Saturday, 2nd December 2023

Borno state

2 days ago
In September 2023, international conflicts statisticians, rated Maiduguri, Borno State as the epicentre of deaths from the terrorism that have threatened the foundation of Nigeria as a Sovereignty. 
22 Nov
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, yesterday, ferried 20 kilometres of the Lake Chad waters to boost border trade with Chad, Niger and Cameroon.
20 Nov
The Defence Headquarters said troops of 29 Task Force Brigade foiled the attack by terrorists on the convoy of Yobe Governor along Maiduguri-Damaturu road on Saturday.
16 Nov
Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has assured the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) of his commitment to bolstering the partnership between his government and the anti-narcotics agency, to achieve a drug-free society across the state’s 27 local councils.
13 Nov
Goods worth millions of naira were destroyed yesterday, when the Gambouru main market was gutted by fire in the early hours of Sunday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.
5 Nov
The Air Component Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) has killed 160 Boko Haram terrorists at Bulabulin and Degbawa villages along the Kumadugu/Yobe River and Mandara Mountains in Borno and Yobe states. It was learnt that the terrorists were neutralised on November 2, 2023, after the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets destroyed the terrorists’ camps along…
5 Nov
Reported escalation of terrorist attacks in Borno State and environs that have claimed many lives in the past few months is unfortunate and should not be taken lightly by the authorities. Reports that the development is not unconnected with the so-called repentant terrorists who were recently integrated back into the society is particularly alarming because…
30 Oct
Air strikes against identified terrorists’ hideouts and enclaves in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria, thickened over the weekend. Sources revealed that sequel to intelligence received from the Land Component of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) on October 29, 2023, about 22 terrorists in a gun truck and 2 motorcycles were sighted near Marte, NAF aircraft of the…
27 Oct
The Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups may have again suffered another devastating loss of scores of its fighters in airstrikes carried out by the Nigerian Airforce component of Operation Hadin Kai in the North East. The airstrikes were conducted on October 26, 2023 in Tudun Baranga and Jubilaram, both located…
27 Oct
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja on Thursday conducted an on-the-spot assessment of Nigerian Army units namely, 231 Battalion and 331 Artillery Regiment in Abogo Largema Military Cantonment, Biu in Borno State. The respective Commanding Officers of the two units, Lieutenant Colonels Aliyu Garba and Muphtau Arilesere gave the COAS a…
24 Oct
Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, yesterday, expressed shock and grief over the death of the state’s commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR), Ibrahim Garba, at his 777 Housing estate guest house in Maiduguri.
18 Oct
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has started tracking executive and constituency projects across the 27 local councils of Borno State. The projects are in the education, health, water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors of the economy. According to the commission, the 70 projects, worth N7.3 billion, are sited in…


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