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TCN: Boko Haram bombs Maiduguri electricity towers

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) confirms that Boko Haram terrorists bombed two electricity towers supplying Maiduguri and environs

Boko Haram sabotages Maiduguri power supply, city back in darkness

By Abankula Boko Haram terrorists have sabotaged Maiduguri power supply for the second time this year, after they blew up a power tower on Saturday. Maiduguri...

Electricity supply restored in Maiduguri after 2 months

Residents of Maiduguri town jubilated Wednesday following the restoration of electricity, after two months of blackout.

Panic buying cause of queues at Maiduguri filling stations – DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said queues observed in some filling stations in Maiduguri are caused by panic buying by motorists on the assumption that the price of petrol would soon increase.

CDS Irabor leads service chiefs to Maiduguri

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, on Sunday paid his first operational visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri.

Maiduguri suffers total blackout; residents cry out

Some residents of Maiduguri have cried out overpower outage adversely affecting the city and its environs for the past five days.

Presidency opens up on booing of Buhari in Maiduguri 

Nigeria's presidency has opened up on the booing of President Muhammadu Buhari by residents of Maiduguri, Borno State on Wednesday.

“We don’t want you”: Angry crowd welcomes Buhari to Maiduguri

The songs of welcome have changed in Maiduguri for President Muhammadu Buhari, from being friendly and warm to being undisguisedly hostile.

Buhari hits Maiduguri after Boko Haram’s attack (Video)

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri, Borno State on a solidarity visit after Boko Haram terrorists killed 30 people few days ago.

Boko Haram: Atiku reacts to massacre of 30 in Borno

Nigeria's former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the massacre of 30 people by Boko Haram terrorists at the village of Auno on a key highway, linking the capital, Maiduguri, Borno State.

Boko Haram plunges Maiduguri into darkness

Maiduguri, capital of Borno State has been plunged into darkness since 17 January, after Boko Haram insurgents destroyed its connection to the national grid.

Army dismisses 3 soldiers, ties them with rope

The Nigerian Army on Sunday says it has dismissed three soldiers arrested among a kidnapping gang in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

70,000 Borno farmers to benefit from CBN’s ABP

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has targeted about 70, 000 farmers and business under its Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP) in Borno for 2019.

Nigerian Army dismisses rumour of Boko Haram planned attack on Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army on Thursday urged the public to disregard the alleged planned attacks on Maiduguri city and its environ by Boko Haram terrorists.

What Defence Minister Magashi told troops in Maiduguri

The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.

Eid-el-Kabir: Maiduguri residents decry hike in ram prices

Some residents of Maiduguri in Borno have decried the hike in prices of ram, as Muslim Faithful prepare to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir on Sunday.

Terror scare: Vehicular movement in Maiduguri restricted on Sallah Day

The Borno Police Command has announced restriction of vehicular movement on Eid-el-Kabir day in Maiduguri metropolis, to ensure a hitch-free and peaceful celebration.

Maiduguri: NSCDC raises alarm over criminal activities

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has raised an alarm over activities of a gang terrorising Maiduguri and its environs.

Endless killings: Borno NUJ wants a change of security strategy

The Borno State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Tuesday in Maiduguri condemned fresh attacks by Boko Haram insurgents on communities...

Updated: Boko Haram gunmen kill 42 villagers chasing them

Rampaging Boko Haram gunmen left on their trail 65 dead villagers, 42 of whom were killed after they chased the militants, who had  first mowed down 23 mourners.

Boko Haram guns down 23 mourners near Maiduguri

On the 10th anniversary of the outbreak of Boko Haram insurgency, its gunmen have killed 23 mourners in Borno state, after they attended a funeral, local militia and residents said.

Panic as sporadic gunshots heard in Maiduguri

There was panic on Sunday as sporadic gunshots rend the air the outskirts of Maiduguri, following indiscriminate shooting by some soldiers.

Ramadan: prices of fruits, others soar in Maiduguri

Prices of fruits and other perishable items have gone up in Maiduguri, the Borno capital following their high demands occasioned by the ongoing fasting. A...

Maiduguri records first rainfall in 2019

Residents of Maiduguri on Wednesday celebrated the first rainfall of the year recorded in the town, expressing relief that the excruciating hot weather would...

Suicide bombers hit Maiduguri, 5 dead, 45 injured

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Sunday said five persons were killed and 45 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

13-Year Old Suspected Suicide Bomber Arrested In Maiduguri

A thirteen-year-old girl has been arrested near Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, Borno State, with an Improvised Explosive Device strapped to her body. Although she was...

Collation of results commence in Maiduguri

Collation of results is in progress in Maiduguri in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Hungry IDPs protest in Maiduguri, NEMA moves in

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday dismissed as misleading reports alleging that some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) staged a demonstration to protest...

Buhari prays for victims of crashed pavilion in Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with those that sustained injuries following the collapse of a pavilion at the massively-attended campaign rally in Maiduguri, Borno. Tens...

Maiduguri residents protest against 24-hour electricity supply

Residents of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital have asked Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) to reduce 24-hour electricity supply they enjoy presently.

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