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Boko Haram threatens civilians to vacate homes in Borno 

Boko Haram

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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Indimi Foundation supports IDPs in Borno with 200 Housing Units

IDPs

The Mohammed Indimi Foundation on Tuesday donated 200 housing units to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama and Gamboru-Ngala Local Government Areas of Borno, to accelerate rehabilitation and resettlement of persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency. Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, Chairman of the Foundation, made the disclosure at the inauguration of the projects at the Government House, Maiduguri. Indimi disclosed that ...

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Contractors commend the efforts of FG over Sukuk Fund Initiative

Sukuk Fund

The contractors handling federal road projects in the North-East and North-West zones of the country have commended the Federal Government over its efforts to fund some road projects with the Sukuk Fund Initiative. Sukuk are Islamic bonds, structured to generate returns to invest without infringing Islamic law that prohibits interest on loans. Some of the contractors told newsmen in Kano ...

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LAND CONFLICTS: How it started and why it still occurs

Land conflicts

All over the world, people struggle for land. Many of them struggle with land conflicts and some of them struggle to solve them peacefully. This article aims to facilitate the understanding of people’s position, attitude and behaviour, as well as their underlying interests and motivation when an asset such as land ownership is at stake. From the ancient Greek myths ...

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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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Borno state needs N30bn to rebuild Bama

Borno state needs N30bn to rebuild Bama

According to the Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement; Dr. Babagana Umara Zulum, about N30 billion is needed to complete the ongoing rebuilding of residential houses and public structures destroyed by insurgents in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. Vanguard reports that, the Commissioner revealed this in an interview in Bama Monday, soon after inspecting ongoing reconstruction work with Governor ...

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