Thursday, 2nd February 2023

Borno: Not all blood and sorrow

By Guardian Exclusive
08 September 2017   |   11:01 am
Maiduguri is a calm city on a Sunday in early June. But for the sound made by locals greeting one another across roads, and the whirring sound of tricycles that ply the inner streets of the old city, all else is noiseless. Or so it seems.


1 Dec 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari is often quick to condemn killings and console families of victims, albeit, through press statements.⁣ Last Saturday, Boko Haram launched an attack on a farming community in Borno, killing scores of Nigerians.⁣ ⁣
2 Dec 2020
Borno Farmers Killing: Group demands declaration of state of emergency
2 Dec 2020
Boko Haram has admitted to killing scores of rice farmers in northern Nigeria. The terror group said the attacks were carried out in for farmers cooperating with the Nigerian military.
3 Dec 2020
The University of Maiduguri in Nigeria stayed open despite the decade-long insurgency from Boko Haram. However, the threats and attacks on members of the institution from Boko Haram, which the terror groups sees as a bastion of Western education, has taken its toll on students and educators alike.
5 Dec 2020
Zabarmari killing: Borno farmers reluctant to return to farms
15 Dec 2020
Not less than 20 members of the Boko Haram terrorist organization were neutralized in an operation in northeastern Nigeria, the army said Sunday. Army spokesman Col. Ado Isa said in a statement that the terrorists attempted to carry out an attack in the Askira-Uba local government area of Borno state.
16 Dec 2020
APC National Leader, Tinubu Visits Borno, Condoles With Gov Zulum
21 Dec 2020
Boko Haram abducts 35 travellers on Damaturu-Maiduguri Highway
7 Feb 2021
Mixed reactions in Borno as President Buhari appoints new service chiefs
18 Feb 2021
Borno, Yobe Elders Forum meets President Buhari at The Villa
20 Feb 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Sunday.⁣
22 Feb 2021
Army Chief directs troops to recapture Borno communities in 48 hours