At least 27 people have died and another 83 are wounded after Boko Haram suicide bombers struck in Konduga, near Maiduguri, capital of Borno State. According to Reuters, a woman bomber…
Many members of a federal government team on an oil exploration mission to the northeast have been kidnapped after an ambush by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members. According to…
A 10-year-old boy has been killed in Borno State after the explosion of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped on him by Boko Haram insurgents. According to a statement issued by…
The former President noted that Nigeria has the capacity to produce enough to feed its citizens, but added that insurgency in the Northern region, the country’s food basket, is adversely affecting food production and security.
Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade Nigerian Army, has rescued 998 Boko Haam captives from Ndufu, Muktu and Muzuri villages in Ngala, Borno State after engaging the terrorists in a fierce gun battle.
“Our goal was for our people to be able to return to Bama before this Ramadan. Unfortunately, this is not feasible because the military is still carrying out operations in some areas around the Sambisa as part of mop up exercise in the yet to be concluded fight against Boko Haram,” said Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State.
The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, has said it planned to spend $4 million in its intervention programmes in the insurgency-hit North East Nigeria.
The attack occurred at Mandarari ward in Konduga Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night, claiming the lives of seven people, including the two attackers.
Trial judge, Fadawu Umar, also ruled that in addition to the jail terms, the convicts are to pay a fine of N2 million each.
Three female suspected suicide bombers were on Monday killed in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, after they tried to infiltrate the city and cause havoc.