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    The police authorities in Borno State have confirmed the death of eight officers following an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Baga area of the state. In a statement issued on Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Edet Okon, the Command said three other members of the Civilian Joint Task ...
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    The Federal Government has declared Sept. 16 as National Identity Day and has supported the enrolment of Nigerians for Digital Identity (ID) across the country. Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, said this in a statement signed by Mrs Uwa Suleiman, his spokesperson on Tuesday, in Abuja. Pantami reminded Nigerians of the ...
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    The World Health Organisation (WHO), says it has targeted 2.1 million children for the 2020 Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) campaign in Borno. SMC is designed to prevent and protect children against malaria. Dr Iniabasi Nglass, National Consultant Malaria Emergencies in Nigeria, disclosed this during the inauguration of the SMC programme at the Elmiskin Internally Displaced ...
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    The Northern Governors Forum has condemned Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, describing the act as callous and reprehensible. The Chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong, made the condemnation in a statement  by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham. He said the ...
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    No fewer than 14 persons were burnt to death with 1,250 shelters destroyed in a fire outbreak in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. Rep. Zainab Gimba, representing Bama/Ngala/Kalabalge constituency in Borno, made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on ...
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    The United Nations and the European Union have raised serious concerns about the humanitarian situation in the North East. According to both international bodies, the situation is not improving at all as thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), who have earlier returned to their ancestral homes, are going back to the camps over fears of ...
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      The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), has established a cottage shoe and an ICT center to fast track livelihood support for displaced persons in Borno. Mr Alkasim Abdulkadir, the Commission’s Head of Media and Communication Strategy disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Abdulkadir said that the ...
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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led opposition in the House of Representatives at the weekend, picked  holes in the N10.33 trillion 2020 budget, insisting that the annual estimate will be subjected to thorough legislative scrutiny to ensure that it reflects the general aspiration of over 200 million Nigerians. Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari has accused  international organisations of ripping off Nigeria in the guise of donations to IDPs in the North East. He said the amount quoted to have been spent by these foreign organisations do not reflect the situation on ground, the President told members of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) as he inaugurated ...
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    The United Nations on Tuesday lamented over the spate of killings in Nigeria noting that over 1,400 people have been killed as a result of kidnapping and banditry within a period of six months. The UN Country Director, Edward Kallon disclosed this in Makurdi, the Benue state capital at a meeting with Governor Samuel Ortom, ...