A fire killed at least eight people and left 15,000 others without shelter after raging through a northeast Nigerian camp for people displaced by a war against Boko Haram insurgents, aid group Norwegian Refugee Council said on Saturday.
Five people were killed in a fire at a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria, an eyewitness and a humanitarian source said on Friday.
Borno state in northeast Nigeria has been devastated by Boko Haram's insurgency but candidates are lining up to become governor at elections next year.
A cholera outbreak in north-eastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said Saturday.
The Nigerian army on Monday released 183 children after clearing them of any ties to Boko Haram, Unicef said in a statement.
A suicide bomber killed at least nine people and injured around 12 others on Friday in an attack on a mosque in northeastern Nigerian Damboa during early morning prayers, a military source said.