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MSF decries lack of shelter, sanitation for 5,000 IDPs in Borno

A humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, has decried the pathetic state of newly-arrived displaced persons (IDPs) in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Council of Borno.
Some of the Boko Haram members who surrendered recently. The military did not allow Ali Goni’s photograph to be taken as he is a minor

I made over 500 underwear ‘bombs’ for Boko Haram – ex-bomb maker

A 15 year-old former Boko Haram bomb maker has made a chilling confession about how he made over 500 underwear Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used by insurgents for suicide missions on soft targets in the last five years.

Troops rescue 1,127 hostages from Boko Haram

Troops of the Nigeria military have rescued a total of 1,127 persons, including women and children being held under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents from different parts of the Lake Chad region.

Over 60,000 at risk of starvation in Borno IDPs camp – MSF

Access to food and water has been the major challenge of the nearly 60, 000 population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Pulka village camp in Gwoza local government area of Borno state, the Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF) said.

Chibok girls vow not to return in new Boko Haram video

Some members of the Chibok girls in Boko Haram’s captivity have vowed not to return in a new video released by the terrorists on Monday.

How we escaped from Boko Haram captivity – Chibok schoolgirl

The newly-freed Chibok schoolgirl, Salomi Pogu, who was abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 but rescued last week, has given details of how she managed to escape from her captors.

Nigerian Army hand over rescued Chibok girl to Borno govt

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday formally handed over the rescued Chibok school girl, Salomi Pogu, to the Borno Government.

Family of rescued Chibok girl lauds Nigerian Army

Mr Ayuba Aloson, a relative to one of the abducted Chibok girls on Friday lauded the Nigerian Army’s effort over the rescue of Salomi Pogu, the 15th in the list of the abducted girls.

#BringBackOurGirls: Rescued Chibok girl’s parents are currently IDPs in Askira-Uba

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement says the parents of rescued Chibok girl, Salomi Pogu, are currently internally displaced persons (IDPs).

#BringBackOurGirls, Nigerian Army identify rescued Chibok girl

Nigerian Army says preliminary investigations have revealed that the young girl rescued by troops in Pulka, Gwoza area of Borno State on early Thursday is the same as Salomi Pogu, the Chibok girl published on serial 86 of the online list of abducted Chibok girls.

Police arrest top Boko Haram kingpin in Borno

A security source has informed that a top Boko Haram commander was arrested Thursday by the intelligence unit of the Borno State Police command following a tip off.

Three die in suicide attack on Borno village

A suicide attack on an internally displaced persons camp in Pulka village, Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State, has left three persons dead and seven injured.

Nigerian Army denies suicide bomb attack in IDPs camp, ambush on soldiers in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday dismissed as ‘misleading’, reports of a suicide bomb attack at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka community of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.

WHO to immunize 300,000 against cholera in Borno

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will immunize 300,000 people against cholera in Borno.

UN aid chief urges sustained aid response in North-East

The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock, has called for sustained humanitarian response to alleviate the suffering of the people in the Boko Haram-ravaged Northeast of Nigeria.

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack, kill 18 terrorists

At least 18 suspected Boko Haram fighters were killed during a battle with soldiers in Sambisa forest on Tuesday morning, the Nigeria Army has said.

Troops repel Boko Haram attacks in Borno, kill 18 terrorists

Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked two military locations around the fringes of Sambisa forest early Sunday morning.

How we abducted Chibok girls – Ex-Boko Haram commander

A top Commander of the Boko Haram insurgent group has surrendered himself to the military following intensive campaigns by the military against the activities of terrorists in the northeast of the country.

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