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May, 2020

  • 25 May

    Photos: One Killed, Others Injured As Fire Razes IDP Camp In Borno

    One person has been killed, and many others injured in a fire outbreak that occurred at the Muna garage Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Borno State, over the weekend. Read Also: Disaster Averted As Two-storey Building Partially Collapses In Lagos This was disclosed by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) …

  • 14 May

    ISWAP Kills Five Soldiers In Borno

    Jihadists affiliated with Islamic States in West Africa Province (ISWAP), have killed five soldiers in an attack on a military checkpoint in Borno State, AFP has said. Read Also: Why Restructuring Is Bad For Niger Delta – Adelaja The fighters in several trucks opened fire on troops at the checkpoint outside …

  • 3 May

    My People Still Doubt That COVID-19 Is Real – Borno Deputy Gov

    Umar Kadafur, the Deputy Governor of Borno State, has said some people in the state still doubt the authenticity and presence of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read Also: Another Kano Don Dies As Strange Deaths Continue Kadafur, who is also the chairman of the state response team for the prevention and …

April, 2020

  • 25 April

    IDP, Two Others Test Positive For COVID-19 In Borno

    An Internally Displaced Person (IDP), and two other positive cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Borno, taking the toll in the state to 15. Read Also: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Exceeds 1,000 As NCDC Confirms 114 New Cases The IDP was identified during contact tracing of an earlier confirmed case, and …

  • 23 April

    Borno Records Second COVID-19 Death

    Babagana Zulum

    The Borno government on Wednesday, announced a second death from the novel Coronavirus outbreak in the state. Read Also: There’ll Be Two More Weeks Of Inter-State Lockdown – Governors Umar Kadafur, deputy dovernor, who is also the chairman of the State High Powered Committee on COVID-19, disclosed this, while giving an …

  • 4 April

    Nigerian Military Destroys ISWAP Camp In Borno

    The Nigerian Military on Friday destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) camp at Tumbun Fulani on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State. Read Also: COVID-19: Reps Seek Two-month Free Power Supply To Nigerians This was disclosed in a statement signed by Brigadier-General Benard Onyeuko, the acting …

March, 2020

  • 31 March

    Zulum Orders Lockdown In Borno, Says COVID-19 Deadlier Than Boko Haram

    Babagana Zulum

    Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, has banned all movements in the state, urging the people to consider that the threat posed by Coronavirus is more than the Boko Haram insurgency. Read Also: It’s Govt’s Job To Make Lives Better, Not Mine, Says Burna Boy Addressing the state in a broadcast on …

  • 31 March

    Troops Kill Boko Haram Commander, Recover Ammunition

    Nigerian troops under Operation Lafiya Dole, have killed a top Boko Haram commander, Abu Usamah, and dozens of other terrorists, during a gun battle in Gorgi, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. Read Also: Consuming Lemon, Garlic, Ginger Doesn’t Protect Against COVID-19 – NCDC Brig.-Gen Bernard Onyeuko, acting director, Defence …

  • 26 March

    Photo News: Boko Haram Kills Nigerian Soldiers, Destroys Vehicles

    It was reported on Tuesday, that Boko Haram insurgents killed at least 70 Nigerian soldiers in an ambush on their convoy in Borno State The Insurgents were said to have fired rocket-propelled grenades at the lorry carrying the troops, as it travelled near Gorgi village, AFP quoted two military officers …

  • 20 March

    Troops Kill ISWAP Leaders, Destroy Camps In Borno

    The Defence Headquarters has said several leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and fighters have been killed in a successful air mission by Nigerian forces at Alinwa in Borno State. Read Also: Nigeria Won’t Follow US’ Prescription Of Chloroquine As Coronavirus Treatment – Ehanire Bernard Onyeuko, Acting-Director, …

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