BornoState

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 14th, 2013
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By Chuks Okocha, Michael Olugbode and Mohammed Aminu, Thisday A new twist emerged in the purported ceasefire offered by the Boko Haram sect, as a faction of the group yesterday took exception to President Goodluck Jonathan’s statement during his recent state visit to Yobe and Borno States, that...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 9th, 2013
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Barely hours after President Goodluck Jonathan left the Borno State capital; multiple explosions were reported to have hit the city of Maiduguri. Witnesses say they heard loud blasts, in Jajeri ward of Budum town, the heart of the insurgency shortly after President Goodluck Jonathan ended his trip th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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Boko Haram Republic of Arewa, Boko Haram Republic of Borno-Yobe, Boko Haram Republic of Northern Nigeria is not a bad idea. I have reiterated in an earlier write up ‘Boko Haram Republic: Why Not?’ that a referendum is necessary in the North so that northerners will either accept or reject an Islamic ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 17th, 2012
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THE Joint Task Force (JTF) has denied reports that the Boko Haram Islamic sect was planning to attack Maiduguri metropolis and other parts of Borno State. Speaking Monday in Maiduguri, JTF’s spokesman, Lt. Col Sagir Musa said that the alleged planned attack was false. Musa added: “There is absolutely...