Boko Haram militants have once again struck in Borno state, capturing the Twon of Marte.
Channels reports say the terrorists, who fled from their base in Sambisa forest, had regrouped in Marte.
The Deputy Governor of Borno State, Zannah Mustapha, who confirmed the recapture of the town by Boko Haram.
Also alleges that 600 women and girls had been dispatched by the terrorists as suicide bombers with the aim of causing multiple explosions in Maiduguri.
The Deputy Governor, who had to cut short his official engagements in Abuja to attend to the situation in the State, says residents must be patient with the security agencies in spite of the attendant hardships caused by the dusk to dawn curfew.