Category Archives: North East Insurgency

Boko Haram set ablaze 73 households and 28 shops in three villages in Konduga L.G – SEMA

Borno state emergency management agency has confirmed that a total of 73 households and ‎28 shops were set ablaze by Boko Haram insurgents in three villages of Konduga local government area following an attack on Thursday night. SEMA briefed Governor Babagana Umara-Zulum who undertook an impact assessment visit to the affected villages in Konduga. Zulum…

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An attack last weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in Maiduguri, left 65 people dead

Meanwhile, an attack last weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in Maiduguri, Borno State, has left 65 people dead. A local official said Sunday Dozens more bodies were discovered following the assault Saturday by gunmen on a village close to the regional capital Maiduguri. Local government chairman, Muhammed Bulama said  “It is 65…

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Borno State Gov’t recieves 151 repentant Boko Haram members from the Nigerian Army

Borno State says it has received 151 repentant Boko Haram members from the Nigerian Army for rehabilitation and re-integration into society. This was made known by the Coordinator, Operation Safe Corridor, Maj.-Gen. Bamidele Shafa, while handing over the repentant insurgents at the Bulunkutu Rehabilitation Centre, Maiduguri in Borno. Shafa affirmed that he was sure that…

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Army to court-martial 21 soldiers for various offences in Maiduguri Borno state

The theatre commander of Operations Lafiya Dole Major-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo has inaugurated a court-martial to try 21 soldiers for various offences in Maiduguri Borno State Benson said the offences committed were administrative and operational in nature. The general court-martial is headed by Brig.-Gen Abdulahi Ibrahim at Maimalanri Cantonment in Maiduguri. He urged the president of…

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Abducted NYSC member rescued from Boko Haram insurgents

A female National Youth Service Corp member Halima Uwani Musa who abducted by Boko Haram in Borno State has been rescued from the insurgents. Halima is doing her youth service with the Borno State Ministry of Finance and was rescued yesterday by security agents and immediately handed over to the state government for reunification with…

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Death of three military personnel in Borno was a “wake-up call” to further strategies to defeat terrorists – Buratai.

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says that the death of three military personnel in Borno was a “wake-up call’’ to further strategies to defeat terrorists. He stated this at the burial of Lt-Col. Ibrahim Aminu, Cpl. Jibril Ahmadu and Lance Cpl. Tijjani Mohammed, at the Maimalari Cantonment Cemetery, in Maiduguri, Borno State. The…

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JAPANESE GOVERNMENT DONATES $329, 000 SUPPORT TO THE NIGERIAN ARMY TO FIGHT BOKO HARAM.

In its efforts to support the Nigerian Army in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency, the Japanese government has donated $329,000 to the Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Center (MLAILPKC). The Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Yukata Kikuta disclosed this during the inauguration of the Institutional and Human Capacity Strengthening support for the…

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Boko Haram Kills 26 people and injured several others in Adamawa State.

Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly killed 26 people and injured several others in a raid they carried out in Madagali, Adamawa State. The residents said that the gunmen came in motorcycles and attacked Kudakaya village in Madagali local government area at 7:00 pm on Monday. One of the residents said that he saw many corpses…

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Nigerian army arrests two traditional rulers in Gusau LGA for helping bandits.

Troops of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Harbin Kunama 3 have arrested the traditional heads of Doka and Mutu villages in Gusau Local Government Area of the state for serving as informants to bandits. Army said apart from the arrests of the leaders of Doka and Mutu villages, the troops nabbed 16 other suspected…

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Bauchi State government debunks reports that IDPs were eating onion leaves to survive.

Bauchi State government has debunked reports that Internally Displaced Persons were eating onion leaves to survive. State Emergency Management Agency’s Director, Relief and Rehabilitation, Kabiru Yusuf Kobi, while addressing journalists over the issue in Bauchi, said the state doesn’t have a single IDP Camp as reported. Kobi argued that, since the beginning of the Boko…

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