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Mainok Airstrike: Army Confirms Killing Of Officer, Six Soldiers

Written by on 27 April 2021

An officer and six soldiers died on Sunday in a counterinsurgency operation in Mainok, Borno State, Nigerian Army authorities have said. Five other soldiers who sustained various degrees of injuries have been evacuated to the military medical facility for treatment. Although they did not specifically explain how the security operatives died, reports had emerged that […]

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UN Confirms Boko Haram Attack On Its Facilities In Borno

Written by on 12 April 2021

The United Nations Office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs has confirmed the attack on its facility in Damasak, Borno state on Saturday. The humanitarian coordinator and head of the un mission in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, says he is deeply concerned about the recurrent reports of violent attacks by non-state armed groups putting the […]

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Terror As Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Dikwa LGA In Borno

Written by on 2 March 2021

There are reports that insurgents have attacked Dikwa Local Government, a Borno town some 90 kilometers east of Maiduguri. The attack is coming 24 hours after the state governor Babagana Zulum returned from a trip after spending three nights in Dikwa. Zulum left Maiduguri on Wednesday, a day after Marte was liberated, and proceeded to […]

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Governor Zulum approves N624m for Borno students

Written by on 18 January 2021

AS schools in Borno reopen today, Governor Babagana Zulum has approved the release of N624 million for the payment of scholarship to students in tertiary institutions. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Babagana Mustapha, revealed this in a statement issued yesterday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Mustapha said 23,776 students […]

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At Least Five Security Officials Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Govt’s Convoy

Written by on 26 September 2020

A convoy conveying officials of the Borno State Government has been attacked near Monguno town. The officials were ambushed by Boko Haram terrorists on Friday while they were journeying to Baga, where Governor Babagana Zulum is expected to receive returning IDPs. It is still uncertain what the real casualty figure is, but sources say at […]

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