“Our goal was for our people to be able to return to Bama before this Ramadan. Unfortunately, this is not feasible because the military is still carrying out operations in some areas around the Sambisa as part of mop up exercise in the yet to be concluded fight against Boko Haram,” said Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State.
Trial judge, Fadawu Umar, also ruled that in addition to the jail terms, the convicts are to pay a fine of N2 million each.
The Nigerian IDPs, some of who are nursing mothers, recounted the inhumane treatment meted out on them by the Cameroonian forces before they were forcefully deported and dumped in Pulka, a border town in Borno State.
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.
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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.
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.
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A supervisory councillor with Mafa local government area of Borno State, Umar Ibrahim, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Maiduguri for allegedly diverting 300 bags of rice meant for the Internally Displaced Persons in the area.