Tag Archives: Maiduguri

Police Give Conflicting Accounts Of Protest In Maiduguri

  The protest by some police officers over the non-payment of their special duty allowances for about five months has led to conflicting reports from the police authorities. The personnel, who stormed the streets of Maiduguri in Borno State on Monday,

BREAKING: Police Protest In Maiduguri

File.   Police officers in Borno State have taken to the streets of Maiduguri, the state capital today (Monday) in a protest. The officers who are protesting over six months of unpaid allowances, barricaded major roads around the police headquarters.

Suicide Bombers Strike Maiduguri Community, Again

    Four suicide bombers struck Mairanti, a village near Maiduguri on Thursday night. An explosion was heard at about 10:00 pm when most residents were indoors, but no casualties were recorded except the bombers. The northeast coordinator of the

Boko Haram: Army Constructs New Detention Centre in Maiduguri

Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas inaugurating the new detention facility   The Nigerian Army has built a two hundred capacity detention centre at the Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The centre would house

{Updated} BREAKING: Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Maiduguri

  Troops of the Nigerian Army are currently locked down in a gun battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. The insurgents made their way through a cashew plantation to the Jiddari Polo area of the

Police Arrest Female Suicide Bomber Near Maiduguri IDP Camp  

  Police in Borno State on Monday arrested a female suicide bomber near an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Bakassi, Maiduguri. The Police in a statement on Tuesday identified the female suicide bomber as Zara Idriss. The statement, which

BREAKING: Explosions Rock Muna Garage In Maiduguri

  Explosions believed to have been set off by suicide bombers have rocked the Muna Garage area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Four explosions, the first which went off around 9 pm, have been heard in the area. Details

Suicide Bomber Kills Three, Injures 17 In Maiduguri

  A suicide bomber with explosive devices strapped around his body on Monday night detonated himself at a crowded Muna-Datti area of Maiduguri, Borno State, killing three persons in the process. The Police in that state on Tuesday confirmed the death

BREAKING: 12 Feared Killed As Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri Market

At least 12 people were feared killed on Wednesday as two suicide bombers attacked a market in Muna Garage in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The Civilian JTF operating in the area confirmed the incident to Channels Television, saying 48

Terrorism War: JTF Holds Strategic Meeting In Maiduguri

Members of the Multi National Joint Task Force on Tuesday gathered in Maiduguri to brainstorm and further synergise with the Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole. The Force Commander, Major General Lucky Irabor led the MNJTF team to Maiduguri where the

Three Killed, Seven Injured In Maiduguri IDP Camp Suicide Attack

No fewer than three people were killed while seven others sustained injuries following a suicide attack on Monday at an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Pulka, Borno State. Pulka is a town in Gwoza local government of Borno state 135

BREAKING: Humanitarian Workers Pull Out Of IDPs Camp In Maiduguri

File photo Humanitarian workers have pulled out of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The decision followed the outbreak of violence in the camp during a protest by the IDPs over the quantity of

Suicide Bombers Kill One, Injure 16 In Maiduguri

One person has been reported killed and 16 others injured as two suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Muna garage, a satellite community in Maiduguri. Sources at the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, who took part in the evacuation of those

Konduga Explosion: Survivors Receive Treatment In Maiduguri

File photo Survivors of the bomb explosion in Konduga, a town in Borno State are receiving treatment in hospitals in Maiduguri. Aid workers evacuated 83 persons to Maiduguri on Tuesday night after two girls and their male accomplice carried out