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Boko Haram: Two killed along Damaturu road as five terrorists surrender in Borno

Two persons have been confirmed dead with three others seriously injured following an ambush by suspected Boko Haram terrorists along Damaturu, Biu road Sunday afternoon. A military source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, disclosed that the insurgents had buried IEDs along the highway. It was gathered that the travelers, …

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Timeline of Boko Haram attacks in Borno since May 2017

By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri May 10 – Major General Ibrahim Attahiru takes over the Theatre Command from Major General Lucky Irabor. May 13 – Twin suicide attacks rock University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) as hundreds of UTME candidates get set to sit for their exams. The attacks claim the life of …

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Nigeria: Borno Gets New Head of Service Abdulkareem Haruna …

By Abdulkareem Haruna Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, on Friday, appointed Yerima Sale as the new head of the state’s civil service. Until his appointment, Mr. Sale was the Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement. Mr. Sale succeeds Yakubu Bukar who retired last month. …

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Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured in multiple suspected suicide attacks in northeast Borno state late …

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Nigeria: Troops Kill 10 Boko Haram Militants in Borno – allAfrica.com

By Ibrahim Sawab Maiduguri — Troops of the 8-Task Force Division under Operation Lafiya Dole have ambushed and killed 10 Boko Haram fighters in Borno State. The insurgents fell into an ambush laid by troops at 9:00pm on Wednesday as they attempted to sneak back into their swampy hideouts in …

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Nigeria: Borno Gets New Head of Service Abdulkareem Haruna

By Abdulkareem Haruna Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, on Friday, appointed Yerima Sale as the new head of the state’s civil service. Until his appointment, Mr. Sale was the Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement. Mr. Sale succeeds Yakubu Bukar who retired last month. …

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Boko Haram militants ramp up attacks on refugee shelters in northeast Nigeria

August 18, 2017 DAKAR, SENEGAL—Boko Haram militants are ramping up attacks on sites sheltering people uprooted by the jihadists’ insurgency in northeast Nigeria, pushing the displaced from “one hell into another,” a leading aid agency said on Friday. The Islamists are seeking softer targets – such as camps hosting the displaced …

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Children are #NotATarget

Tens of millions of children caught up in armed conflict must be protected from life-threatening attacks and violence. Around the world, conflict is exacting a devastating toll on millions of children. With increasing frequency, children are being deliberately and indiscriminately attacked and denied life-saving humanitarian assistance in breach of international …

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Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state – The …

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured in multiple suspected suicide attacks in northeast Borno state late …

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Insurgency: Borno State screens 400, 000 persons for HIV – Daily Trust

More than 400, 000 persons were screened for HIV virus in Borno, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Haruna Mshelia has said. Mshelia told newsmen in Maiduguri that the persons were screened and counseled on the scourge in the 53 Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) centers in the state. He …

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