Officials of the Civilian-Military Relations Directorate (CMRD) from the Nigerian Air Force Headquarters in Abuja yesterday visited ailing internally displaced persons (IDPs) on admission at a camp hospital in Maiduguri.
The Nigerian Army has said military special forces in ongoing operations Zaman Lafiya Dole have cleared remnants of terrorists around Gudumbali in Borno State.
A 12 year-old victim of Boko Haram bombing, Gambo Lawan, whose right hand was amputated after an operation, has appealed for help to get an artificial limb to actualize his dream of becoming a medical doctor.
Plans have reached advanced stage for the 40th anniversary of the University of Maiduguri, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi said in Abuja yesterday.
Maiduguri, the Borno state capital has started experiencing acute shortage of beef and other livestock products as soldiers closed down the main livestock market and the abattoir in the town over allegations of trading rustled cows.
Five female students of the College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri have received scholarship award by Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust titles.
Mobile policemen deployed from other states to Borno as special task force, charged with maintaining law and order in areas reclaimed from Boko Haram have threatened to withdraw their services.