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... people fleeing the conflict. On 2 March, Cameroon and Nigeria together with UNHCR signed a tripartite agreement on the voluntary repatriation of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon. ... However, new cases erupted last year in Borno State in neighbouring ...
Abuja - As Nigeria joins the rest of the African continent on immunisation against polio, the Nigerian government would have to rely on hit-and-run tactics to immunise children in the North-east against the virus.
The Borno government said on Tuesday that it had reconstructed 60 per cent of the estimated 10,000 private houses destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Bama Local Government Area.
Suspected Boko Haram members attacked communities in Konduga Local government Area of Borno State kidnapping 10 people, an official has said.
Ibadan - Over 1,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) currently taking refuge in Ibadan, Oyo State capital have indicated their desire to voluntarily return to their respective home local government areas in Borno State to start a new life following ...
In August 2016, four children were paralysed by the disease in security-compromised areas in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, widely considered to be the only place on the continent where the virus maintains its grip. WHO Regional Director for Africa ...
Nigerian security sources said on Monday that the fatalities had occurred two days earlier when the terrorists stormed Kalari Abdiye village, in Borno State. "They singled out the four men whom they accused of collaboration with the military. They ...
The apparent build-up comes as Nigeria's military holds a shooting competition in Borno State's Sambisa Forest, which until December last year was the main base of Shekau's faction.
Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said it had arrested three Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), for allegedly vandalized high tension copper cables.
The four-day campaign in Africa by 190,000 vaccinators is part of the response to the discovery of three cases of polio in the insurgency-wracked State of Borno in northeast Nigeria last year. Before then, the west African country had not reported a ...
Since 2014, the north eastern State of Borno in Nigeria has been struggling to contain the extremist group known as Boko Haram.
The State Security Service, the Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Nigeria police, as well as the Civilian-JTF have individually indicted the Nigerian military over the recent attack on Magumeri village in Borno State by the Boko Haram insurgent group.
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Thursday inaugurated new caretaker committees to run the affairs of the 27 local government areas in the state. The committees were inaugurated in Maiduguri after the expiration of the six months tenure of the ...
Two weeks ago, in Stockholm, Mohammed Omer and four of his friends gathered to talk about the biting drought ravaging their home country, Somalia.
In this photo taken on September 15, 2016 women and children queue to enter one of the UNICEF nutrition clinics at the Muna makeshift camp which houses more than 16,000 IDPs (internaly displaced people) on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State, ...
A 90-year-old internally-displaced person, IDP, Zahrah Musa, yesterday, rushed to save her N300 potatoes, minutes after she escaped a bomb attack in Maiduguri, Borno State. It was gathered that while fellow IDPs kept a safe distance from the scene of ...
The Nigeria Drug law enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 10 drug barons and 60 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) for alleged drug abuse and sale in IDP camps.
Reports say Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State has witnessed an early morning multiple bombing. ... The Nigerian army as well as Sani Usman, one of its spokespersons, had not made any formal confirmation of the incident at the time of this report.
In Nigeria's Borno State some refugees were rounded up during a military offensive against Boko Haram insurgents in the Mandara Mountains on the Cameroonian side of the border and were taken in trucks to a camp for displaced people in Banki.
The newly established Borno State University is to commence academic activities this year with 2,500 students, State Commissioner for Higher education, Malam Ahmad Jaha, disclosed on Tuesday. Jaha told newsmen in Maiduguri that government was in ...
There are some occasions in one's life" French philosopher once posited, "which neither time nor circumstanced can change nor obliterate from one's memory".
On 14 March 2017, the 2017/8 Health Sector strategy was presented in Abuja to the donor and wider community by WHO on behalf of the Health Sector with support from representatives of Borno State Ministry of Health and health sector partners. The ...
The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola stated this in a meeting with Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State. Fashola has been touring the northeast, inspecting federal roads and projects across the zone. The Minister says the ...
The grant came as a result of new cases popped up in areas affected by conflicts in the Borno State in Nigeria after the country has been declared "polio-free.
... people, Paul Biya," said Shekau in the video, referring to Cameroon's president. He added that Boko Haram remains strong in Nigeria, and took credit for suicide bombings in the city of Maiduguri in the northeast Nigerian State of Borno, Reuters ...
The Borno government said on Monday that it would ensure the completion of the 34-km Chibok- Nbalala-Damboa road project in 90 days.
It`s one of the geopolitical zones in Nigeria presented by six states: the Gombe, Bauchi, Yobe, Borno, Adamawa and Taraba states. Top cities in the zone are Jalingo, Damaturu, Potiskum, Gombe, Bauchi, Maiduguri, and Yola. The ethnic diversity of the ...
Maiduguri, 15 March 2017 - An estimated 400,000 children in the northeast, Nigeria are currently suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) because of the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno on Monday appealed to the State government to improve current arrangements made for their feeding.
The suicide bombing that occurred at Ummarari Village in Jere Local government of Borno State killed a mother, her two children and a member of Civilian JTF, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed.
... be allocated to all Nigerians, irrespective of their states of origin. Mr. Fashola made the remarks while speaking with journalists shortly after a tour of federal projects on Sunday in Maiduguri, Borno. He said all qualified Nigerian residents in ...
A statement issued to newsmen, in Maiduguri by the public relations officer of the Borno state police command, DSP Victor Isuku, said the three bombers, a male and two females attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri town through Umarari village in molai ...
Three suicide bombers have attacked Ummarari Village in Jere Local government of Borno State killing a mother, her two children and a member of Civilian JTF ...
Three suicide bombers have attacked Ummarari Village in Jere Local government of Borno State killing a mother, her two children and a member of Civilian JTF.
In a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian police, Borno State Command, Victor Isuku, a deputy superintendent of police, the attack happened at about 9pm on Saturday on the outskirts of Maiduguri.
Edozie Udeze in this interview with Professor Sonnie Ododo of the theatre arts department of the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, engages him on the state of drama and theatre in the troubled State of Borno and lots more. Excerpts. Professor ...
Mahmuda Ali and Musa Umar and 24 others were arrested by the police Command in Borno State for the production of fake currency while 24 other crime ...
Maiduguri - The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday confirmed that three internally displaced persons dead and six others injured during a fire outbreak at Konduga IDPs camp, Konduga local government area of Borno State.
Maiduguri, 15 March 2017 - An estimated 400,000 children in the northeast, Nigeria are currently suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) because of the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Damasak is the head town of Mobbar LGA, in the North-East Nigerian, State of Borno. ... NEMA reported that over 10,000 Nigerians households returned to Damasak from Niger since February 2017 and other reports of new arrivals continue to be received.
"Consequently, we are constrained to state that it's now high time for the people to take up the fight themselves and help the Nigerian military and other security agencies to protect them. It is a grievous mistake and criminal offence to continue to ...
The members of Magumeri town, in Magumeri local government area of Borno State,have been accused by the Nigerian army for collaborating and harboring some Boko Haram members in their community.
The Nigerian army in conjunction with one of the biggest sports consultancy firms in Nigeria, Twin Huts Concept are putting machinery in motion to organize a Marathon race in Maiduguri, Borno State, tagged "Marathon for peace 2017". Tunde Giwa-Daramola ...
Lack of capital, insecurity and high cost of transport are the three main constraints affecting traders across the two north eastern states of Yobe and Borno. Among wholesale and wholesale/retailer tradersin Borno State, the top constraint to trade is ...
The members of Magumeri town, in Magumeri local government area of Borno State,have been accused by the Nigerian army for collaborating and harboring some Boko Haram members in their community.
Abuja - Edo, Borno and Cross River States topped the list of states with the highest air fare in February, according to statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Two men were killed as a result to the explosion while about 16 injured people were administered with the first aid. The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North-East zone, Abdulkadir Ibrahim confirmed the evacuations of ...
The United Nations children Fund, UNICEF, said on Wednesday at least 50,000 malnourished children are in dire need of food and medical care in Borno State. The international aid agency said it would be scaling up its intervention for malnourished ...
Maiduguri, Nigeria: At least six people, including four female teenaged suicide bombers were killed and 16 others were injured in an attack in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri city Wednesday, according to the national emergency service. The bombers ...
A security source in Maiduguri says Boko Haram terrorists may have killed scores in an attack in Magumeri town in Magumeri Local government Area of Borno State on Wednesday evening. The source said the militants razed down houses, including a police ...


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