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Gunmen open fire on Borno state governor’s convoy

The convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state, was attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at Baga, a town in the state, on Wednesday, July 29. According to reports, the Governor had gone to visit some Internally Displaced Persons camps when his convoy was attacked. “The governor went to Kukawa, and on his way to Baga […]

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Borno classroom turned into a poultry farm as schools remain closed due to the pandemic

A classroom in Borno state has been converted into a poultry farm as schools remain closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Photos shared online show numerous domestic fowls and poultry feeding on what used to be the floor of a classroom. Chairs and desks were piled on top of each other on one side of […]

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Criminals killing people in Borno, Katsina are taking advantage of COVID-19 restrictions – Buhari

President Buhari has said that criminals responsible for the killings and destruction of properties in Katsina state and Borno state are taking advantage of the restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the states. The President said in the nationwide speech he gave this morning to celebrate this year’s Democracy Day. He, however, […]

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14 killed, many injured as fire razes IDPs camp in Borno

14 internally displaced persons have been confirmed dead while 15 persons sustained various degree of injuries during a fire outbreak at a camp for displaced persons in Ngala local government area of Borno state. It was gathered that the fire started at about 2:15pm at Ngala IS camp on Thursday April 16. Mal Yusuf Gulumbo […]

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Two Nigerian soldiers test positive for Coronavirus in Borno

Two Nigerian soldiers have reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus in Monguno, Borno State. Sahara Reporters reports that the duo, who returned to camp after they were issued administrative passes, have been quarantined at Sector 3 Mission Headquarters for observation since Saturday March 28th. The NCDC has however not announced any case of Coronavirus in Borno […]

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Boko Haram kills 47 soldiers in Borno

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Tuesday March 24, confirmed that Boko Haram insurgents killed at least 47 soldiers in a recent attack. Director of Defence Information, Major General John Enenche disclosed this in a session with journalists in Abuja. He revealed that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole were on clearance and fighting patrol operation to […]