Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri
News reaching us has it that Boko Haram is currently attacking Jakana, a Borno town.
Residents said the insurgents were sighted at the small town at about 6:30pm; they had started firing into a military base in the area.
Scores of residents have reportedly fled into the bush.
Jakana, located along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, is some 41 kms to the capital, Maiduguri.