Damaturu (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Damaturu (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 11.75
Longitude: 11.96
population: 255,913
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Witches & wizards issue warning to Boko Haram leader

Witches and wizards in Nigeria have recently held an emergency meeting at Afuze, Edo State because they are worried about the socio-economic challenges facing the country.Making this revelation in an exclusive interview with Saturday Sun in Lagos on Wednesday, ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria to study feasibility of building 4000km of new lines

NIGERIA's Ministry of Transport has invited bids for a consultant to carry out a $US 8m feasibility study into the construction of six proposed standard-gauge lines totalling 4028km.The projects include a line which would largely parallel the existing ... [Published International Railway Journal - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: How Govt Can Harness Our Technical Skills

Yusuf Sani an NCE 1 student of Federal College of Education (Technical), Potiskum, stunned the world recently when he invented a mini-aircraft and farming machine. In this interview with SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Mohammed Abubakar, the teenager explains his ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: Yobe to Sell Fertiliser At N2, 500 to Farmers

Damaturu — Yobe State Government has procured 10,000 metric tons of assorted fertiliser for sale to farmers at N2, 500 per bag against the open market price of N7, 250.The state Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam who disclosed this at the flagging off of the fertiliser ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Analysts: Once Fundamentalists, Boko Haram Now Mainly Fighters

ABUJA —After five years of what is called Nigeria's "Islamist insurgency," some analysts say the conflict with militant group Boko Haram is no longer about any recognizable ideology, as the majority of victims are Muslims. It has morphed from a religious ... [Published VOA News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: Rainstorm Kills 1,000 Cattle in Yobe

Damaturu — Over 1,000 cows died in a rainstorm in Yobe State Sunday night and were later slaughtered and taken to Damaturu, the state capital, for sale.Haro Aridojo, a herder from Mungono village in Tarmowa LG said 29 of his 30 cattle died in the sto ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: Boko Haram - States Fortify Security in Schools

School proprietors are providing modern security systems to check attacks by criminals.Some state governments have started to comply with a presidential directive requiring them to fortify security in and around public and private schools in their ar ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bomb kills at least 15 in Nigeria town of Maiduguri, birthplace of Boko Haram

The explosion just after the market in Maiduguri opened at 8 a.m. (0700 UTC) on Tuesday reduced stalls and goods to debris and set ablaze several cars and tricycle taxis.No group claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack, but blame will likely fall ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

TIMELINE: Attacks blamed on Nigeria's Boko Haram this year

Related A number of churches in northeast Nigeria were attacked by suspected Islamists on Sunday, near the town of Chibok where more than 200 teenage girls were kidnapped in April.Although the death toll is still unknown, witnesses say they fear that ... [Published Al Ahram - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 13 reports

Bomb kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]ABUJA – A bomb attack in a shopping center in the capital of Nigeria claimed the lives of 21 people as they were preparing to watch their National Team go up against Argentina.The blast happened last ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

Boko Haram role suspected in Nigeria blast

KANO Boko Haram militants were on Wednesday suspected of carrying out a deadly bomb attack against football fans watching the World Cup in northern Nigeria, in the latest violence targeting the game.There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the ... [Published Oman Tribune - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 16 reports

Terrorist Bomb Strikes World Cup Viewers in Nigeria

A suicide bomber on a tricycle taxi detonated explosives in an outdoor World Cup viewing center in Damaturua, Nigeria, killing at least 14 people and injuring at least 26 more. The BBC reported that a source informed them that the blast killed ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 18 2014]

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"Witches and Wizards in Nigeria are deeply worried by what is going on in the country especially Boko Haram insurgency.  As stakeholders in the Nigerian project, we can no longer afford to fold our hands while the nation burns. Enough is enough" , he declared
"Within the next 25 years, government will put in more effort to ensure the development of areas through government funding and public-private partnership arrangements" Umar says
"The scope of work to be carried out by the consultants will include detail studies for them to establish the viability of these projects, bring out the technical, economic and financial models to establish the viability of the project"

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Sallah: Celebrating Amid Fear, Insecurity And H... [Published Leadership - Jul 27 2014]
Timeline of Boko Haram attacks [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 24 2014]
Chibok abduction: Jonathan has failed, says NANS [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 24 2014]
2015: Nangere in quest for quality representation [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Jul 23 2014]
Again, Boko Haram Attacks Damboa, Hoists Flag [Published This Day Online - Jul 20 2014]
Witches & wizards issue warning to Boko Haram l... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Jul 19 2014]
Witches declare war on Boko Haram [Published Daily Sun - Jul 19 2014]
Nigeria to study feasibility of building 4000km... [Published International Railway Journal - Jul 17 2014]
FEC Approves N1.3bn for Feasibility Study of S... [Published This Day Online - Jul 17 2014]
FEC approves N1.3b rail feasibility contract [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 16 2014]
FEC Approves N1.3B For Feasibility Of Standard ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Jul 16 2014]
Nigeria: How Govt Can Harness Our Technical Skills [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
How govt can harness our technical skills, by Sani [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Jul 16 2014]
Nigeria Boko Haram Kills 2053 Civilians in 6 Mo... [Published MENAFN - Jul 15 2014]
Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 2,053 Civilians in 6 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
The killing of MASSOB members [Published Daily Sun - Jul 15 2014]
Nigeria: No Respite Yet for Potiskum Livestock ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
Nigeria: Behold the Women of Boko Haram [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
Nigeria: Yobe to Sell Fertiliser At N2, 500 to ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
Jonathan’s Efforts at Tackling Boko Haram, Find... [Published This Day Online - Jul 11 2014]
UN adopts new strategy to tackle Boko Haram [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 10 2014]
Analysts: Once Fundamentalists, Boko Haram Now ... [Published VOA News - Jul 09 2014]
Boko Haram: Terror’s Insidious New Face [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Jul 09 2014]
Nigeria: Rainstorm Kills 1,000 Cattle in Yobe [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 08 2014]
Insecurity: Christians Urged Not To Fight Back [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 06 2014]
In search of peace [Published Daily Sun - Jul 06 2014]
Nigeria: Boko Haram - States Fortify Security i... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 04 2014]
B’Haram: States fortify security in schools [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 03 2014]
Muhamedanska mord i juni [Published Petterssons gör skillnad - Jul 02 2014]
Nigeria: Our Centre Is Transforming Widows, Les... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 02 2014]
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Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 2,053 Civilians in 6 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Nigeria Apparent Crimes Against Humanity (Abuja, July 15, 2014) – The Islamist insurgency Boko Haram in Nigeria killed at least 2,053 civilians in an estimated 95 attacks during the first half of 2014, Human Rights ...
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Car Bomb Explodes at Market in Northeast Nigeria [Published The China Blog - Jul 01 2014]
BAUCHI, Nigeria — A car bomb exploded Tuesday in a market in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of Boko Haram Islamic extremists, reducing stalls, goods and vehicles to piles of trash. Dozens of people are feared dead, witnesses ...
Car Bomb Explodes at Market in Northeast Nigeria [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
BAUCHI, Nigeria — A car bomb exploded Tuesday in a market in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of Boko Haram Islamic extremists, reducing stalls, goods and vehicles to piles of trash. Dozens of people are feared dead, witnesses ...
Car Bomb Explodes at Market in Northeast Nigeria [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
BAUCHI, Nigeria — A car bomb exploded Tuesday in a market in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of Boko Haram Islamic extremists, reducing stalls, goods and vehicles to piles of trash. Dozens of people are feared dead, witnesses ...
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