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Minna - Former Military president of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Babangida has commiserated with government and people of Borno State over the accidental bombing of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Rann and twin bomb-blast in University of ...
Maiduguri - The Borno State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said it has lost 75 personnel to the Boko Haram insurgents since the insurgency began.
The new United Nations special rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs), Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, made the sentiments as she expressed dismay at the bombing of a camp housing IDPs in Borno State in the troubled northeast ...
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has commiserated with families of the victims of yesterday's "accidental" air strike by men of the Nigerian Air Force of 'Operation Lafiya Dole' in the Rann Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp in Borno State.
Nigerian Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has condoled with the government and People of Borno State over the loss of lives and injuries resulting from rockets mistakenly deployed by the Nigerian Air force on the Internally Displaced Persons camp ...
Eighteen-YEAR-OLD Maryam Habila Usman, a former student of Air Force Girls Secondary school, Jos, is the overall winner of the nationwide scholarship ...
The Red Cross volunteers were in the remote town of Rann in Nigeria's Borno State, near the border with Cameroon, as part of a humanitarian operation bringing food to more than 25,000 displaced people when the airstrike hit.
Maiduguri - 54 victims of the military bomb misfire in Rann, Headquarters of Kala-Balge local overnment area of Borno State, are currently hospitalized in three hospitals in Maiduguri, all of them in stable conditions, the Borno State Commissioner for ...
The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has ordered a full scale investigation into Tuesday`s accidental bombing of civilian target by the military in Rann, Kala Balge Local government Area of Borno. Dan-Ali gave the directive in Maiduguri on ...
A Nigerian government's delegation is in Borno State for an assessment of the situation in Rann community following Tuesday's air strike on local settlement.
The statement read:"The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is saddened by today's accidental air strike by its fighter jet at Rann in Kala Balge area of Borno State in which some innocent lives were lost. " While available information is sketchy, the Theatre ...
I sympathize with the families of the dead, and with the injured, and the government and people of Borno State. - Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) January 17, 2017.
A fighter jet belonging to the Nigeria Airforce has misfired against humanitarian aid workers in northern part of Borno State. ... The shots hit the Medicines Sans Frontiers and some civilians in Kala Balge in Borno State in northeast during an operation.
A military jet has mistakenly dropped a bomb inside the Rann IDP camp in Borno State leading to the death of about people with 120 injured.
The incident comes a day after the Nigerian Air Force announced that it has destroyed several Boko Haram terrorist camps located, Northern Borno State, Northeast Nigeria. The Nigerian army in 2016 dislodged the militants of their entire strongholds, ...
... on Tuesday (Jan 17) when an air force jet accidentally bombed a camp in northeast Nigeria instead of Boko Haram militants, medical charity MSF said.
(CNN) A Nigerian fighter jet misfired Tuesday during an operation, striking refugees at a camp for the internally displaced as well as aid workers with the International Committee of the Red Cross, according to Nigerian officials and the Red Cross.
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The attack devastated a camp that included personnel from Doctors without Borders and the International Red Cross in Kala Balge, in the embattled Borno State in northeast Nigeria. aid workers were among the casualties, the military said. Doctors ...
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has conveyed his deep regret over the accidental bombing of the Rann Community in Borno State. Saraki, in a statement on his social media handles said: "My thoughts and prayers are with the ...
At least 52 people lost their lives and 120 others injured in a bombing by the Nigerian Air Force on a camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the northeast city of Rann in Borno State. In a statement made available to Xinhua, Medicine San ...
From early September to 18 December 2016, WHO-established Early Warning, Alert and Response System (EWARS) reported more than 1500 suspected measles cases in Borno State. More than 77% of children aged less than 5 years in Borno State have ...
Mr. Bashir died on Monday while on admission at an Abuja hospital where he was receiving treatment for a protracted illness. He was buried in Maiduguri at about 4:30 p.m.
Ms. Usman, who outscored all other candidates from all states of the federation, hails from Borno State and applied to study Natural & environmental sciences at AUN.
Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris, reporting from the Nigerian capital Abuja, said the violence was likely the outcome of Boko Haram losing ground in its strongest hideout, the Sambisa Forest, in the northeast of the country, which is now under military control ...
A United Nations-supported mass vaccination campaign is set to start tomorrow to protect more than 4.7 million children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria. "This measles vaccination campaign is an emergency ...
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, praised the gallantry of the Nigerian armed forces in curbing the menace of terrorism in the country.
Nigerian army Frees 257 Boko Haram Detainees. Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima, who received the rescued persons from the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.
Members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, have joined a tour organized by the Nigerian government to the former bastion of Boko Haram terrorists, the Sambisa Forest located in the northeast.
Nigerian army discovers Boko Haram graveyard in Borno State. LIB. Pulse News Gallery: ... The discovery was made in Borno State by troops of the 119 Task Force Battalion of the Nigerian Army's 7 Brigade during an anti-terrorist operation. The dead ...
"One is that, personally, I feel that anybody that is approaching his 60s shouldn't be thinking of contesting the governorship of any state. As complex as the Nigerian states are, governing a state needs a younger and vibrant person that can stand the ...
Nigerian troops have recovered bodies of terrorists, 36 hand grenades and one 12.7 X 108mm round of ammunition concealed by terrorists in the general area of Baga, Kangarwa and Dogonchikun in Borno State. The Nigerian army spokesman, Brig.-Gen.
Eighteen-year-old Maryam Habila Usman, a former student of Air Force Girls Secondary school, Jos, has emerged the overall winner of the nationwide ...
The Borno State government said on Sunday that it had banned the sale of charcoal and firewood on major streets in the metropolis to prevent pollution in the city.
The Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) last year apprehended 128 foreigners who attempted to acquire the National Identity Card.
2016-12-14t131723z_1_lynxmpecbd0tl_rtroptp_2_nigeria-security-jpg-cf The Borno government on Sunday said it spent about N1 billion to procure hospital ...
The former majority leader of the Nigeria Senate, Ali Ndume, has said he has no ambition becoming governor of Borno State because three reasons. Mr. Ndume, a member of ... Nigerians must have by now know that I am an extrovert. And I have suffered the ...
The armed forces Remembrance Day in Borno State was marked with the release of 257 Boko Haram suspects arrested by the Nigerian army. Releasing the suspects to the State Deputy Gov. Dr. Usman Mamman Durkwa, the Theatre Commander of ...
The Borno State government said on Sunday that it had banned the sale of charcoal and firewood on major streets in the metropolis to prevent pollution in the ...
Maiduguri - Borno government on Thursday said it discovered a baby factory where children were being sold in the state. The Commissioner for Justice, ...
Nigeria's military and civilian fighters who work with them have intercepted many suicide bombers in recent months, preventing much higher death tolls.
The United States government yesterday said it was partnering with the Nigerian government to train and equip the Nigeria police to interact with vulnerable populations so as to deploy additional manpower to the liberated communities. Speaking at the ...
play Nigerian soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. ... soldiers of the Nigerian army have arrested four Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. The insurgents were ...
Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, Country Representative of WHO, said the UN-backed mass vaccination was to protect the children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states according to a UN report. "This measles vaccination campaign is an ...
A mass vaccination campaign to protect more than 4 million children (4 766 214) against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria is planned to start this week. The two-week campaign, which starts on ... The Borno State ...
Top officials of the United Nations system in Nigeria on Thursday stormed the government House Maiduguri, Borno State, for a fence mending meeting with the ...
The governor of Borno State, Nigeria, Kashim Shettima, has accused aid agencies working in the state of exaggerating the crisis that has resulted due to the activities of Boko Haram and wasting funds meant to assist victims.
Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, Country Representative of WHO, said the UN-backed mass vaccination was to protect the children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states according to a UN report. "This measles vaccination campaign is an emergency ...
Top officials of the United Nations system in Nigeria on Thursday stormed the government House Maiduguri, Borno State, for a fence mending meeting with the governor, Kashim Shettima, after his criticism of their humanitarian operations in the state. On ...
Borno government on Thursday said it discovered a baby factory where children were being sold in the state. The Commissioner for Justice, Kakashehu Lawal, stated this at a press conference in Maiduguri.


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