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37 soldiers died in Boko Haram attack - Sources

Nigeria, July 9 -- Not less than 37 soldiers of the Nigeria Army Special Forces were killed on Tuesday after a deadly ambush by suspected Boko Haram members, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. The attack took pla... Read More


Borno governor's Chief of Staff dies

Nigeria, July 1 -- Babagana Wakil, chief of staff to Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, is dead. The cause of his death has not been made public and it is not clear if it has anything to do with C... Read More


Nine soldiers feared killed in Borno ambush

Nigeria, June 27 -- At least nine Nigerian soldiers were reported dead Saturday as suspected Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a military van escorting travellers from Maiduguri to Damboa town, witnesses... Read More


Borno to monitor budgets of 172 registered NGOs, CSOs - Official

Nigeria, June 25 -- The Borno State government has started vetting the spending of donor funds by non-governmental organisations working in the state, an official said. Borno, a state plagued for 11 ... Read More


Boko Haram: Resurgence of attacks puts military in difficult situation - NSA

Nigeria, June 25 -- The National Security Adviser, Muhammed Monguno, has said that renewed attacks by Boko Haram in the Nigerian northeast have put the military in a difficult situation. Mr Monguno s... Read More


Gunmen attack Borno villages, kill five

Nigeria, June 22 -- Gunmen, believed to be either Boko Haram or ISWAP, on Saturday, attacked three communities in Borno State, killing five herdsmen and stealing 480 cows, a government official has sa... Read More


Nigeria needs more soldiers to defeat Boko Haram - Gov Zulum

Nigeria, June 22 -- The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, on Monday adduced reasons why the Nigerian government and military have not been able to win the decade-long war against Boko Haram. M... Read More


UN Security Council speaks on recent attacks, killings in Borno

Nigeria, June 17 -- The United Nations Security Council(UNSC) has on Tuesday condemned the recent attacks on civilian populations and some UN humanitarian facilities in Borno State by the members of t... Read More


Boko Haram: Contrary to Buhari's claim, five Borno LGs inaccessible, largely abandoned - Official

Nigeria, June 17 -- The ongoing Boko Haram insurgency is preventing developmental projects in five of the 27 local governments of Borno State, the state commissioner of reconstruction, rehabilitation ... Read More


ISWAP fighters return to Borno community, kill 30 villagers

Nigeria, June 14 -- Members of ISWAP, a breakaway faction of Boko Haram, on Saturday staged yet another deadly attack on a village in Gubio local government killing at least 31 residents and injuring ... Read More