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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has tasked community and political leaders to work towards the prevention of child rights violation and abuses in Borno. According to the Fund’s authority, about 2,013 children in the state have been cleared of alleged association with armed groups since 2016. UNICEF’s Chief Field Officer in Borno state, Phuong […]Continue Reading
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Acting Governor of Borno state, Umar Kadafur has summoned contractors to sites and complete the 500 housing project. The N5 billion project was awarded in January, 2020 and sitted along the Damaturu and Gubio Roads, Maiduguri, the state capital. According to Kadafur, who doubles as the Chairman of 500 housing project implementation committee; the contractors […]Continue Reading
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The Borno Emirates Concern Citizens (BEC) forum has tasked the Federal Government to investigate and review the nation’s security architectures. According to the forum, the point of shifting blames on civilians is over; because of the massive killings and kidnappings of people and banditry. While lamenting incessant attacks Monday at a news conference in Maiduguri, […]Continue Reading
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has handed over 47,000 personal protection equipment (PPE) life-saving materials to Borno. The materials are being distributed to 32 healthcare facilities in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC), Jere and Konduga councils. While handing over the PPE materials Wednesday in Maiduguri, UNFPA’s State Programme Manager, Midala Balami Continue Reading
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Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) on Sunday night reportedly attacked troops’ location at Dikwa, Borno State and dislodged them. The invaders, according to sources struck between 7pm and 7:30pm at the 81 Division Taskforce Battalion, sending continuous fire with the help of their gun trucks. Sources said the location […]Continue Reading
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The Minister of Defense, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi has said that more soldiers are to be recruited to end the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast. According to him, the recruitment of soldiers with professional skills and fighting equipment with strategies could rout out remnants of terrorists from hideouts. Magashi disclosed this Sunday, while addressing troops […]Continue Reading
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The government of Japan has donated the sum of $2.3million infrastructure funds to the Borno State government and Northeast Development Commission (NEDC). The fund is to strengthen healthcare provision and build the resilience of health systems in conflict-affected communities. This was revealed on Tuesday during a meeting by the United Nations Office of Project Services Continue Reading