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Boko Haram Frees Abducted Bride, Other Family Members In Yobe

BY HASSAN JIRGI, DAMATURU Galadima Yusuf Hassan, a family member of Hauwa, a bride that was reportedly abducted by Boko Haram has confirmed her release alongside her 16 family members who were kidnapped on the Maiduguri–Damaturu highway on Friday. He

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Boko Haram Attack: Zulum Confirms Number Of Casualties

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Borno state Governor Babagana Umaru Zulum, has confirmed the number of casualties in Boko Haram attack carried out yesterday in Maiduguri, the state capita. He said 10 residents were killed while 47 were injured. Zulum disclosed

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Confusion As Boko Haram Hoists Flags At Marte

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Residents of Marte local government area of Borno state have been trapped in towns and villages around the area after suspected members of Boko Haram fighters dislodged Nigerian military over a week back. One of the

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Soldiers On The Run As Boko Haram Retakes Marte Town In Borno

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have forced hundreds of soldiers to flee Marte, a border town along the shores of the Lake Chad, a local official and witnesses told AljazirahNigeria on Friday. According the source, terrorists, numbering

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Boko Haram Storms Yobe, Kill 4 Mobile Police, 2 Civilians, Raze School

BY HASSAN JIRGI, DAMATURU Yobe State police  command, Public Relation Officer, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, has confirmed that suspected members of Boko Haram insurgents have killed four personnel of the mobile police force on special duty and two civilians in Baimari

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Borno Communities Commend Troops For Killing Boko Haram Commanders

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri. Communities of Borno state have commended the Nigerian Army over the recent killing of two top commanders of Boko Haram, during an ambush in Sambisa Forest, in Borno state. AljazirahNigeria recalled that the Director Army Public

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Boko Haram Abducts 3 Customs Officers In Yobe

By Hassan Jirgi, Damaturu Suspected members of Boko Haram terrorists have abducted three officers of the Nigeria Customs Services during an attack on Gaidam town in Yobe local government area. Security sources told AljazirahNigeria that Boko Haram stormed the town

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Breaking: Gaidam Town Under Boko Haram Attack

By Hassan Jirgi, Damaturu Gaidam town in Yobe State is under attack by suspected members of  Boko Haram insurgents. Residents of the town said that the attackers stormed the town around 6:30pm, and started shooting sporadically. Mallam Idi, a resident

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Family Of Abducted Yobe District Head Begs For His Rescue

By Hassan Jirgi, Damaturu The family of Ummi Waziri Zanna Laisu, the District Head of Maganna, Ngazargamu Emirate council, in Gaidam Local government area of Yobe State has urged the security personnel to rescue their farther from the hands of

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BREAKING: Boko Haram Takes Over Town In Yobe, As Residents Flee

Askira in Borno also under attack By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Gaidam, in Yobe State is currently under the control of suspected members of Boko Haram insurgents According to a resident of the town, the attackers stormed the town around 5:45pm,

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