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We do not want Sheriff back in APC - Borno ruling party chieftains blow hot

We do not want Sheriff back in APC - Borno ruling party chieftains blow hot

We do not want Sheriff back in APC - Borno ruling party chieftains blow hot
Large numbers of Boko Haram terrorists ambushed by army, see what was recovered (photos)

Large numbers of Boko Haram terrorists ambushed by army, see what was recovered (photos)

The Nigeria army in furtherance of its fight against terrorism in the country ambushed some Boko Haram fighters and killed many of them on Sunday, September 10

Large numbers of Boko Haram terrorists ambushed by army, see what was recovered (photos)
2 female bombers killed by IEDs strapped to their bodies in Borno

2 female bombers killed by IEDs strapped to their bodies in Borno

A statement issued and signed by DSP Isuku Victor, the Police Public Relations Officer in Maiduguri, said eight people sustained injuries in the incident.

2 female bombers killed by IEDs strapped to their bodies in Borno
Just in: Boko Haram fires Rocket-Propelled Grenade into IDP camp, kills 7

Just in: Boko Haram fires Rocket-Propelled Grenade into IDP camp, kills 7

Seven people have been reported killed on Friday, September 8 after Islamist group, Boko Haram launched an attack on soft targets in n IDP camp in Borno state.

Just in: Boko Haram fires Rocket-Propelled Grenade into IDP camp, kills 7
8 missing as suspected Boko Haram terrorists attack Borno

8 missing as suspected Boko Haram terrorists attack Borno

Local and Civilian JTF sources have said that about 8 people were abducted on Thursday, September 7, when suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked civilians.

8 missing as suspected Boko Haram terrorists attack Borno
Watch the emotional moment Governor Shettima meets Igbo businessman with filling station along Kaduna-Abuja highway (video)

Watch the emotional moment Governor Shettima meets Igbo businessman with filling station along Kaduna-Abuja highway (video)

An Igbo businessman Mackson, the owner of a filling station along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway, met with the Governor of Borno state, Alhaji Kashim Shettima.

Watch the emotional moment Governor Shettima meets Igbo businessman with filling station along Kaduna-Abuja highway (video)
Army kills 2 Boko Haram commanders in Borno state

Army kills 2 Boko Haram commanders in Borno state

Two deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the Boko Haram group have been killed in successful military operations at Alafa in Borno state.

Army kills 2 Boko Haram commanders in Borno state
Research reveals 244 women or girls have acted as bombers for Boko Haram

Research reveals 244 women or girls have acted as bombers for Boko Haram

The study and statistics was carried out and published by the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point and Yale University in the United States of America.

Research reveals 244 women or girls have acted as bombers for Boko Haram
How Boko Haram killed 381 civilians in Nigeria, Cameroon since April

How Boko Haram killed 381 civilians in Nigeria, Cameroon since April

Amnesty International (AI) has disclosed that about 223 people have been killed in Boko Haram terrorists' attacks in north east Nigeria since April 2017.

How Boko Haram killed 381 civilians in Nigeria, Cameroon since April
JUST IN: Many Boko Haram members killed as they unexpectedly ran into Nigerian troops in Borno (photos)

JUST IN: Many Boko Haram members killed as they unexpectedly ran into Nigerian troops in Borno (photos)

The statement also said the troops recovered 18 bicycles, 15 bags of grains, 17 gallons of grain, five empty gallons, six cutlasses, a sword, and water bottles.

JUST IN: Many Boko Haram members killed as they unexpectedly ran into Nigerian troops in Borno (photos)
Nigerian troops play novelty match to celebrate Sallah with host communities (photos)

Nigerian troops play novelty match to celebrate Sallah with host communities (photos)

Some troops of the Nigerian Army celebrated Eid El-Kabir with members of the host communities they were deployed to. They also played novelty matches.

Nigerian troops play novelty match to celebrate Sallah with host communities (photos)
How General Buratai celebrated Sallah with injured soldiers (photos)

How General Buratai celebrated Sallah with injured soldiers (photos)

The Nigerian army has released photos showing how troops of Operation Lafiya Dole celebrated the Sallah at the 112 Task Force Battalion, Mafa, Borno state.

How General Buratai celebrated Sallah with injured soldiers (photos)
Gallant soldier reveals why he wants to return to battle Boko Haram immediately after treatment

Gallant soldier reveals why he wants to return to battle Boko Haram immediately after treatment

Private Samuel Ernest, who is recuperating from an injury at the 7 Division hospital, Maiduguri, says he wants to return to battle Boko Haram insurgents.

Gallant soldier reveals why he wants to return to battle Boko Haram immediately after treatment
How Air Force foiled Boko Haram’s plot to destabilize Sallah celebration

How Air Force foiled Boko Haram’s plot to destabilize Sallah celebration

The Air Force has foiled an attempt by Boko Haram terrorists to breach the peaceful celebration of Eid-el Kabir in Borno, according to Air Marshal Abubakar.

How Air Force foiled Boko Haram’s plot to destabilize Sallah celebration
How we stopped Boko Haram from attacking on Sallah - Air Force Chief explains

How we stopped Boko Haram from attacking on Sallah - Air Force Chief explains

On Saturday, September 2, the Nigerian Air Force said it had foiled an attempt by Boko Haram insurgents to destablize the peaceful Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

How we stopped Boko Haram from attacking on Sallah - Air Force Chief explains
Borno state marks the most peaceful Sallah in 7 years

Borno state marks the most peaceful Sallah in 7 years

The Deputy Governor of Borno, Alhaji Usman Durkwa, on Friday described the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir festival as the most peaceful celebration recorded in the state.

Borno state marks the most peaceful Sallah in 7 years
How troops, others observed Eid El-Kabir in Borno (photos)

How troops, others observed Eid El-Kabir in Borno (photos)

NAIJ.com gathered that some soldiers of the Nigerian military and residents of Dikwa town in Borno state observed their Eid El-Kabir peacefully on Friday.

How troops, others observed Eid El-Kabir in Borno (photos)
Boko Haram kills, abducts farmers in Borno

Boko Haram kills, abducts farmers in Borno

Farmers in the Konduga local government area of Borno state on Monday, August 28, reportedly attacked and killed many of them by the Boko Haram insurgents.

Boko Haram kills, abducts farmers in Borno
IDPs protest starvation, attack humanitarian aid workers in Maiduguri (photos)

IDPs protest starvation, attack humanitarian aid workers in Maiduguri (photos)

Some internally displaced persons of Gubio in Maiduguri have attacked foreign humanitarian aid workers over allege lack of food in the displaced camps.

IDPs protest starvation, attack humanitarian aid workers in Maiduguri (photos)
Governor Shettima of Borno helps a voter babysit her child, melts hearts (photos)

Governor Shettima of Borno helps a voter babysit her child, melts hearts (photos)

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state babysits the child of a delegate as she casts her vote at the ongoing APC governorship primaries in Anambra state

Governor Shettima of Borno helps a voter babysit her child, melts hearts (photos)
Boko Haram terrorists launch coordinated attacks on 4 villages in one night, 27 killed

Boko Haram terrorists launch coordinated attacks on 4 villages in one night, 27 killed

Boko Haram terrorists, on the night of August 23, attacked six villages in Nganzi Local Government Area of Borno state, killing no less than 27 people.

Boko Haram terrorists launch coordinated attacks on 4 villages in one night, 27 killed
You are acting out of immaturity - Governor Kashim Shettima slams Nnamdi Kanu

You are acting out of immaturity - Governor Kashim Shettima slams Nnamdi Kanu

Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno state said Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is ignorant of what is going on in Nigeria.

You are acting out of immaturity - Governor Kashim Shettima slams Nnamdi Kanu
How Boko Haram bombers killed 4, injured 8 at popular garage in Maiduguri - Report gives figure

How Boko Haram bombers killed 4, injured 8 at popular garage in Maiduguri - Report gives figure

Twenty-four hours after two Boko Haram bombers attacked the Muna Garage in Maiduguri, Borno state, it has been learnt that a total of four people died.

How Boko Haram bombers killed 4, injured 8 at popular garage in Maiduguri - Report gives figure
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