Tag archive for ‘Borno State’
By admin On Monday, July 30th, 2018

Boko Haram Attacks Military Post, Kills 11 Soldiers, Seizes Amoured Career, Gun Truck

LAGOS JULY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Boko Haram fighters killed 11 troops and seized weapons in a raid on a military post in the latest such attack in northeast Nigeria, residents and a military source said on Sunday. Gunmen More...

By admin On Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Onuesoke: APC Senators, Reps, Others Set To Join PDP-Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS APRIL 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Chieftain and former governorship aspirant, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has revealed that scores of members of All Progressive Congress More...

By admin On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Boko Haram: Eighty Abducted Chibok Girls Regain Freedom

LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than eighty schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 were reported to have been released by their abductors. An Online newspaper in Nigeria reported on Saturday, quoting More...

By admin On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Boko Haram: Suicide Car Bomb Kills Five Soldiers, Injures Forty

LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A suicide car bomber has attacked a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, killing five soldiers and injuring another 40, security forces have said. Two military officers told the More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Nigerian Air Force Express Sadness Over IDP Attack

Bomb scene of IDP camp LAGOS JANUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has expressed sadness over the accidental air strike that affected the Internal Displaced Persons Camp in Rann, Kala Balge area More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Scores Feared Dead as Nigerian Jet Drops Bomb on IDP Camp

File Photo of IDP Camp LAGOS JANUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Several people are feared dead after a military plane mistakenly dropped a bomb inside the Rann IDP camp in Borno State. The Rann IDP camp in Kala-balge Local More...

By admin On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

JUST IN: Many Feared Dead as Twin Explosions Rock Maiduguri

File Photo LAGOS DECEMBER 11(URHOBOTODAY)-Two deafening explosions on Sunday morning occurred in a crowded area near Maiduguri’s main market, witnesses and officials have said. The two blasts occurred in quick More...

By admin On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

UPDATE: Death Toll in Boko Haram Twin Bomb Blast Rises to 56, Over 120 Wounded

Shekau Haram,Twin Bomb,Adamawa,Madagali,Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS DECEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The death toll from Friday’s suicide bombing attacks in Madagali town, Adamawa state, has risen to 56, according to varios More...

By admin On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Two Female Suicide Bombers Kill 30 in North East Nigeria

File Photo LAGOS DECEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTOAY)-Two women suicide bombers blew themselves up at a bustling market in northeast Nigeria’s Madagali town on Friday morning, killing at least 30 people and wounding More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Northern Leaders Cry Out Over Starvation in Nigeria, But Insist of Voting Northerner in Future

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Northern leaders gathered on Monday in Kaduna, the Kaduna State capital and told President Muhammadu Buhari to work harder at fixing the nation’s economy because there More...

By admin On Sunday, September 4th, 2016

War Bigger Than Boko Haram Looms in Northern Nigeria, Senate Leader Cries Out

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, on Friday evening, raised the alarm that if something urgent was not done, a war that would be worse than the Boko Haram insurgency might break out More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

UNICEF Warns That About 250,000 Severely Malnourished Children in Borno May Die Soon

LAGOS JULY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The United Nations Children Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has raised an alarm that nearly a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished in Borno state, northeast Nigeria, and More...

By admin On Friday, May 20th, 2016

A Second Chibok Schoolgirl ‘Serah Luka’ Rescued

Second rescued Chibo girl Serah Luka’ LAGOS MAY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian military has disclosed that another girl of the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State abducted by the Boko Haram two years More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

JUST IN: Suicide Bombers Kill 25, Injure 17 in Mosque Attack Near Maiduguri

LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A suicide bomber hit an early morning prayer ground in Umurari village on the outskirts of Maiduguri early today killing more than 25 and injuring at least 17 Muslims. An emergency More...

By admin On Friday, February 12th, 2016

When Teenage Suicide Bomber Refuses to Kill

File Photo LAGOS FEBRUARY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Strapped with a booby-trapped vest and sent by the extremist Boko Haram group to kill as many people as possible, the young teenage girl tore off the explosives and fled More...

By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Insurgency: Presidency Lies, Boko Haram Still Occupy Half of Borno State-Senator

LAGOS FEBRUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senator representing Borno Central, Baba Kaka Garbai has said that the story that the insurgents have been degraded was nothing but a lie as the terror group still held on strong More...

By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Boko Haram: Sordid Tales of Maiduguri’s Grave Diggers

LAGOS FEBRUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Even the dead weren’t safe from Boko Haram when the Islamist insurgency erupted in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri nearly seven years ago. “They began to destroy More...

By admin On Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Boko Haram Burns Children Alive in Saturday Night Attack in Borno State

LAGOS JANUARY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children among people burned to death in the latest attack by Nigeria’s More...

By admin On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Boko Haram Still in Control of Two LGA in Borno – IDPs

LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Some Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from Mobbar and Abadam local governments in the Northern Borno on Friday revealed that they can not return to their respective local governments More...

By admin On Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Boko Harm Defiles Buhari’s Deadline as Fighter on Bicycles Kill 14, Burn a Village

LAGOS DECEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY) – At least 14 people were killed and several others injured by Boko Haram gunmen in a Christmas Day attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, vigilantes said Saturday. Attacking More...

By admin On Thursday, November 19th, 2015

105 Soldiers Missing, Tank, Artillery Captured After Fierce Gun Battle With Boko Haram Militants

LAGOS NOVEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-At least 105 soldiers of the 157 Battalion, including their commanding officer, are feared missing after they came under intense attack from Boko Haram insurgents at Gudunbali, More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Boko Haram Reveals Picture of Rocket-Making Factory

Boko Haram rocket making factory LAGOS OCTOBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-An inscription on one of the machines shows the abbreviation of Government Technical College Bama (GTCB). The equipment appears to have been donated More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Contrary to Military Claim Shettima Says Boko Haram Fully in Control of Two LGA in Borno

LAGOS OCTOBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima,has revealed that Boko Haram militants are occupying two local governments in his state, contrary to the impression that the militants are not More...

By admin On Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Again, Boko Haram Kills Thirty Traders in a Village Market of Borno State

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-At least about 30 traders are reported to have been killed in a deadly bomb explosion at a local market in Borno State on Friday, according to a local vigilante speaking to SaharaReporters. A More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2015

Many Feared Killed in Early Morning Blast in Maiduguri Bus Station

LAGOS JULY 31ST (UROBOTODAY)-A bomb explosion has rocked a crowded motor park in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, residents and security operatives have revealed. The incident occurred at a busy location where More...