Insecurity: 1,366 explosions recorded in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe within five years — UN

There were129 fatalities due to Improvised Explosive Devices incidents recorded for 2020, the report also said. The United Nations (UN) says it has collated an estimated 1,366 incidents of explosive hazards in the past five years in Nigeria’s Northeastern states Read More …

Nigeria: Boko Haram blows up power tower in Maiduguri

Barely three days after electricity was restored in Maiduguri, Boko Haram terrorists have plunged the North-East city into darkness again after blowing up a power tower on Saturday. In January, the terrorists had struck power installations thrice to keep the Read More …

Nigeria: Electricity workers injured by Boko Haram landmine in Borno

Two workers of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) are now battling to survive from injuries they sustained when their vehicle ran over a landmine allegedly planted by Boko Haram terrorists at Mainok, in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno Read More …

Nigeria: 10 Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Maiduguri

Officials in Nigeria’s Borno state say 10 people have died from explosions around the northeast city of Maiduguri. Residents in affected areas have fled their homes. Local officials suspect Islamist militant group Boko Haram was behind the blasts. There was Read More …

Nigeria: 5 soldiers, 6 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno clash

Five soldiers of the Nigerian Army and six Boko Haram terrorists were killed in a gunfight in the Alagarno area of Borno State on Monday, January 11, 2021. The terrorists were members of main Boko Haram faction, the Islamic State Read More …

Nigerian troops neutralise 23 terrorists, capture IED specialist

Troops of Operation Fire Ball in the North-East have neutralised 23 terrorists and captured one Improvised Explosive Device (IED) specialist in Ngamdu, near Maiduguri. Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko, Acting Director, Defense Media Operations, who disclosed this on Tuesday said that some Read More …

Nigeria: Troops apprehend IEDs makers in North-East

The Defence Headquarters said the troops of Operation Fire Ball have overrun some Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and arrested their Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) makers in the North East. The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Read More …

Nigeria’s Boko Haram crisis: ‘Bomb on donkey’ used to ambush Borno governor

Militants linked to the Islamic State group (IS) have used a donkey strapped with explosives to ambush the convoy of the governor of Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state. Governor Babagana Zulum was returning to the state capital, Maiduguri, from Baga town Read More …

Nigeria: 4 soldiers, 10 policemen, 4 others killed by terrorists

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said 18 persons, among them 4 soldiers, 10 policemen and 4 civilians, have been killed by Boko Haram terrorists in an ambush in Borno State. The deceased met their death Friday while providing security for the Read More …

Nigeria: 3 hours after Zulum returns to Maiduguri, multiple explosions rock city

Many people were reportedly dead in multiple explosions that rocked some parts of Maiduguri, Borno State capital. The incident took place nearly three hours when Governor Babagana Zulum, who survived twin attacks on his convoy in Baga and Gajiram general Read More …