Home Topics Banki

Banki

At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Report: 16 killed in Boko Haram attacks in Borno

At least 16 people, including 11 soldiers, have been killed in jihadist attacks in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, military and militia sources said Saturday.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram: Military super camp strategy helping terrorists to hold positions

The Super Camp strategy adopted by the military in the war against insurgency in the North-east may have given the terrorists opportunity to occupy more territories from where they launch assaults on the troops, an investigation has revealed.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest two Boko Haram commanders in Borno

Police in Borno on Friday, said they had arrested two “high profile’’ Boko Haram commanders believed to have participated in attacks on security locations in Nigeria and Cameroon.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Insurgency: Nigerian military loses N4.8 billion weapons in five months

The Nigerian Air Force and the Nigerian Army, which are two active forces in the counter-insurgency war in the North-East, have lost over N4.8bn in weaponry in the region between January and May, 2019.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops neutralise scores of insurgents in Borno, Yobe

The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that scores of Boko Haram terrorists have been neutralized between Borno and Yobe axis when they attempted to overrun a military base.

Troops foil Boko Haram attack on military base in Borno

Troops of 152 Battalion, on Tuesday, killed some members of the Boko Haram terrorists when they attempted to infiltrate their location around Bula-Yobe, Banki axis in Borno State.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Air Force carries out surveillance on gunmen

The Nigerian Air Force has intensified aerial surveillance over identified hotspots and flashpoints in Kaduna while sustaining its air patrol over the Abuja-Kaduna Highway to track activities of gunmen.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Borno

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram jihadists attacked a military post near the Cameroon border, security sources told AFP Monday, days before rescheduled presidential elections.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills two Nigerian soldiers in ambush

At least two Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram jihadists targeting a civilian convoy close to the border with Cameroon, military and militia sources told AFP Friday.

29 injured in latest suicide attack on Cameroon

At least 29 people were wounded on Wednesday when a women bomber blew herself up in a border town in Cameroon’s Far North, a region frequently hit by Boko Haram jihadists, security sources said.

Nigerian Army tasks troops on battle readiness against Boko Haram insurgent

Brig. Gen. Abdulmalik Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, has tasked troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to be alert, courageous and decisive in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops to prosecute war against Boko Haram with aggressive posture

The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has embarked on a 3-day operational visit to the frontline, traversing the Division’s deployments in Bama and Gwoza Local Governemnt Areas of Borno State.
Logo of the World Health Organization [WHO]

Borno, WHO step up anti-malaria campaigns

The Borno State Government and World Health Organisation (WHO) have stepped up campaigns against malaria with the distribution of anti-malaria drugs to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) for preventive measure.
The World Food Programme together with its partner, INTERSOS, has distributed fuel-efficient stoves to 7,340 displaced families receiving WFP food assistance in the town of Banki, Nigeria’s Borno State.

WFP distributes 7,340 fuel-efficient stoves to improve the lives of displaced women

The World Food Programme together with its partner, INTERSOS, has distributed fuel-efficient stoves to 7,340 displaced families receiving WFP food assistance in the town of Banki, Nigeria’s Borno State.

Nigerian Army arrest wanted Boko Haram terrorist Maje Lawan

The Nigerian Army says they have arrested a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Maje Lawan, at Banki, Borno.

MSF decries lack of shelter, sanitation for 5,000 IDPs in Borno

A humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, has decried the pathetic state of newly-arrived displaced persons (IDPs) in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Council of Borno.
Some of the Boko Haram members who surrendered recently. The military did not allow Ali Goni’s photograph to be taken as he is a minor

I made over 500 underwear ‘bombs’ for Boko Haram – ex-bomb maker

A 15 year-old former Boko Haram bomb maker has made a chilling confession about how he made over 500 underwear Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used by insurgents for suicide missions on soft targets in the last five years.

Troops kill five insurgents as 32 others surrender in Borno

“Unfortunately two civilians lost their lives while three others sustained injuries,” Chukwu said, adding that one AK 47 rifle was recovered from the terrorists during the encounter,” he said.

Recent Stories

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.