This website also learnt that four soldiers, including a Lieutenant, not five as reported, were killed in the attack. The fifth victim was a policeman with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad stationed in the town.
No less than six persons were killed when four teenage female suicide bombers attacked the Muna garage area in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in the early hours of Wednesday.
Multiple blasts hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital early Friday as suspected female suicide bombers struck around a petrol depot belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC along Damboa road in the city metropolis.
Borno State government has confirmed an outbreak of Lassa fever in a community housing several internally displaced persons.
The Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, a vigilante group that is assisting the Nigerian military in the ongoing anti-terrorism operations in Borno State, has denied reports that leader of the group, Lawan Jafar, was arrested by the Army for alleged links with the Boko Haram.
The Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, also known as Doctors Without Borders, has opened a new 50-bed therapeutic feeding centre for the treatment of malnourished children in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.
At least seven possible suicide bombers have been killed in multiple explosions which hit three different locations in Maiduguri, Borno State capital on Thursday night.
A female suicide bomber who was arrested in Maiduguri on Tuesday has narrated the series of events that saw her end up as a terrorist.
The Borno State Police Command has announced that one female suicide bomber was killed on Tuesday morning while another was arrested by security officials on duty.
A suicide bomber has attacked a mosque in Dalori quarters, close to the University of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, few weeks after a similar attack in a mosque inside the university led to the death of a professor of Veterinary medicine.