News - university of Maiduguri

UNIMAID Disowns Fake Admission List

1 week ago /
Education  Nation 

The University of Maiduguri in Borno state has disclaimed what it describes as, fake and misleading admission list, being circulated on some online media, claiming that it is the university’s 2017/2018 admission list. A press statement by the director public relations, Professor Danjuma Gambo said, the content of the fake document,...

Shekau Arrest Ultimatum Fails

1 month ago /
Security 

Nigerian troops have failed to arrest Boko-Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, after the forty-day ultimatum given to apprehend the terror kingpin elapsed. The chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai had on July twenty-one ordered the commander of operation Lafiya Dole and his troops to arrest Abubakar Shekau at all costs. At...

FG Says It Has No Plans To Shut The University Of Maiduguri

2 months ago /
Education  Nation 

Nigeria's federal government says it has no plans to shut the university of Maiduguri. The minister for education, Adamu Adamu said this when he was visiting to console the university community over the death of some geology staff on petroleum exploration mission in the lake chad basin, killed by boko haram...

Borno: FG To Continue Its Search For Oil, Despite Recent Attack By Boko Haram

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Federal Government says it will continue its search for oil and gas, despite recent attack by boko haram, in the lake chad basin area of Borno state. The minister of state for petroleum resources said this when he led a delegation of the ministry and the NNPC, to condole members...

Army Ambush Update

2 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian army has described the incident of 25th July 2017 where some boko haram terrorists ambushed troops including members of the civilian joint task force escorting some staff of Nigerian national petroleum corporation as well as those of the university of Maiduguri on oil exploration in Borno Yesu district of...

Boko Haram Ambushes Oil Workers, Abducts UNIMAID Staff

2 months ago /
Nation 

There are reports of a terror attack or what is perceived as an ambush on oil exploration workers and security operatives between Magumeri and Gubio Local Government Areas of Borno State. Sources say 10 academic and technical staff from the geology department of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) were among those...

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 10 In Maiduguri Mosque

3 months ago /
Security 

A female suicide bomber struck early Monday morning, killing 10 worshippers who came for prayers at London Ciki mosque in Maiduguri, Borno state, TheCable has learnt. Two others also lost their lives in separate attacks at Mamanti area of the ancient city, but details are still sketchy. This is the latest in...

UNIMAID Attacks: Borno Governor Addresses University Senate

3 months ago /
Education  Nation  Security 

Governor Kashim Shettima on Wednesday addressed the Senate, the highest academic organ) at the University of Maiduguri ‎with his remarks focusing on measures by taking by the Borno State Government to forestall serial suicide attacks on the eastern portion of the University by Boko Haram insurgents. The Governor was invited...

Fresh Boko Haram Attacks In Borno Disturbing, Worrisome – Ndume

3 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Former Senate Majority Leader, Ali Ndume (APC/Borno South), on Sunday expressed deep concern over the resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in Borno State and described the situation as “worrisome”. Ndume, currently serving a six-month suspension, told newsmen in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, that he would have invited security chiefs to...

Lawmakers Call On Security Agencies To Maintain Constant Surveillance Around UNIMAID

3 months ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s house of representatives wants the executive arm of government to act decisively to stop the rising spate of suicide bombings by boko haram insurgents which is now threatening the existence of the university of Maiduguri. The lawmakers also want security agencies to come up with a comprehensive plan to maintain...

Two Killed As Boko Haram Ambush Military/ Police Convoy

4 months ago /
Nation 

Two people have been confirmed dead and many missing, as gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists ambushed and opened fire on a military/police convoy. The incident occurred on Tuesday at Abari/Dalwa village along the Maiduguri/Damboa highway. The large convoy was conveying civilians, soldiers and police on a special duty deployment from...

At Least 8 Killed, 30 Injured As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Village

4 months ago /
Nation 

Multiple explosions rocked Dalori area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Sunday night. Residents of the area said that military vehicles conveying soldiers for reinforcement were seen heading towards Kofa village, near Dalori. Hospital sources said Boko Haram fighters earlier ambushed and attacked soldiers along Maiduguri-Biu road. They disclosed that corpses of three...

Suicide Bombers Strike At UNIMAID

5 months ago /
Security 

Three male suicide bombers Thursday night struck at University of Maiduguri(UNIMAID), but their mission was largely a flop. It was the fourth attack on the school since January. The bombers at about 23.45 attempted to enter the female hostel, but were stopped by eagle-eyed security men. One of them hurriedly detonated the...

UNIMAID Explosion: Management Postpones Examination

9 months ago /
Nation 

The University of Maiduguri, has announced the postponement of all examinations originally scheduled to take place on Monday, following the suicide bombing attack that rocked the institution in the early hours of the day. The postponement was revealed in a statement signed by the Director, Senate and Academic matters of the...

UNIMAID Professor, 4 Others Killed By A Suicide Bomber

9 months ago /
Nation 

A professor and four other persons were killed today when a male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the Senior Staff Quarters of the University of Maiduguri, (UNIMAID), Borno State. The killed don was identified as Prof. Aliyu Usman Mani, the Director of Veterinary of the University, according to Alhaji Satomi...

Death Toll Rises To Eight In Maiduguri Bomb Blast

1 year ago /
Nation 

The death toll of the Maiduguri bomb blast has risen to 8, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said. According to the statement by NEMA’s spokesperson, Mr. Sani Datti, A total of 8 persons lost their lives and 15 injured in the explosion that occurred early this morning at Muna motor...

President Buhari Appoints Ibrahim Kpotun Idris As The Acting Inspector General Of Police

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, as the Acting Inspector-General of Police. The Acting Inspector-General, was born on 15th of January 1959, hails from Kutigi Lavun in Niger State, and was enlisted into the Nigerian Police Force in 1984, after graduating from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria...

 

Unimaid Graduates 172 First Class Students

1 year ago /
Education 

University of Maiduguri on Saturday presented first class degree certificates to 172 students of the institution during its 22nd combined convocation. Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, who announced this at the ceremony said 37, 259 students, comprising five sets of students from 2009 to 2015 graduated at the...

65 killed, 136 injured in Dalori village attacks —NEMA

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said yesterday that a total of 65 persons lost their lives and 136 persons injured, following the weekend attacks on Dalori village by insurgents. Dalori, which is less than 10 kilometres from Maiduguri, came under the attacks on Saturday evening. NEMA’s Emergency Response Team immediately mobilized...

Army and Boko Haram insurgents clash in Maiduguri

1 year ago /
Security 

Gunfire and explosions rocked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Saturday night as the Nigerian military engaged boko haram terrorists in shoot-out. Reports say the insurgents entered the city through Wanai village, advancing up to Dalori, close to the University of Maiduguri. They set homes ablaze, as people in the area fled...


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