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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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Monguno, who represents Marte/Monguno/Nganzai Federal Constituency of Borno State in the House, said Governor Zulum has lived a life worthy of emulation.
Selon MSF, depuis 2009, l'insecurite croissante et les deplacements forces a Borno continuent de perturber la vie des gens.
Militants indiscriminately shot at mourners Saturday outside a village just north of Maiduguri, Borno's state capital, said Abba Dogo, assistant to the local government chairman.
Abuja [Nigeria], July 29 (ANI): The death toll in the suspected attack by Boko Haram terrorists on a funeral gathering over the weekend in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno has risen to 70.
A History of Borno: Trans-Saharan African Empire to Failing Nigerian State is essentially a biography of the borders of an African kingdom, Borno, located today in Nigeria.
Borno is the state worst hit by Islamist insurgents whose attacks on Nigerian military bases in the last few months made security a key issue in a just concluded presidential election won by incumbent Muhammadu Buhari.
The assurance came as the Nigerian Army said it has recovered the bodies of all the soldiers killed during Boko Haram insurgents' attack on three military bases in Metele, Borno State.
Five ships, MSC Saturn, Borno, Tiger, Chem Bulk Shanghai and Wall Eye are sailed out on Monday.
Borno is the state worst hit by the insurgency, aimed at creating an Islamic caliphate in northeast Nigeria, which has killed more than 30,000 people and forced over two million to flee their homes since 2009.
"These include landscape contracts for the golf course and district park within the first phase," El Borno said.
"Over 1.5 million people lack access to safe water in the states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
In September 2015, after >1 year without any reported WPV cases, Nigeria was removed from WHO's list of countries with endemic WPV transmission (2); however, during August and September 2016, four type 1 WPV (WPV1) cases were reported from Borno State, a state in northeastern Nigeria experiencing a violent insurgency (3).