15-year-old Fatima Mohammed Kabir, confessed to have been married to factional Boko Haram leader, Mamman Nur, while the other girl, 14-year-old Amina Salisu, also admitted being married to two separate Boko Haram fighters in the Sambisa forest.
Eight of the suspects were said to have died on Wednesday, same day the army released to the Borno state government some of the detainees whom it said had been cleared of involvement in insurgency.
Director General of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, Jose da Silva, on Friday said that in Nigeria alone, about $191 million is required for over 2.5 million people that have been rendered food-insecure as a result of the Boko Haram crisis.
According to BOSEMA chairman, Ahmed Satomi, this is the first time IDPs are writing WAEC examination since they were forced out of their homes by Boko Haram insurgents at different times in 2014.
Under the partnership, the University is to include psychosocial support training, and conflict and disaster risk education modules into its academic programmes, in order to provide teachers who pass through the its education programmes with skills to professionally handle children who have experienced conflict.
Abdullahi called on citizens of the state who longed to return to their homes to be careful and not live in areas that are not well secured by the army as the insurgents now kidnap people and force them into becoming jihadists.
Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, said the sad incident occurred on Wednesday, adding that three other soldiers have been declared missing in action.
No less than six persons were killed when four teenage female suicide bombers attacked the Muna garage area in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in the early hours of Wednesday.
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Multiple blasts hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital early Friday as suspected female suicide bombers struck around a petrol depot belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC along Damboa road in the city metropolis.