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Military Airstrike on Boko Haram Location Kills Civilians in Borno

Dozens of civilians have been feared killed during an airstrike by military troops on targeted Boko Haram location in the eastern part of the state, according to PR Nigeria.Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen Lucky Irabor while confirming the incident told newsmen in Maiduguri that the military conducted airstrike on a location where Boko Haram were reported to have ...

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Borno Governor Leaves Government House, Relocates to Another Town

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Wednesday temporarily moved his office to Bama, a town badly destroyed by the Boko Haram. The governor did that as part of commencement of the reconstruction of the liberated communities. Mr. Shettima, who arrived Bama on Wednesday afternoon, said the destroyed city, the third largest in the state, would from Wednesday become the ...

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Sensational Singer and Photographer TY Bello Captures Borno in Style [Photos]

The renowned Nigerian singer and photographer who recently ‘discovered’ Orisaguna Jumoke aka “Jumoke Onibread”, who went on to stop the world with her its-a-miracle story, has achieved yet another feat. Good bye Maiduguri A photo posted by TY Bello (@tybello) on Jul 8, 2016 at 6:48am PDT She recently visited Borno, a state in northeastern Nigeria which has been extensively ...

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Again! Nigeria Mourns As Former Petroleum Minister Dies

One of Nigeria’s foremost elder statesman, and former minister of mines and petroleum in the first republic, Shettima Ali Monguno, has passed on, PREMIUM TIMES reports. Mr. Monguno died on Friday at his home in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. He was 95. Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, officially announced the demise of the respected nonagenarian through a statement  by ...

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Suicide Bombers Strike, Kill Six. Is Borno Really Safe As Government Claims?

Two suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in Damboa, Borno, one of the six states in Northeast Nigeria, at about 5:15am on Friday. The attack left six people dead and one injured. Army spokesperson, Col Rabiu Usman, confirmed the incident. He said: “The first suicide bomber targeted Damboa Central Mosque but due to stringent security measures, he could not gain entry. ...

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