The Police Command in Borno said it arrested 45 criminal suspects for various offenses including terrorism, armed robbery, kidnapping, and cattle rustling in the state. DSP Edet Okon, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Okon said that 10 suspected armed robbers, seven cattle rustlers, fiveRead
By Ndah Marama ― Maiduguri Leaders and citizens of Borno State are no longer safe, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Elkanemi has decried The Shehu, in response to the attack on the convoy of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, made this lamentation in Maiduguri when he paid traditional Sallah homage on the GovernorRead More
A husband and his wife have been killed in a suicide attack which rocked Kafan Ruwa village in Konduga Local Government Area of troubled Borno State.
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Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has reiterated that the war on insurgency would have been over but for sabotage.
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Army Headquarters says a depressed soldier serving in 2 Battalion of 21 Special Armoured Brigade Bama, Borno State, went berserk, shot and killed an officer on Wednesday. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Musa said the incident occurred when the depressed soldier approachedRead More
The international NGO community in Nigeria has demanded for the release of the remains of the five aid workers executed by terrorists in Borno State to their families and calls for the unconditional and immediate release of other two aid workers whose whereabouts remain unknown. A statement by Moshood Raimi, Senior Information Management Officer, Nigeria […]
No fewer than two persons have been confirmed dead and 16 others fatally injured, as gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists, fired several mortars in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State on Thursday.
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Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Monday, said that, 1,860,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, and refugees, who fled the state in the last five years as a result of the series of attacks by insurgents in their villages and communities will be coming home soon. According to the governor, arrangements to ensure their […]