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[ May 24, 2017 ] NCPC boss commends Borno gov for sponsoring 130 christian pilgrims Tourism

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Reverend Tor Uja has called on the states in the North without an established Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board to set up one. He made this disclosure at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano during the maiden flag off of intending Christian Pilgrims to Israel from […]

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Saraki Sends Team To Borno State Over Ndume’s Suspension …

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Former Senate Leader Ali Ndume has refused to apologise to the Senate as a precondition for his recall from suspension. It was learnt that his refusal prompted Senate President Bukola Saraki to raise a five-man committee to brief Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima on Ndume’s fate. Saraki named Senate Deputy Whip Francis Alimikhena as leader […]

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Nigeria’s Biggest Airline to Resume Flights to Ex-Boko Haram Heartland

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nigeria’s biggest airline is to resume flights to Maiduguri, the city at the center of Boko Haram’s insurgency, as the country’s military beats back the militants. Arik Air will recommence flights to the capital of Borno state as of May 9, according to a company statement published Tuesday. The airline will begin to operate three […]

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‘Obsolete map responsible for erroneous bombing of IDPs camp in Borno State’

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Surveyors urge regular update of Nigeria’s chart The Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) has said that the obsolete map was responsible for the erroneous bombing of the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Rann Village in Kala-Balge Local Council of Borno State by the military early this year. It, therefore, advocated for regular update of the […]

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IITA donates 35930 kilos ‘Seeds of Renaissance’ to Nigeria

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Monday donated about 35,930 kilograms of seeds to the Borno state government as part of efforts to cushion the humanitarian crisis in the northeastern part of Nigeria. The donation, which is perhaps the largest quantity of seeds being offered to Nigeria in recent times, is an initiative of […]

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Alone in Maiduguri: the orphans of Boko Haram

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local officials in Maiduguri face the dilemma of how to get thousands of homeless children back to school in a desperately poor region where education has never been prioritized but is the key to preventing another jihadist uprising. After a night on the streets, the pack of young boys move into Maiduguri’s abandoned amusement park […]

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Borno rebuilds 2000 homes in Damask

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Two thousand and forty four homes have so far been reconstructed in Damasak, headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno state formerly occupied by Boko Haram insurgents. The insurgents had destroyed one hundred and one thousand homes in Mobbar out of the 150,585 homes in the council. Majority of the […]

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Northeast Nigeria Response Borno State Health Sector Bulletin #25 1st – 15th May 2017

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

HIGHLIGHTS An upsurge of violence has been reported in some areas in central Borno State and at the border between Niger and Nigeria. This increase in casualties hampers the provision of humanitarian assistance. As a result of the ongoing conflict, market disruption, restricted food flow in remote locations, elevated food prices and limited agricultural activities, […]

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A peep into ex-Gov Muhammadu Goni’s political sanctum

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

So far, there have been three Muhammadu Gonis in the political history of Nigeria. The first is the vibrant and resourceful governor of old Borno State (comprising the present Borno and Yobe states) on the ticket of the defunct Great Nigeria Peoples Party (GNPP) founded by the multimillionaire Waziri Ibrahim of blessed memory in the […]

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Nigeria: Borno Lawmaker Commends INEC On Voters’ Registration …

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri — Member representing Hawul Local Government Area in Borno State House of Assembly, Mr. Ayuba Wakawa, has expressed satisfaction with the large turnout of eligible voters in the ongoing continuous voters registration conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. He said the massive turn out and cooperation displayed by the […]

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