Borno: Boko Haram terrorists kills 12, abduct one

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists in military uniform have killed 12 persons and abducted one, in Gatamarwa and Tsiha communities, situated in Chibok local government area of Borno State. The latest attack came barely two weeks after the insurgents perpetrated a similar attack in Chibok, where they killed two persons and looted food stuff in some houses before settling them ablaze. The Police Public Relations officer, Borno State command, ASP Nahum Daso Kenneth, confirmed the attack saying 12 corpses were recovered. According to him, “The gunmen shot sporadically at the people in…

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Tinubu grieves over Kaduna bomb victims

…Inaugurates first electric taxis in Borno President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, once again expressed his condolences to the families of Nigerians who lost their lives in the recent Kaduna bombing mishap in Tudun-Biri, after commissioning a fleet of 107 gas, electric-powered buses as well as taxis in the second phase of Governor Babagana Zulum’s metro transport scheme in Maiduguri, Borno State, yesterday. Speaking at the palace of the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Ibn-Umar Garbai Al-Amin el-Kanemi, the President, who was in Maiduguri for this year’s ‘Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference’,…

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Borno: Soldiers storm Sambisa enclave, kill 6 Boko Haram terrorists

In a recent operation carried out by the Nigerian troops of ‘Operation Hadin Kai’ in the North-East, six Boko Haram terrorists were eliminated during a raid on their camp in the outskirts of Sambisa Forest in Borno State. The successful mission was conducted in collaboration with the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and Hybrid forces on September 7, 2023, at Garin Ba’aba in Ba local government area. Bama, situated approximately 70 kilometres from Maiduguri, is a crucial location within the heart of the Sambisa Forest. The operation was prompted by…

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Borno: Boko Haram kills six in roadside bomb attack

No fewer than six persons have been killed in a bomb explosion in Konduga local government area of Borno State. The incident occurred on a countryside road between Bama to Kawuri, in Konduga where civilians regularly travel through to other parts of the State. The explosion happened after a transport vehicle drove over a hidden explosive planted by Boko Haram terrorists It’s gathered that one of the vehicles, a Toyota starlet returning from Adamawa State drive directly over the bomb, killing five passengers on board. The driver who was severely injured,…

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Borno: Over 80 fleeing ISWAP terrorists drown in river

At least eighty-two (82) members of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) and their families were reportedly drowned in a river in Borno State. According to reports, the terrorists drowned while fleeing the North-East axis of Damasak. Terrorists operating from the Lake Chad region are said to have met their Waterloo while attempting to flee massive troop incursions between June 2 and 3, 2023. They were reportedly attempting to cross into Niger Republic. Separate incidents were reported in the communities of Bulama Modori, Kaneram, Dogomolu, and Jokka. The…

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Borno: Military shuts underage brothels in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Military has carried out a raid on the underage brothels located at Kasuwan-Fara, Shagari low-cost area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The shutdown of the brothels was a result of a published report, which exposed the illegal activities taking place there. According to a resident, Halima Abdul, “The military raided the place two days ago and arrested some people. The whole place is now quiet; we don’t know where they took the culprits to”. She further explained that the raid and subsequent patrols by the military have…

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Borno: Boko Haram bomb maker killed by own explosive

The chief bomb maker of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Awana Gaidam, has been killed by his own Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Sambisa Forest, Borno State. It was gathered that Awana was one of Boko Haram’s capable hands involved in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The 39-year-old bomb maker was believed to be responsible for plotting many IEDs attacks on troops of ‘Operation Hadin Kai’ during fighting patrols, along major highways between Maiduguri to Damboa, Bama to Pulka, and Bita, as well as Banki to Darajamal general area. According…

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Terrorism:  443 Boko Haram surrender, as death toll rises to 300 in clash with ISWAP

At least, 443 more Boko Haram terrorists and family members who escaped the week-long sustained massive attacks by the Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) fighters in Borno State, have surrendered to troops. This is as death toll on Boko Haram’s side following the ISWAP attack has risen to 300. A total of 223 of the Boko Haram elements surrendered to the troops of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in Diffa and Gueskerou, in the Republic of Niger, between March 7 to 10, 2023. Another 220 members of the…

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Borno: Boko Haram kills 26 in surprise attacks in terror attack

Boko Haram have killed 26 people including a policeman and fishermen in separate but surprise attacks in some towns in Borno State. According to sources, in Mongumeri, the terrorists in large number attacked a team of special police force on Wednesday in an hour of gun battle.. Commissioner of Police, Abdu Umar, who confirmed the attack yesterday, told newsmen that a policeman was killed in the exchange of fire with the terrorists. He also said the police operational vehicle snatched by the terrorists during the attack was later recovered by…

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Bandits abduct three, open fire on 2 in Katsina

…6 terrorists reportedly killed as ISWAP, Boko Haram clash in Borno Two people were reportedly killed and three others were kidnapped yesterday, when suspected kidnappers reportedly opened fire on two Katsina households. The bandits were allegedly operating out of the forest in Katsina State’s Jibiya local government area, according to a local citizen, Yusufu Musa, who raised the alert about the event. Recall that suspected bandits a few days ago attacked and kidnapped a businessman in the same area. He was killed despite a N4 million ransom in the Kafur…

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