Tag archive for ‘Maiduguri’
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 20th, 2017

Nigeria Govt Pays 2m Euros Ransom For Release Of 82 Chibok Girls-BBC

President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the released 82 Chibok school girls LAGOS MAY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The release of the 82 girls came with a price. Five senior Boko Haram militants were moved from a high security More...

By admin On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Boko Haram Raid Nigeria Town, Loot Food Supplies, Set Houses Ablaze

Boko Haram’s insurgency has triggered a major food emergency in northeastern Nigeria (AFP Photo/STEFAN HEUNIS) LAGOS MARCH 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)– Boko Haram Islamists have raided a town in restive northeast More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Nigeria Military Save Young Female Suicide Bomber, Kill Another

LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian troops on Tuesday saved the life of a young woman strapped with explosives and killed another suicide bomber, apparently primed by Boko Haram Islamic extremists to attack 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

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 Sunday, October 9th, 2016

Two Nigerian Army Personnel Indicted in kidnap of CBN Governor’s Wife

Margret Emefiele LAGOS OCTOBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two Nigerian Army personnel have been indicted in the kidnap saga of the wife of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria. A report monitored in Premium Times had More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Hungry Refugees in IDP’s Camp Accuse Nigerian Officials of Stealing Their Food

Starving refugees in IDP camp in Borno State LAGOS SEPTEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian officials have been accused of stealing food from desperate people who are living in camps after fleeing the terrorist group More...

By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2016

Boko Haram Fighters Injure UN Officials, Nigerian Soldiers in Attack Close to Maiduguri

An injured UN official receiving treatment after the Boko Haram attack. Photo credits: Daily Post. LAGOS JULY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A team of United Nations, UN, officials were attacked on Thursday by Boko Haram, DAILY More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Boko Haram Kills 13, Captures Five Borno Communities

LAGOS MAY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY) – At least five communities of Ladin Buta near Khaddamari village of Jere Local Government Area of Borno state have been taken over and destroyed by suspected members of dreaded boko More...

By admin On Friday, March 25th, 2016

Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Appears in ‘New’ Video, Says the End Has Come

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in what purports to be a new video from the ISIS-affiliated group.YouTube LAGOS MARCH 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Boko Haram’s purported leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared 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 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 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 Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Boko Haram: Trading Bomb Maker for Chibok Girls

By Philip Obaji Jr. LAGOS OCTOBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Ever since Muhammadu Buhari took office last May as Nigeria’s fifth democratically elected president, he has made the war against insurgency in the country’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

December Deadline: Military Forms Special Brigade to Fight Boko Haram in Borno State

LAGOS OCTOBER 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian military on Monday unveiled a new task force specifically placed in the country’s northeastern Borno state to combat terrorist group Boko Haram. Lt. Gen. Tukur More...

By admin On Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Nigeria Army Dispel Fear over Multiple Blasts near Maiduguri, Says It is Military Drill

LAGOS OCTOBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Multiple explosions were heard Sunday on the outskirts of Maiduguri, a city in northeastern Nigeria that has repeatedly been attacked by Boko Haram jihadists, local residents More...

By admin On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Scores Killed as Multiple Blasts Hit Maiduguri on Independence Day

LAGOS OCTOBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-According to reports from Maiduguri, the three suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram militants carried out the attacks in Sageri and Ajilari areas of Maiduguri, killing and More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Kidnap: Sun Deputy MD, Steve Narrates Ordeal, Says Wife Abductors Demand N100m

Oluwatoyin Nwosu LAGOS SEPTEMBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Gunmen, in the early hours of yesterday, stormed the Okota, Lagos residence of the Deputy Managing Director of The Sun Newspapers, Mr Steve Nwosu and abducted More...

By admin On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Boko Haram Raids Borno Villages in Desperate Random Recruitment Drive

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-With the renewed efforts of Nigerian military forces currently fighting to restore law and order across the North-East, the Boko Haram sect is apparently gasping for breath and More...

By admin On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

800 Nigerians Killed in 100 Days of Buhari’s Presidency- Report

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Buharimeter, a platform monitoring the implementation of the electoral promises of President Muhammadu Buhari, has reported that about 800 Nigerians were murdered by the extremist More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

100 Days: A Breakdown Of President Buhari’s Activities

Buhari LAGOS SEPTEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has been in power for 100 days and it’s only apt to review and relive, what he’s done so far. While many opinion pieces and articles have been More...

By admin On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Nigerian Army Reinstates 3,000 Soldiers Dismissed over Boko Haram War

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)- – The Nigerian army said Thursday it had reinstated some 3,000 soldiers who were dismissed for alleged indiscipline in the battle against Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast. Army More...