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Christmas: Different strokes for IDPs

It was celebration galore yesterday at the Gworza/Bama Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Durumi, Abuja, as philanthropic organisations and public-spirited individuals took the Christmas festivities to the victims of the Boko Haram insurgency living in the facility. The camp was in a festive mood when New Telegraph visited as …

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Nigeria army repels Boko Haram Christmas attack in Borno State

Nigeria’s army said it had repelled an attack on Monday by suspected Boko Haram militants on the city at the centre of the conflict with the Islamist insurgency. Major General Nicholas Rogers, who heads Nigeria’s military operations against Boko Haram, told Reuters that the situation in Maiduguri, in the northeast …

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Africa: Far From Defeated – Boko Haram Gears Up for a Deadly Christmas

Photo: Vanguard analysis By Loke Bisbjerg Nielsen Despite claims of their defeat, Islamist fighters have launched numerous attacks on both civilians and military bases in recent weeks. Since 2014, when Boko Haram was labelled as the deadliest terrorist organisation in the world, the insurgency has mostly experienced setbacks. By the …

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Nigerian Soldiers Battle Boko Haram In Borno

Nigerian soldiers are reportedly battling to counterattack Boko Haram fighters in Mainok village, Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State which is about 58km from Maiduguri. It was confirmed by a Borno State security official that Boko Haram fighters attacked the village by coming from the bush areas that link Mainok …

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Nigeria, Borno State – Concept of Operations, December 2017

Background Conflict in northeast Nigeria has caused a large-scale humanitarian crisis with 8.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.1 Today nearly 1.6 million people are displaced in the three states in the northeast, livelihoods have been lost, commercial …

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UNICEF: Borno School Attack Despicable | THISDAYLIVE

Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The UNICEF Representative in Nigeria, Mr. Mohamed Malick Fall, has condemned the recent attack on the primary school in Borno State where two pupils were killed as a despicable act that reminded of Chibok girls kidnapping incident in 2014. Fall in a statement on Friday by …

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83771 HIV Infections Recorded in Borno, Ondo in 2016/2017

Michael Olugbode, in Maiduguri and James Sowole in Akure No fewer than 83, 771 cases of the the Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV infections were recorded in Ondo and Borno States between 2017 and 2017 officials of the two states have disclosed, a pointer that the virus was still very active …

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Nigeria Key Message Update, November 2017

Persisting conflict in the northeast continues to drive severe food insecurity Key Messages: Persistent Boko Haram conflict in the northeast during several years has led to extensive population displacement, very limited cultivation of staple foods, and major disruption to typical livelihoods activities. The response of humanitarian agencies to mitigate severe …

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Shettima is Broad-minded and Fair to All, Say Catholic Bishops …

Shettima, a member of the delegation Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, Sunday said he was told by Christian leaders resident in Borno State that the state Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, was not “narrow-minded and myopic” but fair to adherents of all …

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Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills Three Soldiers, Wounds Six in Borno

By Terhemba Daka, Segun Olaniyi, Njadvara Musa and Abdulganiu Alabi A Boko Haram raid on a military base in Magumeri of Borno State on Saturday has claimed three soldiers. The insurgents wounded six others.The Deputy Director Public Relations of 8 Task Force Division, Col Timothy Antigha disclosed this on Sunday …

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