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September 20, 2018 5:22 PM Gunmen kidnap APC chairman’s son

The Borno Police Command on Thursday confirmed the kidnap of a four-year-old son of the Borno State Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Ali Bukar-Dalorin. It said the child was kidnapped from the Maiduguri Capital School on Wednesday. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Demian Chukwu, made the confirmation at a news conference in Maiduguri 21

September 3, 2018 7:00 PM Kano APC crisis gets messier as stakeholders reject dissolution

The Kano State Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday rejected the dissolution of the executive of the party. Addressing party members at the state secretariat along Maiduguri road, on behalf of gubernatorial aspirants, Engr Sarki Labaran said the action of the National Headquarters of the party was illegal and cannot stand 21

August 29, 2018 4:43 PM Agency reveals states with high risk of flood, advises residents to vacate danger zones

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger to move out of the area immediately over possible flooding. The warning was issued in a statement signed by the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology, Mr Clement Nze, in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director listed some states likely to be affected 28

August 24, 2018 3:43 PM Boko Haram: Army eliminates three insurgents, recovers weapons in Borno

The Nigerian Army says it has successfully neutralised three insurgents during an ambush in Mayanti Village in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, disclosed this in a statement released in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on Friday. According to NAN, Chukwu said the weapons includes 22

August 13, 2018 6:29 AM Fire razes Maiduguri fish market

An inferno at the popular Baga Fish Market in Maiduguri on Sunday destroyed dozens of shops, fish stock and other property worth millions of naira. Malam Muhammad Labo, a trader in the Market, told NAN that the fire started at about 10.30 p.m., suggesting that it was caused by electrical fault. “We locked our shops and went home; later, we received the shocking 22

August 9, 2018 2:03 PM Boko Haram Terrorists Kill NEMA Staff In Borno

Boko Haram terrorists, operating in northern Borno, have killed a staff of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, in Damasak, Mobbar local government area of Borno State. It was gathered that the NEMA staff was killed during an encounter between troops and the insurgents on Wednesday. Also, a statement from Sani Datti, NEMA’s Head, Media and Public 19

August 6, 2018 9:56 AM 2019: Ali Ndume backs power shift in Borno– The Sun News

Former Senate Leader and senator representing Borno South in the Senate, Ali Ndume, has thrown his weight behind the agitation for power shift in Borno by his constituency ahead of 2019, saying it was a rational move. Ndume bared his mind to journalists, in an interview, in Maiduguri, the state capital, after a summit by the Southern Borno Movement 24

July 27, 2018 6:33 AM Boko Haram: Troops repel attack on Borno town

The Nigerian Army and the Police on Thursday repelled an attack by Boko-Haram insurgents who attempted to invade Jakana town in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that dozens of the insurgents armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed the town at about 5.30 pm. Brig-Gen Bulama Biu, GOC 7 Div, Maiduguri 19

July 19, 2018 9:27 PM CP Bala Ciroma takes over as FCT Commissioner of Police

The FCT Police Command has announced that a new Commissioner of Police, CP Bala Ciroma, has assumed duty. Ciroma resumed at the Command Headquarters on Thursday after he took over from his predecessor CP Sadiq Abubakar Bello. DSP Anjuguri Manzah, FCT Police Public Relations, in a statement, said a brief handing-over ceremony was held. Ciroma holds a Bachelor 25

July 19, 2018 4:20 AM Commander, 21 others involved in Chibok girls’ kidnap arrested– The Sun News

“The suspects are Modu, aka Abor, who confessed to being one of the Boko Haram commanders who coordinated and led the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls in 2014 and several attacks on Bama, Gwoza and Mubi towns in Borno and Adamawa states; Mohammed, who confessed to have participated in the Chibok schoolgirls’ kidnapping and co-ordinating suicide bombings 24