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Dangote donates N200m worth of food items to Borno IDPs

Aliko-Dangote  Dangote donates N200m worth of food items to Borno IDPs Aliko Dangote

In an effort aimed at complementing government’s humanitarian intervention to bring relief to the victims of insurgency and other Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State, Africa’s foremost businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has donated food items worth more than N200 million to the people. He said he had always felt for those in the IDP camps and that the donation became ...

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Borno reports first Lassa fever outbreak in 48 years

Lassa-fever  Borno reports first Lassa fever outbreak in 48 years Lassa fever

Borno State in northeast Nigeria has recorded its first Lassa fever outbreak in almost five decades. The last confirmed outbreak of the deadly disease was in 1969. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that it is supporting the government to contain the outbreak in an area of the country which is already coping with a humanitarian crisis resulting from ...

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