Damaturu (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Damaturu (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 11.75
Longitude: 11.96
population: 255,913
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Nigeria: Attacks - States Fortify Security in Schools

Following a presidential directive that state governments fortify security in and around public and private schools in their areas, some states have begun to comply.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that President Goodluck Jonathan had directed ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Boko Haram declares Islamic caliphate

The Boko Haram militant group has declared the towns it had recently captured in northern Nigeria as part of an Islamic caliphate."We are grateful to Allah for the big victory he granted our members in Gwoza and made the town a part of the Islamic caliphate," ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

FG to complete silos nationwide

The Federal Government on Monday promised to complete silos under construction across the country in order to attain 1.3 million metric tonne-capacity by December.Dr Akinwumi Adesina, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made the promise at ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Boko Haram declares Gwoza a caliphate

A man who appeared like Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram insurgents in a new video released on Sunday boasted the sect has established an Islamic caliphate in Gwoza town, southeast of Borno State.“Thanks be to Allah who gave us victory to attack ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Day Yobe Assembly passed vote of confidence in Gaidam

By Muhammad Abubakar  Special Correspondent, DamaturuA rumour is often described as the tale of events circulating from person to person and pertaining to an object, event or issue of public concern, while others define rumour as a mixture of truth and ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Residents Flee As Boko Haram Capture Town

Yobe - Islamist terror group Boko Haram has seized Buni Yadi in Yobe, another town in north-eastern Nigeria while many of the residents flee from the violence to the state capital Damaturu. Buni Yadi is the latest state to fall into the armed group's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 4 reports

Boko Haram takes over another Nigeria town

KANO – Boko Haram has seized control of a town in northeastern Nigeria, the latest to fall into Islamist hands in the crisis­hit region, witnesses and a local official said Thursday. Several residents who fled the Boko Haram assault on Buni Yadi ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Boko Haram, Nigeria, Damboa
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Damaturu Residents Turn Out En Masse To Collect Permanent Voter Card

— Aug 16, 2014 |Eligible voters turned out in large numbers in Damaturu on Friday to collect their permanent voter card (PVC).The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that house wives in Damaturu suspended their domestic chores to queue up early at the ... [Published Leadership - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Yobe spends N650m on scholarships

The Chairman, Yobe State Scholarship Board, Alhaji Ibrahim Toshia, said on Friday that the state government spent N650 million as scholarships on 9,000 students in the last two years.Toshia, who made this known in an interview with the News Agency of ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Fruits Sellers In Damaturu Incur Losses After Sallah

— Aug 5, 2014 |Fruits sellers in Damaturu on Tuesday said they were counting their losses following decline in patronage after the Ramadan period.Àbubakar Hadejia, a fruit seller in Damaturu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the fruits were ... [Published Leadership - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Potiskum bombs exploded in two mosques -Police

The Yobe State Police Command on Wednesday in Damaturu confirmed Tuesday’s bomb attacks in Potiskum.News Agency of Nigeria reports that bombs planted in two mosques had exploded at about 7.30 pm on Tuesday when Muslims in the area were preparing for the ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Nigeria: Boko Haram Ransacks Towns in Yobe

Damaturu — Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants sacked Katarko and Gujba towns in Yobe State on Monday night where they killed at least eight people and abducted a cleric, his wife and two others.They also sacked a military base and destroyed a ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 30 2014]

Quotes

"The schools were porous and vulnerable before the erection of the fences but now there is a sense of security as no one can drive through except through the gates" he said
Responding to the video, the Nigerian military rejected Shekau's claims, releasing a statement on Twitter stating that Nigeria's "sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Nigerian state is still intact." The military has also promised to mount an offensive in the northeast "soon."
...in Nigeria amounts to an attempt to link his group to the Islamic State caliphate recently claimed in Syria and Iraq by Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, or " if he is referring to a separate Nigerian caliphate ."

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Nigeria: Attacks - States Fortify Security in S... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
Mutiny: Four military officers quizzed [Published Nigeria Punch - 12 hours ago]
Attacks: States fortify security in schools [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 15 hours ago]
FG, Yobe, 10 Other States Collaborate To Fight ... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - 16 hours ago]
FG earmarks N50b for agric equipment [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 27 2014]
Boko Haram Just Followed ISIS's Lead In Declari... [Published Business Insider - Aug 25 2014]
Boko Haram's new caliphate [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Aug 25 2014]
Boko Haram’s new caliphate [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 25 2014]
Boko Haram's new caliphate [Published The Long War Journal - Aug 25 2014]
FG to complete silos nationwide [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 25 2014]
Boko Haram declares Islamic caliphate [Published Turkish Weekly - Aug 25 2014]
SEE Nigerian Soldiers Running from Boko Haram (... [Published 234Pulse.com - Aug 25 2014]
Gwoza - Boko Haram, DHQ Trade Claims Over New V... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
Gwoza: Boko Haram, DHQ Trade Claims Over New Video [Published Leadership - Aug 25 2014]
Day Yobe Assembly passed vote of confidence in ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 25 2014]
Boko Haram declares Gwoza new caliphate [Published Daily Sun - Aug 25 2014]
Boko Haram declares Gwoza a caliphate [Published Daily Sun - Aug 24 2014]
APC Hails Yobe Legislators For Dismissing Impea... [Published Leadership - Aug 24 2014]
Residents Flee As Boko Haram Capture Town [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 23 2014]
Residents Flee As Boko Haram Capture Town [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 22 2014]
Boko Haram Attacks Police Academy, Yobe Town [Published This Day Online - Aug 22 2014]
Boko Haram takes over another Nigeria town [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Aug 22 2014]
Boko Haram captures Nigeria town [Published Press tv - Aug 21 2014]
Boko Haram 'Takes over' another Nigeria Town [Published Naharnet - Aug 21 2014]
Nigeria: Boko Haram takes over another Nigeria ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
Ebola: UCTH takes delivery of protective equipment [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 20 2014]
Nigeria: Yobe Distributes N99 Million Poverty A... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
Sure-P To Support Abuja Light Rail Project With... [Published Leadership - Aug 16 2014]
Damaturu Residents Turn Out En Masse To Collect... [Published Leadership - Aug 16 2014]
Yobe spends N650m on scholarships [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 16 2014]
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Boko Haram's new caliphate [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Aug 25 2014]
In a continuing escalation of violence, Boko Haram has now taken its campaign to another level, seizing and controlling large swaths of land in Nigeria's northeast. The group's five-year rampage has killed over 10,000 people, and the government's declaration ...
Boko Haram’s new caliphate [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 25 2014]
In a continuing escalation of violence, Boko Haram has now taken its campaign to another level, seizing and controlling large swaths of land in Nigeria's northeast. The group's five-year rampage has killed over 10,000 people, and the government's declaration ...
Boko Haram's new caliphate [Published The Long War Journal - Aug 25 2014]
In a continuing escalation of violence, Boko Haram has now taken its campaign to another level, seizing and controlling large swaths of land in Nigeria's northeast. The group's five-year rampage has killed over 10,000 people, and the government's declaration ...
Nigeria: Boko Haram takes over another Nigeria ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Nigeria 08/21/2014 14:47 GMT KANO, August 21, 2014 (AFP) - Boko Haram has seized control of a town in northeastern Nigeria, the latest to fall into Islamist hands in the crisis-hit region, witnesses and a local official ...
Nigeria: Nigeria Food Security Alert August 8, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 09 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Nigeria Improved access needed to effectively deliver assistance in northeast Nigeria A food security crisis persists in northeast Nigeria as the ongoing Boko Haram conflict continues to displace ...
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