Gulf Times - Borno
Fire kills at least 8, destroys homes in northeast Nigeria camp

Fire kills at least 8, destroys homes in northeast Nigeria camp

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 killed in fire at camp for Boko Haram displaced

Five killed in fire at camp for Boko Haram displaced

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.

Candidates queue up to run Boko Haram-hit Nigerian state

Candidates queue up to run Boko Haram-hit Nigerian state

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.

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

A cholera outbreak in north-eastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said Saturday.

Boko Haram suicide attack kills eight at mosque

Boko Haram suicide attack kills eight at mosque

Eight people were killed at a mosque in northeast Nigeria on Monday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives, a civilian militia member and a local resident said.

Nigeria's army releases children suspected of Boko Haram ties

Nigeria's army releases children suspected of Boko Haram ties

The Nigerian army on Monday released 183 children after clearing them of any ties to Boko Haram, Unicef said in a statement.

Boko Haram raid kills five in Nigeria: residents

Boko Haram raid kills five in Nigeria: residents

At least five people were killed and six others injured in a night-time Boko Haram raid and suicide attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, residents told AFP on Saturday.

Boko Haram kills 7 in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills 7 in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram gunmen killed seven people in a raid on a town in northeast Nigerian Borno state near the border with Cameroon on Saturday, residents told AFP on Saturday.

Suicide bomber kills at least nine at mosque in Nigeria's Damboa

Suicide bomber kills at least nine at mosque in Nigeria's Damboa

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.