Tag Archives: Maiduguri

Boko Haram Attacks Borno Again Hours After Buhari’s Condolence Visit

Several Borno State residents fled their homes Wednesday evening following an attack by Boko Haram at Jiddari-Polo area, near Maiduguri, the state capital, Daily Post reports. Videos captured by eyewitnesses on social media show people of different ages trekking and driving inward the city centre, away from the violence. The fresh battle occurred a few…

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Boko Haram Strikes Again Killing 30 In Borno, Many Houses And Vehicles Burnt

According to circulating reports, suspected Boko Haram insurgents in gun trucks have attacked Auno, a village near Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, killing over 10 people and destroying 18 vehicles. This was confirmed by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, who spoke to journalists at the headquarters operation Lafiya Dole Maiduguri…

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2 Killed, 16 Injured, In Suicide Attack In Maiduguri

Four people were killed and at least 16 wounded including four policemen in suicide bomb attack near Muna Garage, Maiduguri, Borno State on Wednesday at about 3:45pm. Chairman Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Engr Ahmed Satomi who confirmed the incident,  said one of the two suicide bombers approached a police patrol vehicle parked along the road and…

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Suicide Bomber Attacks IDPs Camp, 3 Feared Dead

The National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the death of three persons in a suicide attack at the Dalori Internally Displaced Person’s camp in Maiduguri on Sunday night. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the NEMA Northeast Zonal Information Officer, Mr Abdulkadir Ibrahim, confirmed this on Monday, adding that 15 other persons were…

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Update: Police Confirm Killing of 12 in Maiduguri Suicide Attacks

The Police have confirmed that 12 persons were killed and 18 others injured in multiple suicide bomb attacks in the outskirts of Maiduguri on Monday. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, told journalists after the attack in Maiduguri that the death toll included four female suicide bombers. The commissioner said that soldiers deployed to…

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