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A 19-year-old girl, Shaidatu Adamu, has been arrested by troops of 251 Task Force Battalion, Maiduguri, Borno State while trying to detonate her suicide vest in the Gonikalachari area.

Troops arrest female suicide bomber in Borno

A 19-year-old girl, Shaidatu Adamu, has been arrested by troops of 251 Task Force Battalion, Maiduguri, Borno State while trying to detonate her suicide vest in the Gonikalachari area.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

UN, NHRC decry incessant sexual abuse in IDPs camps

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United Nations High Commission For Refugees (UNHCR) have yesterday, expressed worry over rampant sexual and gender-based violence in most Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno and therefore called for an end to the menace.

Borno Assembly aspirant petitions APC, NWC over primaries

An Aspirant to the Borno State House of Assembly (BOSHA) for Gwoza state constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mohammed Mohammed Kala, has protested the outcome of APC Primaries Election held in his constituency on the 5th of October, 2018.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi calls for use of local language to teach in schools

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Wednesday, advised the Federal Government to institute a policy that allows the use of local languages to teach in Nigerian schools.
Kashim Ibrahim Imam

Boko Haram: Kashim Imam pledges N1 billion for reconstruction, resettlement

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Kashim Imam, on Monday pledged to contribute N1 billion to facilitate rehabilitation, reconstruction and resettlement of communities ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.
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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.
HRH Shehu of Borno Empire, Abubakar Umar Garbai El Kanemi

2019: Borno’s next governor should prioritise on rebuilding, youth employment – Shehu of Borno

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Garbai El-Kanemi has said the top priority of anyone who wants to rule the state in 2019 should be massive development of destroyed public infrastructure and provision of jobs to teeming unemployed youths.
10 Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram.

Nigerian Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno

Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian Army kills 14 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army said it had killed 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 21 hostages in Pulka village in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kill two, abduct 25 in bus attack

Two people were killed and 25 others kidnapped in a Boko Haram ambush on a civilian convoy in remote northeast Nigeria, security sources and a local resident said on Thursday.

NEMA advises agencies, NGOs on due process in Borno

The National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday urged humanitarian agencies and non-governmental organisations operating in the northeast to always follow due process while carrying out their activities.

Senator seeks revocation of Mubi-Gwoza road contract

Sen. Binta-Masi Garba, has urged the Federal Government to revoke the Mubi-Gwoza Road contract awarded to Rhas Nigeria Ltd, over alleged poor performance.

NSCDC deploys 150 additional operatives in Borno

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday deployed 150 additional operatives to protect Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in eight Local Government Areas in Borno, re-taken from insurgents.

Boko Haram, herders kill 26,000 in North-east – UN

The United Nations On Friday lamented that conflicts, mainly from Boko Haram terror activities and killings by herdsmen, have claimed at least 26,000 lives in North-east of Nigeria, while battles globally had displaced over 65 million persons.
Gov. Karim Shettima of Borno

Group calls for rotation of power in Borno

A group of stakeholders from southern Borno on Saturday called for the rotation of political positions in the state.

NYCN: President Buhari being misled to disobey the courts on ex-NSA Dasuki

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has frowned at a statement credited to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the effect that the federal government was not ready to release Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), after perfecting the 6th bail, with the most recent granted him by the Federal High Court.
The arrested Boko Haram members as paraded by the Borno Police Command on Wednesday.

I was paid N30,000 for abducting Chibok girls – Boko Haram commander

The Boko Haram commander said he was among the 22 suspected insurgents arrested by the police over the abduction of the schoolgirls and attacks on communities, military, security agencies as well as suicide bombings in Borno and Adamawa.
The arrested Boko Haram members as paraded by the Borno Police Command on Wednesday.

Police arrest abductors of Chibok girls, 14 other Boko Haram insurgents

The Police in Borno have arrested 22 suspected Boko Haram members including those who participated in the abduction of Chibok school girls.

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