Chairman of Ngala local government area of Borno State, Abdulrahaman Abdulkarim, told the Victims Support Fund (VSF), a presidential initiative assessment team, yesterday that Cameroonian authorities had sent him a notice of repatriation of over 12,000 Nigerian refugees at Fotokol, Mura, Amchide and three other border villages in that country.
A 23-year-old displaced person was yesterday morning found killed near buildings sheltering Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) situated within the Ali Monguno Teachers Village (AMTV) housing estate in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.
Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust Newspapers, yesterday offered a grant of N5 million to 160 orphans who would be enrolled in primary and secondary sections of the Future Prowess School in Borno State.
Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima on Saturday ordered immediate work on extension of trenches to vulnerable communities in the state to protect them from Boko Haram attacks.
Hunters in Borno on Sunday called on the military to allow them to join in the war against insurgents in Sambisa Forest, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Theater Command of Operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Army on Friday alerted Borno residents on a planned attack by Boko Haram terrorists using beggars and other strategies.
The Borno State government yesterday announced restriction of vehicular movement in Maiduguri and environs from 5.00pm yesterday to 6.00am tomorrow January 2, 2016.