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Aliko Dangote inaugurates 200 houses, school for widows in Borno

The Aliko Dangote Foundation on Monday inaugurated 200 housing units and a school it constructed for widows among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno.

Federal government approves N185 billion for rehabilitation, reconstruction of 14 roads

The federal executive council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 road projects across the country.

Nigeria moves to recover another $500 million Abacha loot

In addition to the $322 million recovered from Switzerland, Nigeria will soon repatriate another $500 million which late Sani Abacha looted and locked up in other countries.

Official: 10 killed as soldiers battle horse-riding Boko Haram fighters

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents during an operation at Ngelkona in Ngala Local Government area of Borno State. The Deputy Director Public Relations Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole,...

Borno IDPs, others deny Amnesty International report on alleged human rights violation

Some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State from five local government councils have denied Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against them by the military.

ECOWAS tasks Nigeria on insurgency

ECOWAS Parliament has appealed to Nigeria to put measures in place to address the issues surrounding insurgency in the Northeast.

NAF continues air strikes, destroys Boko Haram structures in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force says it has destroyed Boko Haram terrorists’ structures in Bama, Gobara, in its ongoing “Operation Thunder Strike’’ against the insurgents in the North-East.

Shoe polish: Governor Shettima queries commissioner for embarrassing government

Angered by online reactions, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has queried his Commissioner for Higher Education and an aspirant for the House of Representatives in 2019, Usman Jaha (Babawo) for distributing kits with shoe polish and other items to youths in Gwoza as part of his personal welfare programme.

Senator Ndume seeks completion of 37-year-old Biu Dam

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC Borno South), has appealed to the Federal Government to complete the abandoned Biu dam project, awarded 37 years ago to address water scarcity in the area.

Boko Haram: VSF flags off rebuilding projects in three Borno local governments

The Victims Support Fund (VSF) on Thursday flagged-off a N1.6 billion reconstruction project in three communities destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno State.

Boko Haram: 320 Borno chiefs, others trained on traditional justice system

About 320 local chiefs and traditional record keepers have been trained by the British Council’s Managing Conflict in North-east Nigeria (MCN) office in Borno State on the use of traditional justice system (TJS) in dispute resolution.

IOM confirms return of 3,000 IDPs to Bama

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has confirmed that no fewer than 3,000 Internally Displaced People of Bama origin in Borno have relocated to their hometown.

UN allocates $11 million for assistance in Borno

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has allocated $11 million for assistance to displaced persons in Borno state.

Police to establish explosives ordinance training school in Borno

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, yesterday disclosed that the Police plan to establish an Explosive Ordinance Training School in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to train more personnel to address life-threatening issues relating to explosive ordinance handling and safe detonations.

Boko Haram: Police takes explosive training school to Borno

The Nigeria Police would set up an Explosive Ordinance (EOD) training school in Borno to check indiscriminate Improvised Explosive Device attacks by Boko Haram insurgents.

Dapchi abduction: Borno government shuts down boarding schools indefinitely

The Borno State Government has approved the closure of all boarding secondary schools located outside Maiduguri, the state capital.

UN allocates $9m to support life-saving aid in Nigeria’s Northeast

The United Nations through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated US$9 million to provide life-saving aid to some 60,000 children, women and men recently displaced by ongoing hostilities in Borno State, including $2 million in support of the UN Humanitarian Air Service for frontline responders in north-east Nigeria.

Federal govt reiterates commitment to reintegrating victims of insurgence

The Federal Government says it will set up “Safe Places’’ and response teams in strategic locations to provide psycho-social support to victims of insurgency and other violence crimes in the North East.

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