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Borno govt approves N50m intervention fund for UNIMAID

The Borno State government on Monday approved N50m intervention fund for the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) following the death of 16 persons and 13 others injured in multiple suicide explosions in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Sunday night. Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno disclosed this during his visit to the

How Boko Haram slit villagers’ throats in revenge killings

Boko Haram have slit the throats of four Nigerian villagers in revenge for the arrest of a senior member of the jihadist group, residents told AFP on Friday. Ten gunmen on motorbikes stormed the northeastern Cameroonian border village of Hambagda near Gwoza, once the capital of Boko Haram’s self-announced “caliphate”, on

13 persons confirmed dead in Borno multiple explosions

The Police Command in Borno on Thursday confirmed the killing of 13 persons after Wednesdays multiple attack in Maiduguri. Mr Damian Chukwu, the Commissioner of Police in the state, disclosed this in Maiduguri at a news conference on the attack. “Suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Alidawari Village near Jiddari Polo area in

Army calls for calm over shootings in Maiduguri:

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The Nigerian Army has called on Maiduguri residents to be calm, following hours of shootings on Wednesday evening, which made many citizens to panic. Lt.-Col. Kinsley Samuel, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Department, said in a statement in Maiduguri that the situation was under control. He that “the situation in Maiduguri

30,000 IDPs return from Cameroon

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says 30,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who fled to Cameroon at the peak of Boko Haram crises have returned to the state. Spokesperson of SEMA Abdullahi Umar said in a statement in Maiduguri on Wednesday that this number was part of the 78,000 IDPs who fled

PCNI Launches Interactive Stakeholders Dashboard

The Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) officially launched its online dashboard in Abuja on the 4th of April, 2017 at the Transcorp Hilton, a huge milestone in its efforts to coordinate rehabilitation and remediation efforts in the North East. The Dashboard is a web- based system that