Tag Archives: Borno

UK Government Warns Citizens Against Travelling To 21 States In Nigeria

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against travelling to 21 states in Nigeria. In a statement on its website “updated June 17, 2019” and “still current at June 18, 2019,” the FCO listed the states as: Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, “riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa…

Read more

2019: Why Not Flag-Off Your Campaign In Yobe, Borno or Zamfara? Fayose Asks Buhari

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, has queried President Muhammadu Buhari on the decision to flag off the campaign for his reelection in Akwa Ibom. He also accused the President of making “only phone calls” to the state, which has been the hotbed of killings in recent times. According to Fayose, Buhari should…

Read more

Interesting: Stop Giving Us 24 Hours Electricity- Maiduguri Residents Protest

Residents of Maiduguri, Borno state capital, have complained about the 24-hour electricity supply provided by Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC). Speaking to NAN on Tuesday, they described the 24-hour supply as a waste, saying it has caused “outrageous billings”. Ibrahim Suleiman, a resident at who lives in Bolori Layout, appealed to the YEDC to reduce…

Read more

Nigerian Army Intercepts Two Female Suspected To Be Suicide Bombers, In Borno

The Nigeria Army via the troops of the ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ has arrested a female suicide bomber and her accomplice at Mushimari village in Konduga LG area of Borno State.  The information which was revealed via the official twitter post of the Army, said the suspected bombers were arrested on Wednesday Night around 9:30pm while…

Read more

Reno Omokri, Blasts Buhari: “You can Fake a Visit, You can’t Fake Compassion.” He Says

In the wake of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s visit to Borno on Wednesday, to visit the wounded soldiers, former aide to the former President of Nigeria, Reno Omokri has played down the compassion of President Buhari, towards the soldiers. . . In a comparism tweet of Buhari and Reno’s former boss, Goodluck Jonathan, he pointed out…

Read more

Nigerian Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Vehicles In Borno State

The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has tracked and destroyed some Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) vehicles as they were attempting to launch fresh attacks on ground troops locations at Gudumbali and Damasak in Borno.   NAF DESTROYS BOKO HARAM VEHICLES ALONG GUDUMBALI-TUMBUN REGO AXIS, NEUTRALIZES INSURGENTS’ LOGISTICS…

Read more

Borno Refugees Forced To Return To Unsafe Regions As Elections Loom

Nigerian government officials have ordered thousands of displaced people to return to an unsafe area as pressure mounts to show progress in the war against Islamist groups ahead of a presidential election, according to sources familiar with the situation. Those who have gone back say they only did so because the officials told them they…

Read more