Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Bomb factory discovered at Borno school

04 April 2016, 17:30Emeka Okonkwo

Abuja - Troops have discovered an Improvised Explosive (IED) making factory at a primary school in Borno State.

Forces of the 22 Brigade Garrison, Army Headquarters Strike Group (AHQ SG) accompanied by some Civilian Joint Task Force made the breakthrough.

They were on a fighting patrol to Boboshe, Garna, Kyare, Kadawu, Gineba and Ajiri.

Six suspected Boko Haram terrorists have been arrested.

Eight industrial gas cylinders and five regular gas cylinders were recovered at the unnamed school.

Also read: Soldiers did not misbehave at Alagarno: Army

It is suspected they were used for IED making.

A pickup vehicle has also been recovered.

Furthermore, the patrol team captured three suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Kadawu and recovered four motorcycles, three bicycles, a solar panel and two liquid herbicides.

At Garna, the troops also captured three and recovered seven locally made guns from them.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, confirmed the breakthroughs. 

- CAJ News


Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...