Latest Stories in Borno

 

Zulum suspends doctors, medical staff of Borno hospital

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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state; has Monday suspended medical doctors and entire staff of the Ngala General Hospital for abandoning it. According to him, the entire hospital staff has also...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Army kills three Boko Haram commanders, others in Borno

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Nigerian Army PHOTO: Twitter Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed three Boko Haram commanders and 67 other fighters during counter-attacks in Firgi/Banki the axis of Borno state. The...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

812 Healthcare workers infected with coronavirus disease

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Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu who disclosed this at the daily Press conference by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 yesterday in...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Reps urges recruitment of 100,000 soldiers to tackle insurgency

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The House of Representatives has called on the authorities to recruit additional 100,000 soldiers as part of -going effort to tackle insecurity in the country. The decision followed the adoption...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest 71 suspects for kidnap, rape in Borno

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The Borno Police Command has arrested 71 suspects for alleged kidnap, rape and procession of marijuana in various parts of the state. The arrests were made in the last five months, comprising...

Sat May 30th, 2020     Read More →

Borno confirms 257 cases of COVID-19, discharges 135 patients

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The Deputy Governor of Borno state, Umar Kadafur has said that the government will continue to invest in health ‘facilities and medical equipment’ to overcome air and water-borne...

Fri May 29th, 2020     Read More →

WHO scales up support to fight COVID-19, as Borno discharges 135 patients

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Deputy Governor of Borno state, Hon. Usman Kadafur PHOTO:Twitter The World Health Organisation (WHO) Emergency Manager in Northeast, Dr Collins Owili has said that the UN health agency has been...

Fri May 29th, 2020     Read More →

Troops neutralise terrorists, rescue 241 in Borno

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Nigerian Army PHOTO: Getty ImagesThe Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have neutralised several terrorists in clearance operations across the theatres of operation in Borno,...

Fri May 29th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria pays $11 million as ransom to kidnappers in four years

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The security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion ($11 million) to kidnappers...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian military encourages sexual abuse, brutality of children at rehabilitation centres – Amnesty

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Global rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the Nigerian military of unlawfully detaining boys and men at a rehabilitation centre for alleged members of the Islamist militant group...

Wed May 27th, 2020     Read More →

Fire guts 1,613 IDPs' shelters, kills two people in Borno

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The Muna Garage Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp; has been gutted by fire, destroying 1,613 makeshift shelters Saturday in Borno state. The inferno could not be put off, as the makeshift...

Mon May 25th, 2020     Read More →

Governor charge Muslims to imbibe lessons of Ramadan

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Some governors have tasked Muslims to learn and imbibe lessons of the Ramadan, while others, alongside the Emir of Ilorin, preach peace. Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni, in a statewide broadcast...

Mon May 25th, 2020     Read More →

Troops eliminate 35 terrorists in Borno -DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated 35 Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in clearance operations between May 11 and...

Sun May 24th, 2020     Read More →

How COVID-19 first index infects 26 people in Borno

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Coronavirus PHOTO: Getty Images The Borno State coronavirus (COVID-19) first index; has infected 26 people before he died last month at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH). The...

Sat May 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Airstrike destroys Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists’ logistics base in Borno

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The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) on Monday, destroyed the logistics base of the Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) at Njimia...

Thu May 21st, 2020     Read More →