News - university of Maiduguri

Borno Govt. Refutes Release Of Abducted Police Wives

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Police in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, have refuted claims in a section of the media that 10 wives of Police officers were among the recent release of some abducted persons that included University of Maiduguri staff, by insurgents. The Police made the clarification at its headquarters in Maiduguri on...

Boko Haram Releases UNIMAID Lecturers, 10 Women

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Department of State Services (DSS), has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the release, through negotiations, of three University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Magumeri, Borno State. Also released from the Boko Haram terrorists are 10 women kidnapped in a raid by the group on a...

12 Feared Dead, 48 Injured In Maiduguri Market Attack

1 month ago /
Nation 

At least 12 persons, including 2 male suicide bombers have been killed near Muna Garage in the outskirts of Maiduguri township at about 4pm on Wednesday. 48 others sustained various injuries.  Police say the corpses and the injured have been evacuated to the  University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, as well as the...

Terrorism War: JTF Holds Strategic Meeting In Maiduguri

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members of the Multi National Joint Task Force on Tuesday gathered in Maiduguri to brainstorm and further synergise with the Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole. The Force Commander, Major General Lucky Irabor led the MNJTF team to Maiduguri where the meeting took place with the Theatre commander, Major General Rogers Nicholas...

BBOG Celebrates Rescue Of Chibok Girl

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members of the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) have been celebrating the rescue of another Chibok School Girl, Salomi Pogu by Nigerian troops The campaigners who were delighted at the news, have however cautioned the government not to relent in the rescue of the remaining 112 girls       ...

BBOG Demands Report Of Investigation Into Abduction Of Chibok Girls

2 months ago /
Nation 

The bring back our girls group has called for full disclosure of reports of the fact finding committee constituted by Former President Goodluck Jonathan on the abduction of the 219 Chibok school girls. At the group’s daily march in Abuja on Monday, co-convener of the group, Oby Ezekwesili said trading of...

Mixed Reactions Greet Buhari’s Promise On Chibok Girls

3 months ago /
Nation 

Mixed reactions have continued to trail the recent promise by President Muhammadu Buhari on his efforts at rescuing the remaining one hundred and thirteen Chibok school girls who have been in captivity for one thousand three hundred and fifteen days. A cross section of Nigerians who spoke on the matter expressed...

18 Killed, 29 Injured In Borno Suicide Attack

3 months ago /
Nation 

Eighteen people have been killed and 29 others injured in a suicide attack on a community in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State. Four suicide bombers – two males and two females – infiltrated Muna Gari community at about 6:13 pm and detonated Improvised Explosive Devises strapped to their bodies...

BBOG Resumes March

3 months ago /
Nation 

Members of the bring back our girls (BBOG) group say six months after the return of 82 of the abducted Chibok school girls, not much has been heard from the Nigerian government about the remaining 113 girls still in captivity. The group which resumed its daily protest march to the presidential...

North East Crisis: Union Seeks More Aid For UNIMAID

3 months ago /
Education  Nation 

The federal government has been urged to channel more resources to the university of Maiduguri in a bid to regain its lost glory and strengthen education in the north east region which has been the worse hit by insurgency over the years. Chairman, planning committee of the alumni re-union of the...

UNIMAID Disowns Fake Admission List

4 months 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

5 months 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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...


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