Despite insurgency, UNIMAID to continue oil, gas exploration in Lake Chad Basin
The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) has defied Boko Haram insurgency and abduction of its staff to continue oil and gas exploration in Lake Chad Basin of Borno and Yobe states.
Yobe to rebuild headquarters of ancient Kanem Borno Empire
The Yobe Government has said it is planning to rebuild Birnin Ngazargamu, the headquarters of 15th Century Kanem Borno Empire under its dynasty to boost tourism and research.
Families of freed lecturers, policewomen laud FG for their release
Mrs Hassana Ibrahim, a relative to one of the freed University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Yusuf Ibrahim, has expressed joy over their release from Boko Haram captivity. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government, on Saturday, announced the release of Ibrahim and 12 other persons abducted by the insurgents in Borno,…
EFCC arrests own personnel over theft of case file
The Borno State zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two of its personnel along with a girlfriend in Maiduguri.
Osinbajo meets African Union peace council over insurgency
Yemi Osinbajo yesterday held a crucial meeting with a delegation from the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC), which has been visiting countries in the lake Chad basin on a fact-finding mission.
Four of our members are still missing, says UNIMAID ASUU
The insurgents last Tuesday attacked a team of geologists on oil exploration exercise in Lake Chad Basin. The team, according to Mamman, comprises NNPC staff, geologists, members of CJTF and military personnel.
No plans to close UNIMAID over Boko Haram attacks, says Minister
Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said the Federal Government has no plans to close down University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), despite incessant Boko Haram attacks, including the recent one that claimed over 48 lives.
NAF signs MoU with UNIMAID on research, production of Alpha Jet parts
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) on research development and production of locally-made Alpha Jet aircraft anti-skid test bench.
Terrorists still alive, prowling, despite government’s victory claim
The president would repeat the same declaration in an interview with BBC in February 2016, despite the fact that, few days to the interview, terrorists had just attacked Dalori, a village in Borno State, where about 86 persons were killed.
Security operatives kill two suicide bombers at UNIMAID
The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Damian Chukwu, has confirmed that security operatives deployed to the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) intercepted and killed two suspected suicide bombers on Thursday night, with no other casualties.