Unmasking Boko Haram’s Misrepresentation On Education

“I will never go to school again!’’, Ali Kachallah, a 12-year old primary school pupil announced when he arrived in Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damaturu recently. The boy had earlier attended a public preaching against western education when Boko Haram insurgents overtook his village, Shangamari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, before…

UNIMAID: Danger averted after suicide bomber was gunned down

Barely a month after a mosque situated within the premises of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) was attacked by insurgents, danger was averted in the troubled school after a suicide bomber was gunned down within the premises. Reports say troops stationed at the school, gunned down a Boko Haram suicide bomber who tried to gain…

2 Separate Bomb Explosions in Maiduguri by IED Strapped Female Suicide Bombers

Abdulkadir Ibrahim, Maiduguri: At about 0520hrs, today, two female suicide bombers with IED strapped to their bodies attempted to enter a mosque at Juddumuri village, after federal high court. The two female suicide bombers were intercepted and prevented by the moslem worshippers. In the process, one of them detonated her vest, killing both of them…

Two Female Suicide Bombers Killed In Maiduguri

The Borno State Police command has confirmed the death of two female suicide bombers who were killed in a failed suicide attack in Maiduguri. The two suicide bombers according to the state police Public Relations Officer, Victor Isuku were killed while attempting to forcibly gain access and blow up a mosque this morning. The Police……

Two killed, five injured as suicide bombers strorm Maiduguri mosque

The Borno State Police Command says two female suicide bombers were on Saturday morning killed as they tried to force their way into a mosque on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the state capital. The foiled suicide attack was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Victor Isuku. According…

Boko Haram: Influential Nigerians behind sect – Maiduguri Catholic Bishop

Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, Most Rev. Oliver Dashe,​ has​ ​stated that some influential and selfish Nigerians are funding the Boko Haram sect. He added that Boko Haram is an offshoot of corruption. ​Dashe said this in a chat with journalists in Maiduguri​ yesterday. The cleric lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the successes…

Internally Displaced Persons Writes WAEC Exams In Maiduguri

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: Following Governor Kashim Shettima’s directive, two hundred and fifty internally displaced persons have began writing this year’s West African Examination Council’s (WAEC) graduation exams for secondary school students in preparation for entry into Universities and other tertiary schools, our correspondent reports. It was the first time IDP’S are writing the WAEC since…

UN Experts Arrive Nigeria To Deal With Landmines Scourge

A team of UN experts has arrived in Nigeria to assess the number  of  landmines  Boko Haram terrorists have laid in the Sambisa Forest. Ms Agnes Marcaillou, Director, UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), told a  correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that the team arrived the country on Tuesday. According…

Wanted High Profile Boko Haram Member Surrenders

A high ranking member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Mr Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele has surrendered to 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade troops at Damasak. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, Army spokesman made this known in a statement on Saturday in Maiduguri. Usman said that Metele, from Tumbun Bera in Borno, belonged to Mamman Nur’s…

Japan Contributes $903,000 To North East Emergency Programme

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Government of Japan has contributed $903,000 to assist the organisation in its Emergency Programme in the crisis-affected North-East Nigeria. Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, the WHO Country Representative in Nigeria, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, said the contribution would benefit more than 400,000 women, men and children in…

Reactions From Maiduguri On Senator Ali Ndume’s 6 Months Suspension

Residents of Borno on reacted to the suspension of one of its son who was suspended by the senate and they expressed shock over the six months suspension slammed on former Senate Leader, Alhaji Muhammad Ndume, by the leadership of the Senate. NAN reports A cross section of those interviewed in Maiduguri said that the…