The World Bank has commenced the distribution of food items and livelihood support packages to internally displaced persons who recently returned to their homelands in Borno.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has accused former governor of the State, Ali Modu-Sheriff, as well as former President Goodluck Jonathan of not doing enough to nip the Boko Haram insurgency in the bud before it became the monster that has continued to plague the state.
The Nigerian Army has said that it lost seven of its soldiers who were part of the counter-insurgency operations in Borno State, North East Nigeria.
A female suicide bomber who was arrested in Maiduguri on Tuesday has narrated the series of events that saw her end up as a terrorist.
The Borno State Police Command has announced that one female suicide bomber was killed on Tuesday morning while another was arrested by security officials on duty.
The Borno State government has condemned one of Nigeria’s online newspaper, TheCable for publishing what it described as a “misleading,vicious, malicious, cock and bull story” about the goings on in Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, Camps in the State.
A court in Borno State has ordered the release of Inuwa Bwala, the Publisher of Abuja-based newspaper, National Trail, who was detained by the police over allegations of attempted murder of Borno State Deputy Governor, Usman Durkwa.
Eight persons were killed and several women and children abducted by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect from Dzaku village in Askira/Uba Local Government Area of Borno state.
Following the accidental bombing of an Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Rann community in Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State, a total of 234 people who were killed in the incident have been buried.
The Borno State government and the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF,has opened a learning centre for thousands of children who were affected by the Boko Haram Insurgency in Mafa and Jere local government areas of the state.