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Minister calls out contractor for abandoning road project

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The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Mustapha Shehuri, has summoned the contractor handling Mararaba Mubi-Michika-Madagali road, Rhas Nigeria Limited, for abandoning the project. Shehuri summoned the constructor on Saturday in Yola during an inspection of some Federal Government road projects in Adamawa. He expressed dissatisfaction over the abandonment of the project by the contractor after collecting ...

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Boko Haram threatens civilians to vacate homes in Borno 

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Boko Haram fighters have told civilians in northeast Nigeria to leave their homes, the army said on Thursday, as tensions mount in the long-running conflict. Army spokesman Onyema Nwachukwu said there was “credible information” the jihadists had “infiltrated some villages” near the Borno state capital Maiduguri. “They have clandestinely been going about threatening innocent residents, warning them to vacate their ...

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Reps query Fashola over reconstruction of bridges destroyed by Boko Haram

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The House of Representatives has invited the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, over the failure by a contractor to reconstruct the Mararaba-Mubi-Michika-Madagali-Gwoza Road, including the three bridges at Kudzum, Delchimi, and Wurogyande destroyed by Boko Haram. The invitation followed the adoption of a motion moved by Mr. Adamu Kamale representing Michika/Madagali Federal Constituency in Borno State. ...

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Boko Haram: Borno begins construction of 500 houses in destroyed community

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The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday flagged off the building of 500 houses to replace homes destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in Gajiram, headquarters of Nganzai Local Government Area. Nganzai, an agrarian local government, about 90km from Maiduguri, the state capital, was among the communities that were badly hit by the Boko Haram onslaught. Gajiram, ancestral home of ...

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Boko Haram destroys 13 houses, several other properties in Adamawa

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Some members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group were reported to have attacked and destroyed 13 houses in Kaya village, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. According to the reports we got, the attack occurred at around 9:00 P.M, on Monday. The military and vigilante group were reported to have repelled the attack, killing one member of the ...

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DAPCHI: Borno Government orders indefinite closure of boarding schools

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The Borno State Government has approved the closure of all boarding secondary schools located outside Maiduguri, the state capital following the recent attack on Dapchi village of Yobe state by Boko Haram gunmen during which about 100 schoolgirls were abducted. The state government said it took this far reaching decision after an expanded Security Council meeting of all security, government ...

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Nigerian Army commences road construction in Sambisa forest

Maiduguri – The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had embarked on road construction project in Sambisa Forest as part of ongoing clearance operation to dislodge remnants of Boko Haram insurgents.

Maiduguri – The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had embarked on road construction project in Sambisa Forest as part of ongoing clearance operation to dislodge remnants of Boko Haram insurgents. Dozens of recruits undergo training at headquaters, Depot of the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna State in north central Nigeria, on October 5, 2017. The Nigerian army train recruits ...

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Boko Haram sets hospital on fire, kills three people

Boko Haram sets hospital on fire, kills three persons

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a Madagali community, killing atleast three persons and abducted few others. Residents said armed insurgents raided Pallam village on Monday night, shooting and looting property. A displaced resident, Adiel Yakubu said the insurgents burnt three persons to death and injured several others before setting a hospital on fire. “We heard gun shots and confusion ...

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