FMBN supports Borno to rehabilitate houses destroyed by insurgents
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria ( FMBN ) said on Tuesday that it would support the government and people of Borno towards the rehabilitation of houses destroyed by insurgents in the state. Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, FMBN Managing Director disclosed this in Abuja during FMBN cheque presentation to beneficiaries... Read more
Buhari to reshuffle federal cabinet soon
Apparently bowing to pressure from party supporters , President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed a possible shake up in the Federal Executive Council with a view to injecting more party supporters in the running of his government. The President stated this  in his speech to the National Executive Committee meeting... Read more
Suspected Boko Haram raid kills 10 in Cameroon village
Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 10 villagers in northern Cameroon on Sunday night in what army and local officials said was revenge for attacks by Cameroon’s army. Cameroon’s semi-arid far North region has been a target of Boko Haram suicide bombings and raids for eight years as... Read more
Troops destroy Boko Haram grain market in Borno
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it’s troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno. Director Army Public Relations Sani Kukasheka, who disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri, said this was part of efforts by the armed forces to degrade the remnants of the... Read more
Boko Haram kills eight soldiers in Damaturu
Suspected Boko Haram members took soldiers by a surprise in a village near Damaturu, Yobe State capital, killing eight soldiers. According to a military source, the insurgents attacked Sassawa, a village in Damaturu Local Government Area of Yobe State at about 6pm on Tuesday, killing the soldiers. He said... Read more
Fitdasi Shekau’s wife feared dead after airstrikes on Durwawa – NAF
Human Intelligence has indicated that the wife of Boko Haram leader, Malama Fitdasi Shekau, appeared to have been killed in recent successful airstrikes on Durwawa settlement on the outskirts of Urga, near Konduga. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in... Read more
NAF Jets Bombs Boko Haram hideouts, kill scores
The Nigerian Air Force ( NAF ) said on Wednesday that it has carried out two aircraft attacks and bombardments of Boko Haram hideouts in Borno state to signal the commencement of Operation Ruwan Wuta II, to further decimate the ability of the terrorists. It added that the air strikes coupled... Read more
Court jailed 45 Boko Haram members in Niger
At least 45 members of the Boko Haram have been sentenced to between three and 31 years in jail for terrorism. A Federal High Court sitting in Kainji, Niger State, on Friday handed down the verdicts at the conclusion of the first phase of the trial during which 575... Read more
40 Boko Haram terrorists surrender to NSCDC in Borno
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State says about 40 Boko Haram insurgents have indicated willingness to surrender to the Corps. The Commandant of the corps in the state, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Abdullahi said that the... Read more
FG begins mass trials of Boko Haram suspects
Nigeria on Monday prepared for its first major prosecutions of suspects linked to the Boko Haram conflict in closed-door trials at a military base. The defendants have all been arrested and detained since the start of the Islamist insurgency in the country’s northeast in 2009. The justice ministry announced... Read more