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Maiduguri -- Police in Maiduguri, Borno State, are on the manhunt for three female suicide bombers, the state Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, said yesterday. The commissioner also said a vibrant young politician in the state, Grema Terab, at whose residence a man was allegedly stabbed to ... Police
By Bola A. Akinterinwa. Maiduguri is the capital of Borno State in the North-eastern part of Nigeria. It is a region of Boko Haram terror and counter-terror battle by the Nigeria Army. Maiduguri is not only currently playing host to the 7th Division of Nigeria Army, but also to its 'Operation Lafiya Dole,' put in ... Police

In all the states he had served, he marked himself out through massive contributions to community development service and humanity. Audu, was conferred with the award in Maiduguri during the week by a delegation of ECOWAS Youth Parliament (EYP), led by its Vice President, Olasunkanmi Kolawole. Police
The Theatre Commander who lamented that the casualty figures following the attacks in the outskirts of Maiduguri that Easter day might have been higher safe for the quick intervention of his troops who brought the situation under control, added that the committee had only three days to submit its report. Police
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday constituted a four member committee to unravel the cause of the Easter Sunday attack in the suburbs of Maiduguri. DAILY POST recalls that no fewer than 15 persons were killed while 55 others sustained injuries in a Sunday night attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Bale ... Police
According to Nigerian army spokesman Col Onyema Nwachukwu, soldiers killed "six of the insurgents and neutralised seven suicide bombers" as they repelled their attempt to enter Maiduguri - the city at the epicentre of the insurgency. Unable to reach their target, militants turned their fire on the ...

In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain described the attack as “mind-numbing”. He said, “My prayers and thoughts are with the families and friends of all those who may have lost a dear one in yet another attack on Maiduguri that has left several dead and scores injured. “It is mind-numbing ...
Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri. The Borno State Police Command has revealed that 25 persons died in the Easter Sunday suicide attack on Maiduguri, the state capital. The Borno State Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, who briefed journalists on the incident on Monday, said the high number of casualties ...
Gunshots and explosions have been heard near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Security forces are reportedly battling a large number of fighters suspected to be members of the Boko Haram armed group. "According to our sources in Maiduguri, gunmen ... sneaked under the cover of darkness ...
At least five persons have been killed and 13 others wounded including a university professor when multiple bombers attacked Maiduguri last night, residents and Civilian JTF said. The suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers stormed Muna Zauyar in Jere Local Government Area of the state capital ...
Four explosions, Friday night, rocked the Muna Garage area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The explosion were believed to have been set off by suicide bombers. It was gathered that the first explosion went off around 9 p.m.. The attack was reportedly carried out by four suicide bombers who ...
Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri. Multiple explosions have occurred in Maiduguri, Borno State. The explosions were heard around Muna General area which has experienced similar incidents in the past. Sources said casualties are feared even as rescue workers including military and policemen are at the scene for ...
The police in Borno on Thursday confirmed the arrest of one Musa Faisal in connection with alleged acid attack on his 26-year old girlfriend, Fatima Usman. The Commissioner of police (CP) in the state, Damian Chukwu, made the disclosure while briefing journalists in Maiduguri. Fatima Usman, a ...
University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital ( UMTH ) says it has conducted successful facial surgery on Fatima Usman, a 26-year old victim of acid attack. Dr Bashir Tahir, the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee ( CMAC ) of the hospital, made the disclosure on Monday in an interview with News men in ...
The Freed Dapchi schoolgirls on Sunday arrived Maiduguri on their way back home, after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that 104 of the 110 abducted students of the Government Girls Secondary Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, were released by ...
#Dapchigirls have been airlifted back to Maiduguri the Borno state capital on Sunday morning, says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). This was revealed in a statement by NAF where it added that they were “airlifted in its C-130 Hercules Aircraft, under armed air escort, to reunite with their families. “The return of ...
Channels tv. Residents of Maiduguri in Borno state have thanked the Nigerian Army for reopeing the Maiduguri-Bama-Banki Road, which was closed four years after it was captured by Boko Haram terrorists. One of the residents, Mohammadu Auwal, said in Hausa that peace has returned to the community, ...

It would be recalled that after their release by the Boko Haram terrorists last Wednesday, personnel of the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole,as well as other officers of the Theatre Command received the girls at the NAF Base Maiduguri. ” At the NAF Base, personnel of the Air Task Force were already ...
Inspector-General Ibrahim Idris, made this known in Maiduguri, during an operational visit there. Inspector-general of police Ibrahim Idris who was addressing police officers and men said, the force is also rebuilding and re-equipping the police mobile training school in Gwoza. He said the police have deployed additional ...
Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday, says the force has concluded arrangements to establish Terrorism Investigation Unit in Maiduguri to enhance counter-insurgency campaign. Idris made the disclosure when he paid courtesy visit to Borno Deputy Governor, Alhaji Usman Durkwa.
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General Ahanatu to the theatre command in Maiduguri. Our correspondent sighted the large military convoy at the Mega Station in Damaturu comprising of over 20 vehicles as they stopped to refuel and the girls were given refreshment. Journalists were prevented from taking pictures of the girls or talking to ...
The freed Dapchi schoolgirls have left Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, to Maiduguri, Borno State, amidst heavy security. The girls arrived Damaturu at about 3 p.m. but did not stop over at the Government House as earlier expected. The federal government had earlier said 101 of the 110 kidnapped girls ...
The 105 girls released by Boko Haram have left Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for Abuja. They are being flown from the Maiduguri Air Force base in a flight expected to last one hour. Their flight left the Borno capital at about 6:40 p.m.. The girls, kidnapped in February, were released on Wednesday ...
The 105 girls released by Boko Haram have left Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for Abuja. They are being flown from the Maiduguri Air Force base in a flight expected to last one hour. Their flight left the Borno capital at about 6:40 p.m.. The girls, kidnapped in February, were released on Wednesday ...
The 105 girls released by Boko Haram have left Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for Abuja. They are being flown from the Maiduguri Air Force base in a flight expected to last one hour. Their flight left the Borno capital at about 6:40 p.m.. The girls, kidnapped in February, were released on Wednesday ...
Bello, in a statement issued in Maiduguri, yesterday, advised residents to be vigilant by “promptly reporting” any suspicious persons or objects to the military and security agencies.The commissioner, who is in charge of Administrations, said: “The insurgents' plan was to attack soft targets and crowded areas ...
A suicide explosion in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, has caused the death of two people. The police spokesperson in Borno, Joseph Kwaji, said the two victims were the girls who wore the explosives. He said nine other residents sustained injuries. He said the girls wore suicide vests hidden under ...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived in Maiduguri as part of the nationwide visit to troubled areas in the country. The President is billed to visit Yobe to meet with families of 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls Science and Technical School, Dapchi, on ...
Scores of people are feared dead, following a suicide bomb attack and multiple explosions in Maiduguri on Wednesday. A member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) told SaharaReporters that the explosions occurred at about 8.33pm in Allahkanti behind Giwa barracks area of the Borno State capital.
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, arrived the Maiduguri air force base, in the Borno State capital on Wednesday morning. The president is on his way to Yobe State, his first visit there since over 100 girls were abducted from their school in Dapchi. The presidential aircraft arrived the air force ...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived in Maiduguri as part of the nationwide visit to troubled areas in the country. The President is billed to visit Yobe to meet with families of 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls Science and Technical School, Dapchi, on ...
Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the Port-Harcourt to Maiduguri rail line will cut across six states of Imo, Anambra, Ebonyi, Gombe, Adamawa and Yobe. Addressing journalists on Friday, the minister said the rail line will cover a total of 2,000 kilometres. In August, Amaechi said President ...
A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to attend a meeting of the Nigeria Zero Hunger Forum. The zero hunger forum is an ongoing federal government programme that has been put in place to totally end hunger by the year 2025. The Maiduguri ...
A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to attend a meeting of the Nigeria Zero Hunger Forum. The zero hunger forum is an ongoing federal government programme that has been put in place to totally end hunger by the year 2025. The Maiduguri ...
“Four people died yesterday (Tuesday) just outside Dikwa as a result of an explosion from a mine planted by Boko Haram,” Babakura Kolo, a militia leader in Maiduguri, told AFP. “They were among a team of loggers who were attacked by Boko Haram on Monday while on their way to the bush to collect ...
On Sunday three female suicide bombers died in a botched suicide attack in Konduga town, 38 kilometres (23 miles) from Maiduguri, the militia said. Liman said the bombers' veils became entangled in barbed wire security fence erected by vigilantes to fend off Boko Haram suicide attackers. “The bombers ...
When Madam Amina Kashim Muhib opened her little tailoring shop in Kofa Biyu, Maiduguri, in 1998, she had no idea it's going to be her 'second man'–her 'second husband'. Unceremoniously, her husband, like hundreds of the widows in Borno, were among the earliest victims of an ungodly cause, the ...
Medview Airlines on Sunday said passengers were not exposed to danger when it aborted its Maiduguri-bound flight due to technical issues. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the Flight VL2108 operated using a Boeing 737 equipment with a flight schedule of Lagos-Abuja-Maiduguri (LOS-ABV-MIU) had ...
Abuja – The Defence Headquarters said on Friday that the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, Service Chiefs of the three services, on Thursday met with the Director General, Department of State Service in Maiduguri where the on-going operations in the North East, particularly, the ...
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, a Nigerian Army General , was on Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, alongside other service chiefs where they held a three-hour meeting with troops commanders over the search for the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls. The defence chief and the other ...
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, a Nigerian Army General , was on Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, alongside other service chiefs where they held a three-hour meeting with troops commanders over the search for the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls. The defence chief and the other ...
Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya in the statement said, “ The National Security Adviser (NSA), Mohammed Monguno was equally at the NAF Base Maiduguri, where he spoke to and encouraged the NAF personnel involved in the day and night air search operations. Responding to media reports ...
The group said at least 340 detainees arrested in the course of the war against the insurgent group died in military detention facility in Maiduguri due to disease, dehydration and starvation in 2017. "Reports continued of extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, and torture and other ill-treatment, ...
19, 2018, at about 19: 20 p.m, a male suicide bomber strapped with Improvised Explosives Device (IED), in an attempt to infiltrate the University of Maiduguri parapet, was promptly sighted by security operatives, who opened fire on the bomber. “As a result, the IED strapped to his body exploded, killing the ...
... Faith · Talking Point · People & Politics · The Hub · Sweet and Sour · Onochie Anibeze · Sunday Perspectives · My World · Frankly Speaking · The Orbit · Nigeria Today · Vista Woman · Relationships. Breaking News. Translate. Home » News » Breaking: Again, Boko Haram attacks University of Maiduguri ...
A loud explosion occurred around the University of Maiduguri in Borno State on Monday night. The explosion is believed to have been occurred after a suicide vest exploded when the bomber was shot dead by soldiers. The lone suicide bomber is believed to have been shot dear by soldiers while he was ...
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Three suicide bombers killed 18 people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, capital of the state worst hit by the ... police commissioner for Borno state, said the attack took place at a fish market around 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the centre of Maiduguri at about 8:00 ...
... Article of Faith · Talking Point · People & Politics · The Hub · Sweet and Sour · Onochie Anibeze · Sunday Perspectives · My World · Frankly Speaking · The Orbit · Nigeria Today · Vista Woman · Relationships. More. Breaking News. Translate. Home » News » Rice prices down by 15% in Maiduguri ...
The Borno State Government said it has spent over N2 billion in the last four years on fuelling generating plants to power street lights within Maiduguri, the state capital. There are 20 diesel-operated generating plants spread across the Maiduguri metropolis that are powered every night to lighten up the ...


 

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