News - Borno State

New GOC For 7 Division Nigeria Army, Maiduguri

4 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

A new General officer commanding, GOC, has been appointed for 7 division Nigeria Army, with headquarters in Maiduguri, Borno State. 

Borno Receives 174,918 PVCs

3 days ago /
Politics 

A total of 174,918 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, have been received by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for distribution across Borno State.

Suicide Bomber Kills Four In Borno

1 week ago /
Nation 

Police in Borno State have confirmed that a male suicide bomber has killed himself and four Civilian Joint Task Force operatives at Mandarari village in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.

Lake Chad Governors Meet In Maiduguri To Discuss Boko Haram Insurgency

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The First Lake Chad Governors' Forum for regional cooperation on stabilization, peace-building and sustainable development has kicked off in Maiduguri the Borno state capital. 

Go To Your Ward - APC To Ali Modu Sheriff

4 weeks ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has told Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, the former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party to join the party at his ward in Ngala, Borno State.

Borno Chief Receive Conflict Resolution Training

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

320 Local Chiefs have received training in record keeping and the use of traditional justice system, in dispute resolution, and managing conflict in Northeast Nigeria.

Three Suicide Bombers Killed In Failed Attempt To Attack Borno

1 month ago /
Nation 

Three suicide bombers were on Monday killed as security operatives foiled an attack in an attempt to infiltrate Bama town through Ajilari in Borno State.

No Lassa Fever In Borno – Health Commissioner

1 month ago /
Health 

The town of Lassa after which the disease Lassa Fever is named may be in Borno but the State Government says it currently has no case of Lassa Fever. 

Four People Killed In Bama Suicide Attack

1 month ago /
Nation 

Four people have been killed and at least eight  injured in an early morning suicide attack on a mosque at Ajilari community near Bama town in Borno State.

Operation “Last Hold”: Army Launches Final Boko Haram Clearance

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army is to conduct a special operation in the northern axis of Borno State to clear the last vestiges of Boko Haram in the area.

Chibok Abduction Agony And Lessons Four Years On

1 month ago /
Nation 

It has been four years since Boko Haram terrorists launched an unprecedented attack that saw the abduction of more than two hundred girls from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno state.

Buhari Assures Parents Of Abducted Chibok Girls Of Their Safe Return

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari  has assured the parents of the schoolgirls that were abducted from Government Girls' Secondary School , Chibok, Borno State, that “their daughters will never be forgotten or abandoned to their fate,  four long years after they were taken away by terrorists.’’

Nigeria Airforce Medical Corps Intervenes In RANN IDP Camp

1 month ago /
Nation 

About 3,400 patients are to be treated by a team of Nigeria Air force medical experts, at the RANN internally displaced persons camp, in Borno state.   

Nigeria Air Force Commence Medical Outreach For Rann IDPs

1 month ago /
Nation 

Following the withdrawal of humanitarian organisations from the Rann IDP camp in Borno State, the Nigerian Air Force has commenced a medical and surgical outreach for the displaced persons in the camp.

FG Approves 13 Billion Naira For Dredging Of Excravos Channel In Warri

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has approved the sum of 13 billion Naira for the dredging and navigation of the Exravos Channel in Warri, Delta State, South-South Nigeria.

Nigerian And Nigerien Air Forces Strike Boko Haram Terrorists

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in a combined operation with the Air Force of Niger have launched a coordinated air strike on Boko Haram Terrorists locations at AREGE and TUMBUN RAGO in Borno State. 

Shettima Backs Buhari’s Second Term Bid

1 month ago /

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima says Nigerians should heave a sigh of relief now that President Muhammadu Buhari has finally declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019.

Nigerian Troops Repel Terrorists

1 month ago /
Nation 

Special forces of the Nigerian Air Force in conjunction with some Nigerian army troops, late Sunday night successfully foiled a suicide bombing attack by Boko Haram terrorists at the University Of Maiduguri, Borno State. 

Borno Assures Bomb Victims Of Support

1 month ago /
Nation 

The recent attacks on some communities in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State, where 25 people lost their lives and about 85 injured, have been described as sad and inhuman.

At Least 20 Killed As Boko Haram Invades Jere LGA, Borno State

1 month ago /
Nation 

Local residents say no fewer than 20 people killed and about 60 injured when Boko Haram Terrorists infiltrated Balle, Shuwari, Jimine and Alkaramti villages in Jere Local Government Area on the outskirts of Maiduguri at about 8.00pm on Sunday.


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