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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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Nigerian troops have located 260 woman and children in the outskirts of Chalawa village in Adamawa State where they had been held up while trying to escape from terrorists. Some of them told the military that they had to abandon their homes to escape from the terrorists when Madagali came
Nigerian troops on Sunday nabbed a man who supplies fuel and food to terrorists in Daban Shata in the suburbs of Baga in Borno State. Spokesman for the military, Major General Chris Olukolade, confirmed the arrest on his twitter handle.
Nigeria’s military has released videos of its ongoing counter-terrorism operations to dislodge Boko Haram terrorists inside the notorious Sambisa Forest. The video showed the dexterity of Nigerian Air Force pilots, as they taunt the terrorists, with hundreds of them running helter-skelter and fleeing into different directions.
A truck of the Nigerian Army carrying rescued persons. Women and children rescued from the Boko Haram sect have been handed over to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) by the Nigerian Army in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.