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Islamic State reportedly kills 11 soldiers, launches fresh attack in Borno

Islamic State has reportedly launched a fresh attack in Borno State as the group claimed to have killed 11 soldiers.  The group announced the alleged killing of the soldiers via Amaq, its news agency, on Saturday, May 11, 2019. According to the information, the insurgent group said it killed 11 …

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Borno to UN: delist Nigeria from countries using child soldiers

Borno State Government has called on the United Nation Security Council to delist Nigeria from the list of countries using child soldiers in armed conflict. Deputy Solicitor General of Borno State Ministry of Justice, Barrister Abdullahi Hussaini Izge who is also the Project Coordinator, Civilian JTF MoU Action Plan in Borno …

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Borno government to partner firm on youth empowerment

The Deputy Governor-elect of Borno State, Alhaji Umar Usman Kadafur has commended West African Ceramics Ltd and Royal Engineered Stones Ltd, for establishing Royal Exclusive Showroom in Maiduguri. Director of Planning, Borno State Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Investment, Mr. Samuel Bumba, who represented Kadafur during the inauguration of the …

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B’Haram abducts five, kills four in fresh Borno attack

Kayode Idowu Boko Haram, on Saturday, morning killed four persons on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State. Our correspondent learnt that the casualties were among the five people abducted by the insurgents at Njimtilo. It was learnt that the insurgents, who also stole food items from Njimtilo, later shot them …

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Islamic State claims attack on Nigeria military base in Gajigana

Islamic State claimed fighters from its West Africa Province affiliate killed 11 soldiers in an attack on a military base in Gajigana in the volatile northeastern Borno state. In a Saturday statement, ISIS said ISWAP fighters on Friday, May 10 attacked the military base in Gajigana, also spelled Gajiganna, around 45 …

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Nigeria: ISIL claims killing 11 soldiers in Borno state

ISIL fighters killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ. The armed group said on Saturday the attack on the soldiers took place in the town in northeastern Borno state on Friday. It published pictures of burned …

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Boko Haram attacks transmission substation in Borno – TCN ▷ Nigeria news

– A 330/132kV transmission substation at Molai in Maiduguri, Borno state, was reportedly attacked by Boko Haram insurgents – The substation was completed and energized on October 25, 2018 and was formally commissioned on February 13, 2019 – A truck, computer, monitor and printer in the control room were destroyed …

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Pastor, church members and Christian relief worker kidnapped in Nigeria

Women displaced by Boko Haram’s attacks waiting for food at St Theresa Catholic Church, Yola.World Watch Monitor A group of Christians, including a church pastor, are missing after being kidnapped in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram militants while on their way to deliver aid.  Rabiu Aminu, the Borno State Coordinator …

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Nigeria’s Civilian JTF militia releases 900 child recruits

Nearly 900 children held by a pro-government militia force fighting Boko Haram insurgents in northeastern Nigeria were freed on Friday, the United Nations said. The 894 children, including 106 girls, had been in the ranks of the government-backed Civilian Joint Task Force, a local militia which supports the Nigerian military …

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Nigeria: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) Report: No. 117 (29 April – 05 May 2019) – Nigeria

Within the period of 25 April – 05 May 2019, a total of 3,320 movements were recorded, including 2,695 arrivals and 625 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Biu, Chibok, Dikwa, Gwoza, Jere, Kaga, Mafa, Maiduguri, Mobbar, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno state …

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