Posts Tagged ‘Borno’

Borno State: Moments After Slaying 43 Farmers, Soldiers Hit Terrorists’ Camps, Kills 5

By Onwuka Gerald Nigerian Troops of Operation Fire Ball after a reprisal attack on Boko Haram’s hideouts in Borno, killed five terrorists and recovered Firearms, ammunitions and bags of grains. The development was confirmed in a statement on Sunday by the Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig. Gen. Benard Onyeuko. Gen Onyeuko said the Operation […]

Borno: 15 Injured As Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush Zulum’s Convoy

No fewer than fifteen persons were reportedly Injured yesterday as Boko Haram terrorists attacked the convoy of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State. BREAKINGTIMES reports that Zulum has been touring on some local governments in the state, as part of measures to ensure safety of local returnees as well as make provision for the […]

Borno, Katsina Massacre: Criminals Taking Advantage Of COVID-19 Restrictions, Says Buhari

Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the recent attacks that left several dead in Borno and Katsina States. In his Democracy Day broadcast to the nation, the Ruler believes the killings were sparked by the restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the states. He, however, gave an assurance that the security agencies […]

BORNO KILLINGS: Eliminate B/Haram From Lake Chad — Senate To FG

The Muhammadu Buhari-led regime has been called upon to urgently deploy more military personnel and operatives of other security agencies to flush out Boko Haram insurgents from the Lake Chad region. This request followed a ‘Point of Order’ raised by Senator Abubakar Kyari during plenary on Thursday in the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly […]

Borno Attack, A Deliberate Act Of Terror — EU

The European Union has condemned Wednesday terrorists’ attack in the Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State that left over 80 civilians dead while scores were injured and kidnapped. BreakingTimes reports that the continental association described the attack on citizens as “despicable” and a “deliberate act of terror”. It, however, pledged its support to join Nigeria […]

#COVID19: UMTH Doctor Confirmed Positive After Exposure To Index Case

Investigative Journalist, Fisayo Soyombo, who earlier revealed an index case in Borno State, has said a doctor at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), has been confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19, after exposure to the index case. In a series of tweets via his Twitter handle, Soyombo said there are real fears […]