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Borno procures N4.2 billion medical equipment

The Borno government has spent over N4.2 billion on the procurement of digital X-ray and scanning equipment to enhance quality healthcare delivery at the grassroots.

15 killed, 53 injured in suicide attacks on Borno market

Fifteen persons were on Saturday killed and 53 others injured in a twin suicide bomb attacks on Biu market.

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 13 in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 13 other people in an attack on a market in the northeast Nigerian town of Biu in Borno state, officials said on Saturday.

Fed govt plans 10 new rail lines nation-wide

The Federal Government is currently carrying out feasibility studies on the construction of 10 new standard gauge rail lines across the country.

Boko Haram: USAID trains 7,169 teachers in Borno

The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) says it has trained 7, 169 teachers in Borno to mitigate the shortages of teachers caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the state.

Emir of Biu lauds fed govt’s food intervention in northeast

The Emir of Biu in Borno, Alhaji Mai Umar Mustapha, has commended the Federal Government over its Emergency Food Intervention in the North-East.

Borno govt flags off food distribution for 18,000 IDPs in Biu

Borno state Deputy Governor, Mamman Durkwa, on Sunday, flagged off food distribution for 18,000 Internally Displaced persons at Buratai in Biu local government area of the state.

Boko Haram insurgents kill 2 farm workers in Borno

Two tractor drivers were killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Jere Local Government Area of Borno, Alhaji Muhammad Dilli, the state Commissioner of Agriculture, said.

Boko Haram terrorists destroy N1.9trn properties in Borno – official

The Borno Government on Tuesday said about 1 million houses and public structures were destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in the 27 local government areas of the state.

Two arrested for swindling job seeker

The Borno command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has nabbed two suspects who swindled a job seeker of N350,000.

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