UNDP completes 608 houses in Borno community
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 608 housing units built for Ngwom Community to Borno State government.
Boko Haram kills 5 fishermen in Borno
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed five fishermen on a remote island in northeastern Nigeria for aiding the search for dozens of schoolgirls kidnapped last month by the jihadists, a local official said Saturday. "Five men who went fishing near the border with Chad were shot dead," said Abubakar Gamandi, president of the fisheries union in…
Infrastructure commission takes over eight road projects in Borno
Determined to address physical infrastructure deficit that hampers economic development in the country, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission...
Borno partners WHO, UNICEF, to vaccinate 1.2m IDPs against Yellow Fever
The Borno State Government is to partner the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF in the vaccination of 1.2 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) against yellow fever that has claimed 45 lives presently. The UNICEF Country Representative, Mohammed Fall disclosed this yesterday in Maiduguri. The targeted people to be vaccinated during the phase II exercise…
Borno government relaxes curfew in Maiduguri
The Borno state government has relaxed the three-week curfew imposed on the metropolis of Maiduguri, the capital.
Prices of rice drops by 25% in Maiduguri
As farmers began crop harvest, prices of local rice have dropped by about 25 per cent in Maiduguri, Borno, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Suicide bomber kills father, 14 others in Borno
A male suicide bomber blew himself up yesterday at a mosque in Gambouru, Borno State, killing 15 people, including his own father.
Borno procures N4.2bn medical equipment
The Borno government has spent over N4.2 billion on the procurement of digital X-ray and scanning equipment to enhance quality healthcare delivery at the grassroots.