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Big trouble for PDP as 2,000 members defect to APC in Borno state

– Some members of the PDP defected to the APC in Katsina state – The defectors said they joined the APC on their own accord – The new APC members praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his good work No fewer than 2,800 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in …

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JUST IN: Ex-Borno governor, Goni, others, quit PDP for APC

Ex-Borno governor, Goni, others, quit PDP for APC A former governor of the old Borno state, Mohammed Goni, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Goni was governor of old Borno State, that comprised the present Yobe State, from 1979 to …

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Boko Haram : Shettima in tears as Borno presents 10 undisclosed demands to Buhari

BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI A delegation of the Borno state Governor, traditional rulers, elders, national and state assembly members, ‎local government chairmen, women groups, the Nigerian Union of Journalists and labour unions, on Monday presented a letter containing security-related “observations” and ten undisclosed demands to President Muhammadu Buhari at the …

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Army denies Closure of Maiduguri-Monguno Road in Borno State

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Boko Haram launches series of attacks in north-east Nigeria

Boko Haram has launched a series of attacks in north-east Nigeria, hoisting its flags over several towns and overrunning a multinational military base. Militants from Islamic State West Africa Province, a faction of Boko Haram that split off in 2016, have taken over the former commercial town of Baga near …

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BREAKING: Armed soldiers shut down Daily Trust office in Borno, arrest editor, reporter

Armed soldiers on Sunday invaded Daily Trust regional office in Maiduguri, Borno state and arrested the regional editor, Uthman Abubakar and a reporter, Ibrahim Sawab. HAPPENING NOW:  SOLDIERS INVADE DAILY TRUST HEAD OFFICE IN ABUJA (PHOTOS)   WITNESSES ACCOUNT: HOW NIGERIAN SECURITY AGENTS ARRESTED DAILY TRUST’S EDITOR, REPORTER IN MAIDUGURI It is …

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Nigeria: PSWG Protection Overview, January – November 2018 – Nigeria

Protection Achievements: From January to November 2018, around 2.5 million individuals were reached through protection services in terms of provision of protection‐based materials, legal aid and access to legal documentation, livelihood support, and protection messaging and training in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY) states. North‐east Nigeria continues to register numerous …

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NAF Helicopter Gunship Destroys Terrorist Gun Trucks In Damasak, Borno State

  The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed some Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) gun trucks in air strikes conducted near Damasak in Northern Borno State. According to a statement by the Nigeria Air Force, NAF, the attacks were executed yesterday, 5 January 2019, …

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Boko Haram: Security situation in Borno getting worse — Gov Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State,  Monday night, raised the alarm that the security situation in the state was getting worse. Kashim Shettima He also explained why he has not criticised President Muhammadu Buhari on the issue, saying the President had given him unfettered access to the Presidency on the …

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