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Governor Zulum receives first jab of COVID-19 vaccine

Nigeria, April 19 -- The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, on Sunday received his first shot of the Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine. The governor took the first jab about two weeks after the state ... Read More


UN confirms attack on facility in Borno town, as casualty rises to 7 dead

Nigeria, April 11 -- The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has confirmed an attack on its facility in Damasak, Borno State, on Saturday. Humanitarian Coordinator and ... Read More


Four killed, UN facilities burnt, vehicles stolen as Boko Haram attacks Borno community

Nigeria, April 11 -- At least fours people including soldiers were killed on Saturday evening as suspected members of ISWAP, a faction of the Boko Haram, attacked Damasak, a border community in Borno ... Read More


Boko Haram throws Maiduguri into darkness again, blows up power tower

Nigeria, March 27 -- Barely 72 hours after electric power was restored in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday blew up another transmission tower in the city. Sources sai... Read More


VVF: Abandoned Borno women reunite with husbands after free treatment - Officials

Nigeria, March 21 -- Women in Borno State , who had lost their dignity and marriages because of Vesico-vaginal Fistula (VVF), are being rehabilitated and helped to return to their husbands, officials ... Read More


Naira loses further at black market

Nigeria, March 12 -- Naira fell against the U.S. dollar at the Investors & Exporters (I&E) window of the foreign exchange market on Friday, data from the FMDQ Security Exchange where forex is official... Read More


COVID-19 vaccines arrive Maiduguri (PHOTOS)

Nigeria, March 10 -- The COVID-19 vaccine allocation for Borno State arrived the state Tuesday night through the Maiduguri International Airport. The consignment was received by the Deputy Governor, ... Read More


UPDATED: Borno receives 75,510 doses of COVID-19 vaccine - Deputy governor

Nigeria, March 10 -- The Deputy Governor of Borno State, Umar Kadafur, said the state on Tuesday night received 75, 510 doses of the Oxford Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Nigerian government. ... Read More


Travellers stranded on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway as Boko Haram attacks military base

Nigeria, March 7 -- Nigerian soldiers on Sunday morning stopped traffic along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway for three hours as they engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a shootout. After the shootout, t... Read More


BREAKING: Travellers stranded on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway as Boko Haram attack military base

Nigeria, March 7 -- Nigerian soldiers on Sunday morning stopped traffic along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway for three hours as they engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a shootout. After the shootout, t... Read More