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Boko Haram: Nigerian military to oversee reconstruction of Northeast-Cameroon road

Mukaila Ola The federal government has commenced rehabilitation of the road linking the Northeast of the country to neighbouring Cameroon. The road, Maiduguri-Dikwa road, according to the Acting Director-General of National Boundary Commission (NBC), Adamu Adaji would be rehabilitated under the watch of the military to prevent attack from Boko Haram, which has made

Number of IDPs in Maiduguri metropolis overwhelming–CAN

•Says IDPs facing problem of feeding, shelter •Donates relief materials to displaced persons in Borno  Mukaila Ola  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has warned that the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri Metropolis, Borno State is overwhelming. To this end, CAN on Tuesday came to the aid of IDPs in troubled

Boko Haram raids village near Chibok on kidnapping anniversary

Boko Haram militants raided a village near the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok just as locals marked the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls five years earlier, vigilantes and residents said Monday. The militants late Sunday stormed into Kwarangulum village, 16 kilometres (10 miles) from Chibok Town, looting food and destroying

Nigerian, Cameroon troops kill 27 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigerian Troops in joint clearance with Cameroon Defence Force have killed Twenty-seven Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa confirmed this in a Statement on Monday. Musaa explained that the terrorists were killed on Saturday during a fierce encounter with Sector 1 Operation

Humanitarian Trends: Feeding Sudan, paying for aid, and Facebook mapping Africa

This is q weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar Gentle reminder: Sudan’s humanitarian needs You may have heard that Sudan isn’t looking so stable at the moment. Protesters are still pushing back, now against continued military rule after long-time President Omar al-Bashir was ousted

Why Leah Sharibu is still in Boko Haram captivity — Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state. In a statement, Garba Shehu, the senior special assistance on media to President Buhari said the fear of Nigeria’s military by the terrorists is what