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 cities, towns and villages of Borno state, Nigeria

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Transparency International (TI) has stoked the fresh flames of the overt conspiracy on Nigeria and the distortion of the country, which has become the delight of some international organizations.
Security operatives foil attempted suicide attack in Borno. Security operatives in ... A statement from the police said three female suicide bombers were on their way to Mamanti village when they were cited by security personnel. They hurriedly ...

The police yesterday confirmed the killing of three suspected female suicide bombers after a failed attack along the Maiduguri-Damboa road.
In the past weeks, the humanitarian community has witnessed an increasing trend of refugee returns from Cameroon into Borno State. In particular, thousands of returnees are returning from Minawao camp in Cameroon through Banki, where humanitarian ...
1. BACKGROUND 1.1 Impact of conflict on the civilian population Nigeria's northeast is currently experiencing a significant humanitarian crisis, which has ...
Maiduguri - Seven people were killed and dozens injured when insurgents attacked two communities in Borno State on Saturday, locals said.

Barely 24 hours after assuming command as the acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian army, Brigadier General Ibrahim Yusuf has embarked on a maiden operational visit to troops' locations to conduct on-the-spot assessment of the ...
Six female and four male Boko Haram terrorists have been arrested by Troops of the 8 Task Force Division of the Nigerian army have in Monguno and Nolwodo Malgori areas of Borno State, after a tip-off. It was learnt that the 242 Battalion apprehended ...
Mansur Dan-Ali, while addressing a summit in the Nigerian city of Jos, said those freed included 106 of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok community of the northeastern State of Borno in 2014. The freed hostages mostly included women and ...
On Saturday night, local hunters and CJTF sources told Saharareporters that the Islamist militant terror group stormed the remote villages in Mussa district in large numbers and opened fire on villagers in Askira/Uba local government area of Borno ...
Nigeria - The 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released by Boko Haram were reunited with their families Saturday, the Nigerian government says. The former captives, now ages 18-21, are believed to have been among the 276 pupils forced from their beds by ...
The combined military and civilian JTF also rescued a total of 998 persons from the grip of Boko Haram terrorists, in Ngala, Borno State. The feat was achieved when the troops and the Civilian JTF embarked on a combined fighting patrol to the area.
Let me start this piece by congratulating former President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on the marriage of his daughter, Halima, to her beau, Auwal Abdullahi.
The first is the vibrant and resourceful governor of old Borno State (comprising the present Borno and Yobe states) on the ticket of the defunct Great Nigeria Peoples Party (GNPP) founded by the multimillionaire Waziri Ibrahim of blessed memory in the ...
Majority of the over 100,000 houses destroyed are in Damasak and some villages near the headquarters. The World Bank, European Union, the Presidency and state governments in the six states making up the northeast, undertook recovery and peace ...
Let me start this piece by congratulating former President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on the marriage of his daughter, Halima, to her beau, Auwal Abdullahi.
Sometimes more than food, you need information," says Faruk Dalhatu, managing director of Dandal Kura Radio International in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a former Boko Haram stronghold. "Because ... Boko Haram, with its extreme Islamist ...

The incident took place in Maiduguri city of Borno State. "There were multiple ... in the region since 2009. On Thursday, police said two soldiers were injured in a suicide bomb attack near a refugee camp in Nigeria's northeastern Konduga town of Borno ...
On May 3, three teenage girls reportedly attempted to infiltrate a military outpost in the city of Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria's Borno State. The three were subsequently ... On May 16, the town of Konduga was again targeted by jihadists. Three ...
The statement read: "Following confirmed information about the presence of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in some villages around Ngala, troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade Nigerian army, on Friday, 19th May 2017, along with some civilian JTF embarked ...
One by one, the abducted schoolgirls, now women, lined up along the outskirts of a forest near Kumshe town, on the border between Nigeria and Cameroon. Each of them was covered from head to ankle in a dark-coloured hijab. "I went ahead of the Red ...
... and David visited camps for displaced people in Borno State. David said: "We travelled by helicopter, and as we moved across the flat, sandy terrain with the temperature climbing to 45 degrees, we could see many villages that had been burnt to the ...
"I am delighted with the progress of work here in Damasak. This town, which borders Niger Republic, produces the largest number of pepper and onions in the country.
A total of 10,500 of the 79,000 Nigerian refugees forced to flee their homes in Borno State to Cameroon by Boko Haram insurgents about two years ago, have returned.
The incident took place in Maiduguri city of Borno State. "There were multiple ... in the region since 2009. On Thursday, police said two soldiers were injured in a suicide bomb attack near a refugee camp in Nigeria's northeastern Konduga town of Borno ...
"This has crippled the Nigerian military in fighting an aggressive ideologically inspired enemy such as Boko Haram," the watchdog said, pointing to cases of soldiers taking on the militants without ammunition or fuel.
A female suicide bomber has killed two soldiers at a military camp behind the Internally Displaced People's Camp in Mashimari town of Konduga Local government Area of Borno State. Saharareporters gathered on Thursday that the bombing occurred at ...
The Nigeria army on Wednesday said it had arrested about 126 suspected Boko Haram members at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp in Damboa, Borno. Lucky Irabor, a major general, who made the disclosure while fielding questions from ...
They are among thousands of children orphaned by Boko Haram Islamists now living in the capital of Borno State, in northeast Nigeria. ... "We have an official number of over 52,000 orphans in Borno state," governor Kashim Shettima said. ... Sitting at ...
Boko Haram continues to carry out suicide bombings in the Borno capital, Maiduguri, and has attacked the military in more remote areas.
On hearing the arrival of newborn, the women began to take their empty water cans to embark on a walk to the neighboring village to fetch water. Water would ... In northern parts of Borno and Yobe, the raging water scarcity has led to the creation of ...
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said that Boko Haram destroyed more than 80 percent of public infrastructure in the state.
Nigerians displaced by militant group Boko Haram will not return home by the end of May as originally planned, according to the governor of the state hit hardest by the Islamist insurgency.
... the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to civilian militia members and locals. gunmen on motorcycles attacked the group who were preparing their fields for the rainy season outside Amrawa village, 16 kilometres from the Borno State ...
Three female suicide bombers have attacked a herding community in northeast Nigeria, killing two people and injuring seven others, according to a village elder and a civilian militia member. Ali Musa said the trio, believed to have been sent by Boko ...
The Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jubril on Tuesday expressed worry over the increasing rate of barren villages and erratic rainfall in the northern part of the country. The minister, who attributed this development to climate ...
Three female suicide bombers have attacked a herding community in northeast Nigeria, killing two people and injuring seven others, according to a village elder and a civilian militia member. Ali Musa said the trio, believed to have been sent by Boko ...
Over 1 million people have returned to northeast Nigeria since October 2015, often to towns with no basic services, infrastructure or ability for people to rebuild their lives.
... northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, civilian militia members and locals told AFP on Monday. gunmen on motorcycles attacked the group who were preparing their fields for the rainy season outside Amrawa village, 16 kilometres from the Borno State ...
With this year's International Day of Families aiming to draw attention to education and well-being, DW examines the plight of young people in Nigeria who have had their futures disrupted by the Boko Haram insurgency. Symbolbild - Verunreinigtes ...
A villager, Abubakar Grema said, the situation in his village close to Banki town at the border with Cameroon was very dire, "sadly, we have resisted other villagers from settling in our village in order to safeguard our scarce water resource." They ...
The training exercises, dubbed Flintlock, took place in late February at a military camp at Diffa, a town in Niger's southeast near the border with Nigeria and in a region under threat from the terrorist group. Troops ... Boko Haram fighters armed with ...
Nigeria will resume oil exploration in the Lake Chad basin area within six weeks following the wane of Boko Haram in the region, a top official of the state-owned Nigerian National petroleum corporation said on Monday. ... inform you that in the next ...
FILE PHOTO: Nigerian returnees from Niger wait to be processed by the Nigeria Immigration service in Damasak, Borno, Nigeria April... AFOLABI ... Just as the first World Summit In Defense Of Persecuted Christians was held in Washington, D.C., A ...
Boko Haram fighters over the weekend killed at least six farmers who were working on their land near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to civilian militia members and locals. The fighters, on motorcycles, attacked the farmers who ...
The Nigerian institution of Surveyors (NIS) has said that the obsolete map was responsible for the erroneous bombing of the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Rann Village in Kala-Balge Local Council of Borno State by the military early this year.
Shortages of basic services in areas of return are also causing tensions. In Dikwa town in Borno State, many of the 20,000 returnees queue for hours in sweltering 40-degree heat for water.
Eleven persons have been killed by Boko Haram in Amarwa, a community on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Supporters of the former Senate Leader, Muhammed Ndume, who was recently suspended for six months by his colleagues at the upper house of the National Assembly on Saturday stormed the streets of Maiduguri to register their displeasure to the visiting ...
The Nigerian soldier Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade have smashed a fish smuggling ring perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists to fund their criminal activities.


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