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A critical humanitarian situation is unfolding among internally …

Abuja/Paris – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has started emergency nutritional and paediatric activities in Bama, Borno state, in response to a critical humanitarian situation among newly arrived internally displaced people (IDPs).  Lack of adequate assistance, including access to shelter and healthcare, is having severe consequences for young children arriving in …

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Despite Boko Haram Siege, Borno The State With The Highest Number Of Childbirths Since 2013

Borno State is currently topping the charts for the highest number of birth registrations within the last five years — despite the nine-year-old Boko Haram-sponsored insurgency in the northeast. This was disclosed by Emmanuel Mark, Head of Department, Vital Registration Department, National Population Commission (NPoPC) in Borno, in an interview …

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Nigerian troops battling Boko Haram assured of welfare after revolt

Days after staging a revolt in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State, troops engaged in Boko Haram combat have been tasked to remain discipline and to channel their grievances via the right quarters. The call was made by current Theater Commander for the anti-insurgency combat ‘Operation Lafiya Doole.’ According to Major General …

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Preventing malaria amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in northeastern Nigeria

In response, a preventive malaria treatment program for children under five was launched by the Borno State government in collaboration with several humanitarian organizations, including MSF. In Rann, MSF trained 47 teams of community health workers and provided malaria treatment for 14,725 children in three days. There is no access …

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Sallah: Rams scarcity looms in Borno over military’s ban on livestock importation

Last week, members of the Borno State Livestock Traders Association and the National Association of Butchers (NASB) threatened to shut down sales of livestock in the state in protest against the ban on their business by the Nigerian military. About five months ago, after the formation of Operation Last Hold, …

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Borno State Police Command Warns Tricycle Operators

The Commissioner Of Police Borno State Warns Tricycle Operators To Desist Forthwith From Lawless Conduct That May Jeopardize The Peace And Security Of Maiduguri Residents Or Face The Wrath Of The Law. The Commissioner of Police Borno State, CP Damian Chukwu is disillusioned at the continued criminal and other unbecoming …

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Borno presents N5m cheque to Israel Galadima, highest JAMB scorer

…I’ll give back to people of Borno in furure—Israel By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—Borno State government has presented a cheque of N5 million to Israel Zakari Galadima, who scored 364 points, the highest, in the 2018 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, JAMB-UTME. File: JAMB-CBT-Centre Galadima is from …

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Borno Governor Presents N5m Cash To Student Who Scored 364 In UTME

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has given a cash prize of N5million to Israel Galadima for scoring the highest mark in the 2018 United Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Israel, an indigene of Biu Local Government Area in the southern part of Borno State, had a total mark of 364 in …

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