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DW
Nigeria: Fighting hunger and Boko Haram |and the roads leading into town are waterlogged and impassable by car, turning
DW / Posted 8 hours ago
and the roads leading into town are waterlogged and impassable by car, turning the town into a swampy island. Rann is in Borno state, the heartland of Boko Haram's 8-year insurgency to create an Islamist caliphate. In the past months, tens of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Decries States' Inability to Pay SalariesAkwa Ibom, N10 billion; Anambra, N6.12 billion; Bauchi, N6.88 billion; Bayelsa,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Akwa Ibom, N10 billion; Anambra, N6.12 billion; Bauchi, N6.88 billion; Bayelsa, N10 billion; Benue, N6.85 billion; and Borno N7.34 billion. Cross River got N6.08 billion, Delta, N10 billion; Ebonyi, N4.51 billion; Edo, N6.09 billion; Ekiti,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fela - the Abami Eda 20 Years Onjoined in some dancing celebration processing which surprisingly was led by the
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
joined in some dancing celebration processing which surprisingly was led by the Chief Imam himself. For me, coming from Borno where religious practices lack such fanfare, it was an amazing display. A visit to Kalakuta was the second culture... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Six Injured, 1,000 Farmlands Destroyed in C'river By Cameroonian Gendarmesof Bakassi had affected over 1,000 of lands located between the boundaries betw
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of Bakassi had affected over 1,000 of lands located between the boundaries between both countries from Cross River State to Borno State, which needed to be adjusted. The state commissioner of police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, who made the disclosure on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cholera Outbreak Has Been Arrested in Borno, Says UnicefNations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on monday said the outbreak of cholera, which
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on monday said the outbreak of cholera, which led to the death of about 50 people in Borno State, has been curbed. Speaking in Maiduguri during this year's celebration of the 'Hand-washing Day', the Field... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cholera - Unicef, Borno Govt Create Hand Washing Points in IDP CampsThe Borno state ministry of water resources and the United Nations Children Fun
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Borno state ministry of water resources and the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF on Monday jointly launched hand washing points for children displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency, within schools. The initiative is part moves to curb the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oshiomhole Speaks On Buhari's World Bank Statementstatement was twisted and given sectional meaning, contrary to the true intenti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
statement was twisted and given sectional meaning, contrary to the true intentions and context of the discussion. The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, said on Friday that he was at a 2015 meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Nigeria's 36 States Shared N173.8 Billion in SeptemberRivers N12.45 billion, and Zamfara, N3.05 billion. Delta got N14.2 billion, An
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Rivers N12.45 billion, and Zamfara, N3.05 billion. Delta got N14.2 billion, Anambra N4.3 billion, Benue N4.2 billion, Borno N4.9 billion, Ebonyi N3.76 billion, Enugu State N4.07 billion, Gombe State N3.39 billion, Nassarawa State N3.74... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WHO Promises Govt Continuous Supportand monkeypox outbreak. Mr. Moeti who had flagged off an integrated polio and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and monkeypox outbreak. Mr. Moeti who had flagged off an integrated polio and malaria campaign earlier in the day in Borno commended the government for its early alert of the WHO on cholera and suspected monkeypox cases in the country. She... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forcing Displaced Nigerians May Worsen Humanitarian Crisismarketplaces and camps sheltering displaced people. Civilians have become the p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
marketplaces and camps sheltering displaced people. Civilians have become the preferred pawns in this senseless conflict. Borno State - the crisis's epicentre - saw the highest number of attacks this year since 2013. Also on the rise is the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
To Save Her Children, She Pretended To Be Crazymoney and the properties." Hamayaji has left Madagali to return to her hometow
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
money and the properties." Hamayaji has left Madagali to return to her hometown, Gwoza, 15 miles away across the border in Borno state. Pain and other emotions play on her face as she shares her ordeal with NPR. Thrusting her arms forward as she... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Suicide Bombers Die in Failed Borno Hospital AttackMaiduguri — Three female suicide bombers on Wednesday died in a failed attack o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Maiduguri — Three female suicide bombers on Wednesday died in a failed attack on a Borno Hospital, the police have said. The police in a statement by its spokesman in Borno State, Victor Isuku thursday said: "Yesterday October 11, 2017, at about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC Invites Investors to Partake in Oil Search in Seven Inland Basinstechnology would be deployed in the exploration of the Yobe section of the Chad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
technology would be deployed in the exploration of the Yobe section of the Chad Basin, just the way it was deployed in the Borno side of the Chad basin. He stated that exploratory activities executed in the Benue Trough in the 1990s had indicated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Rise and Fall of Nnamdi Kanuhe sounded like someone armed and ready for a duel. We were witnessing a quiet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
he sounded like someone armed and ready for a duel. We were witnessing a quiet replay of what the Northern elders, the Borno Elders Forum (by the way, where are they now?) and the entire Northern intelligentsia did with Boko Haram. They nudged... Read more
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ABC News
Famine threatening 4 nations casts shadow over global hunger progressworkers. Last year, the United Nations children's fund estimated a quarter of
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
workers. Last year, the United Nations children's fund estimated a quarter of a million children in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state are severely malnourished and many are facing death. This year, Oxfam estimates 340,000 people will face food... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Soldier Dies As Troops Kill 15 Boko Haram Terrorists in BornoDole killed 15 of the terrorists. This happened yesterday at the Army outpost
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Dole killed 15 of the terrorists. This happened yesterday at the Army outpost in Yamteke axis of Gwoza Local Council of Borno State. A statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Sani Usman in Abuja, said the troops used their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
86% of Borno IDPs Not Willing to Return HomeMajority of the 1.8 million internally displaced persons in Borno State said th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Majority of the 1.8 million internally displaced persons in Borno State said they are still scared of going back to their communities months after the military liberated them from Boko Haram control, a new study by the Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monkey Pox Scourge Spreads to Seven Statesof several outbreaks in the country indicated that no new cases of Lassa fever
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
of several outbreaks in the country indicated that no new cases of Lassa fever has been recorded while cholera outbreak in Borno has declined. He disclosed that there is an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Kwara, Kogi, Plateau and Abia states,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troops Evacuate Soldier Killed in Boko Haram Gun Battle, Neutralise Sectinsurgency in the North-east have evacuated one soldier killed during a gun bat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
insurgency in the North-east have evacuated one soldier killed during a gun battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza, Borno State. The troops also neutralised the terrorists, recovering several sophisticated weapons from the sect. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arc Nigeria Brokers Partnership With States, Private Sector(NPHCDA) and Solina Group, which brought together over 80 Ministry of Health Di
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
(NPHCDA) and Solina Group, which brought together over 80 Ministry of Health Directors and Immunisation Managers from Borno, Sokoto, Osun, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara, Yobe and Niger States, the Programme Manager, Immunisation Vaccine and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aid Workers Flee Borno Town After Boko Haram AttackMaiduguri — Aid workers Wednesday fled Gwoza in Borno State after the Boko Hara
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Maiduguri — Aid workers Wednesday fled Gwoza in Borno State after the Boko Haram sect launched a deadly attack on the town on Tuesday night. Gwoza, which at the peak of the Boko Haram expansionist reign in the North-east between 2014 and 2015 was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Expert Urges Caution Over Mass Release of Boko Haram Suspectson the fact that the military authorities are not equipped to indefinitely deta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
on the fact that the military authorities are not equipped to indefinitely detain prisoners of war.He, however, argued that turning the suspects over to the Borno State government appears to be a way to transferring responsibility from the mili... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arc Nigeria, Partners Strengthen Vaccine Cold Chain InfrastructureNPHCDA and Solina Group, which brought together over 80 Ministry of Health Dire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
NPHCDA and Solina Group, which brought together over 80 Ministry of Health Directors and Immunization Managers from Borno, Sokoto, Osun, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara, Yobe and Niger states, Executive Secretary, Osun State Primary... Read more
9d
Reuters
Nigeria set to start mass trial of Boko Haram suspects behind closed doorsof having links to Boko Haram and currently being held at prisons in Maiduguri,
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
of having links to Boko Haram and currently being held at prisons in Maiduguri, the capital of the northeastern state of Borno, would go on trial. Clement Nwankwo, a human rights lawyer based in the capital, Abuja, said the trials would provide... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldiers Ambush, Kill Two Boko Haram Members, Says Officialat the weekend said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insurgents at Mayanti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
at the weekend said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insurgents at Mayanti village of Bama Local Government Council of Borno State. The Deputy Director, Army Public Rations, 7 Division, Kingsley Samuel, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in... Read more
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Nigerian Soldiers Ambush, Kill Two Boko Haram Memberson Saturday said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insurgents at Mayanti vil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
on Saturday said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insurgents at Mayanti village of Bama Local Government Council of Borno State. Kingsley Samuel, the Deputy Director, Army Public Rations, 7 Division, said in Maiguri the troops had ambushed... Read more
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Nigerian Soldiers Kill Three Boko Haram Herders After Gun Battleof them dead and a soldier injured. The group, believed to be Boko Haram herde
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
of them dead and a soldier injured. The group, believed to be Boko Haram herders, were intercepted in Lingir village of Borno State while attempting to flock some rustled cows into the Maiduguri cattle market. The spokesperson of the Nigeria... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troops Kill 3 Boko Haram Cattle Rustlers, 1 Other in BornoArmy says it's troops killed three Boko Haram cattle rustlers at Mairari villag
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Army says it's troops killed three Boko Haram cattle rustlers at Mairari village in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno. Col. Timothy Antigha, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division, disclosed this in a statement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Families Launch Appeal Fund to Defend Detained Boko Haram Suspectsbeing held in various detention facilities across Nigeria would begin on Octobe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
being held in various detention facilities across Nigeria would begin on October 9 in Kainji, Niger State and Maiduguri, Borno State. But the family members, who are mostly women, insist that some of the suspects who are being detained by the... Read more
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Gulf News
Nigeria tries Boko Haram suspects behind closed doorsof Niger, will be tried first followed by 651 others held at the Giwa barracks
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
of Niger, will be tried first followed by 651 others held at the Giwa barracks in the capital of the northeastern state of Borno state, Maiduguri.“It’s the first significant trial of Boko Haram suspects,” said Matthew Page, a former US State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Transfers 760 Boko Haram Suspects to Borno GovtThe Nigerian Army Yesterday released 760 arrested Boko Haram suspects to the Bo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Nigerian Army Yesterday released 760 arrested Boko Haram suspects to the Borno State government for rehabilitation and reintegration. The suspects who were arrested during the on-going crackdown in the North East by troops of Operation Lafiya... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ambulance Driver, Displaced Man Killed in North Darfurin North Darfur, including an ambulance driver. Armed men shot and killed Bash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
in North Darfur, including an ambulance driver. Armed men shot and killed Bashir Ibrahim Tahir, a displaced man from Fata Borno camp in North Darfur's Kutum locality, on Thursday morning. Tahir was working on a farm east of the camp when the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unicef Commends Military for Release of 752 Children and Women— The UNICEF has welcomed the release of 752 women, children and elderly men fr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
— The UNICEF has welcomed the release of 752 women, children and elderly men from Giwa military barracks in Maiduguri, Borno State on Wednesday. UNICEF Nigeria Representative, Ms. Pernille Ironside, in a statement yesterday, said the children... Read more
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New Kerala
Over half of schools remain closed in epicentre of Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria - UNICEF - newkerala news #277974NEW YORK: About 57 per cent of all schools are closed in Nigeria's Borno state,
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
NEW YORK: About 57 per cent of all schools are closed in Nigeria's Borno state, worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency and the subsequent humanitarian crisis, leaving an estimated 3 million children in need of emergency education support, even as the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troops Intercept Three Boko Haram Terrorists At IDPs' Camp in Bornointercepted three Boko Haram terrorists who were trying to wreak havoc at an In
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
intercepted three Boko Haram terrorists who were trying to wreak havoc at an Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno State. A statement signed by Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman, in Abuja yesterday, said if not... Read more
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New Kerala
Over half of schools remain closed in epicentre of Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria - UNICEF - newkerala news #277958NEW YORK: About 57 per cent of all schools are closed in Nigeria's Borno state,
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
NEW YORK: About 57 per cent of all schools are closed in Nigeria's Borno state, worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency and the subsequent humanitarian crisis, leaving an estimated 3 million children in need of emergency education support, even as the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Visit Reassured Us of Safety in Borno - IgbosMaiduguri — The Igbos residing in Borno has commended the decision of President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Maiduguri — The Igbos residing in Borno has commended the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Borno to celebrate the 57th Nigeria's Independence Day. According to them,the president's visit reassured them of protection in the state ,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Dead in South Darfur Dawn Raidand Mousa (55) as the dead men. Militants led by Osman Abdellatif have imposed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
and Mousa (55) as the dead men. Militants led by Osman Abdellatif have imposed royalties on the displaced of camp Fata Borno of Kutum locality in North Darfur on the pretext of protecting the farms. According to sheikhs, the militant's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Boko Haram Fighters Killed As Troops Foil Attacks On IDP CampTroops of the Nigerian army have in different operations in parts of Borno stat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Troops of the Nigerian army have in different operations in parts of Borno state killed four Boko Haram fighters plotting to carry out suicide bombing attacks on camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, officials have said. The spokesperson of... Read more
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52,311 Borno Children Orphaned By Boko Haram Insurgency - ShettimaGovernor Kashim Shettima of Borno State said on Thursday that 52, 311 children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State said on Thursday that 52, 311 children in the state were orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast zone of Nigeria. Mr. Shettima disclosed this in Maiduguri during the signing of a Memorandum of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Needs $16 Billion to Construct, Modernise Rail LinesAba, Owerri, Enugu, Umuahia, down to Abakalili, Awka, Makurdi, Lafia, Bauchi, G
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Aba, Owerri, Enugu, Umuahia, down to Abakalili, Awka, Makurdi, Lafia, Bauchi, Gombe, Yola and to Damaturu and ends in Borno. "And then the other railway from Kano to Maradi in Niger Republic and then (I came) to brief the president about how... Read more
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New Kerala
Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people 'a step away from starvation,' says UN aid chief - newkerala news #277880to Ngagam in Diffa - "the poorest region in the poorest country in the world" -
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
to Ngagam in Diffa - "the poorest region in the poorest country in the world" - and to Maiduguri, Pulka, and Gwoza in Borno state in Nigeria, he met "extremely vulnerable people" displaced by conflict. "Those people want to go home, they want... Read more
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New Kerala
More than half of all schools remain closed in Borno State, epicentre of the Boko Haram crisis in northeast Nigeria - newkerala news #277792DAKAR: The crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria mean
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
DAKAR: The crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria means that over 57 per cent of schools in Borno, the worst-hit state, are closed, even as the new school year begins. Since 2009, across the northeast, over 2,295 teachers... Read more
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New Kerala
Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people 'a step away from starvation,' says UN aid chief - newkerala news #277754to Ngagam in Diffa - "the poorest region in the poorest country in the world" -
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
to Ngagam in Diffa - "the poorest region in the poorest country in the world" - and to Maiduguri, Pulka, and Gwoza in Borno state in Nigeria, he met "extremely vulnerable people" displaced by conflict. "Those people want to go home, they want... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC, NAPIMS Compel Firms to Fund Projects in North Eastserve as specialist hospitals designed to cater for women and children in the r
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
serve as specialist hospitals designed to cater for women and children in the region. Two of these units will be located in Borno State. "Apart from the above, we are also collaborating with NAPIMS, the Presidential initiative for the North East... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eminent Nigerians Give Baru Hard Knocks As Senate Probes NNPC BossOgembe, PDP, Kogi Central; Rose Oko, PDP, Cross River North; Chukwuka Utazi, PD
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Ogembe, PDP, Kogi Central; Rose Oko, PDP, Cross River North; Chukwuka Utazi, PDP, Enugu North; and Baba Kaka Garba, APC, Borno Central, as members. This came on a day some eminent Nigerians gave Mr. Baru and Kachikwu hard knocks for their roles... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Nigerians Bag Arabic Awardscalled for the inclusion of ASALLIN in the membership of the Governing Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
called for the inclusion of ASALLIN in the membership of the Governing Council of Nigeria Arabic Language Village, Ngala, Borno state. He also stressed the need for the association to be granted an observer status at the National Council on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judge Withdraws From Trial of Boko Haram Suspectsin Kebbi State in 2011. The defendants are also accused of alleged culpability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
in Kebbi State in 2011. The defendants are also accused of alleged culpability in the murder of seven other foreigners in Borno State. The seven were abducted from another construction site in Bauchi State in February 2013, and taken to the... Read more
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When Northerners Came to Igboland Calling for PeaceTambuwal; Plateau, Simon Lalong; Kebbi, Atiku Bagudu; and Kastina, Aminu Bello
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Tambuwal; Plateau, Simon Lalong; Kebbi, Atiku Bagudu; and Kastina, Aminu Bello Masari. They were led by the Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, who is also the chairman of Northern Governors forum. However, the journey in search of peace... Read more
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Army Chief Commissions Human Rights Office in MaiduguriThe Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday in Maiduguri, Borno State, c
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday in Maiduguri, Borno State, commissioned a new office building for handling cases of human right abuses by soldiers. The office is located within the Brigadier General Maimalari barracks where the... Read more
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