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On the same day in Nigeria, in Zamfara State, bandits now generally termed herdsmen killed 36 persons in Birane Village in Zurmi Local government Area of .... But many Nigerians apparently want the president to back his words with action and show compassion and wear the garment of consoler-in-chief ...
The herdsman is, without doubt, Nigeria's most stereotyped and profiled tribesman. As it is today, he is the most vulnerable and the most targeted. He has always been oblivious of the trappings of civilization around him; as he traverses the pasture-ways, the boundaries are as meaningless as he is ...
Shettima, a member of the governing All progressives Congress, says that Borno State will "rise again" thanks to the millions of dollars going into agriculture ... in the Mandara Mountains, Lake Chad, and the Sambisa Forest, means that many civilians will be resettled in towns rather than their home villages.
... Nigeria, the country is in very safe and competent hands, hence there is no cause for alarm. A statement by his Senior Adviser, Mr. Segun Adeyemi, said Mohammed spoke at the weekend at a mini town hall meeting with the staff of the Nigerian Embassy in Madrid, Spain, and a cross section of Nigerians ...
It also reported that states with the lowest bus journey fares within city were Bauchi (N96.67), Anambra (N112.67) and Borno (N120.00). According to the report, average fare paid by commuters for intercity bus journey increased by 10.11 per cent month-on-month and 32.09 per cent year-on-year.

This reporter was in the media delegation to Maiduguri for the Special Town Hall Meeting organised by the Ministry of Information and culture and Borno ... the convoy drove into the city, through Pompomari Layout and Damboa Road to our hotel, where the Borno State Commissioner for Information, Hon ...
Dakar, Senegal -- An attack by three suicide bombers has left at least 20 people dead and more than 20 others wounded at a fish market outside the sprawling Nigerian city that gave rise to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, officials and news reports said on Saturday. The bombers set off ...
The majority are women and children as well as elderly persons who have all fled Cameroonian villages in which they were settled along the Nigerian border. Others arrived directly from Nigeria, from localities such as Maiduguri, Mubi and Yola in search of reunification with their families located in ...
Foucher said life inside Maiduguri, the largest city in Borno State, has mostly returned to normal, with busy commerce and significant activity by nongovernmental organizations. Other cities in the northeast have been turned into garrison towns with trenches dug around them for protection, he said.
Thirteen Nigerians kidnapped by Boko Haram, a jihadist militant organization in Nigeria, regained their freedom on Saturday, February 10, 2018. ... kidnapped by Boko Haram in June 2017 after militants allegedly ambushed a convoy of security personnel in the north-eastern city of Damboa, Borno State.
According to the history narrated to PREMIUM TIMES by the villagers, Shuwari community has been in existence long before the establishment of the present city of Maiduguri (otherwise known as Yerwa) to be seat of the Borno emirate. "Our village has been here for about a decade before the then Shehu ...
He was said to have participated in the group's attacks in Chibok, Chibok Local government Area of Borno State and Gabsuri town in the Damboa Local Government of the state. Yahaya had on Monday pleaded guilty to the two counts preferred against him by the Federal Government but pleaded for mercy ...
Secretary to the State government (SSG), Baba Malam Wali, who disclosed this in Damaturu at the weekend while briefing journalists on how to rebuild the ancient city, said the ruins of the ancient city of Ngazargamu; which was the capital of Kanem Borno Empire between 1460 and 1809, are still visible in ...
But with the speedy development of Maiduguri township, the suburb has almost become part of the mega capital city. At present, the village is sandwiched by the perimeter fence of the Nigeria Air Force base from the east and from the west lies the 1000-housing unit, an ambitious estate built by the state ...
The officers were said to be returning from a confidence-building mission in remote villages when suspected herdsmen opened fire on them in Tse Akpam village, near Azege town. 2. Three University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Magumeri, Borno State have ...
Some have moved between different villages in Gwoza, while others have travelled between camps in Cameroon, Banki, and Bama before coming to their current location. • Some FGD participants reported travelling directly from their village to Pulka by foot through the bush, while others passed through ...

For the first time ever, the trio of Aishatu, 5, her siblings Musa, 3 and Umar, 1 received vaccinations against measles, polio and yellow fever at a transit point on the outskirts of Banki town in Borno State. A World Health Organization (WHO) Special Intervention Team of community health workers caught up ...
Speaking in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, at a town hall meeting organized by the Federal government, Shettima said the greatest results so far in the war against Boko Haram had been achieved by army commanders who are not from northern Nigeria. He made two controversial claims. Claim 1 ...
Major stakeholders in the health sector recently converged on Maiduguri and Kano, capitals of Borno and Kano states, respectively, to review the ... Mshelia's counterpart in Kano, Dr Kabir Getso, also disclosed that all district and village heads were given orientation on the enhanced community ...
The Borno government says it has reconstructed over 50,000 houses; clinics, classrooms, water points, police stations and other public structures destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in the past two years. The state ... Babagana Umara, stated this at a town hall meeting in Maiduguri. Umara said the ...
Cameroonian soldiers are now part of the 'Operation Lafiya Dole,' a counterinsurgency force currently fighting Boko Haram in North-east Nigeria, a military ... Lafiya Dole, Rogers Nicholas, a major general, officiated at the induction of the Cameroonian troops after they arrived Gwoza town of Borno State.
Jumne Mamman, a local farmer from Falturam who fled to Maiduguri, yesterday, said Shekau and his men had established presence in many hamlets and villages around Konduga and other locations in Bama and Gwoza local governments since he fled from Sambisa forest where the Nigerian Air Force ...
A federal government delegation led by the Minister of Information, Lai Muhammed, and four other ministers, are currently in Maiduguri, Borno State, for a special town hall meeting on military and security. The meeting is the second of its kind after the first that held in Kano. The Information Minister told the ...
She made the disclosure at the Special Town Hall Meeting for Military and security agencies in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. She said 8.5 million persons were displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast and that 80 per cent of the displaced persons were from Borno. She explained that 30 ...
Boko Haram fighters stormed a village in northeast Nigeria and killed two people, a local resident and a security source said Monday, as the military again ... They include some of the schoolgirls abducted from the Borno town of Chibok in April 2014 and female police officers seized in an ambush last year.
The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno State, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has said Boko Haram insurgency has been completely defeated. He spoke at the inauguration of the Nigeria-Cameroun Military Joint Mission, at the weekend, in Maiduguri. According to him, troops of Operation ...
Abuja, 31 January 2018 - With a view to improving routine immunization (RI) services, major stakeholders including the Executive Governors of Borno and Kano states, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative to Nigeria, Mr Bill Gates and Alhaji Aliko Dangote converged separately in Maiduguri ...
Kano - Boko Haram jihadists killed at least five loggers in northeast Nigeria, in the latest attacks against civilians in the violence-hit region, local civilian militia told AFP on Thursday. The attack happened on Tuesday in Ajeri village, near the town of Dikwa, some 90 kilometres (55 miles) east of the Borno ...
He said that two female suicide bombers at about 8 p.m. detonated improvised explosive devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies some 40 meters away from a military location at Maimalari village in Koduga. He said that only the suicide bombers were killed in that blast. "Two other suicide bombers were ...
Mr. Buhari issued a similar order to the Chief of army Staff Tukur Buratai in 2015, asking the military chief to relocate to Borno State, the epicentre of the Boko ... PREMIUM TIMES recently found that at least six villages were still being avoided by police special forces in Logo Local government Area alone.
Boko Haram jihadists killed at least five loggers in northeast Nigeria, in the latest attacks against civilians in the violence-hit region, local civilian militia ... The attack happened on Tuesday in Ajeri village, near the town of Dikwa, some 90 kilometres (55 miles) east of the Borno State capital, Maiduguri, said ...
The question posed by a French journalist last week incensed acclaimed Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. ... She said her uncle had owned a store in Maiduguri, capital of northeast Borno State and birthplace of Boko Haram, but it had to close down when the city began to feel "too unsafe.".
A report by Amnesty International reveals that the Nigerian Air Force launched an air raid on five villages in Adamawa State in Northern Nigeria in December last year. A fighter jet and a helicopter fired at villagers as a deterrent to communal violence, after Fulani herdsmen had attacked five villages in the ...
the forest, was however, not closed by both Borno and Yobe states government. Meanwhile, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied allegation by the Amnesty International (AI) that it committed human right abuses in some communities in Numan, Adamawa State. A statement by NAF's spokesman, ...
Yobe -- Hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists are fleeing into remote communities in Borno and Yobe states after taking heavy poundings from Nigerian air ... located 18km away from Buni Yadi but under Damboa Local government Area of Borno State, said for over four years, the village was a ghost town.
"Launching air raids is not a legitimate law enforcement method by anyone's standard," said Osai Ojigho, Amnesty's country director for Nigeria, in a Tuesday's report. "Such reckless use of deadly force is unlawful, outrageous and lays bare the Nigerian military's shocking disregard for the lives of those it ...
Lake Chad area of Borno State reportedly accounts for a good amount of fish consumed across Nigeria. When Boko Haram seized the region about two years back, the prices of fish and other sea foods shot up across the country due to lack of supply from the displaced fishermen. After dislodging Boko ...
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has appealed to to the 22 Amoured Brigade of the Nigeran army Dikwa to help in its crusade of eradication of Polio in Borno. The Country Coordinator of the Foundation in Nigeria , Mr . Michael Galway made the appeal during his courtesy Visit to the Commander , 22 ...
But attacks have continued in the north of the state, particularly around Madagali, which borders Borno State and the militants' Sambisa Forest stronghold. In separate clashes, at least three people were killed in central Plateau State when Fulani herders attacked Jebu-Bassa, a farming village of Irigwe ...
In Nigeria, the group increased its suicide attacks from 19 in 2016 to 38 in 2017, with Cameroon experiencing a similar increase. Suicide attacks were the most common method of attack in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, which continues to be the epicentre of the insurgency, whereas armed assaults were ...
The European Union and World Bank have earmarked N60 billion to execute rehabilitation, resettlement and livelihoods projects by FAO and eight other implementing partners in Borno State. The projects are to "build the resilience" of about 1.8 million Boko Haram victims and public sector institutions in ...
Dozens of civilians have been killed or injured in recurrent ambushes on sites hosting displaced people, villages and towns. ... Stepped up humanitarian and livelihood assistance, favourable weather and slight market recovery have improved food security in Nigeria's Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.
The European Union (EU) on Tuesday announced a grant of 143 million Euros (about N60.1 billion) to the Borno State to enable the government implement nine key ... The DWR will recruit about 10,000 youth for the sanitation of Maiduguri, Bama and Biu towns in collaboration with BOSEPA. The DFID is to ...
The Borno State government has relaxed the three-week curfew imposed on the metropolis of Maiduguri, the capital. Dr Muhammad Bulama, the ... There is, however, no reprieve for the city residents in Moloi and Muna Garage, target of bombing attacks by Boko Haram terrorists. Bulama said that the curfew ...
Kano - Boko Haram jihadists have killed five people in an attack on a village in Adamawa State, northeast Nigeria, a community leader and a local resident said on Friday. ... Elsewhere, nine others were killed in two separate attacks on people collecting firewood near the border town of Ngala, in Borno.
This is just as four female suicide bombers in Maiduguri, Borno State, detonated their bombs Wednesday, leading to the deaths of 12 persons and 65 others ... On the same Monday night the Irigwe killers reattacked Fulani residents at Dangwal village in Ganawuri of Riyom and rustled about 200 cows.
In recent weeks, Nigeria's military has embarked on an offensive against the Islamist insurgency in the northeastern State of Borno, the epicenter for ... a video purporting to show some of the girls kidnapped from the town of Chibok nearly four years ago, as well as a downed Nigerian military aircraft and a ...
In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and the armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by ...
(CNN) Preliminary reports indicate at least 10 people were killed after four female suicide bombers detonated explosives in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to a spokesman for the National ... The Muna Garage area lies on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State in northeastern Nigeria.


 

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