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15,000 Borno residents relocate to Cameroun for fear of Boko Haram

Following the security challenges perpetrated by members of the Boko Haram sect, over 15,000 residents of Ashigashiya, Ngoshe, Jubrili and other hilly communities in Borno State have relocated to Cameroun. Our correspondent, who accompanied the state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Zanna Umar Mustapha, with other senior public functionaries to Ashigashiya, Jubrili, Agapalwa, Chikide, Barawa and Khurum,…

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Canada & Australia vote $1.89bn to support mining in Nigeria

Australia and Canada have launched a two-year programme to support the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development in developing the Nigeria’s mineral sector in an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable way. The programme is expected to contribute to improved employment, economic diversification and development of small to medium scale exploitation of quarry materials, gems, gold…