Residents Commend Return Of Checkpoints In Yobe

Checkpoints have resurfaced in Yobe State, in compliance to the nationwide “stop and search” directive by the Inspector General of Police aimed at checking the activities of dissident Boko Haram members. A visit to most check points in Damaturu metropolis and along the Damaturu-Maiduguri highway by Channels Television’s team, revealed

4 Children in Adamawa Reveal: “We Were Paid N2,500 to Bomb Yola Barracks”


Following a bomb blast that occurred in Yola, Adamawa state on Thursday, Federal Road Safety officials conducted an investigation, the culprits were discovered- 4 boys aged between nine and 15 years who were paid N2,500 by Boko Haram to bomb Yola Barracks. According to Punch, the bags containing the explosives

Gunmen Invade Borno, Shoot And Slit Guts Of Villagers

Assailants believed to be Boko Haram members have invaded Debiro village in Hawul local council in Borno State, shooting and slitting the guts of defenseless villagers. Witnesses say 20 people were killed in the attack.

No Bailout For State Governors Owing Salaries

The meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the 36 state governors on how to offset over 100 billion Naira salaries of Nigerian workers ended without an offer of a bailout plan by the Federal Government to the States.

‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Group Seeks More Help For IDPs

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Refugees Day, the Bring Back Our Girls campaign group has urged the Nigerian government to urgently render more help of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Speaking at their daily sit-out session in Abuja on Saturday, one of the leaders of

Victims Of Adamawa Suicide Bombing Get Relief Materials

The Nigerian government has donated drugs and other relief materials to victims a suicide bombing that occurred at the Jimeta Main Market in Adamawa State. The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Muhammad Sani and the Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, were at Jimeta, to

Explosion Rocks Yola Market | At Least 10 Dead


An explosion occurred at a Jimeta Main Market in Yola, Adamawa State on Thursday evening. It is suspected that the source of the explosion was a suicide bomber, Premium Times reports. A resident of the town, Salihu Aliyu said: “We just finished observing the Maghrib prayer when we heard a

Bomb Blast Rocks Yola Market, At Least 10 Killed


An explosion has occurred in Yola, the capital city of Adamawa state, north east Nigeria. The bomb was reportedly detonated by a  suicide bomber suspected to be a member of the ruthless Boko Haram group.

Nyanya Bombing: Lack Of Protection Screen Stalls Ogwuche’s Trial

The trial of Aminu Ogwuche and five others suspected to have masterminded a bomb blast at a motor park in Nyanya, a town in the outskirts of Abuja, has been stalled again following the lack of a screen to protect the witnesses. The trial judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, had in

260 Persons Rescued From Boko Haram Moved To Military Facility

Some 260 women and children rescued from the Boko Haram terrorists’ stronghold, Sambisa Forest, have been relocated from a camp in the north-eastern city of Yola to an unspecified military facility. Their movement of the rescued persons on Thursday came after camp officials said they suspected that some of them

Breaking: Suicide Bomber Attacks Adamawa, Kills 9


Nine persons were reported to have been killed by a suicide bomber in Garkida in Adamawa State, even as the dreaded insurgent group, Boko Haram has continued to launch several attacks in Madagali area in the state. Report of the attacks remain unclear, however.

Rescued Woman Says Boko Haram Fed Her With Rice And Oil

A rescued Boko Haram captive, Aishatu, has narrated her experience in the hands of insurgents that took her away to Sambisa Forest, saying she was ‘fed with rice and oil’. She was living her life normally before April 9, 2014, when members of the terrorist group raided her community and took

Boko Haram Reportedly Weary as Shortage of Arms and Fuel Hit their Camps


According to a report by Vanguard, Boko Haram is currently in disarray following shortages of fuel and weapons. The situation is said to be causing tension between the terrorist group’s leaders and foot soldiers. Some of the women who were rescued from Boko Haram’s hideouts recently, reportedly stated that the

Adamawa state executive’s plan to level false allegation against the Speaker, By Zailani Umar


The hope is to deny Fintiri and majority of the Legislators fair hearing in the court of public opinion, and prevent the truth from coming out except the one from the Executive. The post Adamawa state executive’s plan to level false allegation against the Speaker, By Zailani Umar appeared first