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Borno State News Today

Borno state declares December 22 as public holiday to celebrate fall of Sambisa forest

Borno state declares December 22 as public holiday to celebrate fall of Sambisa forest

Fall of Sambisa forest: Borno state declares December 22 as public holiday
UPDATE: How fleeing Boko Haram members kill 5 soldiers (photos)

UPDATE: How fleeing Boko Haram members kill 5 soldiers (photos)

Troops of the Nigerian Army have reportedly foiled a major attempt by the Boko Haram terrorist sect to bomb some villages in the north-eastern state of Borno.

UPDATE: How fleeing Boko Haram members kill 5 soldiers (photos)
BREAKING: FG announces outbreak of a new disease in Nigeria

BREAKING: FG announces outbreak of a new disease in Nigeria

The Federal Government says it has deployed epidemiologists and vaccines to arrest the outbreak of a new a strain of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis in parts Nigeria.

BREAKING: FG announces outbreak of a new disease in Nigeria
BREAKING: 9 key Boko Haram members run to Nigerian Army, surrender (photo)

BREAKING: 9 key Boko Haram members run to Nigerian Army, surrender (photo)

The Nigerian Army has achieved a major success in the fight against the Boko Haram as nine key members of the terrorist organisation have surrendered.

BREAKING: 9 key Boko Haram members run to Nigerian Army, surrender (photo)
Horror, tears as 3 roasted to death in IDP camp in Borno

Horror, tears as 3 roasted to death in IDP camp in Borno

NEMA says at least three people have died from a fire accident at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Konduga, Borno state on Thursday, March 16.

Horror, tears as 3 roasted to death in IDP camp in Borno
Just in: Boko Haram terrorists kill another top army officer and police sergeant (photo)

Just in: Boko Haram terrorists kill another top army officer and police sergeant (photo)

A police sergeant and Nigerian army Lieutenant were killed in Wednesday’s terrorists attack at Magumeri in Magumeri local government area of Borno state.

Just in: Boko Haram terrorists kill another top army officer and police sergeant (photo)
Expose Boko Haram now! Army issues warning to those hiding terrorists; reveal consequences

Expose Boko Haram now! Army issues warning to those hiding terrorists; reveal consequences

The Nigerian Army has issued a warning to people hiding Boko Haram terrorists to desist as it was a criminal offence and the terrorists could turn against them.

Expose Boko Haram now! Army issues warning to those hiding terrorists; reveal consequences
BREAKING: Many dead as Boko Haram attack communities in Borno; others flee (photos)

BREAKING: Many dead as Boko Haram attack communities in Borno; others flee (photos)

There are reports that Boko Haram terrorists launched a deadly attack on communities in Borno leading to the death of many people while others have fled.

BREAKING: Many dead as Boko Haram attack communities in Borno; others flee (photos)
Beware! bombers now visit their targets at home – report reveals

Beware! bombers now visit their targets at home – report reveals

Security intelligence reports have shown that Boko Haram bombers now visit their targets at home after lacing themselves with improvised explosive devices.

Beware! bombers now visit their targets at home – report reveals
14-year-old boy who refused to join Boko Haram recounts emotional experience (photo)

14-year-old boy who refused to join Boko Haram recounts emotional experience (photo)

Fourteen year-old Babagana Bukar survived and is alive to tell the story of how Boko Haram, killed his father in his presence and told him to join them.

14-year-old boy who refused to join Boko Haram recounts emotional experience (photo)
UPDATE: Six killed, 16 injured as Boko Haram bombers hit Maiduguri

UPDATE: Six killed, 16 injured as Boko Haram bombers hit Maiduguri

Reports say there has been at least one explosion by a suicide bomb in popular Muna garage in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Wednesday, March 15 morning.

UPDATE: Six killed, 16 injured as Boko Haram bombers hit Maiduguri
Just in: Troops overpower Boko Haram terrorists in Shirawa, rescue 455 hostages (Photos)

Just in: Troops overpower Boko Haram terrorists in Shirawa, rescue 455 hostages (Photos)

Troops of the Nigerian Army have stopped Boko Haram onslaught in some communities in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State on Tuesday, March 14.

Just in: Troops overpower Boko Haram terrorists in Shirawa, rescue 455 hostages (Photos)
Security operatives shoot two female bombers as 211 civilians rescued from Boko Haram (photos)

Security operatives shoot two female bombers as 211 civilians rescued from Boko Haram (photos)

Two suspected female Boko Haram suicide bombers have been killed by security operative attempting to enter Maiduguri, Borno state on Saturday, March 11.

Security operatives shoot two female bombers as 211 civilians rescued from Boko Haram (photos)
Update: Governor Shettima’s convoy in fatal road crash, one dead and 3 others injured

Update: Governor Shettima’s convoy in fatal road crash, one dead and 3 others injured

The convoy of Borno state governor Kashim Shettima has been involved in a road crash on Friday, March 10 which left his special assistant on protocol dead.

Update: Governor Shettima’s convoy in fatal road crash, one dead and 3 others injured
Nigerians will fight you, Ndume warns Customs over paying duties on old vehicles

Nigerians will fight you, Ndume warns Customs over paying duties on old vehicles

A former Senate majority leader Ali Ndume has advised Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to stop seizure of vehicles and go after those issuing fake customs papers.

Nigerians will fight you, Ndume warns Customs over paying duties on old vehicles
Governor Shettima honours Tinubu with estate in Borno for rescuing the state and its people

Governor Shettima honours Tinubu with estate in Borno for rescuing the state and its people

The governor said this was in recognition og Tinubu’s success in liberating his state and its people from a political tyrant who tried to hijack the APC.

Governor Shettima honours Tinubu with estate in Borno for rescuing the state and its people
2 Boko Haram terrorists return to Sambisa forest; watch what Nigerian Air Force did to them (video)

2 Boko Haram terrorists return to Sambisa forest; watch what Nigerian Air Force did to them (video)

The Nigerian Air Force launched an attack on a secret base used by Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa after they tracked some of the terrorists to the location.

2 Boko Haram terrorists return to Sambisa forest; watch what Nigerian Air Force did to them (video)
Captain Gidado killed by Boko Haram buried at Military Cemetery, Maiduguri (photos)

Captain Gidado killed by Boko Haram buried at Military Cemetery, Maiduguri (photos)

A Nigerian soldier, identified as Captain Shehu-Usman Mahmoud Gidado who was killed by Boko Haram operatives has been buried in Maiduguri in Borno state.

Captain Gidado killed by Boko Haram buried at Military Cemetery, Maiduguri (photos)
12-year-old boy who earns a living as a 'shoe shiner' has been enrolled in school (photos)

12-year-old boy who earns a living as a 'shoe shiner' has been enrolled in school (photos)

12-year-old boy, Ibrahim Bukar, who earns a living as a shoe shiner has been enrolled in school by a Good Samaritan, Ibrahim Yusuf in Chiki area of Borno state.

12-year-old boy who earns a living as a 'shoe shiner' has been enrolled in school (photos)
Soldiers encounter Boko Haram terrorists at Chikun Gudu; see the aftermath of the gun battle (photos)

Soldiers encounter Boko Haram terrorists at Chikun Gudu; see the aftermath of the gun battle (photos)

Nigerian soldiers on Operation Lafiya Dole encountered Boko Haram terrorists in a clearance operation in Chikun Gudu, Bono state triggering a gun battle.

Soldiers encounter Boko Haram terrorists at Chikun Gudu; see the aftermath of the gun battle (photos)
Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect with N1.3m cash

Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect with N1.3m cash

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a Boko Haram terrorist identified as Ari Arimaye, who was in possession of N1,264,000 and CFA 160,000 cash in Borno.

Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect with N1.3m cash
UPDATE: 3 female Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri opposite CBN quarters (photos)

UPDATE: 3 female Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri opposite CBN quarters (photos)

There are reports that Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked Maiduguri which is the Borno state capital as the fight against insurgency seems to continue.

UPDATE: 3 female Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri opposite CBN quarters (photos)
Heart of gold! Aisha Buhari builds orphanage, school in Maiduguri (photo)

Heart of gold! Aisha Buhari builds orphanage, school in Maiduguri (photo)

Wife of Nigeria’s president, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, today, February 28, commenced the construction of Aisha Buhari Foundation Orphanage and School in Maiduguri.

Heart of gold! Aisha Buhari builds orphanage, school in Maiduguri (photo)
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