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 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.
“NOBODY dare move out of Maiduguri by 10 kilometres without being confronted, attacked by Boko Haram,” says the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Elkanemi. The traditional ruler said this when President Muhammadu Buhari paid him a courtesy visit in his palace on Thursday. While commending the President for his commitment to ending the...
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) have arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese, for money laundering offence. Lakis was picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, following intelligence report that he had on him undeclared huge sums of monies aboard the Egypt Airline bringing him...
A 65-year-old man, Obi Nwoda, was reported dead in the early hours of Sunday in a hotel in Awka, the Anambra State capital, after an alleged sex romp with a 34-year-old lady. The lady, who was said to have been arrested by the police, was alleged to have camped with...