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Boko Haram kills 13 people in fresh Borno attack

The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, confirmed the attack yesterday in Maiduguri, the state capital.

Eight confirmed killed as Boko Haram attacks Borno IDP camp

Eight persons, including children, were confirmed killed Wednesday evening in an attack by Boko Haram gunmen on a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

BBOG protests aid worker’s killing, expresses fears over Leah Sharibu’s safety

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Tuesday marched to the Presidential Villa in protest against the execution of another aid worker, Hauwa Liman, by Boko Haram.
Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has donated relief materials to internally displaced persons affected by flood along the Delta State plains of the River Niger

Ibe Kachikwu donates to Delta flood victims

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has donated relief materials to internally displaced persons affected by flood along the Delta State plains of the River Niger.

Flood: NEMA commends Delta government for setting up IDP camps

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has lauded the Delta Government for taking proactive measures on flood mitigation by setting up camps for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) across the state.
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Board shortlists three books for The Nigeria Prize for Literature

The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature has approved a final shortlist of three books out of the longlist of 11 released in July 2018.

Governor Lalong: Plateau to train indigenes on modern agriculture

The Governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong has promised to train more indigenes on modern agricultural practices and innovation, towards conflict resolution, peace and development in the State.

Yobe government shuts down IDPs camp in Damaturu

As part of return of peace in the State, Yobe State government has closed the Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Damaturu on Wednesday morning.

GOC urges troops to deploy basic military tactics in fight against Boko Haram

Brig-Gen. Bulama Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Div., Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, on Saturday urged his troops to deploy professionalism and basic military tactics to neutralise remnants of ‘Boko Haram’ insurgents in the North East.

Police donates relief materials to IDPs children in Benue

The Benue State Police Command has donated relief materials to children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Benue State as part of at ivories to mark this year’s Children’s Day Celebration.

Rochas Foundation offers 1,000 scholarships to displaced children in Benue

Rochas Foundation has offered 1,000 scholarships to children in displaced camps in Benue as a result of the recent clashes in the state.

Troops kill 186 insurgents, rescue 3,745 people in North-East – official

The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that its troops killed 186 Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest and Lake Chad region in the past one month.

Cholera: NCDC sends response team to Borno

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has deployed a team to support the Borno Ministry of Health to contain a cholera outbreak in some parts of the state.

IDPs get 990metric tons of grains in Gombe – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has commenced the distribution of 990 metric tonnes of assorted relief food to internally-displaced persons, IDPs, in Gombe State under the Federal Government Food Initiative in the North-East.

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