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Borno villagers foil Boko Haram attack, kill insurgents

Boko Haram insurgents The Kalabalge villagers also arrested some of the insurgents. Residents of Kalabalge Village in Borno State on Tuesday fought off invading Boko Haram gunmen in an early morning attack, killing several of them with about 10 also caught alive. The insurgents had repeatedly attempted to attack Kalabalge, …

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Pres. Jonathan Set to Visit Borno State

Posted on Friday, May 16th, 2014 at 10:10 AM By BellaNaija.com President Goodluck Jonathan will be visiting Borno State today to review the security situation in the region. He is also expected to visit soldiers deployed there. The president may also visit Chibok, Vanguard reports. After his visit to Borno, …

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Borno state governor Shettima poses with agriculture engineers during a …

Borno state governor Kashim Shettima poses with agriculture engineers during a ceremony marking part of a government program to combat Boko Haram in Borno through agriculture development, in Abuja May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA – Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW POLITICS) Source

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77 Abducted Schoolgirls Have Been Identified By Their Names – Borno …

The Special Adviser on Media to the Borno State Governor, Mr Isa Gusau, believes that the efforts of the Borno State Government have been a major force driving the progress in the search for the abducted schoolgirls from Chibok. He made this assertion on Thursday while appearing on Channels Television’s …

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Nigerian vigilantes kill scores of militants

Villagers in northern Nigeria have killed and detained scores of Islamist militants who were suspected of planning an attack, the residents and a security official said. Vigilante groups have been forming to resist Boko Haram, which is holding more than 270 schoolgirls captive. In Kalabalge, in Borno state, residents said …

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Borno: GOC 7 Division Nigerian Army escapes death after unknown gunmen …

The Commander 7 Division Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Borno State, northeast of Nigeria, Major General Ahmadu Mohammed narrowly escaped death on Wednesday when his convoy was attacked by gunmen along Chibok road. The GOC had reportedly was visited Chibok town on the ongoing search for abducted female students of Girls’ Secondary …

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Jonathan Asks for Extension of Emergency Rule in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

Photo: ThisDay For the third time in a row, President Goodluck Jonathan, has again asked the National Assembly to give him the nod to extend the State of Emergency in the North East States of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. This is as the House of Representatives Tuesday urged Federal Roads …

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200 Boko Haram militants killed, others captured in Borno

by Zara Mustapha   As villagers use traditional fighting equipment and charms to repel the attacks. Almost 200 suspected members of the Boko Haram were killed today by residents of  Rann, the headquarters of Kala-Balge local government area in north eastern part of  Borno State, officials and locals from the …

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