Army Says Four Boko Haram High Profile Commanders Surrender

Army Says Four Boko Haram High Profile Commanders Surrender

Chris Steven, Abuja A high profile Boko Haram member, Konto Fanami, and three others have surrendered to the Nigerian army on Monday, the Army Headquarters have said. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, a Brigadier General as confirming this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Usman said that the […]

Angry Borno Youths Chase Rescue Workers Away

Angry Borno Youths Chase Rescue Workers Away

Chris Steven, Abuja Following an early morning suicide bomb attack on Monday at Londonciki-Simari area of Maiduguri, Borno State which left eight people dead, a mob have attacked officials of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency  (SEMA), who were on rescue mission at the scene of a suicide bomb attack . According to News Agency of […]

Eight Killed In Maiduguri As Suicide Bomber Strikes Again

Eight Killed In Maiduguri As Suicide Bomber Strikes Again

Chris Steven, Abuja A female suicide bomber killed eight people in Maidduguri, Borno State after she detonated her explosives at a mosque.  Ahmed Satomi, head of the Borno state emergency management agency,  said the blast happened at about 5:30 am in the London Ciki area of Maiduguri, which has been  the epicenter of Boko Haram violence since […]

ICPC, SARS Operatives Raid Former Vice President Sambo’s Residence

ICPC, SARS Operatives Raid Former Vice President Sambo’s Residence

Chris Steven, Abuja Security operatives on Wednesday raided the residence of Namadi Sambo, a former Vice President in Kaduna State. The operatives were from the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police. Witnesses said the operatives blocked the major road leading to the […]

Two Killed As Multiple Attacks Mare Sallah Celebration In Maiduguri

Two Killed As Multiple Attacks Mare Sallah Celebration In Maiduguri

Chris Steven, Abuja Despite security measures put in place, University of Maiduguri on Sunday night came under a series of attacks when suicide bombers detonated explosives at different locations including the security office where two lives were reportedly lost. This was confirmed by Victor Isukwu, Borno Police Public Relations Officer, Victor at about 12 midnight. […]

Sallah: Police Ban Vehicular Movement Before Prayers In Maiduguri

Sallah: Police Ban Vehicular Movement Before Prayers In Maiduguri

Chris Steven, Abuja The Police in Borno State have informed the residents of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council and Jere Local Government that there will be restriction of vehicular movement until after the Eid prayers on Sunday, June 25. The spokesman for the Borno State Police Command,  Isuku Victor, announced this in a statement issued on Friday. […]

High Court Restrains El-Rufai On Sack Of District, Village Heads

High Court Restrains El-Rufai On Sack Of District, Village Heads

Ayomide, Lagos A high Court of Justice ‎in Kafanchan yesterday granted an interim injunction restraining Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the state House of Assembly from implementing the order to remove some traditional rulers from their positions. El-Rufai, the Ministry of Local Government Affairs, Adara Traditional Council, Gbagyi Traditional Council and the state Attorney General or […]

Kidnapped Students, Lecturer Regain Freedom In Kaduna

Kidnapped Students, Lecturer Regain Freedom In Kaduna

Chris Steven, Abuja Almost 48 hours after they were kidnapped, the three students and a lecturer of the School of Midwifery, Tudun Wada, Kaduna State who were kidnapped on Friday along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road have regained freedom from their abductors. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the State Governor on Media and Publicity, […]

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