Posts Tagged ‘North East’

Nigerian Army Ambush B/Haram In North East, Kill Scores

by Seun Adeuyion May 3, 2020
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have sustained their offensive against Boko Haram terrorists that are hibernating in different locations within the North East theatre of operation. The sustained offensive by the troops is yielding fruitful results as they have succeeded in dislodging and killing several of the insurgents. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. […]

INSECURITY, KILLINGS: N’East governors meet

by Seun Adeuyion March 7, 2020
Governors of the six North-East states  gathered on Friday in Gombe for an inaugural consultative meeting to check the lingering insecurity and other challenges in the sub-region. Addressing newsmen at the end of the meeting, the host governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, said its aim was to close ranks and chart a way forward for the […]

B/Haram will soon be eradicated — NEDC boss, Paul Tarfa

by Seun Adeuyion March 7, 2020
Despite the rising killings of soldiers and civilians by insurgents in the North-east region, the Chairman of North East Development Commission (NEDC), Major-General Paul Tarfa (retd), has predicted that the rampaging deadly Boko Haram sect would be wiped out in the nearest future. Tarfa, who spoke yesterday in Garkida, his hometown in Adamawa State, while […]

Buratai tells aid organisations to stay away from N’East conflict zones

by Seun Adeuyion February 23, 2020
The Nigerian army has advised international aid organisations to stay away from conflict zones in the north-east so as not to be victims of the crisis. Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, said this on Friday when he received officials of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) better known as Doctors Without Borders, at the army […]

Borno Govt. promises IDPs would return in 2018

by Breaking Timeson November 6, 2017
The Deputy Gov. of  Borno , Usman Durkwa  says strategies are being put in place to  ensure that the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state return to their communities before the first quarter of 2018. Durkwa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on Sunday, that there were still a handful of […]

Boko Haram Ravaged Areas In N/E Soon To Have Electricity Supply – MD, YEDC

by Breaking Timeson December 8, 2016
Following the massive destruction to electric­ity installations in the North East by the Boko Ha­ram insurgents, the Yola Elec­tricity Distribution Company, YEDC has approached the Presidential Initiative on the North East for interference to restore electricity back to the affected areas within the shortest possible time. Managing Director of Yola Electricity Distribution Company(YEDC) Engr, Ba­baumara […]