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Borno, WHO step up anti-malaria campaigns

The Borno State Government and World Health Organisation (WHO) have stepped up campaigns against malaria with the distribution of anti-malaria drugs to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) for preventive measure.

NYCN: President Buhari being misled to disobey the courts on ex-NSA Dasuki

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has frowned at a statement credited to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the effect that the federal government was not ready to release Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), after perfecting the 6th bail, with the most recent granted him by the Federal High Court.
President Buhari at the Grand Finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Monguno Borno State on 6th July 2018

General Buratai: Over 35,000 IDPs return to communities in Borno North

Over 35,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) returned to their ancestral homes from various camps in Borno North in the last two weeks, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
President Buhari at the Grand Finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Monguno Borno State on 6th July 2018

President Buhari: Federal government working hard for return of Leah Sharibu, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians and the entire world that his administration is working hard to ensure that the remaining Dapchi Schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, the remaining Chibok Schoolgirls, and others still in Boko Haram captivity, regain their freedom soon.

Borno government confirms 3 dead from fresh cholera outbreak

No fewer than three persons died in fresh cholera outbreak in Kukawa Local Government area of Borno, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Haruna Mshelia, has said.

UN: North-East humanitarian crisis still critical

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s North-East is still critical due to ongoing hostilities.

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 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.

4,000 Nigerian refugees return from Niger Republic

No fewer than 4,000 Nigerian refugees returned home from Niger Republic in the past one month, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), has said.

VSF donates farm inputs to 500 farmers in Borno

The Victims Support Fund (VSF), on Tuesday donated farm inputs to over 500 farmers in Kukawa area of Borno State as part of the effort to revolutionised dry season farming in the area.

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.

Shettima confirms killing of 31 fishermen by Boko Haram

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Tuesday confirmed that Boko Haram insurgents had killed 31 fishermen at Baga in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state.

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Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
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I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
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Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
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Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.