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UPDATED: Borno receives 75,510 doses of COVID-19 vaccine - Deputy governor

Nigeria, March 10 -- The Deputy Governor of Borno State, Umar Kadafur, said the state on Tuesday night received 75, 510 doses of the Oxford Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Nigerian government. ... Read More


Travellers stranded on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway as Boko Haram attacks military base

Nigeria, March 7 -- Nigerian soldiers on Sunday morning stopped traffic along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway for three hours as they engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a shootout. After the shootout, t... Read More


BREAKING: Travellers stranded on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway as Boko Haram attack military base

Nigeria, March 7 -- Nigerian soldiers on Sunday morning stopped traffic along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway for three hours as they engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a shootout. After the shootout, t... Read More


Borno governor appoints Kwara-born retired general as security adviser

Nigeria, March 6 -- Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum on Thursday appointed a retired army general, Abdullahi Ishaq, as his adviser on security. The governor announced the appointment on Friday thr... Read More


BREAKING: Boko Haram frees kidnapped pastor who begged FG, CAN for help

Nigeria, March 3 -- A Christian cleric, Bulus Yikura, who was kidnapped by Boko Haram, has been freed. Mr Yikura was freed Wednesday evening by the terror group, security sources told PREMIUM TIMES. ... Read More


Abducted cleric begs for help as Boko Haram threatens to kill in seven days

Nigeria, Feb. 27 -- A Christian cleric, Bulus Yikura, has appealed to the Nigerian government and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to negotiate with Boko Haram for his release, to stop the t... Read More


BREAKING: Security forces rescue 13 abducted travellers

Nigeria, Feb. 27 -- Nigerian soldiers and police have rescued 13 travellers abducted by Boko Haram insurgents and held in a deserted village along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway. Security sources tol... Read More


Grieving parents recall last moments with children killed in Maiduguri multiple bombings

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- Alhaji Yusufu, a 68-year old businessman, said happiness is to him seeing his grandchildren around him. Every evening as dusk sets in, Mr Yusufu sits under a tree in front of his h... Read More


UPDATED: 10 killed, 60 injured in Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- At least 10 persons have now been confirmed killed and about 60 injured when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday evening. The governor of th... Read More


BREAKING: Many feared killed as troops repel Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

Nigeria, Feb. 23 -- Heavy explosions and sporadic shootings echoed Tuesday evening in Maiduguri as Nigerian soldiers repelled an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. A PREMIUM TIMES reporter he... Read More