Borno State

In northeast Nigerian camp, one in 200 young children 'died over two weeks'

ABUJA (Reuters) - More than one of every 200 children aged under five at a camp in northeast Nigeria died in just two weeks in early August, according to Reuters calculations based on data from aid agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on Friday.<p>The northeast has been embroiled for almost a decade …

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The Air Force has taken over the large expanse of FAAN land at the airport, and built its permanent structure on the empty land.

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has protested against the alleged encroachment by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) on the land of …

Military

Nigeria: Soldiers' mutiny at Maiduguri Airport [The Morning Call]

A soldiers’ mutiny in Nigeria. Troops from the special forces fired shots into the air on Sunday evening at the Maiduguri international airport, …

Africa

Preventing malaria amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in northeastern Nigeria | Doctors Without Borders - USA

In response, a preventive malaria treatment program for children under five was launched by the Borno State government in collaboration with several …

Africa

Photos: Mrs Buhari dedicates honorary degree to Nigerian women, children

Wife of the Nigerian president, Aisha Buhari, has dedicated an honourary degree she received on Monday to women and children in Africa’s most …

Africa

Borno Governor Presents N5m Cash To Student Who Scored 364 In UTME

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Borno Governor Presents N5m Cash To Student Who Scored 364 In UTME 18 Hours Ago

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Nigeria: Fire Razes 21 Shops At Fish Market in Maiduguri

An outburst of fire razed about 21 shops at Fish Market in Maiduguri on Sunday night.<p>Mr Ambursa Pindar, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Borno …

Africa

Here's Why Nigerian Soldiers Protested at Maiduguri Airport

This Day, 13 August 2018<p>Reports last night indicated that soldiers fighting insurgency in Borno State protested against their posting and disrupted …

Africa

Many Shops 'Burnt To Ashes' As Fire Consumes Maiduguri Fish Market

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Many Shops 'Burnt To Ashes' As Fire Consumes Maiduguri Fish Market 5 Hours Ago

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REVEALED: Boko Haram 'Charges Fishermen N10,000' For Access To Borno Waters

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters REVEALED: Boko Haram 'Charges Fishermen N10,000' For Access To Borno Waters 1 Day Ago

Africa

Islamic Terrorists Kill At Least 15 In Nigeria

11:11 PM 08/09/2018<p>Boko Haram, an African Islamic terrorist organization with strong ties to ISIS, is believed to be behind a Wednesday night attack …

Boko Haram

Nigeria approves $150 million World Bank loan to fight polio

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria has approved a $150 million loan from the World Bank to help eradicate polio and scale up immunization, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Wednesday.<p>After a global effort to wipe out polio, there were just 22 cases on earth last year, down from 350,000 30 years ago, …

World Bank

Meet Nigerian Hero Making Sure Boko Haram Victims Get Healthcare

Meet Nigerian Hero Making Sure Boko Haram Victims Get HealthcareSince fleeing his home in Nigeria's Borno State six years ago, retired civil servant …

Africa

Five die as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian village

KANO (NIGERIA) (AFP) -<p>At least five people were killed and a village razed in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists in the northern Nigerian Borno state, militia fighting the Islamists told AFP Saturday.<p>Arriving in 10 trucks, the Boko Haram fighters stormed the village of Gasarwa near the garrison town …

Africa

Nigerian Activist Runs Schools to Counter Boko Haram Violence

When Rebecca Gadzama meets with the teachers she oversees, they sometimes hold the meeting outdoors, under trees in open fields. It gives them a …

Africa

Nigerian Army Warned to Stop Fleeing From Boko Haram

Boko Haram Ambush: 23 Soldiers, Eight Trucks Missing<p>Five officers, 18 soldiers and 8 trucks are missing after Boko Haram militants ambushed an army …

Africa

Army reunites rescued children with parents after spending 2 years in Boko Haram's captivity

<b>- Four rescued Boko Haram hostages have been reunited with their parents in Borno state</b><p><b>-The Nigerian Army reunited the hostages comprising two boys</b> …

Africa

Nigerian Activist Uses Education to Counter Impact of Boko Haram Violence

A Nigerian activist is trying to make a difference in her hometown, where the extremist group Boko Haram remains a threat. She’s building schools in …

Africa

Nigeria displaced return to ruin homes, fear violence

Despite many challenges and enduring dangers, Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram now begin to return to Borno state.<p>Thousands of people displaced by the armed group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria are returning home despite reports of new attacks.<p>More than 30,000 left the relative safety of camps …

Africa

Nigeria army kills at least 16 Boko Haram militants in north

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military says soldiers have killed at least 16 Boko Haram extremists after an attack in the country's northern Borno state.<p>Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, said Sunday that insurgents in three vehicles, including gun trucks, on Friday …

Boko Haram

Arrest, Punish Those Responsible for Killings, U.S. Tells Nigeria

Arrest, Punish Those Responsible for Killings, U.S. Tells NigeriaThe U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Nigeria, David Young, has called for a crackdown on …

Africa

Four Soldiers, Two Policemen Among 13 Killed By Boko Haram In Latest Boko Haram Attack

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Four Soldiers, Two Policemen Among 13 Killed By Boko Haram In Latest Boko Haram Attack 2 Days Ago

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Kano Highway in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have launched a deadly raidon the military formation in a village in Borno State, leading to fears that scores may …

City Politics

Mosque suicide bombing in north Nigeria kills 7, injures 7

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian officials say that seven people have been killed in a suicide attack on a mosque in Konduga town in the country's north.<p>Bello Dambatta, Head of Rescue Operations of Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said Monday that seven others were injured. He said the …

Extremism

Suicide bombing in Nigeria kills eight

EIGHT people were killed at a mosque in northeast Nigeria on Monday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives, a civilian militia member and a …

Africa

Eight killed in Nigeria mosque bombing

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> At least eight people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a mosque in north-east Nigeria, police told CNN.<p>The incident happened 4.30am local time on Monday in the remote village of Konduga, Borno State, while worshippers were preparing for early morning …

Extremism

Nigeria: Suicide Bomber Attacks Borno Mosque, Kills Seven

(file photo).<p>A male suicide bomber has killed seven worshipers during morning prayer in a Mosque on Monday in Konduga Local Government Area of …

Extremism

8 Boko Haram Suspects Confess to Chibok Abduction - Police

8 Boko Haram Suspects Confess to Chibok Abduction - PoliceAt least 270 schoolgirls were kidnapped from Chibok town in Borno State four years ago. The …

Africa

"We left Dikwa to Gonbomru Ngala yesterday [Wednesday], few kilometres to Musune Village. On the highway

At least 27 people were killed and several others injured when Boko Haram insurgents ambushed motorists on a highway in Borno State on Tuesday, …

Africa

Nigeria:Police Arrest Eight Boko Haram Kidnappers of Chibok Schoolgirls

The Nigerian Police has, Wednesday, arrested Eight members of the Boko Haram terrorists suspected who partook in the kidnap of the 276 Chibok …

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