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January, 2020

  • 8 January

    Mother, Three Daughters Killed In Yobe Fire

    A mother and three of her daughters were killed in a fire incident in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, on Tuesday. This was confirmed by Usman Habu, Damaturu Fire Station Officer, in an interview on Wednesday. According to Habu, the incident occurred at 11pm at Red Bricks Quarters, on Maiduguri …

December, 2019

  • 22 December

    Explosions, Gunshots Rock Yobe

    Three explosions have rocked Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, accompanied with sporadic gunshots, residents of the northern state have said on Sunday. Residents said Boko Haram militants have invaded the town detonating at least three bombs. However, Njoka Irabor, spokesman of the army’s Operation Lafiya Dole, said troops fought Boko …

April, 2019

  • 10 April

    Army Repels Boko Haram Attack On Damaturu

    The Sector 2, Operation LAFIYA DOLE of Nigeria Army in Damaturu, on Wednesday, said it successfully repelled suspected Boko Haram insurgents that attempted to attack Damaturu, Yobe capital, on Tuesday. Lt. Njoka Irabor, Acting Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Sector 2 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, said the troops ambushed and killed many …

October, 2017

  • 27 October

    ISIS Claims Responsibility For Damaturu Attack

        The Islamic State, ISIS, has claimed responsibility for the attack on Damaturu, Yobe State, which killed eight soldiers and left five persons injured. A civilian was also killed in the tragic incident that occurred on Tuesday. In a statement released on Thursday, the militant group explained how its …

August, 2017

  • 21 August

    Boko Haram Bombs Two In Yobe

    Boko Haram insurgents freed

      Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have killed two people in Damaturu, Yobe state. Three others were said to have been injured and are receiving treatment at the Damaturu Specialist Hospital. According to Channels television, the victims were travelling from to Biu, when the explosive buried in the ground by the terrorist detonated. …

April, 2017

  • 13 April

    Calm Returns To Damaturu Following Army, Police Clash

    The Nigeria Police Force say normalcy has been restored in Damaturu, Yobe after a clash between some personnels of the police and the Nigerian Army. The clash occurred in the early hours of Wednesday in Damaturu. A statement issued by the Force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, said that a joint …

August, 2016

  • 24 August

    Breaking: Bomb Blast Kills One, Injures Others In Yobe

    By Esther Okafor A bomb blast on Wednesday killed one person and injured three others in  in Damaturu, Yobe State. The incident was said to have occurred after an Army officer approached a welding shop to repair an equipment belonging to the military. It was gathered that, just when the …

October, 2015

  • 7 October

    Two Female Bombers Kill 15, Injure 12 In Damaturu

    Two women suicide bombers killed 15 people, including themselves, early Wednesday at a mosque in the compound of a government workers’ housing estate and around a nearby location. The attack happened around 6 a.m. when mosques were filled with the faithful performing early-morning prayers in Buhari Housing Estate, Damaturu, Yobe state. …

August, 2015

July, 2015

  • 11 July

    Boko Haram Dares Troops, Seizes Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway

    There are reports Boko Haram militants have seized the Thighway linking Maiduguri to Damaturu, capitals of Borno and Yobe states respectively. A Premium Times report says a police officer told it travelers on plying the highways are turned back. The policeman also said soldiers are headed to the occupied area …

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