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NDLEA nabs 19 IDPs for selling illegal substances in camp

NDLEA nabs 19 IDPs for selling illegal substances in camp

NDLEA nabs 19 IDPs for selling illegal substances in camp
SEE how Borno state governor reacted to multiple bomb attack in Maiduguri (photos)

SEE how Borno state governor reacted to multiple bomb attack in Maiduguri (photos)

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima on Friday, February 17, visited seven members of civilian JTF injured in multiple bombing on Maiduguri-Gamboru road.

SEE how Borno state governor reacted to multiple bomb attack in Maiduguri (photos)
BREAKING: Boko Haram launches surprise attack on motorists in Maiduguri

BREAKING: Boko Haram launches surprise attack on motorists in Maiduguri

Boko Haram terrorists have launched a surprise attack on motorists plying the Maiduguri-Biu highway killing one person while six other persons were injured.

BREAKING: Boko Haram launches surprise attack on motorists in Maiduguri
Scores killed as Boko Haram attacks Air Force helicopter in Gwoza

Scores killed as Boko Haram attacks Air Force helicopter in Gwoza

One person sustained injury as a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter conveying personnel came under attack at Gwoza in Borno state on Wednesday, February 15.

Scores killed as Boko Haram attacks Air Force helicopter in Gwoza
Boko Haram terrorist kills 10-year-old boy (pictured)

Boko Haram terrorist kills 10-year-old boy (pictured)

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists who abducted and killed a 10-year-old boy have been arrested by security operatives attached to the Inspector- General of Police

Boko Haram terrorist kills 10-year-old boy (pictured)
30 Boko Haram terrorists launch surprise attack in village near Chibok; kill Islamic scholar

30 Boko Haram terrorists launch surprise attack in village near Chibok; kill Islamic scholar

As the Nigerian Army continues to report of successes in the fight against Boko Haram, the terrorists in its newest attack in Borno killed an Islamic scholar.

30 Boko Haram terrorists launch surprise attack in village near Chibok; kill Islamic scholar
BREAKING: Governor Shettima attacks predecessor Sheriff over Boko Haram

BREAKING: Governor Shettima attacks predecessor Sheriff over Boko Haram

Gov Kashim Shettima of Borno state has accused his predecessor Ali Modu Sheriff of inaction that according to him led to the escalation of Boko Haram insurgency

BREAKING: Governor Shettima attacks predecessor Sheriff over Boko Haram
UPDATED: Boko Haram set village ablaze in second attack

UPDATED: Boko Haram set village ablaze in second attack

Boko Haram insurgents have razed dozens of residential houses in Mussa Village of Askira-Uba Local Government Area in Southern Borno for the second time.

UPDATED: Boko Haram set village ablaze in second attack
Just in: Nigerian Army kills several Boko Haram insurgents, confirms ambush

Just in: Nigerian Army kills several Boko Haram insurgents, confirms ambush

The Nigerian Army has confirmed an ambush on some soldiers in Mafa by Boko Haram fighters even as it revealed that several insurgents were killed in the attack.

Just in: Nigerian Army kills several Boko Haram insurgents, confirms ambush
Top Muslim clerics commence 10-day prayer and fasting for President Buhari

Top Muslim clerics commence 10-day prayer and fasting for President Buhari

Muslims clerics in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Friday, February 10, said they have commenced a 10-day prayer and fasting for the health of President Buhari

Top Muslim clerics commence 10-day prayer and fasting for President Buhari
JUST IN: Boko Haram goes broke as UN chief exposes terrorist group's source of funding

JUST IN: Boko Haram goes broke as UN chief exposes terrorist group's source of funding

Jeffrey Feltman, the UN envoy, noted that the Boko Haram is now under serious military pressure. It however warned that the sect must not be taken for granted.

JUST IN: Boko Haram goes broke as UN chief exposes terrorist group's source of funding
I got N200 to detonate bomb and that I would go to heaven – 18-year-old girl makes revelation

I got N200 to detonate bomb and that I would go to heaven – 18-year-old girl makes revelation

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have intercepted an 18-year-old suicide bomber before she detonated her explosives.

I got N200 to detonate bomb and that I would go to heaven – 18-year-old girl makes revelation
UPDATE: See photo of female Boko Haram bomber arrested as NSCDC foil attack on Maiduguri

UPDATE: See photo of female Boko Haram bomber arrested as NSCDC foil attack on Maiduguri

A fresh Boko Haram bomb attack on Maiduguri, the Borno state capital has been foiled by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

UPDATE: See photo of female Boko Haram bomber arrested as NSCDC foil attack on Maiduguri
If any of my children is a terrorist, go after them! – Governor Shettima gives emotional message (video)

If any of my children is a terrorist, go after them! – Governor Shettima gives emotional message (video)

Governor Kashim Shettima has released a message calling on people of Borno state to support the fight against terrorism and provide useful information,

If any of my children is a terrorist, go after them! – Governor Shettima gives emotional message (video)
Army records breakthrough in insurgency war, arrests 5 Boko Haram chiefs

Army records breakthrough in insurgency war, arrests 5 Boko Haram chiefs

Five persons suspected to be high ranking members of the Boko Haram group have been arrested by the Nigerian Army, according to commander, Maj.-Gen Lucky Irabo

Army records breakthrough in insurgency war, arrests 5 Boko Haram chiefs
How my B’Haram friends chopped off my hand, leg because I wanted to surrender to army – BH suspect

How my B’Haram friends chopped off my hand, leg because I wanted to surrender to army – BH suspect

A 31 year-old Boko Haram insurgent has narrated how he was punished by his close friends for planning to surrender and quit the battle in Sambisa forest.

How my B’Haram friends chopped off my hand, leg because I wanted to surrender to army – BH suspect
3,332 Boko Haram suspects nabbed and 5 more takeaways from Lafiya Dole press briefing

3,332 Boko Haram suspects nabbed and 5 more takeaways from Lafiya Dole press briefing

The Nigerian Army has assured citizens that bomb attacks by Boko Haram insurgents will soon end because the outfit is doing all possible to put end to them.

3,332 Boko Haram suspects nabbed and 5 more takeaways from Lafiya Dole press briefing
Soldier gets sent to prison for killing civilian; read his reason for doing so (photos)

Soldier gets sent to prison for killing civilian; read his reason for doing so (photos)

A soldier (name withheld) has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment after he killed a civilian within the popular Monday Market in Maiduguri, Borno state.

Soldier gets sent to prison for killing civilian; read his reason for doing so (photos)
See what army recovered after engaging 35 Boko Haram terrorists in heavy gun battle (photos)

See what army recovered after engaging 35 Boko Haram terrorists in heavy gun battle (photos)

The Nigerian Army has neutralised 35 Boko Haram terrorists while wounding several others during a Lafiya Dole clearance operation at Buk in Borno state.

See what army recovered after engaging 35 Boko Haram terrorists in heavy gun battle (photos)
First mega rally hits Maiduguri since emergence of insurgency (photos)

First mega rally hits Maiduguri since emergence of insurgency (photos)

Only those that experienced the North-East before President Buhari's assumption of office can fully appreciate what has happened here, in this place.

First mega rally hits Maiduguri since emergence of insurgency (photos)
One policeman dead, others injured as Boko Haram ambush convoy in Borno

One policeman dead, others injured as Boko Haram ambush convoy in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram members have killed a police corporal in an ambush on a convoy on a highway in Kubwa village in Borno state on Tuesday, January 31.

One policeman dead, others injured as Boko Haram ambush convoy in Borno
After 2 bombings in 16 days, Borno residents celebrate Boko Haram’s defeat (Photos)

After 2 bombings in 16 days, Borno residents celebrate Boko Haram’s defeat (Photos)

Some residents of Borno state have trooped out in Maiduguri, the state capital, to celebrate the defeat of Boko Haram insurgents by the Nigerian Army.

After 2 bombings in 16 days, Borno residents celebrate Boko Haram’s defeat (Photos)
Military arrests 5 Boko Haram sponsors

Military arrests 5 Boko Haram sponsors

Two prominent politicians and a traditional ruler affiliated with the Boko Haram group have been arrested during a military raid in Borno state.

Military arrests 5 Boko Haram sponsors
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