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Borno

a state of NE Nigeria, on Lake Chad: the second largest state, formed in 1976 from part of North-Eastern State. Capital: Maiduguri. Pop.: 2 903 238 (1995 est.). Area: 70 898 sq. km (27 374 sq. miles)
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Does the use of information improve the success of women's groups' activities in Borno State?
The sect has carried out dozens of assassinations, shootings and bomb attacks in Borno state this year, often targeting military and religious figures.
The insights gathered by [Ms] Nadera Al Borno during her research can support our efforts towards comprehensive social development and inclusion of people with disability," said CDA chief executive of Social Care Shaikh Maktoum Bin Butti Al Maktoum.
The police in Borno have arrested 92 suspected members of Boko Haram including their financiers and taken them to police force headquarters in Abuja for interrogation and prosecution," police spokesman Abubaker Abdullahi said.
This interest in the kingdom of Borno comes from the Arabic oral and written sources which depict the kingdom of Kanem-Borno as a rich and influential central African kingdom.
The bad situation we have now is in Borno where the leader of the group is residing .
Borno State is inhabited mainly by the Kanuri, the Shuwa, Babur and Fulani, and they are proud of their history and colourful cultural heritage.
The United Nations (UN) said, on Saturday, that suspension of humanitarian operations in Rann, Borno, on March 2, was still in force.
Officials from the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for Borno said two assailants struck a market in the Muna Garage area in the vicinity of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, on Wednesday afternoon, Africa News reported.
DTM tracks displacement and people returning to their areas of origin, as well as their needs; biometric registration goes beyond the displaced populations in Borno and Adamawa States the centre of the Boko Haram conflict providing more precise, individualized data on location and needs.
Summary: Abuja [Nigeria], August 16 (ANI):At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured when three female suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts in the town of Mandarari, in Nigeria's Borno State, a stronghold of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, on Tuesday.
The head of the Borno state emergency management agency said the blast happened at the London Ciki area of Maiduguri, which has been at the epicenter of Boko Haram violence since 2009.