6 feared dead in Maiduguri boat mishap
Local divers have recovered six bodies out of nine people involved in a boat accident at Zabarmari area in Jere Local Government Area of Borno.
UN decries killing of abducted aid worker in Borno
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has condemned the killing of abducted 25-year-old midwife and aid worker, Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa, in Borno State.
Borno commences payment of N1b gratuities to retirees
The Borno State Government has commenced payment of N1billion gratuities to retired workers in the civil service.
Borno deputy governor confirms attack on military base
The Deputy Governor of Borno State, Usman Durkwa has confirmed that Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, attacked a military base at Gudumbali in Guzamala Council. Durkwa said he was yet to get the number of casualties from security agencies, though the Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu and Brigade Commander of Military Forces in Monguno confirmed the…
NATF kills terrorists, destroys hideouts in Borno State
In a coordinated ground and aerial “Thunder Strike 2” operation, the Nigerian Air Task Force (NATF) has destroyed terrorists’ hideouts, killing some of the hoodlums, in Borno State.
Nigerian Army University for insurgency?
A two billion naira worth of an Army University to tackle insurgency in the North East should be regarded as an idea whose time should not come at a time like this.
Borno APC flays NEC order, adopts indirect primaries
The Borno state chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has adopted the indirect mode of primaries for all the elective positions for the 2019 elections. This is despite the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) declaration on September 1 that all primary elections for elective offices would be through direct primaries except where impediments…
Army troops kill 3 Boko Haram terrorists, recover weapons in Borno
The Nigerian Army says its troops have killed three Boko Haram insurgents while on fighting patrol in Kukawa in Baga Local Government Area in Borno on Sunday.
WHO targets 1m children against malaria, cholera in Borno
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is targeting one million children against the spread and contraction of malaria and cholera in Borno State.