Tag Archives: Maiduguri

Shekau-Led Boko Haram Takes Credit For Horrific Borno Farm Killings

Days after a gruesome attack was launched on farm workers in northeast Nigeria, the Boko Haram jihadist group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the brutal massacre which death toll has risen to 76. The grim search for bodies continues after gunmen on motorbikes attacked the area outside Borno state’s capital Maiduguri on Saturday, slaughtering dozens of laborers in…

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Borno State Governor Fumes At Nigerian Army Over Convoy Attack

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has expressed his dissatisfaction towards the army over a suspected Boko Haram attack on his convoy in Baga, a town in Kukawa local government of the state. According to Channels TV, Governor Zulum had departed Maiduguri, the state capital on Monday afternoon for the northern part of the state in continuation…

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Nigeria’s Minister Of Aviation Announces Resumption Of Domestic Flights

On Wednesday, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. He made this known via his official Twitter account where he stated that Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on July 8, while the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri airports would resume on the 11th. Other…

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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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