Breaking: NAF Fighter Jet Loses Radar Contact In Borno

A Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet involved in the war against Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), has lost radar contact in Borno State. Speaking on Thursday in a statement, NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, say the incident happened on Wednesday evening. He said search and rescue efforts were ongoing to […]

Military Dismiss Boko Haram Terrorists Claims

The Defence Headquarters has dismissed the claim by the Boko Haram terrorists that the recent massacre of rice farmers in Borno was retaliation for the arrest of one of them. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, said this while giving an update on the operations of the armed forces between Nov. 26 and […]

Why We Killed Borno Farmers – Boko Haram

A leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, has claimed responsibility for the attack and killing of farmers in Kwashebe, Zabarmari, in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. He said, in a three-minute video released on Tuesday, that contrary to reports, his group “killed 78 farmers” because they arrested and handed one of […]

NAF Kills Insurgents In Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Air Force has reportedly killed several insurgents and bombed their known settlements in Borno State in reaction to Monday’s attack which left over 40 farmers dead in the state. The Defence headquarters said the air raids were undertaken on Monday after credible intelligence reports and series of aerial surveillance missions indicated that “some […]

Buhari Expresses Grief Over Murdered Farmers

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of over 40 farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. He described the insurgents’ action as senseless. Buhari’s position on the killings was contained in a statement  by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled, ‘President […]

43 Farm Workers Killed By Boko Haram In Borno

Boko Haram fighters killed at least 43 farm workers and injured six in rice fields near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, anti-jihadist militia told AFP. The assailants tied up the agricultural workers and slit their throats in the village of Koshobe, the militia said. “We have recovered 43 dead bodies, all of […]

Investigate UAE’s Findings On Boko Haram Sponsors – Zulum Tells FG

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has tasked the Federal Government with further investigating the conviction of some Nigerians for sponsoring terrorist sect, Boko Haram. In a statement issued on Tuesday by his spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau, the governor expressed delight in what he described as progress in the efforts to curb the activities of the […]

Again, Zulum’s Convoy Hit By Boko Haram

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists again attacked the convoy of Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum. The attack occurred on Sunday morning around Baga. Zulum’s convoy was hit on their way from Maiduguri, the State capital, however, no casualties were recorded. According to witnesses, minor injuries were recorded, vehicle windscreens were broken, and tyres were hit […]

Suspected ISWAP Members Attack Government Officials

Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), on friday  reportedly attacked and killed at least 30 people, which included 17 security personnel on the convoy of the Borno State government officials along Monguno/Baga axis in Borno State, sources said.   Daily Trust Saturday learnt that the incident occurred at about 11:30 am in Kukawa Local […]

Federal Government Name 28 States Are Set To Be Flooded See List

The Federal government has warned Nigerians to get ready, stating that 28 out of the 36 states in the federation would experience heavy rainfall which might lead to flooding. This was revealed in a statement by Sadiya Umar Farouq, the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social development. She stated that the 2020 Annual […]