By Hassan Yelwa Kafaje Tens of thousands of political supporters and allies of late Sen. Usman Albishir who decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and endorsed Honourable Mai Mala Mala Buni, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Yobe State were on Thursday received into the party at...
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State gave these opening remarks at an Emergency Extraordinary Security Meeting with Diverse Groups which lasted till midnight of Monday in Maiduguri: Your royal highnesses and our elders, I will like to start by saying that the aim of convening this important meeting is not...
The Nigeria Police have dismissed 121 of at least 167 police officers who absconded last week, from a counter-terrorism training facility in Buni Yadi, Yobe State, to avoid deployment against Boko Haram insurgents, according to a report by Premium Times, a leading online newspaper. The police had in their first reaction on...
By Hussaini Muhammad Baba A women's group, Women Network for Bra - Bra, Buni and Gubana Support Group, has declared its preparedness to mobilize support from the grassroots for the candidature of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Secretary, Honourable Mai Mala Buni, Ciroman Gujba, who is also the 2019 Yobe...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba The Boko Haram fighters who attacked Baga, in Borno State, yesterday have taken over the town, according to a report monitored on BBC Hausa this evening. Read also: Borno, Yobe Villages under Boko Haram attack as Yobe Governor’s son escape death Christmas eve The report further said that the...
The Force Headquarters has ordered the arrest and prosecution of 190 riot policemen who absconded from the ongoing training at the Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State, according to Premium Times, a leading online newspaper. The fleeing policemen were part of the 2,000 Police Mobile Officers mobilised for the training...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba Katarko Village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State and located some 20 kilometres to the southern part of the capital, Damaturu, and Baga in Borno State are under fresh attack by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The Yobe attack is coming two days after the insurgents...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba Boko Haram insurgents, Monday evening attacked a military base in Kukareta village, a suburb of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state, killing Inspector Ahmed Abba, Orderly to Zakari Deba, the ADC of Yobe State Governor. A resident of the village, Babagana Zannah, who fled into the bush for...
At least 25 people were killed when armed men raided two villages in a northern Nigerian state wracked by cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom, witnesses and the police said on Friday. Gunmen on motorcycles on Wednesday invaded the villages of Gidan Halilu and Gidan Kaka in Birnin Magaji district...
Army today engaged the Malian Jihadists who were struggling to establish a training base for Hard-line Islamic extremists in the area . Some extremists were killed. Kudos to our Security Operatives. Jihadists Flag Recovered as their symbol of authority with Islamic inscription similar to that of Alshabab.