The Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, a vigilante group that is assisting the Nigerian military in the ongoing anti-terrorism operations in Borno State, has denied reports that leader of the group, Lawan Jafar, was arrested by the Army for alleged links with the Boko Haram.
The Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, also known as Doctors Without Borders, has opened a new 50-bed therapeutic feeding centre for the treatment of malnourished children in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.
At least seven possible suicide bombers have been killed in multiple explosions which hit three different locations in Maiduguri, Borno State capital on Thursday night.
The World Bank has commenced the distribution of food items and livelihood support packages to internally displaced persons who recently returned to their homelands in Borno.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has accused former governor of the State, Ali Modu-Sheriff, as well as former President Goodluck Jonathan of not doing enough to nip the Boko Haram insurgency in the bud before it became the monster that has continued to plague the state.
The Nigerian Army has said that it lost seven of its soldiers who were part of the counter-insurgency operations in Borno State, North East Nigeria.
A female suicide bomber who was arrested in Maiduguri on Tuesday has narrated the series of events that saw her end up as a terrorist.
The Borno State Police Command has announced that one female suicide bomber was killed on Tuesday morning while another was arrested by security officials on duty.
The Borno State government has condemned one of Nigeria’s online newspaper, TheCable for publishing what it described as a “misleading,vicious, malicious, cock and bull story” about the goings on in Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, Camps in the State.
A court in Borno State has ordered the release of Inuwa Bwala, the Publisher of Abuja-based newspaper, National Trail, who was detained by the police over allegations of attempted murder of Borno State Deputy Governor, Usman Durkwa.