Tag Archives: Borno State

Explosion Kills Soldier, Four Others Near Military Checkpoint

An explosion close to a military checkpoint in the volatile North East of Nigeria on Sunday left a soldier and four others dead, leaving many others injured. The Street Reporters gathered that at about 8.15 a.m. Sunday, a tricycle, known as “Keke NAPEP” unknowingly stepped on an Improvise Explosive Device (IED) planted by the side of Biu -Damboa road close ...

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Fresh Maiduguri Bomb Blasts Kill 20, Many Injured As Residents Arrest Suspected Boko Haram Bomber in Birnin Kebbi

Fresh multiple explosions, which hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Tuesday, killed no fewer than 20 persons and left many others injured. This came even as vigilante Birnin Kebbi residents apprehended a man suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram sect and disguised in female attire. TheStreetReporters.com gathered that the Maiduguri blasts followed attacks carried out by ...

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Multiple Bomb Explosions Rock Maiduguri, Casualty Figure Uncertain

Amid victory songs over insurgents and negotiations by Nigerian government with Boko Haram militants, multiple bomb explosions struck a mosque and the area outside the building in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, witnesses said on Sunday evening. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosions but they bore the hallmarks of Islamist militant ...

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Police Investigates Sudden Death Of Borno Deputy Gov In Yola

The police in Yola, Anambra State, have begun investigation into the sudden death of the Borno State Deputy Governor who is said to have died in his ‘sleep’ early hours of yesterday and has since been buried according to Muslim rites. According to one of his aides who spoke to a news publication on the condition of anonymity said blood ...

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Suicide Bomber Kills Four In Borno Market

TheStreetReporters.com has gathered that a suicide bomber successfully detonated an explosive device strapped on her body near a market in the northeastern Nigerian State of Borno. The resultant blast killed no fewer than four people, leaving others injured, police and civilian vigilante sources said on Saturday. The explosion is suspected to be masterminded Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which has ...

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Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway Taken Over By Boko Haram, Kill Villagers

Despite relocation of military high command to Maiduguri on orders of President Muhammadu Buhari as a measure to end wanton killing of innocent Nigerians, reports have emerged, indicating, that the more emboldened Boko Haram insurgents have taken over the Maiduguri-Damaturu expressway, after attacking Ngamdu village and killed 10 persons in the community. Travellers on the route were being asked to ...

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Horror: Council Chairman, 53 Others Killed By Boko Haram in Borno

In a renewed determination to take over Borno State, in North East of Nigeria, Boko Haram insurgents have launched fresh attacks at Askira/Uba, Biu and Hawul local government areas, resulting in the death of 54 persons, including a former council Chairman, who returned to Askira/Uba barely one week ago. TheStreetReporters.com recalls that this came less than 48 hours after the ...

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How Boko Haram Kill 150 Villagers, Injured Many Others in Borno Unchallenged

Members of the dreaded Boko Haram Islamic sect laid a siege to some Borno communities between Tuesday and Wednesday night, killing no fewer than 148 persons and injuring several others. Some of the deceased were killed in mosques where the villagers had gone to pray after breaking Wednesday’s Ramadan fast. TheStreetReporters.com gathered that the attacks were launched by the terrorists ...

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Chibok Girls ‘Forced to Join Nigeria’s Boko Haram’

Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have been forced to join Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the BBC has been told. Witnesses say some are now being used to terrorise other captives, and are even carrying out killings themselves. The testimony cannot be verified but Amnesty International says other girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been forced to ...

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Boko Haram Slits Throats of 26, Injures 20 In Home Town of MNJTF Commader

Less than 18 hours after suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at traders praying in Baga Fish Market, suspected members of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, on Tuesday, stormed the town of Dabiro in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, killing 26 people and injuring 20 others. TheStreetReporters.com gathered that the insurgents came to the village last ...

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