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FOX News
Nigeria president says Boko Haram leader has been woundedwhich means "Western education is forbidden," resurfaced as a deadly force unde
Nigeria president says Boko Haram leader has been wounded
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
which means "Western education is forbidden," resurfaced as a deadly force under Shekau, who took over in 2009 after a military raid on the group's compound in Maiduguri killed some 700 people and leader Mohammed Yusuf was killed in police cu... Read more
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Aljazeera
Nigeria: Borno's cultural revival after Boko Haram exitA year after the retreat of Boko Haram fighters, music and dance are making a c
Nigeria: Borno's cultural revival after Boko Haram exit
Aljazeera / Posted 7 hours ago
A year after the retreat of Boko Haram fighters, music and dance are making a comeback in the Nigerian state of Borno. Maiduguri, the largest city in the north-eastern state, was a frequent target of the armed group's attacks. Events such as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Despite Chibok Girls, Nigerian Soldiers Deserve Commendation - SpokespersonWe launched operation crackdown on Sambisa. On Thursday, we rescued over 300 hu
Despite Chibok Girls, Nigerian Soldiers Deserve Commendation - Spokesperson
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
We launched operation crackdown on Sambisa. On Thursday, we rescued over 300 human beings. "From day one we moved to Maiduguri to establish command and control centre there, we have been rescuing human beings on daily basis. Many things have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IDPs Take to Businesses, No Longer Eager to Go HomeSome Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Maiduguri on Sunday expressed unwil
IDPs Take to Businesses, No Longer Eager to Go Home
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Some Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Maiduguri on Sunday expressed unwillingness to return to their communities, saying they had found greener pastures in the Borno capital. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the desire to remain in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sardauna Foundation Donates N20 Million to Boko Haram VictimsSome officials of the Sardauna Foundation on Friday visited the Borno State cap
Sardauna Foundation Donates N20 Million to Boko Haram Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Some officials of the Sardauna Foundation on Friday visited the Borno State capital, Maiduguri, where they condoled the family of late elder statesman, Shettima Ali Monguno, who died last month. Led by the chairman of its board of trustees and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saraki Moves to Review North-East Humanitarian Situationto mark the 2016 World Humanitarian Day, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Buk
Saraki Moves to Review North-East Humanitarian Situation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
to mark the 2016 World Humanitarian Day, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has sent a technical team to Maiduguri, Borno State, to conduct interviews with domestic and international stakeholders working in the IDP camps in the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Boko Haram founder's son takes over group's leadershipMohammed Yusuf. His father died in police custody following a 2009 military cr
Boko Haram founder's son takes over group's leadership
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
Mohammed Yusuf. His father died in police custody following a 2009 military crackdown on the sect in the northeast, Maiduguri, that spurred the group to take up arms against the Nigerian government. "Abu Musab al-Barnawi is the son of late... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Re-Opens 8 Prisons in Northspokesman, Francis Enobore, in Abuja yesterday. This came as Senate President,
Govt Re-Opens 8 Prisons in North
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
spokesman, Francis Enobore, in Abuja yesterday. This came as Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, sent a technical team to Maiduguri, Borno State, to conduct interviews with domestic and international stakeholders working in internally-displaced... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saraki Dispatches Panel to Review Humanitarian Situation in North EastAs part of activities to mark the 2016 World Humanitarian Day, Senate President
Saraki Dispatches Panel to Review Humanitarian Situation in North East
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
As part of activities to mark the 2016 World Humanitarian Day, Senate President Bukola Saraki has sent a technical team to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to access the situation in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. The team,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IDPs Protest Poor Feeding in MaiduguriMaiduguri — The Borno State Government was yesterday was to scrap its central f
IDPs Protest Poor Feeding in Maiduguri
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Maiduguri — The Borno State Government was yesterday was to scrap its central feeding system at Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state as hundreds of women took to the streets to protest their poor feeding. The women IDPs took to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Want to Improve My People's Living Standards'where he was an active member. Boye holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Busi
'I Want to Improve My People's Living Standards'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
where he was an active member. Boye holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Maiduguri and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Middlesex University, London, and had a stint at the Asset... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Re-Opens Eight Satellite Prisons in North Eastthe spokesman, Francis Enobore, in Abuja yesterday. This came as Senate Presid
Govt Re-Opens Eight Satellite Prisons in North East
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the spokesman, Francis Enobore, in Abuja yesterday. This came as Senate President, Bukola Saraki, sent a technical team to Maiduguri, Borno State, to conduct interviews with domestic and international stakeholders working in IDPs' camps, as part of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Seeks $125 Million Loan From World Bank to Combat Polioexercise would cover the entire country, before going back for another round of
FG Seeks $125 Million Loan From World Bank to Combat Polio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
exercise would cover the entire country, before going back for another round of immunization of children in Jere, Gwoza , Maiduguri Municipality, Bama and Mafa local governments as round six. On Lassa fever, the minister told the committee that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IDPs Protest Over Food in BornoBorno State government has suspended central feeding of internally-displaced pe
IDPs Protest Over Food in Borno
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Borno State government has suspended central feeding of internally-displaced persons, IDPs, following their protest in Maiduguri, yesterday. Hundreds of women IDPs that embarked on peaceful protest barricaded the Maiduguri-Kano/Jos Road, yesterday,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Women, children 'tainted' by Boko Haram become Nigeria outcastsMAIDUGURI (NIGERIA) - Starving and alone, five-year-old Umar was left for dead
Women, children 'tainted' by Boko Haram become Nigeria outcasts
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
MAIDUGURI (NIGERIA) - Starving and alone, five-year-old Umar was left for dead in a camp for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria. Councillors speak to Hafsat Ibrahim (L) and Fatima Salisu (2-R), who were held captive for over 12 months... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Humanitarian Crisis - Saraki Sends Technical Team to North EastSenate President, Bukola Saraki, has sent a technical team to Maiduguri, Borno
Humanitarian Crisis - Saraki Sends Technical Team to North East
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has sent a technical team to Maiduguri, Borno State, to collect information on the emergency relief, recovery and rehabilitation efforts from international stakeholders working in the IDP camps. "It was important to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saraki Sends Technical Team to Review Humanitarian Situation in Northactivities marking the 2016 World Humanitarian Day, Senate President, Bukola Sa
Saraki Sends Technical Team to Review Humanitarian Situation in North
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
activities marking the 2016 World Humanitarian Day, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday sent a technical team to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to conduct interviews with both domestic and international stakeholders working in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NOUN Gets New Registrar, BursarHe holds a PhD, MLS, and BLS from International Islamic University, Malaysia; B
NOUN Gets New Registrar, Bursar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
He holds a PhD, MLS, and BLS from International Islamic University, Malaysia; Bayero University, Kano; and University of Maiduguri respectively. Until his appointment as librarian, Adam was the institute librarian at the National Institute for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
475,000 Children At Risk in Lake Chad Areaof its remaining forces are now hiding inside the vast Sambisa forest, southeas
475,000 Children At Risk in Lake Chad Area
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of its remaining forces are now hiding inside the vast Sambisa forest, southeast of the Borno provincial capital, Maiduguri. READ MORE: One million forced from school by Boko Haram war UNICEF said that as Nigerian government forces... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Gets $125 Million World Bank Funds to Tackle Polioin Borno. He said the local government areas, which had a population of about
Govt Gets $125 Million World Bank Funds to Tackle Polio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Borno. He said the local government areas, which had a population of about one million people were Jere, Gwoza, Mafa, Maiduguri Municipality and Bama. "The resurgence of polio is an unusual development and a major setback considering the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Talata Mafara Eight and Nigerian Muslimsby evaluating every information at our disposal before acting on it. During my
Talata Mafara Eight and Nigerian Muslims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
by evaluating every information at our disposal before acting on it. During my undergraduate days at the University of Maiduguri sixteen years ago, a riot almost broke out on campus over an allegation that a female student used a page of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hungry IDPs Go On Rampage in Maiduguriin their respective camps. Mostly women and children, the visibly angry IDPs b
Hungry IDPs Go On Rampage in Maiduguri
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in their respective camps. Mostly women and children, the visibly angry IDPs barricaded the city's main entry point, causing a gridlock along the Kano-Maiduguri highway. Security operatives seemed helpless as the IDPs refused to leave the hig... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Gets U.S.$125 Million World Bank Loan to Tackle Polioin Borno. He said the local government areas, which had a population of about
Govt Gets U.S.$125 Million World Bank Loan to Tackle Polio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Borno. He said the local government areas, which had a population of about one million people were Jere, Gwoza, Mafa, Maiduguri Municipality and Bama. "The resurgence of polio is an unusual development and a major setback considering the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Protesting IDPs Vacate Maiduguri Highways As Govt Disbands Feeding CommitteeHundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, the Borno state c
Protesting IDPs Vacate Maiduguri Highways As Govt Disbands Feeding Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, who blocked highways early Thursday to protest against poor feeding in their camps, have ended their demonstration. They IDPs suspended their protest after the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Displaced Persons Protest Over Poor Feeding in Campby some displaced persons over poor feeding. The Deputy Governor of the state,
Displaced Persons Protest Over Poor Feeding in Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
by some displaced persons over poor feeding. The Deputy Governor of the state, Alhaji Mamman Durkwa, told newsmen in Maiduguri that government had approved the immediate abolition of the Committee. Durkwa, who described the protest as... Read more
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iafrica.com
Women, children 'tainted' by Boko Haramfor 16 months and was forced to marry an Islamist fighter before she escaped to
Women, children 'tainted' by Boko Haram
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
for 16 months and was forced to marry an Islamist fighter before she escaped to the camp outside the northeastern city of Maiduguri. Like Umar, the 25-year-old native of Cameroon is an outcast. Salisu says the other women never share food or... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hundreds of displaced in Nigeria's northeast demand more foodMAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Hundreds of people displaced by a Boko Haram insurgency in
Hundreds of displaced in Nigeria's northeast demand more food
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Hundreds of people displaced by a Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria's northeast staged a protest in the region's main city on Thursday to demand more aid, accusing officials of stealing food rations, witnesses said. They left... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Son' of Boko Haram's founder named jihadi headyet. Yusuf senior died in police custody following a 2009 military crackdown o
'Son' of Boko Haram's founder named jihadi head
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
yet. Yusuf senior died in police custody following a 2009 military crackdown on the sect in the northeastern city of Maiduguri that spurred the group to take up arms against the Nigerian government. "Abu Musab al-Barnawi is the son of late... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Naira Hits New Low As Forex Crisis Worsenssince the CBN gave the directive nearly three weeks ago. He regretted that BDC
Naira Hits New Low As Forex Crisis Worsens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
since the CBN gave the directive nearly three weeks ago. He regretted that BDCs in Port Harcourt, Kano, Abuja, Onitsha, Maiduguri, Benin and Enugu were yet to get a single dollar from the banks. He said: "The banks are also selling between N345... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IDPs Go On Rampage in Maiduguri, Block Highwaywomen and children, the visibly angry IDPs barricaded the city's main entry poi
IDPs Go On Rampage in Maiduguri, Block Highway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
women and children, the visibly angry IDPs barricaded the city's main entry point, causing a gridlock along the Kano Maiduguri highway. Security operatives seemed helpless as the IDPs refused to leave the highway. "We are not fighting but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IDPs Protest 'Diversion' of FoodstuffBy Mohammed Babagana Manga & Edmond Lemdi Okolie Maiduguri — Internally displa
IDPs Protest 'Diversion' of Foodstuff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Mohammed Babagana Manga & Edmond Lemdi Okolie Maiduguri — Internally displaced persons at the Gidan Taki camp yesterday protested while demanding the immediate removal of the camp chairman over allegations of diversion of foodstuff meant for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Escaped From Insurgency, Now Starved to Death By Governmentto make money at the expense of the displaced persons. The reports showed that
Escaped From Insurgency, Now Starved to Death By Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to make money at the expense of the displaced persons. The reports showed that thousands of IDPs in over 20 camps around Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, were left hungry as officials enriched selves from the sales of diverted food meant for... Read more
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International Business Times
Half a million children around Lake Chad face severe acute malnutritionbaby boy suffering from severe acute malnutrition is pictured in the Muna infor
Half a million children around Lake Chad face severe acute malnutrition
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
baby boy suffering from severe acute malnutrition is pictured in the Muna informal settlement on the outskirts of MaiduguriStefan Heunis/AFPA young boy suffering from severe acute malnutrition lies on the ground at one of the Unicef... Read more
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Aljazeera
UN: 475,000 children at risk in Lake Chad areaof its remaining forces are now hiding inside the vast Sambisa forest, southeas
UN: 475,000 children at risk in Lake Chad area
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
of its remaining forces are now hiding inside the vast Sambisa forest, southeast of the Borno provincial capital, Maiduguri. UNICEF said that as Nigerian government forces captured and secured territory, aid officials were starting to... Read more
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dna
Without aid, 49,000 children will die in 2016 in northeast Nigeria: UNof its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest,
Without aid, 49,000 children will die in 2016 in northeast Nigeria: UN
dna / Posted 3 days ago
of its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest, southeast of the Borno provincial capital, Maiduguri. UNICEF said that as Nigerian government forces captured and secured territory, aid officials were starting to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria - UNof its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest,
Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria - UN
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
of its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest, southeast of the Borno provincial capital, Maiduguri. Unicef said that as Nigerian government forces captured and secured territory, aid officials were starting to... Read more
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News.com.au
49,000 children to die in Nigeriaof its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest,
49,000 children to die in Nigeria
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
of its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest, southeast of the Borno provincial capital, Maiduguri. UNICEF said that as Nigerian government forces captured and secured territory, aid officials were starting to... Read more
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Reuters
Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria: U.N.of its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest,
Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria: U.N.
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
of its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest, southeast of the Borno provincial capital, Maiduguri. UNICEF said that as Nigerian government forces captured and secured territory, aid officials were starting to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeriaof its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest,
Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
of its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest, southeast of the Borno provincial capital, Maiduguri. UNICEF said that as Nigerian government forces captured and secured territory, aid officials were starting to... Read more
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Reuters
Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria: U.N.of its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest,
Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria: U.N.
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
of its remaining forces are now hiding in the wilds of the vast Sambisa forest, southeast of the Borno provincial capital, Maiduguri. UNICEF said that as Nigerian government forces captured and secured territory, aid officials were starting to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Polio - Gombe to Immunize Over 900,000 Childrenreported in Jere LGA of Borno State involved a child who had arrived at an Inte
Polio - Gombe to Immunize Over 900,000 Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
reported in Jere LGA of Borno State involved a child who had arrived at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp from Maiduguri (Muna camp in Jere LGA), after trekking for two days following the provision of an escape corridor by the... Read more
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Christian Today
Anglican Church in Nigeria builds trauma centre for victims of Boko Haramcentre to help the thousands of victims suffering as a result of the Boko Haram
Anglican Church in Nigeria builds trauma centre for victims of Boko Haram
Christian Today / Posted 4 days ago
centre to help the thousands of victims suffering as a result of the Boko Haram terror group. Bishop Emmanuel Mani, of Maiduguri diocese in Jos province, intends the new clinic to treat people across all faiths, not just Christians. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NLC Wants Borno to Step Up Verification of 19,700 WorkersMaiduguri — The Borno state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has ap
NLC Wants Borno to Step Up Verification of 19,700 Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Maiduguri — The Borno state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to the state government to step up the ongoing verification of workers so as to pay salaries of civil servants in services of the state.NLC State Chairman, Ali... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Reviews Counter-Terrorism StrategyHon. Asabe Vilita Bashir, expressed displeasure at government's decision to rep
Govt Reviews Counter-Terrorism Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Hon. Asabe Vilita Bashir, expressed displeasure at government's decision to repatriate IDPs from the state who are in Maiduguri to local government camps. Bashir, whose entire constituency is currently displaced, said the areas were not safe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugee Camps to Close May 2017they closed them down, the better. "On the issue of resettlement, the bulk of
Refugee Camps to Close May 2017
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
they closed them down, the better. "On the issue of resettlement, the bulk of IDPs are from Borno State, the population of maiduguri has swelled from two million to three million now. And where there is a will there is always a way. Believe me by... Read more
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Boston Herald
Nigeria: Air raid 'fatally wounds' Boko Haram leaderHaram, which means "Western education is forbidden," resurfaced as a deadly for
Nigeria: Air raid 'fatally wounds' Boko Haram leader
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Haram, which means "Western education is forbidden," resurfaced as a deadly force under Shekau, who took over after a military raid on the group's compound in Maiduguri killed some 700 people and leader Mohammed Yusuf was killed in police c... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Nigeria: Air raid 'fatally wounds' Boko Haram leaderHaram, which means "Western education is forbidden," resurfaced as a deadly for
Nigeria: Air raid 'fatally wounds' Boko Haram leader
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 5 days ago
Haram, which means "Western education is forbidden," resurfaced as a deadly force under Shekau, who took over after a military raid on the group's compound in Maiduguri killed some 700 people and leader Mohammed Yusuf was killed in police c... Read more
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New York Post
Longtime Boko Haram leader reportedly killed in airstrikeHaram, which means “Western education is forbidden,” resurfaced as a deadly for
Longtime Boko Haram leader reportedly killed in airstrike
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
Haram, which means “Western education is forbidden,” resurfaced as a deadly force under Shekau, who took over after a military raid on the group’s compound in Maiduguri killed some 700 people and leader Mohammed Yusuf was killed in police c... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Air strike kills Boko Haram leader'- resurfaced as a deadly and merciless force under Shekau, who took over after
'Air strike kills Boko Haram leader'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
- resurfaced as a deadly and merciless force under Shekau, who took over after a military raid on the group's compound in Maiduguri, the biggest city in the north-east, killed some 700 people and captured leader Mohammed Yusuf was assassinated in... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Nigeria: Air raid 'fatally wounds' Boko Haram leaderis forbidden - resurfaced as a deadly force under Shekau, who took over after a
Nigeria: Air raid 'fatally wounds' Boko Haram leader
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
is forbidden - resurfaced as a deadly force under Shekau, who took over after a military raid on the group's compound in Maiduguri, the biggest city in the northeast, killed some 700 people and captured leader Mohammed Yusuf was assassinated in... Read more
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