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About 160 traditional chiefs who were selected from two emirates of the state (Borno and Biu) were trained over a period of four months. ... "Within this period, a total of 160 traditional rulers were trained on mediation, conflict management, Nigerian justice system and family law," said the MCN national ...
Nigerian troops retook both towns in September 2015 with the help of Chadian forces following a months-long offensive. Despite the recapture of the area which saw residents moving back, Boko Haram fighters continue to launch sporadic attacks, ambushing troops and vehicles, as well as attacking and ...

The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), a DFID funded program in Nigeria has engaged stakeholders in Borno State to discuss the electoral processes ahead of the 2019 general elections in the country. The meeting which was held at Barwee Luxury Suites in Maiduguri had in attendance ...
The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi III, has just arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital to attend the 23rd convocation ceremony of the University of Maiduguri. The Alaafin is the Chancellor of the second generation university. The Yoruba monarch who arrived Maiduguri international airport in the ...
Standard Objectives. 1 Strengthen in scale the availability of quality services managing acute malnutrition for children (boys and girls 6-59 months) and pregnant and breastfeeding women through increasing access to treatment. 2 Increase capacity to identify malnourished children and provide them with ...
Bama, Borno's second largest town was seized by Boko Haram late 2014, forcing thousands of residents to flee to Maiduguri, the state capital. The town was recaptured by Nigerian forces in early 2015. Many of the displaced persons returned to the town three weeks ago after authorities assured them of ...

Boko Haram's insurgency began in Maiduguri, Borno state's capital, but its reach has expanded beyond Nigeria's borders to neighboring Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Its violence has proved to be a major setback to the international campaign against polio. Nigeria is one of just three countries where polio ...
In Nigeria, there is little or no surveillance data in Borno state, and "unless there is a breakthrough to reach those areas in Borno, the entire polio (eradication) program is at risk," said the monitoring group. Nigeria had other outbreaks last year including cholera, hepatitis, monkeypox, Lassa and yellow ...
Borno State Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Nigeria Emergency Response W14 2018 (Apr 02-Apr 08). Infographic. from World Health Organization, Government of Nigeria. Published on 08 Apr 2018 — View Original · preview · Download PDF (233.87 KB) ...
April 14, 2018 marks four years since the kidnapping of 200 Chibok school girls in Borno state, North-Eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram. ... Though the Nigerian government recovered the Dapchi girls recently, the insecurity of lives in the country especially that of the girl-child was the focus of discussion.
Armed conflict between Boko Haram and the Nigerian State in the north-east of Nigeria has resulted in significant displacement, with a total of 1.75 million internally displaced persons (IDP) in the region, over 90 per cent of whom are in the Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.1 Disputes between IDPs and ...
Nigeria Health Sector Dashboard Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States (Jan - Mar 2018). Infographic. from World Health Organization, Health Cluster. Published on 31 Mar 2018 — View Original · preview · Download PDF (136.76 KB) ...
A service provided by. ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since 1996. Learn more about ReliefWeb · The ReliefWeb blog · Field usage and mobile access on the rise: ReliefWeb in 2017. There are stories behind ...
Following 8 years of conflict between the Nigerian Government and Armed Opposition Groups (AOGs) in north-eastern Nigeria, the region has seen significant levels of destroyed infrastructure, a dramatic erosion of livelihoods and the displacement of over 2 million people at the height of the conflict.
We members of Gargam Farmers initiatives of Borno State Wholeheartedly wish to recommend Alhaji Dr Abiso kabir for the honor of National merit ... philanthropist and youth ambassador with a talent second-to-none, working tirelessly to promote peace and development in Borno state and Nigeria at large.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of the Nigerian Army University. The university will be located in Biu, Borno State. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this to State House correspondents after the cabinet meeting presided over by Vice President, ...
The military says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed four and arrested four Boko Haram terrorists in a coordinated effort with the Department of State Services (DSS) in Gombe and Borno states. It added that one Adamu Hassan, notorious for making improvised explosive devices (IEDs) for ...

The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved the establishment of Nigeria Army University in Biu, Borno state. This was disclosed by the ... “This fund will be one that federal, states and international donors can put in money so that we can begin to address the crisis water and sanitation sector in the country. We also ...
Troops of 28 Brigade on operation LAFIYA DOLE have killed three members of the Boko Haram sect. They killed the sect members while on clearance patrol, in conjunction with hunters and vigilantes to Jaje, Borno State. The troops also rescued 33 family members of Boko Haram terrorists, comprising 15 ...
Among these was an attack on the town of Rann in Borno State, which claimed the lives of 10 people and wounded many others. Ten other suicide bombings and four attacks as well as IED explosions were recorded in Borno and Yobe states, targeting civilian and military infrastructures, predominantly in ...
The town of Monguno, in the Monguno Local Government Area (LGA) in northeastern Borno State, has long been a hub for IDPs, estimated by the ... are considered inaccessible to the humanitarian community due to conflict between the Nigerian government and Armed Opposition Groups (AOGs), and only ...
Participants were Laboratory and case management experts drawn from the Nigeria Centre for Disease control (NCDC), World Health Organization (WHO), United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention(US CDC), Public Health England (PHE), Bernard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine ...
Populations in Borno state continue to experience the highest levels of food insecurity in the region, according to an Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) conducted in February by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) / Food For Peace (FFP), World Food Programme's ...
Insurgency in Nigeria's Northeastern state of Borno, an area reportedly about two-and-half times the size of the entire five states in the South-east, has left ... Though the Nigerian armed forces reportedly regained control of Bama in March 2015, when they did, its over two years rule by Boko Haram had left it ...
According to reports, at least 34 people were killed and over 90 injured in the attack that took place on 1 April near Belle Village, in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. “Innocent civilians continue to suffer daily from direct and indiscriminate attacks in north-east Nigeria [and] endless ...
Kashim Shettima of Borno on Monday described the Boko Haram insurgents' Sunday night attack on communities in Jere Local Government Area of the state as “sad and inhumane”. Shetiima told newsmen when he visited the over 80 victims of the attack on treatment at the Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri ...
“The protection of civilians is a major focus of the ongoing humanitarian response in the north-east of Nigeria where 7.7 million people remain in direct need of humanitarian assistance, including food, shelter, water and health care, in the most conflict-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe,” he said.
Boko Haram militants mainly inhabit areas in the northern states of Nigeria, specifically Yobe, Kano, Bauchi, Borno and Kaduna. Originally .... July 1, 2015 - Boko Haram militants raid three villages in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, killing at least 145 people, according to witnesses. September 3 ...
Borno State Government, in northeast Nigeria, on Saturday began the phased resettlement of 120,000 persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Bama. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that residents of Bama, hitherto, a commercial hub, were among the over one million people displaced ...
The Boko Haram militants tried to enter the centre of Maidugiri, the provincial capital of Borno state, but army soldiers repelled them, gunning down six armed insurgents and seven suicide bombers, said army spokesperson Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu. At least 83 people were injured and are receiving ...
Borno state governor Kashim Shettima, speaks to a victim of suicide bomb attack as they receive treatment at a hospital in Maiduguri, Nigeria Monday, April 2, 2018. Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked two villages on the outskirts of the northeastern city of Maiduguri late Sunday, killing at least ...
The 2017 national production is estimated at above average levels owing to the timely onset and good distribution of the rains in most states. However, the rainy ... Insecurity and damaged infrastructure, particularly in the Borno State, put additional strain on the delivery of humanitarian aid. Disclaimer: The ...
The continued abduction of schoolgirls by Boko Haram across Nigeria raises questions about both the government's competence and its willingness to deal with the rebel group. On February 19, nearly four years after the abduction of schoolgirls by Boko Haram in Chibok, Borno State, which sparked global ...
(Maiduguri, 2 April 2018): The UN Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Yassine Gaba, currently Humanitarian Coordinator ad interim, strongly condemns the deadly combined attack which took place near Belle Village, in the outskirts of Borno State's capital, Maiduguri, on Sunday 1 April.
FILE PHOTO: Nigerian soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. ... the capital of Borno State, is the birthplace of Boko Haram, whose nearly nine-year fight to establish a hardline Islamic state in northeast Nigeria has claimed ...
A total of 60 organisations have committed to implementing 173 projects aimed at providing in life-saving assistance to 6.1 million women, children and men in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. The total funding requirements for 2018 stand at US$1.05 billion. This year the response will also focus on ...
Abuja: Four female suicide bombers in their teens have blown themselves up near Maiduguri in Nigeria's restive Borno state, killing one other person, police say. "Thirteen (other people) ... Nigerian school girls who were recently freed after being kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists. Photo: AP. Its fighters ...
Abuja - More than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were in Nigeria's capital on Thursday, a day after their surprise release that fuelled rumours ... The girls - many of them dressed in matching fawn-coloured long hijabs - boarded a Nigerian military transport plane from the Borno state capital ...
Nigeria's Borno State Ministry of Health (SMoH) declared a cholera outbreak in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) on March 8. ... Approximately 27 percent of households across northeastern Nigeria's Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states are experiencing food insecurity, according to a February ...
Some of the newly released Dapchi schoolgirls wait for boarding a plane at the air force base in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Text Size: A A A. Agencies/Kano, Nigeria. Boarding schools have been shut indefinitely in the northeast Nigerian state most affected by Boko Haram violence, the government has said, in the ...
Dapchi girls: Boarding schools have been shut indefinitely in the northeast Nigerian state most affected by Boko Haram violence, the government has said, in the latest blow to children's education. “All boarding secondary schools in the state, with the exception of those in (the state capital) Maiduguri and ...
During the month of February, both directly and through partnerships, WFP provided food and nutrition assistance to 1.2 million people (95 percent of the plan) through in-kind distributions (68 percent of total intervention) and cash-based transfers (32 percent) in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.
Sequel to the unfortunate recent attack on Rann town in Kala-Balge LGA by Boko Haram, urgent and immediate measures will be taken jointly by the Borno State Government and the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies to forestall future occurrences there and in other vulnerable ...
The Borno State Government has approved the closure of all boarding secondary schools located outside Maiduguri, the state capital. ... Boko Haram, urgent and immediate measures will be taken jointly by the Borno State Government and the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies to forestall ...
Nigeria secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrest of one Jonah Abbey aka Jonah IDI which it described as a notorious ... DSS added that recent intelligence indicated that Abbey moved arms and ammunition from Konduga in Borno State into Taraba State through his ...
The stories of these women and many others with similar plight underscore the challenges the Nigerian government and Borno State would face in the post conflict reconstruction of communities destroyed by Boko Haram and resettling of IDPs when the time comes for them to go back to their homes.
Reverend Jonah Hamidu Freeson, is Borno State Chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, a major bloc with over 120 denominational Churches under the ... Reverend, you seem to commend the Governor over rebuilding of churches but how do you react to the position of some Nigerians who think ...
The total number of cases reported from Kukawa LGA since the 13th of February 2018 stands at 608, with 3 deaths (CFR = 0.5%). 323 cases have been reported in Doro ward, 229 cases in the Baga ward, and 56 cases in Kukawa ward. Out of the 77 samples tested using RDTs, 69 (89%) were positive ...
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed five fishermen on a remote island in northeastern Nigeria for aiding the search for dozens of schoolgirls ... “Five men who went fishing near the border with Chad were shot dead,” said Abubakar Gamandi, president of the fisheries union in Borno state, where the ...
Elders from the three main socio-cultural organizations in Benue state, on Thursday, cautioned president Muhammadu Buhari and his service chiefs against making ... of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris and the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, over the kidnap of secondary schoolgirls in Yobe and Borno States.


 

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