Summary A resident of the village, Modu Kaka who spoke with Sahara Reporters , said immediately they received the letter, thousands of residents fled. A senior Bono state government official who hails from Gubio, one of the villages reportedly written to, confirmed the mass exodus of the villagers from their villages to the state capital, Maiduguri where some of them have either settled in with relatives or moved into the Internally Displaced Peoples camps.
Summary In a statement on Thursday in Abuja, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman Kayode Idowu said the Commission met with leaders of registered political parties to present a progress report on the production of PVCs and also to explain lingering challenges necessitating readjustments in the previously announced schedule. .
Summary "Boko Haram boys attempted to capture Kareto in Borno, but local hunters pursued them and killed over 33 of the insurgents," Bulama Mali Gubio, an elder statesman close to the vigilante network, told newsmen in Maiduguri on Thursday.
Summary My visit in October to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state in northeastern Nigeria, was primarily to see first-hand the impact of terrorist attacks on schools. It was also to meet with officials of the State Universal Basic Education Board to discuss the potential reopening of public primary and secondary schools in Maiduguri, which had been closed down by the Borno state government since March due to security concerns.
Summary MAIDUGURI--No fewer than 30 suspected members of Boko Haram were killed Thursday by vigilante youth, popularly called Civilian JTF, when the sect members, armed with sophisticated weapons, attempted to lay siege to Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State.
Summary The governor gave the explanation on Wednesday in Maiduguri at the launch of a free-feeding and uniform programme introduced by the government for schools in four councils as a pilot scheme. Shettima said the exercise was being done to ascertain the number of primary school teachers in the state and to fish out ghost workers.
Summary A statement issued here Tuesday said the conditions in the informal settlements are particularly dire, with tens of thousands of newly arrived displaced people being in urgent need of basic assistance such as shelter, food, water and health care. aEUoeTens of thousands of people in northern Nigeria have been forced to flee, often more than once in recent months.
Summary In a statement, Mr. Madani expressed profound sadness and horror at the continuing acts of mass murder by the Boko Haram terror group targeting innocent people. The Secretary-General restated the firm position of the OIC against any form and manifestation of terrorism and violent extremism and reaffirmed the solidarity of the Organisation with the government in Nigeria in its endeavours to combat the menace of terrorism.
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Summary A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno State, Usman Mamman Durkwa, yesterday, said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot alter the political equation in the state. Durkwa, a former commissioner for religious affairs, said even with the defection of former Governor Ali Modu Sheriff to the PDP, the party cannot make any difference in the 2015 elections, assuring that the APC will be victorious in the state come 2015. .
Summary Two female suicide bombers wreaked havoc, witnesses said, noting the second explosion went off a few minutes after the first one at a place usually called One-Way in the busy Maiduguri market. Rescue operation has since resumed in the area and bodies of the dead and injured victims had been taken to the State Specialist Hospital, situated near the scene of the incident, another security official said.
Summary Guinness World Records on Friday confirmed that the 120 kilometers (75 miles) of multicolored wire strung in the shape of three interconnected giant, wrapped Christmas gifts in a downtown Canberra mall was the largest ever image made of LED lights.
Summary At least, it was a blemish on the outside looking in. The two went back-and-forth through the media, and Cooper said he didn't feel the need to apologize to his teammate. "It's the NFL," Cooper said to explain the tension.
Summary The Schultz family, owners of Schultz Fruitridge Farms Inc., plan to open Texas Corners Brewing Co. in the former Christ the King church, 6970 Texas Drive in Texas Township in the next two to three months, said Bill Schultz. The first batch included a semi-dry cider, a dry cider and a cherry apple cider.
Summary An Englishman with a budget of $6 a day for 6 months, navigating over 4000 miles across the USA for wildlife conservation charity, World Land Trust. All donations go straight to World Land Trust as I fund my own adventures.