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By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Suicide Bomber Attacks Another Mosque Near UNIMAID

By Dipo Olowookere A suicide bomber has attacked a mosque in Dalori quarters near the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Borno State. This comes less than a month after suicide bombers attacked a mosque inside More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

WFP Director to Visit Boko Haram Affected Areas

By Dipo Olowookere World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin arrives in Nigeria late Tuesday for talks with government officials and to visit the Northeast, where WFP is assisting more than More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Boko Haram Still In Sambisa Forest—Shekau Speaks

By Dipo Olowookere Leader of Boko Haram, Mr Abubakar Shekau, has dismissed claims by both the Nigerian government and the military that the last stronghold of the terrorists group, Sambisa Forest in Borno State, More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Sunday, December 25th, 2016
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Boko Haram Totally Crushed by Military—FG

By Dipo Olowookere The Nigerian government has maintained that troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists have ‘totally’ defeated them. A statement issued on Sunday by Mr Segun Adeyemi, who is an aide to the Minister More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Nigeria Gets $250m AfDB Loan to Rebuild North East

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A loan of $250 million has been approved for Nigeria to rebuild the north-eastern part of the country destroyed by Boko Haram activities for years. The loan was approved by Board of Directors More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Boko Haram: UNICEF Warns 400,000 Children Risk Malnutrition

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has estimated that 400,000 children in Nigeria’s restive north-east region could suffer from severe acute malnutrition over the next year with More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

US Offers Nigeria Additional $92m Humanitarian Aid

By Dipo Olowookere The United States on Tuesday announced that it was giving nearly $92 million in additional humanitarian assistance to people affected by the ongoing conflict and severe food insecurity in Nigeria More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Another Twin Explosions Rock Maiduguri

By Dipo Olowookere Reports reaching our news desk reveal that two explosions have taken place in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. The twin blasts occurred on Sunday, December 11, 2016 in quick succession. According More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

We’ll Defeat ‘Evil’ Boko Haram—Buhari Declares

**Condemns Madagali Market Blasts By Dipo Olowookere President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the families of victims of the twin bomb blasts in the town of Madagali, Adamawa State More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

We’ve Spent $20m On 120,000 Families In North-East Nigeria—UNICEF

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Over 120,000 families in conflict-hit northeast Nigeria have been reached so-far with food and nutrition support in a $20 million (£16.1m) multi-year joint project funded by the UK Department More...

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