News - university of Maiduguri

BBOG Demands Report Of Investigation Into Abduction Of Chibok Girls

5 days 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

11 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

11 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...


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