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AllAfrica.com
NPFL - Amapakabo Appointed New El Kanemi ManagerCoach Imama Amapakabo was on Tuesday officially unveiled as the new manager of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Coach Imama Amapakabo was on Tuesday officially unveiled as the new manager of Maiduguri based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) team El Kanemi Warriors. The former manager of Enugu Rangers was unmasked to the public on Tuesday in... Read more
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DW
Nigeria: Fighting hunger and Boko Haram |drastically changed the lives of farmers in the region, said Abba Gambo, the he
DW / Posted 8 hours ago
drastically changed the lives of farmers in the region, said Abba Gambo, the head of crop production at the University of Maiduguri in Borno State. The military has even told farmers not to plant crops that grow higher than a meter so that Boko... Read more
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Nigeria: Pro-Biafra leader Nnamdi Kanu 'missing' as trial resumes |compared to Boko Haram's founder, Muhammed Yusuf. He died while in police custo
DW / Posted 23 hours ago
compared to Boko Haram's founder, Muhammed Yusuf. He died while in police custody in 2009 during a military operation in Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria. Dan Okereke, a security expert warned that history could repeat itself. "If anything... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fela - the Abami Eda 20 Years Oncamp. One night a group of us sneaked out and walked across. I had seen rough
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
camp. One night a group of us sneaked out and walked across. I had seen rough areas in Sabon Gari, Zaria and Bulabulin in Maiduguri but nothing prepared me for the scale of what I saw in the environ of Fela's Kalakuta Republic. It was a seedy and... Read more
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Cholera Outbreak Has Been Arrested in Borno, Says UnicefMaiduguri — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on monday said the outb
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Maiduguri — The United 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... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cholera - Unicef, Borno Govt Create Hand Washing Points in IDP Campsan occasion staged to mark the 2017 Global Hand Washing Day celebration, which
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
an occasion staged to mark the 2017 Global Hand Washing Day celebration, which was held in one of the IDP camps in Maiduguri, UNICEF's Field Officer for Borno state, Geoffery Ijumba said the initiative was aimed at preventing the outbreak... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forcing Displaced Nigerians May Worsen Humanitarian CrisisMaiduguri City — Haja grabbed her eight children and fled as Boko Haram set her
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Maiduguri City — Haja grabbed her eight children and fled as Boko Haram set her home ablaze two years ago. Today we sit in her hut in a displacement camp, and she wonders how she is going to keep her children fed. I've spoken to many families in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
45 Boko Haram Members Convicted in Mass Trialeither at four civilian courts that have been set up at Kainji or at a differen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
either at four civilian courts that have been set up at Kainji or at a different military base in the northeastern city of Maiduguri. Optimism and criticism The mass trials have drawn a mixture of cautious optimism and legal criticism. Onlookers... Read more
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DW
Nigeria convicts 45 Boko Haram members in mass trial |either at four civilian courts that have been set up at Kainji or at a differen
DW / Posted 4 days ago
either at four civilian courts that have been set up at Kainji or at a different military base in the northeastern city of Maiduguri. Optimism and criticism The mass trials have drawn a mixture of cautious optimism and legal criticism. Onlookers... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsSaturday Aug. 1, 2009 file photo, a suspected Islamist extremist member capture
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Saturday Aug. 1, 2009 file photo, a suspected Islamist extremist member captured by Nigerian troops lies next to a tree in Maiduguri, Nigeria. A Nigerian court has convicted 45 Boko Haram members in the largest mass trial in the Islamic extremist... Read more
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Missoulian
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsSaturday Aug. 1, 2009 file photo, a suspected Islamist extremist member capture
Missoulian / Posted 4 days ago
Saturday Aug. 1, 2009 file photo, a suspected Islamist extremist member captured by Nigerian troops lies next to a tree in Maiduguri, Nigeria. A Nigerian court has convicted 45 Boko Haram members in the largest mass trial in the Islamic extremist... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsSaturday Aug. 1, 2009 file photo, a suspected Islamist extremist member capture
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Saturday Aug. 1, 2009 file photo, a suspected Islamist extremist member captured by Nigerian troops lies next to a tree in Maiduguri, Nigeria. A Nigerian court has convicted 45 Boko Haram members in the largest mass trial in the Islamic extremist... Read more
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Daily Herald
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsSaturday Aug. 1, 2009 file photo, a suspected Islamist extremist member capture
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Saturday Aug. 1, 2009 file photo, a suspected Islamist extremist member captured by Nigerian troops lies next to a tree in Maiduguri, Nigeria. A Nigerian court has convicted 45 Boko Haram members in the largest mass trial in the Islamic extremist... 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
The Rise and Fall of Nnamdi Kanuin the philosophy of the end justifying the means. At the height of the Boko Ha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
in the philosophy of the end justifying the means. At the height of the Boko Haram saga, the party's governors went to Maiduguri, Borno State, the heartland of the terror group, on a purported solidarity visit to pose for photographs on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Confirmation of Aisha Ahmad As CBN Deputy Governorfour members whose tenure will expire at the end of the year. They are: Adeola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
four members whose tenure will expire at the end of the year. They are: Adeola Adenikinju, Aliyu Sanusi, Robert Asogwa and Asheik Maiduguri. The presidency had in a statement on Thursday announced Mrs. Ahmad's appointment as Deputy Governor of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troops Evacuate Soldier Killed in Boko Haram Gun Battle, Neutralise SectBy Paul Obi and Michael Olugbode Abuja and Maiduguri — The Nigerian Army wedne
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Paul Obi and Michael Olugbode Abuja and Maiduguri — The Nigerian Army wednesday said military troops fighting insurgency in the North-east have evacuated one soldier killed during a gun battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza, Borno... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amnesty International Seeks Justice for Boko Haram Suspectscountry. While there are 1,670 detainees held at a detention facility in Kainj
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
country. While there are 1,670 detainees held at a detention facility in Kainji another 651 detainees are in detention in Maiduguri. Isah also said that 220 detainees have been recommended for release and will participate in the deradicalisation... 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
Day of the Girl Childwomen and girls are now using modern methods of family planning. The UK has al
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
women and girls are now using modern methods of family planning. The UK has also been working with International Alert in Maiduguri since October 2016 to provide support for the reintegration into their families and communities of girls who are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Enabling Girls to Be the Best That They Can Bewomen and girls are now using modern methods of family planning. The UK has al
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
women and girls are now using modern methods of family planning. The UK has also been working with International Alert in Maiduguri since October 2016 to provide support for the reintegration into their families and communities of girls who are... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trials begin for more than 1,600 Boko Haram suspectspoor sanitary conditions and we were poorly fed," a former detainee who was hel
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
poor sanitary conditions and we were poorly fed," a former detainee who was held for four years at a military barracks in Maiduguri city told the AP. Some people died while in detention, he said. He spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Trials begin for more than 1 600 Boko Haram suspectspoor sanitary conditions and we were poorly fed," a former detainee who was hel
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 8 days ago
poor sanitary conditions and we were poorly fed," a former detainee who was held for four years at a military barracks in Maiduguri city told the AP. Some people died while in detention, he said. He spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Trials begin for more than 1,600 Boko Haram suspectspoor sanitary conditions and we were poorly fed," a former detainee who was hel
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
poor sanitary conditions and we were poorly fed," a former detainee who was held for four years at a military barracks in Maiduguri city told the AP. Some people died while in detention, he said. He spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Trials begin for more than 1,600 Boko Haram suspectspoor sanitary conditions and we were poorly fed," a former detainee who was hel
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
poor sanitary conditions and we were poorly fed," a former detainee who was held for four years at a military barracks in Maiduguri city told the AP. Some people died while in detention, he said. He spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of... Read more
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Reuters
Nigeria set to start mass trial of Boko Haram suspects behind closed doorstrials are completed, a further 651 people suspected of having links to Boko Ha
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
trials are completed, a further 651 people suspected 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... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldiers Ambush, Kill Two Boko Haram Members, Says OfficialState. The Deputy Director, Army Public Rations, 7 Division, Kingsley Samuel,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
State. The Deputy Director, Army Public Rations, 7 Division, Kingsley Samuel, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri the troops had ambushed a group of insurgents while trying to cross into the Sambisa Forest. He explained that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Displaced North-East Women Protest Presidential Panel's Snubhelp its members' plight but expressed disappointment that it was denied the op
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
help its members' plight but expressed disappointment that it was denied the opportunity to appear before the panel in Maiduguri. In a statement yesterday, Knifar said: "We were very happy when we heard a presidential panel had been set up to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Soldiers Kill Three Boko Haram Herders After Gun BattleBoko Haram herders, were intercepted in Lingir village of Borno State while att
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
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 Army, Sani Usman, said the armed herders were attacked by troops of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troops Kill 3 Boko Haram Cattle Rustlers, 1 Other in BornoAntigha, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division, disc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Antigha, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Maiduguri. Antigha said that the troops on Sunday ambushed the insurgents cattle rustling syndicate while trying to cross... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Families Launch Appeal Fund to Defend Detained Boko Haram Suspectsthe suspects being held in various detention facilities across Nigeria would be
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the suspects 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... Read more
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Gulf News
Nigeria tries Boko Haram suspects behind closed doorsSome 1,670 detainees at a military base in Kainji will be tried first followed
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
Some 1,670 detainees at a military base in Kainji will be tried first followed by 651 others held at the Giwa barracks in Maiduguri Kano (Nigeria): More than 2,300 suspected members of the militant group Boko Haram were expected to appear in court... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Transfers 760 Boko Haram Suspects to Borno Govtthe suspects on behalf of the Borno State government, the director of Borno Sta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the suspects on behalf of the Borno State government, the director of Borno State Rehabilitation Centre Maiduguri, Mrs Ladi Clark, assured that all requisite steps would be taken to expedite the rehabilitation and reintegration... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unicef Commends Military for Release of 752 Children and WomenAbuja — The UNICEF has welcomed the release of 752 women, children and elderly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Abuja — 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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AllAfrica.com
President Taps Aishah Ahmad As CBN Deputy Governor NomineeLeader of Inclusive Growth at the UN Development Programme (UNDP), while Maidug
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Leader of Inclusive Growth at the UN Development Programme (UNDP), while Maidugu is a Director with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and had previously worked with the Debt Management Office and Economics Department, University of Maidug... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Children of Boko Haram Militants, Their Victims Study Side-Sideand Math.… I did not introduce anything to them. I made them to say it - that t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
and Math.… I did not introduce anything to them. I made them to say it - that they want it.” Mustapha opened a school in Maiduguri, Nigeria, for displaced and orphaned children back in 2007, two years before the insurgency began. These 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 #277974Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), i
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), in a press release on his three-day visit to Maiduguri, the epicentre of the crisis. Since 2009, over 2,295 teachers have been killed and 19,000 have been displaced... 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 #277958Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), i
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), in a press release on his three-day visit to Maiduguri, the epicentre of the crisis. Since 2009, over 2,295 teachers have been killed and 19,000 have been displaced... 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
52,311 Borno Children Orphaned By Boko Haram Insurgency - Shettimain the state were orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast zone of Ni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
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 Understanding (MoU) between the state government, Fadama III and the World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Needs $16 Billion to Construct, Modernise Rail Linesaware that we have gotten approval for eastern flank of the Nigerian Railway mo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
aware that we have gotten approval for eastern flank of the Nigerian Railway modernization which is from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri, which is cutting across Aba, Owerri, Enugu, Umuahia, down to Abakalili, Awka, Makurdi, Lafia, Bauchi, Gombe, Yola... Read more
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New Kerala
Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people 'a step away from starvation,' says UN aid chief - newkerala news #277880said that in field visits to Ngagam in Diffa - "the poorest region in the poore
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
said that in field visits 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... 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 #277792are living through so much horror," said Justin Forsyth, Deputy Director of UNI
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
are living through so much horror," said Justin Forsyth, Deputy Director of UNICEF at the end of a three-day visit to Maiduguri, the epicentre of the crisis in the northeast. "In addition to devastating malnutrition, violence and an outbreak... Read more
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New Kerala
Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people 'a step away from starvation,' says UN aid chief - newkerala news #277754said that in field visits to Ngagam in Diffa - "the poorest region in the poore
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
said that in field visits 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... Read more
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Gulf News
Nigeria’s ex-first lady hits out at government’s ‘witch-hunt’ over assetsLondon, where he was being treated for illness, Buhari has appeared to shed his
Gulf News / Posted 14 days ago
London, where he was being treated for illness, Buhari has appeared to shed his lame-duck image somewhat, travelling to Maiduguri, the centre of the Boko Haram insurgency, to celebrate the country’s independence day and to issue a stern warning... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
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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AllAfrica.com
Why Cost of Food Items Is Highcommon man." The minister said the government would leave no stone unturned to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
common man." The minister said the government would leave no stone unturned to ensure that the Lagos to Ibadan, Kano to Maiduguri and other critical roads across the country were completed. Mohammed also explained that "there is so much demand... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We're in Ondo to Cause Maximum Havoc - Boko Haram Suspectwas not afraid of killing people and that it was like fun to him, explaining th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
was not afraid of killing people and that it was like fun to him, explaining that his mother was a psychiatric patient from Maiduguri, Bornu State. Asked how he was recruited into the sect, the suspect claimed they were picked randomly by leaders... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lai Mohammed Blames High Cost of Food On Exports, Infrastructure Deficithe said. The minister said that the government would leave no stone unturned t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
he said. The minister said that the government would leave no stone unturned to ensure that the Lagos to Ibadan, Kano to Maiduguri and other critical roads across the country were completed. Mohammed also explained that "there is so much demand... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buratai Commissions Office to Curtail Human Rights Violation By TroopsMaiduguri — The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Butatai yesterday commissio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Maiduguri — The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Butatai yesterday commissioned human rights offices and residential quarters for soldiers in Borno State. Buratai said while commissioning the projects at Maimalari Cantonment, the Headquarters of... Read more
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