide bomber hit an open-air mosque for refugees in Borno State. It was gathered that the suspected Boko Haram bomber, who disguised as a worshipper, detonated his explosives at a camp for people displaced by the insurgency in Dikwa, a town 90 kilometres (55 miles) east of Maiduguri, the Borno 28

April 17, 2018 9:57 AM Kano Pillars Announce Death Of Secretary Bichi

Kano Pillars have announced the sudden demise of their secretary, Zakari Akilu Bichi. Bichi died Tuesday morning at the Mallam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. The funeral and burial rites for the late Bichi which is expected to be performed according to muslim injunction is currently going on at his family residence in Bichi Town, Kano State. “It is with great 25

April 2, 2018 8:37 PM Atiku speaks on Maiduguri bomb blast

Atiku Abubakar, former vice president, on Monday reacted to Sunday’s attack near Belle village in Maiduguri, Borno state that left several people dead. The Waziri of Adamawa condoled and prayed for families of those who lost their loved ones in the attack. In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain described the attack as “mind-numbing 33

April 2, 2018 7:16 AM Boko Haram: Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri

Sound of explosions and gunshots were heard this evening around Fori area of Maiduguri, Borno state forcing residents to scamper to safety, particularly people living around Giwa Barrack. There was no confirmation yet as to what caused the blasts. Some residents said the explosion and exchange of gunshots was taking place in Bale, a ward around the Cashew 33

March 26, 2018 7:18 AM Dapchi girls reunite with parents

There was wild jubilation in Dapchi town on Sunday as freed Dapchi schoolgirls reunited with their parents in Dapchi town, Yobe State. They arrived the town around 3pm under heavy security by the Nigerian Air Force. A NAF C-130 Hercules Aircraft airlifted the schoolgirls on Sunday morning from Abuja to Maiduguri, Borno State, from where they were taken 25

March 25, 2018 11:48 AM Leah will be Freed Today- Ibrahim Idris

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, said the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, will be freed today from the Boko Haram captivity. Idris spoke with newsmen when he visited the Military Command and Control Centre, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. ‘Obviously, I am aware and that is what we are just discussing. I am supposed to go to Dapchi 30

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 31