The Army has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Maiduguri following the deadly attack by Boko Haram on Wednesday evening.
The imposition of the 24-hour curfew was contained in a press statement signed by Colonel Tukur Gusau, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations.
“In view of the recent development within Maiduguri metropolis, a 24 hour curfew is hereby imposed on the city. This is done to protect lives and property of innocent and law abiding people of Maiduguri.
“The Nigerian Army wish to once again thank you for your continuous support and cooperation. The situation is firmly under control,” the statement added.