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Borno Govt Shelves Plan To Return IDPs Home

"Our goal was for our people to be able to return to Bama before this Ramadan. Unfortunately, this is not feasible because the military is still carrying out operations in some areas around the Sambisa as part of mop up exercise in the yet to be concluded fight against Boko Haram," said Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State.

Malnutrition, Hunger Ravage Displaced Persons In North East

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Shettima Tours Liberated Communities; Promised To Rebuild Churches

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has continued his supervisory tour of liberated communities in the state, promising that he would rebuild both churches and other structures destroyed by Boko Haram.
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Borno Govt Says Bama Will Be Ready In Two Weeks

The Borno State Environmental Protection Agency, BOSEPA, has declared that Bama, one of the towns ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency, would be ready for re-occupation in two weeks.

Denmark Offers To Clear Land Mines From Farmlands In Borno

Denmark has offered to help in clearing farmlands in Borno State of land mines planted by Boko Haram terrorists so that displaced Persons returning to their homes can safely engage in farming activities.

Relief Items “Thieves” Must Be Exposed To Save IDPs

Last week President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the police to arrest culprits involved in the diversion of relief materials meant for internally displaced persons, IDPs, and make “public example” of them. This followed a report by AP showing malnourished children in camps in Maiduguri, Borno State.
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As IDPs Die, Nigeria Probes Theft Of Food Aid

Children who escaped Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency now are dying of starvation in refugee camps in northeastern Nigeria's largest city as the government investigates the theft of food aid by officials.

Irish Music Star, Bono, Commits To IDPs In Borno

Irish rockstar, Paul Hewson, popularly known for with his stage name, Bono, has committed to the ongoing rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in Borno State.

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