Saturday, June 12, 2021


Borno State

UPDATED: No helicopter was shot down in Borno – NAF, UN

The Nigerian Air Force has debunked claims that a UN helicopter had been shot neither did it crash in Banki, Borno State.

BREAKING: 5 killed as Boko Haram shoots down helicopter in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have shot down a Nigerien helicopter, killing at least five persons on-board in Bama Local Government Area of Borno state.

Repentant Boko Haram member responsible for Col. Bako’s death – Ndume

The Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has claimed that an undisclosed repentant Boko Haram member was responsible for the recent attack in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, leading to the death of an Army Colonel, D.C Bako.

Again, Zulum urges Boko Haram members to surrender

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has again urged members of the Boko Haram to stop the killings and surrender.

Boko Haram: Zulum commissions 400 Civilian JTF absorbed into Nigerian Army

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday commissioned about 400 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, enlisted into the Nigerian Army's supper camp strategy in the fight against insurgency in the state.

Boko Haram: Zulum donates 100 motorcycles to Nigerian army

Governor Babagana Zulum on Wednesday approved the donation of 100 motorcycles for Nigerian Army's remote operations in Borno State.

#EndSARS: Zulum warns Nigerian youths, says Boko Haram started with protests

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has advised Nigerian youths against taking part in the #EndSARS protests, warning that even the Boko haram insurgency ravaging the North-East stated with protests.

Nigerian troops eliminate 13 Boko Haram insurgents in 1 week – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, said 13 Boko Haram/Islamic States for West African Province, ISWAP, terrorists were neutralised by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD, between October 22 and 29.

Zulum donates N180m, foodstuffs to Civilian JTF in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has donated N180 million and 27,000 bags of grains to the Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, assisting the military in the fight against insurgency.

5 Nigerian soldiers killed as troops eliminate 38 Boko Haram fighters

In what looked like a tactical operation, the Nigerian military troops have eliminated 38 Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack a military base in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State on Sunday evening.

Nigerian troops kill 4 Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents, recover 4 AK47s in Borno – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated four Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists and recovered four AK47 riffles during clearance operations at Sawa village in Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State.

Refugee agency to build 600 housing units for IDPs in Borno

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, has disclosed plans to build 600-housing units under its proposed Resettlement City Project for the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Borno State.

Gov. Zulum meets school principals ahead of resumption

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has directed principals of public schools to compile list of challenges facing their schools ahead of October 25 schools’ resumption in the state.

Refugee Commission: Sen. Basheer’s Midas touch on victims of displacement

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, is a flagship agency under the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.

Convoy attack: I won’t be deterred from rescuing Borno – Zulum

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says he will not be deterred from rescuing his people from the clutches of Boko Haram insurgency in the state.

With 50,000 registered farmers, Borno has potential to lead in rice production – RIFAN

Borno has the capacity to deliver Nigeria’s rice requirements with continuous support by the Federal Government, Bulama Maina, the Chairman of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has said.

Zulum inaugurates committee for relocation of Baga IDPs

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Monday inaugurated a 23-Member Committee for the relocation of displaced residents of Baga town back home following the return of peace.

Flooding: Borno govt to demolish 1,300 houses in Maiduguri

Borno State Government on Wednesday said 1,300 houses standing on waterways and river banks in the state capital, Maiduguri, have been marked for demolition.

Couples to undergo drug tests before marriage, NDLEA proposes

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has proposed that drug tests should be a prerequisite for marriages in Nigerian churches and mosques.

VIDEO: Nigerian Military’s multiple airstrikes kill ISWAP leaders in Lake Chad fringes

The Air Task Force, ATF, of Operation Lafiya Dole, in continuation of airstrikes being conducted under subsidiary Operation Hail Storm, has neutralized some ISWAP Commanders at Bukar Meram on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State.

Boko Haram: North-east Govs beg Buhari for help, say insurgency waxing stronger

State governors from the North-Eastern part of the country have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intensify efforts towards defeating the Boko Haram insurgents, saying that the terrorists are getting stronger on a daily basis.

Al-Qaeda occupying Borno, North-West, says U.S

The United States Africa Command has warned Nigerian government that Al-Qaeda and other allied terrorist groups is gradually occupying the North-Eastern state of Borno and the entire North-West region.

UN condemns execution of 5 aid workers in Borno

The United Nation, UN, Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has condemned the killing of five aid workers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.

BREAKING: Boko Haram assassinates 5 aid workers in Borno

Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday released a video showing the assassination of five humanitarian workers who were recently abducted along Monguno area of Borno State.

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