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Boko Haram: UNHCR enrols 300 orphans in Borno private school

The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has enrolled about 300 children who lost either or both parents in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State in a private school for orphans in Maiduguri.

EFCC grills Borno water boss over N691m project

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has grilled the General Manager of Borno State Rural Water Supply Agency (RUWASA) over allegation of diversion of N691 million water project fund for IDPs housing estate.

Borno govt resuscitates poultry, fisheries, livestock production

The Borno State Government says it has resuscitated the dormant poultry unit in the state and improved both livestock and fisheries production.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Only zero hunger can wipe out Boko Haram

A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the Boko Haram insurgency can only be defeated if governments tackle the issue of hunger and joblessness.

Borno farmers ready for rice Pyramid

Farmers in Borno has announced plans to unveil rice pyramid sequel to the bumper harvest recorded this cropping season.

Federal govt to train 11,300 displaced persons in North-East

In order to build resilience and provide livelihoods, the Federal Government plans to train 11,300 persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, says Sen. Chris Ngige, the Minister, Labour and Employment.

PCNI donates N2 billion medical equipment, building materials to Borno govt

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative (PCNI) in partnership with Victims Support Fund, VSF, donated medical equipment and building materials worth over N2 billion to Borno State Government.

Borno IDP gives birth to triplets, begs govt’s intervention

An internally Displaced person (IDP) from Dikwa Local government area of Borno state, Aisha Jiddah, has given birth to Triplets comprising two girls and a boy.

1.2m IDPs for yellow fever vaccination in Borno

The Borno State Government, supported by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF, has commenced vaccination of 1.2 million people against yellow fever in the state.

NYSC urges Borno govt to move IDPs out of orientation camp

National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) on Monday urged the Borno State government to relocate the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) currently camping at its permanent orientation camp in Maiduguri due to the ‘relative peace’ in the state.

Borno govt spends N8 billion on post-insurgency healthcare projects

The Borno State Government says it has spent over N8 billion on reconstruction and rehabilitation of health facilities destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in the state.

EFCC arrests 4 officials of Maiduguri Flour Mills

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Maiduguri, Borno state, on Friday raided the premises of Maiduguri Flour Mills where they arrested top staff of the company.

Borno govt celebrates improved health care systems

Borno State Government has said that the general health care systems which include maternal and child care deliveries, immunisations and many other aspects have generally improved with the introduction of performance-based financing system.

EU inaugurates €143m intervention fund in Borno

The European Union has inaugurated a €143m intervention fund in Borno, as part of the effort to address the humanitarian crisis in the Northeast, an official said on Wednesday.


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