BORNO GOVT SUSPENDS LOCKDOWN, ALLOWS RELIGIOUS GATHERINGS IN THE STATE

Don Silas The Borno State Government has suspended the lockdown imposed on non-essential movement, following significant progress recorded in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state. Alhaji Umar…

16 HEALTH WORKERS TEST POSITIVE TO CORONAVIRUS IN BORNO

Borno State government has confirmed that sixteen health workers tested positive for Coronavirus. Usman Umar Kadafur, the State’s Deputy Governor and chairman of the response team disclosed this on Saturday…

BORNO LOST 6 PERSONS TO CORONAVIRUS IN 2 DAYS- HEALTH COMMISSIONER

Borno State has lost six persons to COVID-19 in the last two days. The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Salisu Kwaya-Bura said six persons were lost between Tuesday and Wednesday increasing…

BORNO CORONAVIRUS CASES RISE TO 15

Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri Three new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Borno, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 15. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr…

BORNO GOVERNOR, ZULUM ORDERS TOTAL LOCKDOWN OF STATE AFTER INDEX CORONAVIRUS CASE DIED

Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has ordered the total lockdown of the state from Wednesday. This is coming after the state’s index case of COVID-19 died on Sunday. The PUNCH reports…

I WON’T RETURN TO ABUJA UNTIL BOKO HARAM IS DEFEATED SAYS BURATAI

The Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Yusuf Tukur Buratai has vowed that he will not leave the theatre of Operation Lafiya Dole until he gave a final blow on…

2 NIGERIAN SOLDIERS TEST POSITIVE TO CORONAVIRUS IN BORNO

Two Nigerian soldiers have tested positive for Coronavirus in Monguno, Borno State, SaharaReporters can confirm. The duo, who returned to camp after they were issued administrative passes, have been quarantined…

ISWAP AMBUSHES NIGERIAN SOLDIERS, KILL OVER 100

At least 100 soldiers were killed, others still missing when fighters ambushed the Nigerian troops on “Clearance Operation AYISO TAMONUMA” against Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) positions in the…

MANY FEARED DEAD AS BOKO HARAM ATTACKS BORNO COMMUNITY, HOW THEY WROTE THAT THEY WERE COMING

By Duku JOEL, Maiduguri   An unspecified number of people including security personal have been reported killed by a Boko Haram attack on Damboa Village. A local vigilante source told…

BOKO HARAM KILLS 10 IN BORNO, AFTER LOOTING HOUSES AND BURNING HOMES

Jihadists have killed 10 people in a raid on a village in northeast Nigeria’s restive Borno State, burning homes and looting food supplies, civilian militia sources said Sunday. Suspected Boko…

BANDITS, TERRORISTS KILL 268 IN ZAMFARA, KATSINA, BORNO OTHERS IN JANUARY, 2020

After Government’s announcement in December that it would withdraw troops from areas where peace had been restored, no fewer than 268 persons had been killed by bandits and Boko Haram…

BOKO HARAM ATTACKS CHIBOK, MANY HOMES SET ON FIRE

Korongilum, a community in Chibok local government area of Borno state, is currently being attacked by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. A resident told TheCable that the insurgents came into the…

HUNDREDS NOW SLEEP ON THE STREETS OF MAIDUGURI FOR THE FEAR OF BOKO HARAM

Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri Fear of Boko Haram attack has made women and children to flee their village and take to lodging in the open in Maiduguri. People from over 300…

HOW BOKO HARAM SHOT AND BURNT MY DAUGHTER AS SHE RETURNED TO UNIMAID: MOTHER RECALLS LAST MINUTES OF VICTIMS OF TERRORISTS ATTACK IN AUNO, BORNO

Late Fatima Though still in shock, late Fatima Babagana’s mother, Hajiya Hafsah Babagana, bottled up her emotions to speak to Daily Trust Saturday over the phone. She described her late…

3 CHILDREN DIE DAILY FROM ACUTE MALNUTRITION IN BORNO – UNICEF

The United Nations Children Fund, on Tuesday, said at least three children died daily in Borno State of acute malnutrition between January and December 2019. UNICEF also said 1,115 children…

12-YR OLD SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 3, INJURE 4 IN BOKO HARAM ATTACK ON BORNO

 Boko Haram (File photo) A girl detonated a bomb, killing three boys at an Islamic seminary in northeast Nigeria in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, a…

20 SOLDIERS KILLED AS BOKO HARAM POSING AS NIGERIAN MILITARY STRIKE IN BORNO

About 20 Nigerian soldiers were killed Tuesday and nearly 1,000 people displaced in a Boko Haram attack in Monguno, Borno state. Two residents and a military source said the terrorists…

30 NIGERIANS KILLED IN BORNO AS BOKO HARAM BOMB EXPLODES ON A BRIDGE

Reuters) – At least 30 people were killed in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge, sources told Reuters on Monday. The…

3 MILLION PEOPLE IN NEED OF FOOD IN BORNO- UNFP

A United Nations Food Programme report has said that three million people in Borno State are struggling to meet their food needs. The report also said that close to 2.1…

BOKO HARAM KILLS 50 FISHERMEN DISGUISED AS TRADERS

Navigating the Lake Chad At least 50 people, mostly fishermen, have been killed in raids by Boko Haram terrorists on Lake Chad in late December. The militants had disguised as…