The unofficial reports put the deaths at over 20 and nearly 100 injured, but Borno Police Command boss, Mr Damian Chukwu, says 16 persons died and 82 were injured in what appears to be the increasing resurgence of an insurgency two administrations, under Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari, claimed to have put down.
The recent bloody carnage took place in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State at about the same time lives were lost and property were destroyed in two Adamawa communities.
A European government and its investors have been fingered as been involved in the desperate control for the mineral deposits in the Lake Chad basin, while an African government in that region is also believed to be giving tacit support, but innocent Nigerians have lost their lives and millions have become displaced.
A non-governmental organisation in Nigeria has written to French President, Macron, to probe the involvement of operatives from his country believed to be complicit in the mindless blood-letting while playing lip-service to finding a solution.
Three suicide bombers are believed to have attacked a market at about 5:00 p.m. in Konduga as part of the latest bombing.