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    Buratai: The threat by Boko Haram is real

Buratai: The threat by Boko Haram is real

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the threat by the Boko Haram sect is real.Speaking on Wednesday when the chairman house of representatives committee on the army visited him in Maiduguri, Borno state, Buratai blamed some politicians for fuelling insecurity.He said the military has strong evidence that politicians are sponsoring banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the country.The [...]

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    Meningitis: $1bn needed for vaccines as death toll rises to 489

Meningitis: $1bn needed for vaccines as death toll rises to 489

The federal government says it needs more than $1 billion for vaccines to eradicate meningitis epidemic in the five most affected states in the northern region.Issac Adewole, the minister of health, disclosed this while addressing an emergency meeting of the northern traditional council and the 19 northern state governors on Tuesday in Kaduna.NAN reports that the meeting was convened by [...]

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