Farmers’ killing: Borno IDPs fear return to communities
Plans by Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum to return about 1.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs), currently taking refuge in about 46 camps in and around Maiduguri
Nigeria returns 3,000 displaced after jihadist violence
Some 3,000 people began returning to their homes and deserted farms in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno on Monday, six years after fleeing jihadist violence and despite a weekend massacre that underscored the security risks they still face.
Governors condemn killing of Borno rice farmers
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the killing of over 40 rice farmers in Garin Kwashebe, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.
Military air strikes knock out more terrorists’ hideouts in Borno
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. Enenche said the air raids were conducted on Friday at Ngwuri Gana
Air strike hits scores of ISWAP terrorists in Borno
Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has killed scores of terrorists in an airstrike on their logistics base at Tumbun Rego in Lake Chad area of Borno.
FG releases N5.2b for 10,000 houses in Borno
The Federal Government has released N5.2 billion to complete 10,000 houses for 1.7 million Internally Displaced Person (IDP) returnees in Borno State.
Army kills seven terrorists, rescues woman in Borno, Yobe
Troops of the Nigeria Army’s Operation Fire Ball have neutralised seven Boko Haram terrorists and rescued a mother of three children in Borno and Yobe states. The military operations that began on October 20, 2020, were conducted last week to sack terrorists from Sambisa Forest, Lake Chad region and Mandara Hills in Borno State. Acting…
Military airstrike hits terrorists logistics base, kills scores in Borno
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has neutralised several terrorists of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) in airstrikes at Tumbun Allura in Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Monday, said the airstrikes also destroyed the terrorists’ logistics hub on…
Zulum enrols 3,000 children into Borno mega schools
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state; has enrolled 3,000 deprived children into Maiduguri mega schools. Zulum said the schools would be run by communities in Ajilari and Abuja Sheraton of the metropolis. The governor disclosed that most of the beneficiaries are indigent children. Zulum noted that the new students are deprived of education because their…
EU, ICEED install solar system in Borno homes, hospitals
The European Union and the International Center for Energy, Environment, and Development (ICEED) have completed the installation of solar power systems in 12 hospitals in Borno state, North East of Nigeria. The project, funded by the EU, was executed in partnership with Mercy Corps and the Borno Government as part of programmes to provide clean renewable…