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Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram
19th Sep 2017

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Twelve people were killed and 26 others injured in suspected triple suicide bombings in northeastern Borno State on Monday, according to an official emergency official. State Emergency Management Chairman Ahmed Satomi confirmed the … Continued

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state
17th Aug 2017

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured … Continued

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state
6th May 2017

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Two teenage suicide bombers have blown up themselves in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State, killing themselves and five others. Police confirmed Friday’s incident and blamed Boko Haram for the latest … Continued

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State
27th Sep 2016

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Eight soldiers and 25 Boko Haram terrorists were killed in two separate encounters in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state on Sunday as government troops intensified operations to clear the insurgency from the region, according to … Continued

Nigeria: Six civilians die in ambush of Nigerian military escort
20th Sep 2016

Nigeria: Six civilians die in ambush of Nigerian military escort

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Six civilians were killed and three soldiers injured in a Monday attack on a military escort by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, according to an army spokesman. Sani Usman said “suspected … Continued

Nigeria: 49 Boko Haram killed in gun battles, says army
18th Dec 2015

Nigeria: 49 Boko Haram killed in gun battles, says army

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA) – At least 49 Boko Haram militia have been killed in two days of sustained battle with Nigeria’s military in northeast Borno state, an army commander has said. Nigerian troops engaged Boko Haram fighters at … Continued

Nigeria: Five suicide blasts rock Nigeria’s northeast
17th Dec 2015

Nigeria: Five suicide blasts rock Nigeria’s northeast

By Olanrewaju Kola   LAGOS, (AA) – Five female bombers simultaneously attacked a security post manned by a government-backed vigilante group in northeastern Nigeria on Wednesday. One member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and the five bombers died at … Continued

Nigeria: Another mosque blast in Borno state kills 27
24th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Another mosque blast in Borno state kills 27

MAIDUGURI, (AA): A bomb blast has hit a central mosque in Nigeria’s northeast Yola town, killing at least 27 persons and injuring 96 others, an official of the country’s relief agency has said. “A total of 27 people died while 96 … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 25 in remote villages
3rd Sep 2015

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 25 in remote villages

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): At least 25 people have been killed over the last three days in attacks by Boko Haram on two remote villages in Nigeria’s volatile Borno State, according to local sources. Earlier this week, militants … Continued

Nigeria: 56 dead in bloody Boko Haram attack
1st Sep 2015

Nigeria: 56 dead in bloody Boko Haram attack

LAGOS, (AA): At least 56 people were killed and many others were injured in a Boko Haram attack over the weekend in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, governor Kashim Shettima said. “They killed 56 people in Baanu village. As I am … Continued

Nigeria: 47 killed in local market bomb blast
12th Aug 2015

Nigeria: 47 killed in local market bomb blast

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): At least 47 people were killed in a blast after a bomb was reportedly buried at a local market in a remote town in Nigeria’s Borno state, sources said. The explosion occurred at the … Continued

Nigeria: 12 killed in attack in Borno state
16th Jul 2015

Nigeria: 12 killed in attack in Borno state

  By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI,  (AA):At least 12 people were killed late Tuesday night in an attack on a local community in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, a local chief and military source said Wednesday. The attackers – thought to be … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens feared dead in ‘mosque massacre’
2nd Jul 2015

Nigeria: Dozens feared dead in ‘mosque massacre’

{Photo archive: An inside view of the damaged mosque after a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in Maiduguri, Nigeria on May 30. Photo: AA] By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Dozens of civilians, some fear as … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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