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MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Scores Killed As Soldiers, Boko Haram Clash; Tension As Bandits Attack Again

No fewer than three Nigerian soldiers and 20 Boko Haram insurgents lost their lives on Saturday as the military tried to recapture Maiduguri town, the Borno state capital. Source: Sahara Reporters The insurgents were said to have invaded 777 housing estate, on the outskirts of Maiduguri metropolis around 10: 15 pm on Saturday.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Scores Killed As Soldiers, Boko Haram Clash; Tension As Bandits Attack Again

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Tension As Gunmen Attack Again; Troops Foil ISWAP Attempt To Attack Military Base

Tension As Gunmen Attack Again Gunmen have reportedly killed a Baptist pastor and one other on Monday evening in Lisuru Gida, Ikulu Chiefdom, Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers A resident who requested anonymity confirmed the incident to The PUNCH yesterday, saying the gunmen opened fire on the duo as they returned home from their farms around 6 p.m.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Tension As Gunmen Attack Again; Troops Foil ISWAP Attempt To Attack Military Base

POLITICS

Meet 2 Professors Who Are Local Government Chairmen In Borno

Governance is a serious business and some states in the country are already using professionals and university professors to run the affairs of the state. In some states, professionals and university professors are appointed and elected to contribute to the development of the state with their wealth of experience.

  7 months ago ago
Meet 2 Professors Who Are Local Government Chairmen In Borno

MILITARY

3 Times The Nigerian Air Force Accidentally Bombed The Wrong Target

The Nigerian Armed Forces comprising of the army, navy and air force have been in a serious war with terrorists and bandits over the past few years. The intense efforts of the Nigerian military in combatting the insurgents have however claimed the lives of innocent civilians and soldiers due to some mistakes on the part of the Nigerian Air Force.

  7 months ago ago
3 Times The Nigerian Air Force Accidentally Bombed The Wrong Target

CULTURE

Story Of The First European Man To Eat 'Miyan Kuka' When He Visited Nigeria

In the 1800s, many European explorers came to West Africa. One of them was Hugh Clapperton and he was a naval officer from Scotland. Him and his crew explored the West and Central parts of Africa. On 17 February 1823, Hugh Clapperton and his crew came to Kuka, which is now known as Kukawa in Borno.

  7 months ago ago
Story Of The First European Man To Eat 'Miyan Kuka' When He Visited Nigeria

POLITICS

[Opinion] Anambra Election: Soludo Might Seems To Be The Best But Andy Uba May Win

Anambra governorship election is just a few weeks from now, no amount of insurgency or chaos will stop the election from holding in Nigeria. Even at the peak of the activities of Boko Haram, elections are still held in Borno. Any group advocating for an election boycott in Anambra is not doing any good to the state.

  7 months ago ago
[Opinion] Anambra Election: Soludo Might Seems To Be The Best But Andy Uba May Win

MILITARY

[OPINION] The Continuous Disregard Of Youth Corpers In Nigeria Calls For Concern

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was created by General Yakubu Gowon, the military head of state at the time, to bridge ethnic and religious divisions in Nigeria and to foster the spirit of Nigerian nationalism. But in recent times, we have seen how corps members have been disregarded and exposed to unnecessary risk.

  7 months ago ago
[OPINION] The Continuous Disregard Of Youth Corpers In Nigeria Calls For Concern

MILITARY

2 Important Things FG Should Do After Another Bombing Error Killed 20 Residents In Borno State

According to a report from Punch Newspaper, no fewer than 20 civilians have died from a supposed air strike in Dabar Masara, a border town in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State. Photo Credit: Vanguard This happened barely two weeks after Nigerian Air Force fighter jet killed nine villagers in a community in Yobe State.

  8 months ago ago
2 Important Things FG Should Do After Another Bombing Error Killed 20 Residents In Borno State

POLITICS

Why states like Borno, Katsina, Others, should first be declared a state of emergency before Anambra

It was earlier reported how the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), in a recent statement, revealed that the nigerian government might declare a state of emergency in Anambra following the recent attacks in the state, and to guarantee that the November 6 governorship election will hold.

  7 months ago ago
Why states like Borno, Katsina, Others, should first be declared a state of emergency before Anambra

SOCIETY

IDPs in Borno receive NEMA Routine food rations for 35,508 Households

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), through its North East zonal office led by the Zonal coordinator Wagami Lydia Madu has commenced routine monthly distribution of food items for Internally Displaced Person's (IDPs) in camps, host communities and liberated communities in Borno State.

  7 months ago ago
IDPs in Borno receive NEMA Routine food rations for 35,508 Households

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Zulum Threatens To Deal With Political Thugs, Buhari Hosts Turkish President

Zulum threatens to deal with political thugs, sponsors in Borno Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum has threatened to deal with political thugs and their sponsors in if they do not stop any forms of thuggery in the state. Zulum in a meeting with some APC youths in the Government House, vowed to arrest any youths involve in thuggery with politicians sponsoring them.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Zulum Threatens To Deal With Political Thugs, Buhari Hosts Turkish President

MILITARY

Why Nigerians Should Give Troops Their Support As They Neutralize 7 ISWAP Fighters In Borno

According to a report by Daily Post, over seven ISWAP elements were reportedly neutralized by the Nigerian military on Saturday after they attempted to enter Maiduguri and were successfully repelled at Kumshe general area of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital in northeast Nigeria by the Nigerian troops. Nigeria is huge.

  7 months ago ago
Why Nigerians Should Give Troops Their Support As They Neutralize 7 ISWAP Fighters In Borno

ENTERTAINMENT

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Shoot Popular Ghanaian Singer; Troops Neutralise 20 Terrorists In Borno

Gunmen shoot popular Ghanaian singer, Shatta Wale Popular Ghanaian singer, Shatta Wale has been hospitalized after he was shot by unknown gunmen. Photo Credit: Dailypost The singer, who is said to be in critical condition, was taken to an unknown hospital's emergency unit in Accra, Ghana's capital, after being shot by gunmen in East Legon on Monday evening.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Shoot Popular Ghanaian Singer; Troops Neutralise 20 Terrorists In Borno

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How 9 months Power Outage Affect our Businesses In Maiduguri - Residents

Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, has undergone a power outage for nearly a year, as a result of incessant attacks on transmission towers by insurgents. The insurgents blew up the transmission towers, which supported and conveyed high-voltage power lines from Damaturu to Maiduguri and the power supply was affected in the capital city and few adjoining towns, including Bama.

  7 months ago ago
How 9 months Power Outage Affect our Businesses In Maiduguri - Residents

POLITICS

Goronyo attack: Zulum, Yahaya Visits Sokoto as NEGF’s Reps Donate N20m

Executive Governor of Borno state, Babagana Umara Zulum who is the Chairman of the Northeast Governors' Forum, alongside Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, was in Sokoto on Saturday for a consolation and solidarity visit to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal over a recent invasion of Goronyo market by criminals, which caused 40 deaths.

  7 months ago ago
Goronyo attack: Zulum, Yahaya Visits Sokoto as NEGF’s Reps Donate N20m

MILITARY

Reno Reacts After AGF, Malami Threatened To Declare A State Of Emergency In Anambra State.

It was reported earlier today that the Attorney General of Federation and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami threatened to declare a state of emergency in Anambra State. This statement that was made by Malami caused several Nigerians to react differently. Based on that note, the former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri decided to react.

  7 months ago ago
Reno Reacts After AGF, Malami Threatened To Declare A State Of Emergency In Anambra State.

POLITICS

How can you leave Borno, Yobe, Kaduna and Niger and Declare Emergency in Anambra?. Reno Tackles FG.

Former aide to Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has reacted to threats made by the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency in Anambra state, following the worsening state of security in the state. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Wednesday, October 6, revealed that the Federal Government may declare a state of emergency in Anambra state ahead of the November 6 governorship election.

  7 months ago ago
How can you leave Borno, Yobe, Kaduna and Niger and Declare Emergency in Anambra?. Reno Tackles FG.

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Remember Borno In Your Prayer – Zulum, Let Be Hopeful Of A Better Nigeria - Buhari

Remember Borno in your prayers – Zulum to Nigerians Zulum expressed confidence that Borno will surpass the gains being recorded by security agencies in the search for enduring tranquillity. The governor, in his Independence Day message signed by his spokesman, Isa Gusau, said though there are signs of peace, efforts must be redoubled for total victory.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Remember Borno In Your Prayer – Zulum, Let Be Hopeful Of A Better Nigeria - Buhari

SOCIETY

Photos: Governor Zulum Inspects Ongoing Projects In Maiduguri

The executive Governor of Borno state, his Excellency Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday evaluated projects ongoing in Maiduguri and neighboring Jere Local Government Area. The five projects contain a new trailer park, flyover at the customs roundabout, a double carriageway from customs to Muna, Kwanan Yobe road and drainage system, and Maiduguri-Bama expressway.

  7 months ago ago
Photos: Governor Zulum Inspects Ongoing Projects In Maiduguri

MILITARY

Today's Headline:20 Terrorists Eliminated In Borno; More Reaction As Tiwa Savage Sex Tape Goes Viral

Troops neutralise 20 terrorists in Borno Troops of the Joint Task Force, North East Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have eliminated 20 Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Chabbal area in Jere Local Government Area of Borno. The Theatre Commander, Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Maiduguri on Tuesday.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headline:20 Terrorists Eliminated In Borno; More Reaction As Tiwa Savage Sex Tape Goes Viral