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People gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion, at the central market, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Wednesday, July 2, 2014.
Members of the civilian JTF in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital have arrested 5 members of the Boko Haram insurgents who came into Damboa to board vehicle at the Kano motor park .
AGAIN: MONARCH, 15 OTHERS KILLED IN BORNO BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram terrorists Thursday invaded Garubula village of Biu local Government area of Borno state killing the District Head, Alhaji Ibrahim Dawi and 11 others.
To prevent the contamination of tuberculosis, anthrax and other contagious diseases from consumption and processing of meat, the Borno State Government is to renovate the 51-year old Maiduguri Main Abattoir at the cost of N162.5 million.
Boko Haram hoisted its black al Qaeda-inspired flag above the strategic town of Damboa in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, with an estimated more than 100 of the town's residents killed by the militant group since Thursday.
On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.
Imam Abubakar Shekau, pictured in 2012 in a video posted by Boko Haram sympathizers, is the leader of the radical Islamist sect.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday demanded that an independent investigation take place into what downed the airplane.
Boko Haram gunmen killed many villagers and set homes ablaze in a northeastern Nigerian town just 85 kilometers from the strategic center of Maiduguri before dawn Friday, according to survivors.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:34 am
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