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UNDP executes Recovery Data-Base, water projects in Borno

<!– United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) –> United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), says it has developed a Recovery Data-Base to fast track sustainable humanitarian interventions in Borno. Ms Eno Jonathan, UNDP’s Communication Analyst in the Northeast, stated this in a statement in Maiduguri on …

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Ndume Refuses To Back Out Of Senate Presidency Race Despite Exit Rumours

Associates of Borno senator, Ali Ndume, have debunked social media posts that the lawmaker has withdrawn from the race for the presidency of the ninth Senate in support of Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan. Sahara Reporters saw a Facebook post suggesting senators Ndume and Danjuma Goje, who is also interested, have …

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Boko Haram Attacks In Borno ‘Last Kicks Of A Dying Horse’ – Army

A file photo of troops. Source: [email protected]   The Nigerian Army has reacted to the recent attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State, north-east Nigeria. The General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Biu, described the attacks on communities in southern Borno as the …

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PCNI supports 36000 IDPs with food, drug supplies in Borno

The Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative, the agency established for the coordination of humanitarian activities in the North East, has targeted 36,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in its March food and non-food and shelter kits support to IDPs in Maiduguri, Borno State. In a press release signed by …

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Nigerian army makes progress in tackling terrorism, crimes – Journalducameroun.com

Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that the ongoing military operations to combat terrorism, banditry and economic sabotage have recorded some success in the last one week.The Acting Director, Defence Information (DDI), Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said in a statement on Friday that during the period, troops repelled Boko Haram attack …

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Borno Police Confirms Boko Haram Attack In Chibok

  The Borno State Police command has confirmed an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Chibok Local Government Area. Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, who confirmed the attack said the force is still gathering facts about the incident which occurred on Thursday evening. READ ALSO: Police Arrest Suspected Telecom Vandals, Human …

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EXCLUSIVE: 13 Soldiers Killed, Dozen Others Injured After Stepping On Boko Haram Landmine

At least 13 soldiers were killed and an unconfirmed number of them severely wounded in Borno State on Monday when they stepped on a landmine planted by Boko Haram, SaharaReporters can report. The soldiers were moving along Gwoza-Yamteke Road in Gwoza Local Government Area when a military operational truck stepped …

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Borno gov-elect unfolds agenda

Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri The Governor-elect of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara, on Wednesday said addressing the root cause of the Boko Haram sect would be the priority of his administration. Umara said this after he received his certificate of return in Maiduguri from the Independent National Electoral Commission. The governor-elect, …

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Niger: Boko Haram suicide bomb and gun attack in Diffa region kills at least 10

Ten people were killed when at least two suicide bombers and gunmen staged a coordinated attack late Tuesday in a town in eastern Niger’s Diffa region which the local mayor blamed on Boko Haram. “Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen then attacked civilians,” Abba Kaya Issa, the …

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Chad: Boko Haram kills 23 soldiers in Dangdala attack

Twenty-three soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack in southwestern Chad on Friday, March 22, a military official told AFP. “Boko Haram elements attacked the Chadian army position at around 1 a.m., killing 23 troops,” the official said. The attack, which took place in Dangdala, on the northeastern bank …

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