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ICRC Commissions Water Project to Service 150,000 Borno Residents

ICRC

A water plant with over N1 billion daily capacity of nine million litres built by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been commissioned in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The project, Alhamduri Water Plant, is to service 150,000 people when it fully comes on scheme. Speaking at the commissioning in Maiduguri on Monday, Nigeria’s Head of Delegation ...

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Dangote delivers N2 billion housing units for IDPs

Dangote

200 Housing Units – The Dangote village is a self-sufficient set of 200 housing units worth N2 billion, with school, hospital, irrigation and poultry farms among others, to enable the occupants make a living. Dangote also gave each of the beneficiary N100,000 to start a new life. The foundation’s chairman, Aliko Dangote, said about N7 billion has been donated to ...

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Borno Government takes over road rehabilitation

Borno

Borno state government has taken over the construction of the 34km Damboa- Chibok- Mbalala federal road, which was neglected by present administrations in southern part of the state. The government has also embarked on massive reconstruction and rehabilitation of the dilapidated Biu- Azare – Shaffa- Garkida federal highway linking Gombi local government area of Adamawa state, which was constructed more ...

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Borno completes 32, 290 housing units for IDPs

Borno completes 32, 290 housing units for IDPs

“To facilitate the return of about two million Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Borno State, the State Government has announced that it is completing the “reconstruction and renovations” of 32, 290 housing units in seven affected council areas of the state.”- The Guardian The local councils include; Bama, Gwoza, Konduga, Damboa, Kaga, Chibok and Mobbar, a border council area with ...

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EFCC proposes prison in Sambisa forest for corrupt people

EFCC proposes prison in Sambisa forest for corrupt people

“Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), says a prison prison in Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko Haram sect in Borno state for corrupt persons should be established .”- PM News Magu made this known while speaking at the commissioning of the agency’s zonal office in Kaduna on Thursday. He also appealed to ...

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156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

The Guardian reports that Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno, on Wednesday, said Boko Haram insurgents destroyed 156,453 houses in the state. The governor made this known in Maiduguri when he received a donation of building materials and food items by the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. The commission donated bundles of roofing sheets, wheelbarrows, cartons of ...

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FG To Reimburse Borno state government in rebuilding infrastructures

FG To Reimburse Borno Govt. In Rebuilding Infrastructures

“The Federal Government says it is working out a plan to pay off costs incurred by the Borno state government in fixing federal projects. The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola stated this in a meeting with Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state. Fashola has been touring the northeast, inspecting federal roads and projects across the zone. The ...

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Fire kills two children in Borno IDPs camp

Borno IDP camp

“Two children have died in a fire incident in an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.”- Punch Punch also reports that at least 400 families reportedly lost their homes as a result of the disaster at the camp which was located few kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Borno State earmarks N13 billion to rebuild liberated communities

Borno State earmarks N13 billion to rebuild liberated communities

The Guardian reports that Borno State has allocated N13, 020, 133.985.00 to the newly established Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (MRRR) for massive reconstruction and rehabilitation of destroyed towns and villages, including critical infrastructures in liberated communities. According to The Guardian, Governor Kashim Shettima disclosed this yesterday in Maiduguri, after presenting next year’s N183.84 billion budget to the House ...

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