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32 killed, 84 injured in Borno explosion

A massive explosion left 32 persons dead and 84 others injured in Abbachari, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State at the weekend as the orgy of violence in the North-east showed resilience in spite of desperate military efforts to restore peace in the region.

Six killed in Boko Haram attack on Lake Chad island

Six people were killed, including four government officials and a soldier, in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on a Chadian army checkpoint on an island in Lake Chad, a military source told AFP Sunday.

Boko Haram kills three Chadian soldiers

Three Chadian soldiers were killed in a clash with Boko Haram jihadists on Sunday, Chad's national television reported on Tuesday.

Boko Haram extremists hamper polio eradication

Islamic extremists made Imana Alhaji Gana's village in northeastern Nigeria too dangerous for health workers to vaccinate against polio. Now that she and her family have fled to a displacement camp, those workers want to catch her children in time.

Boko Haram: Borno government denies school closure

The Borno State Government has denied closure of schools in the state after the recent abduction of 110 girls at Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi in neighbouring Yobe State.

Report: 50 abducted Dapchi schoolgirls now in Niger Republic

Reports have it that half of the abducted school girls from Dapchi, Yobe State have been taken to the Niger Republic border town with Nigeria.

Northeast humanitarian crisis remains severe – UN

The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) yesterday warned that humanitarian in the North East part of the country remain severe as Boko Haram attacks continue.

Three Borno LGs inaccessible, many others partially accessible – UN

The United Nations has said in spite of efforts by the Nigerian military to contain the menace of terrorism in the North-east, three local government areas in Borno State still remain completely inaccessible to aid workers as a result of the threat posed by the Boko Haram sect.

Transparency index in oil sector still low despite reforms – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has said the country’s oil industry is still lacking in sufficient transparency and trust.

Nigerian Army kills 82 insurgents in Borno, Yobe in two months

The military has disclosed that it killed 82 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 468 hostages in the last two months.

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