Tag: Bama

22 Girls, Women ‘Abducted’ By ‘al-Barnawi Faction’ of Boko Haram In Gwoza And Bama

22 girls and women have been abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from two Borno villages, The Guardian reports. The first attack took place on Thursday, in Pulka, a town between Gwoza and Bama. 18 girls were said to have been abducted in Pulka. “Boko Haram fighters from Mamman Nur camp arrived in[Read More…]

Borno Governor Kashim Shettima Moves Office To Bama, A Town That Was Before Now Occupied By B’Haram

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday temporarily ?relocated his office to Bama town, an urban centre, severely destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents during their nearly two years occupation before it was liberated by the military late, 2015. Bama town, located 74 kilometers away from Maiduguri, is one of the[Read More…]

160 Indigenous Doctors And Health Providers Conduct Medical Mission In Bama Camp

PRESS RELEASE 160 INDIGENOUS DOCTORS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS CONDUCT MEDICAL MISSION IN BAMA CAMP Supported by Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiatives (PCNI) The Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiatives (PCNI) has within the context of the expanded recovery plan for the Northeast, the Buhari Plan extended support to a medical[Read More…]

Nigerian Troops Establish School for IDPs In Bama [Photos]

Press Releases To further assist the internally displaced persons and enhance civil-military relations, troops of 21 Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army, have established a temporary school for the children at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp located in Bama town, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State using military tents.[Read More…]

US Government Raises Alarm Over Starvation In The North East

The United States’ Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle on Thursday expressed strong reservations about the humanitarian crisis in the North-east triggered by the ongoing war against Boko Haram, saying that Nigerians are dying of starvation in their country, and called for urgent action from all stakeholders. Entwistle, who spoke in[Read More…]

As Cordon & Search Continues In Gwoza, Women & Elderly Found Locked Up Rescued; Another Bomb Factory Found

by Musa Abdullahi A number of women, the elderly and children who were locked up by fleeing terrorists in Gwoza have been freed by troops as cordon and search along with mopping up operations continue in the town. In a statement issued by Chris Olukolade, Major General, Director Defence Information says the freed[Read More…]

Nigerian Troops Neutralise Latest Boko Haram Attempt To Retake Bama

Gallant Nigerian troops kept up their momentum in riding the North East of Boko Haram insurgents, when on Saturday, they quashed a fresh attempt by Boko Haram militants to recapture Bama, the defence headquarters said. Bama was retaken from Boko Haram last week. Spokesperson for the military, Chris Olukolade, a[Read More…]

Scores Of Dead Bodies Found In Bama Wells

by Musa Abdullahi The capture of Bama has led to the discovery of horrendous atrocities perpetrated by terrorists while their hold on the town lasted, and as they fled. A large number of dead bodies were discovered in wells apparently of some of their hostages or those who resisted them”, a[Read More…]

Troops Clear Out Terrorists To Reclaim Bama And Last Stronghold In Yobe

By Chris Nomjov Nigerian troops successfully reclaimed the commercial city of Bama, in Borno yesterday afternoon, from the grip of Boko Haram insurgents. In a tweet from @DefenceInfoNG, it was revealed that the gallant troops routed terrorists from Bama and proceeded to mopping up the town. In a press statement,[Read More…]

Military Reclaims Bama; As Troops Keep Up Bid To Rid North East Of Insurgents

By Chris Nomjov Gallant Nigerian troops continued their onslaught against territories captured by Boko Haram insurgents, as they successfully recaptured the commercial city of Bama, Borno State, having snuffed out the threat of the insurgents. The Defence authorities stated in a tweet on the official twitter handle of the Nigerian[Read More…]