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Despite loss of equipment, Nigerian military defeating Boko Haram - Army Chief

Nigeria, April 30 -- Nigeria's chief of army staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, says recent attacks on military bases and the attendant losses of soldiers and equipment will not stop the military from winning t... Read More


Mainok: Fear God while deploying arms to troops, Zulum urges military

Nigeria, April 27 -- Was the attack on a military base in Borno State in which 18 soldiers were killed Sunday evening an act of sabotage to help Boko Haram insurgents steal weapons recently deployed t... Read More


Why Nigerians should fear TB more than COVID-19 - NGO

Nigeria, April 20 -- Tuberculosis, a pulmonary disease characterised by persistent coughing, killed more Nigerians in 2019 than the COVID-19 pandemic has so far done, health officials have said. The ... Read More


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