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.
The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Maiduguri, Borno State, inducted graduands from paramedical courses in its 10th combined ceremony. The event was chaired by the Vice-Chancellor in person of Professor Aliyu Shugaba. Nasiru Salisu Galda broke records in the department of Radiography by being the first person to graduate with first class in the 18 years of the existence of the department.
About 20 soldiers have reportedly died and several others missing after an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in the Marte area of Borno State. A military source told SaharaReporters that the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, is responsible for the Friday attack.
The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Maiduguri, holds her 79th Inaugural Lecture with the topic, "The Third Eye and Women's Reproductive Health": The wonders of an ultrasound scan. The event was hosted by the Vice-Chancellor in person of Professor Aliyu Shugaba who was unavoidably absent but heavily represented.
Despite the recent report that over 8000 insurgents have surrendered to the Nigerian Military in the Northeast region since June, the Boko-Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters have continued to launch deadly attacks against the Nigerian Military in the region. It should be recalled that a couple of days ago, it was reported that about 25 gallant soldiers lost their lives after the ISWAP ambushed them in Borno state.
Insurgency: Destruction worse than imagined -Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has lamented the rate of destruction of infrastructure in Borno State and other parts of Nigeria. According to him, the destructions are worse than he had imagined. He said this at a town hall meeting in Maiduguri on Thursday, according to a copy of his speech obtained by our correspondent.
Babagana Zulum, Borno State Governor, on Thursday said thousands of Boko Haram members have surrendered. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria Zulum disclosed this during a Town Hall meeting in Maiduguri, the state capital. Describing the decision of the terrorists as a welcome development, the governor said the Nigerian Army, Department of State Services, DSS, and police have been supporting his administration over handling of the repentant Boko Haram members.
In a recent news by Within Nigeria, the Theatre commander of the north-east joint task force ‘Operation Hadin Kai’, Christopher Musa, in an interview in Maiduguri, has revealed that some members Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP) are foreigners who are coming to invade the country and the army would not allow them to have a strong footing in Nigeria.
Today's Headlines: Boko Haram Kills About 30 Soldiers In Borno; Insecurity Will End Soon Says Buhari
(Photos Credit: Google) Breaking: Boko Haram kills about 30 soldiers in Borno Dozens of military troops who were on their way to Maiduguri on Friday were ambushed by suspected members of Boko Haram linked to ISWAP group, reliable Sources told Vanguard. (Photos Credit: Vanguard)
Lai Mohammed has replied critics for their frequent questioning of the Federal Government's loan collection. He said that the government will continue to collect loans However, Lai Mohammed is right for saying that the federal government will continue to collect loans because the government is doing the right thing with the money.
Today's Headlines: Hundreds Flee To Sambisa As Boko Haram Invades Borno; Buhari Jets Off To Ethiopia
Many feared killed, hundreds flee to Sambisa as Boko Haram invades Borno LGA, Damboa Suspected armed members of Boko Haram terrorists have invaded the Council headquarters of Damboa in Borno state shooting sporadically as they engaged troops locations. Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers Damboa is about an 85km drive from Maiduguri the state capital located centre of the sambisa forests in the southern Borno Senatorial District.
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.
The war against terrorism has become a flood sweeping the country. The Nigerian Army is trying its best in the fight against insurgency but it seems as if their best is not enough as insecurity is becoming worrisome and unbearable. People are living in fear. The mindless attacks carried out by these criminal elements have rendered some people homeless and hopeless in this country.
On Friday, Governor of Borno State Prof.Babagana Zulum met with President Muhammadu Buhari. Following a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja, Zulum declared that all IDP camps in Maiduguri will be closed by December 31. He said that the decision to close the camps in Maiduguri was influenced by the state's recent improvement in security.The government, he claims, has decided to close the camps in order to allow the displaced people to return to their ancestral homes.
During a town hall meeting in Maiduguri on Thursday, Mr Lai Mohammed, who is the Minister of Information and Culture, lamented that the rate of destruction in Borno State and other parts of the country are worse than he had ever imagined. Photo credit: Wikipedia According to the Minister, it is a common knowledge that lots of infrastructural developments are among the challenges we face in Nigeria, stressing that Buhari-led administration has deliberately adopted an inclusive infrastructure provisioning framework that spread out to all parts of the country.
An insurgency can become a serious problem for various parts of the economy in a country. When people don't feel safe doing their businesses, they would not want to set up big enterprises because of the fear of destruction. Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that the destruction of properties in Borno state as a result of the insurgency is worse than imagined.
The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has disclosed that his government would shut down all Internally Displaced Persons(IDP) camps in Maiduguri, latest December 31, 2021. He made this known while addressing State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has described as a welcome development, the ongoing surrender of Boko Haram terrorists. Speaking on Thursday at a Town Hall meeting in Maiduguri, the state capital, the governor said thousands of the terrorists have surrendered. According to him, there has been tremendous support from the security agents over the handling of the terrorists.
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum visited Maiduguri and the surrounding Jere Local Government Area yesterday to examine five multibillion-naira capital projects. The five projects included a new trailer park, a flyover at the customs roundabout, dual carriageway from custom to Muna, Kwanan Yobe road and drainage network, and the Maiduguri-Bama highway.
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.