Latest Stories in Borno

 

‘We wanted to bring lights into those Chibok families that had been dark’

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Some Chibok girls installing the solar kits Few weeks after his Virtual Reality (VR) film, Daughter of Chibok, won the 2019 Lion Award for Best Story at the Venice International Film Festival in...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

NAF neutralises ISWAP fighters, destroys portions of their tactical Hq

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed portions of an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP)’s tactical headquarters at Kollaram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno. The NAF...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →

Clashes over Nigeria garrison town spark deadly displacement camp fire: witnesses

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Intense fighting between Nigeria’s army and jihadists over a key northeastern garrison town killed three soldiers and sparked a deadly blaze at a nearby displacement camp, witnesses and...

Thu Jan 9th, 2020     Read More →

UNDP, Borno disengage civilian JTF with entrepreneurial skills

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with Borno State Ministry of Justice, has disengaged 190 members of Civilian JTF, after acquiring skills in entrepreneurship and...

Thu Jan 9th, 2020     Read More →

Daughters of Chibok… The searing pains that won’t go away

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April 14, 2014 is a day that will live in infamy in Nigeria’s history. On April 14, 2020, it would be six years since the abduction of 276 female students from an all-girl secondary school...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum alleges extortion at Borno checkpoints by security personnel

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Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has accused security personnel of the Nigerian army and police of alleged extortion of travellers and motorists who do not have national identity cards. Zulum...

Tue Jan 7th, 2020     Read More →

FAO distributes water pumps, fertilizers to Borno farmers

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The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), said it has distributed irrigation water pumps and fertilisers to 4,000 farmers in Borno State, to restore livelihood in the agriculture and livestock...

Tue Jan 7th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum lays foundation for N4. 28bn flyover bridge in Maiduguri

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Babagana Zulum of Borno on Monday laid the foundation for the construction of a N4.28 billion flyover bridge in Maiduguri. Speaking at the ceremony, Zulum restated his commitment toward expanding...

Mon Jan 6th, 2020     Read More →

Operation Rattle Snake: NAF jets kill scores of terrorists at Bula Bello

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• Reps Committee Lauds Destruction Of Terrorist Facility At Gujeri The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has recorded another success against Boko Haram terrorists in the Sambisa...

Sun Jan 5th, 2020     Read More →

NAF neutralises scores of insurgents in Sambisa Forest

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralised scores of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno. The NAF Director of...

Sat Jan 4th, 2020     Read More →

Buratai inaugurates science faculty complex for Nigerian Army University

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday inaugurated an ultra-modern building complex for the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences for the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno...

Sat Jan 4th, 2020     Read More →

NAF destroy insurgents’ logistics facility in Sambia forest

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) logistics facility at Gujeri in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno. The NAF said the operation was executed through the Air...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Army captures more terrorists, rescues over 165 women, children

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The Nigerian Army says its troops have neutralised and captured more Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa’s Province (ISWAP) terrorists and rescued 165 women and children from their...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Kano, Katsina, Bauchi join states paying new minimum wage

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Kano, Katsina and Bauchi states yesterday announced they had approved payment of the new minimum wage. Other states that have declared willingness to pay are Kaduna, Borno, Kebbi, Adamawa, Jigawa...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Bintu: The Musical... Northeast crisis loud on stage

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Scene from the stage performance With Bintu – The Musical, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, December 19 brought to the stage the crisis in the Northeastern part of...

Sat Dec 28th, 2019     Read More →