"Shettima was highly impressed with the performance of 50 of the students, particularly three of them, Miss Rebecca Ndahi from Hawul Local Government Area , Miss Aisha Hala from Jere LGA and Miss Fatima Kabiru from Shani LGA, who had the best academic records at the medical school of the National University, Khartoum," said Gusau in the statement.
The terrorist group, which many had thought were depleted, undertook a daring attack on five villages, mainly in Jere Local Government Area, about 10 kilometers from Maiduguri, the capital of troubled Borno State. A member of the youth vigilante group, who spoke anonymously to our correspondent in Maiduguri yesterday, said: the terror group attacked the five villages of Gurkolle I, Gurkolle II, Jajeri and Jatori (all in Jere local government area) and Ladi Mbutaye (in Mafa local government) in a brutal manner.
A report unveiled by the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with Oxfam Nigeria revealed that 46 per cent of households in Nigeria's North-East borrow money to eat, while 61 per cent of residents in the region lack access to portable water. The Livelihoods and Economic Recovery Assessment 2016 report, which was unveiled in Abuja, came up with a number of key findings after an assessment that was conducted by Oxfam Nigeria on behalf of the UNDP in four states (Borno, Adamawa, Gombe, Yobe), eight local government areas, 24 wards and 3,258 sampled households.
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The post Borno, AUW to offer scholarships to 100 female candidates appeared first on Vanguard News . He said the scholarships followed an agreement reached between Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state and President of AUW, Prof. Gasim Badri, when the governor led a delegation to the University in Khartoum, Sudan on Thursday.
A statement issued by Mr Vanin Georges, Culture and Information Officer of the Embassy, said the implementation of the projects are to be carried out in Borno and Yobe, starting in June. "The ICRC and ACF will respectively receive 500,000 Euros and 350,000 Euros for the projects. The embassy said the Ambassador of France, Denys Gauer, had met with the head of delegation of ICRC, Mr Karl Mattli, over the project.
Not less than five communities of Ladin Buta near Khaddamari village of Jere Local Government Area of Borno state were attacked by suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram sect who meted horror on the villagers. Meanwhile, the Deputy Governor of Borno State, Hon Usman Durkwa who represented governor Kashim Shettima visited, sympathized and commiserated with the victims of the gruesome attack at Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.
Not less than five communities of Ladin Buta near Khaddamari village of Jere Local Government Area of Borno state were attacked by suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram sect who meted horror on the villagers. Meanwhile, the Deputy Governor of Borno State Hon Usman Durkwa who represented governor Kashim Shettima visited, sympathized and commiserated with the victims of the gruesome attack at Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.
One hundred and fifty women and youths in Maiduguri, Borno State, have been picked to receive vocational training and skills. The training is sponsored by the Nigerian Air Force Wives Association as part of their self-reliance and poverty alleviation programme. Twenty three-year old Mustapha Ibrahim has been idle at home since completion of a diploma programme in the Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri.
The raid comes at a time in which the Nigerian government is struggling to maintain its assertion that Abuja has "won the war" against Boko Haram, a claim President Muhammadu Buhari made in December 2015. Initial reports described the girl as one of the 219 girls abducted from the Chibok Secondary School in April 2014, the raid that made Boko Haram internationally known.
Tilla Lake, located in Kwaya Bura, 10 kilometres southwest of Biu town, in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, is a mystery lake. Tilla Lake is located behind the gigantic Tilla Hill, the highest point of elevation in Biu Emirate, standing at over 800 metres above sea level. The spiritual herbalist of Tilla Lake, Mr. Garba Bauda was 108 when he died in 2003.
While welcoming the NGO, the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Umar Garbai El-kanemi maintained that the Nigerian authorities have helped to push out members of Boko Haram out of his domain in less than one year of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Executive Chairman of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Engr.