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Nigeria – Borno State, North-East Flash Update No. 2 – Displacement to Damboa LGA, 30 May 2019 – Nigeria

On 21 May 2019, the Nigerian military commenced a unilateral relocation of civilian populations from Sabon Gari, a border community in Damboa LGA of Borno State to the Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) and Unity camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Damboa Town, located some 85 kilometers south-west of …

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Borno governor’s personal steward commits suicide

Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri A personal steward to Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Monday was seen hanging lifeless on a tree at the State Government House. It was a gory sight as many gathered to watch the lifeless body of the steward, John Achagwa, dangling on a Neem tree …

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Nigeria: Children Are Still Dying From Measles in Borno State

Photo: Marie Frechon/UN press release In the 70-bed Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) measles unit inside Maiduguri’s State Specialist Hospital, Doctor Muhammad Abdullahi checks on five-year-old patient Mustapha Osman. The boy arrived for treatment at the hospital in Nigeria’s Borno state just over three days ago, and should be …

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Nigeria: Boko Haram Attacks Another Borno Town

Photo: This Day By Michael Olugbode Maiduguri — Suspected Boko Haram fighters on Monday attacked Gajiram, a town in Borno state sending startled residents fleeing. Gajiram, is the headquarters of Nganzai local government area of Borno State, about 80 kilometres from Maiduguri. One of the leaders of the Civilian Joint …

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