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Bor·nu

 (bôr′no͞o)
A region and former Muslim kingdom of western Africa occupying a vast plain in present-day northeast Nigeria. Founded in the 14th century, the kingdom reached the height of its power in the late 16th century. The region became part of Nigeria in 1902.
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The peoples and states to the north of these rivers as well as those of the Black and White Volta basins were, by and large, still northern-orientated and still maintained strong commercial contacts especially with the Hausa states and Bornu to the northeast.
As it was in North Africa between the 7th and 9th centuries, the cultural sentiments and national loyalty of the elite of Mali, then Songhay, Kanem, Bornu, the Swahili-speaking states and the ever expanding parts of Africa's cultural landscape, were inevitably overwhelmed.
Ayuba who disclosed that the company was also involved in the earlier intervention in Yobe, Bornu and Adamawa said: 'the company being a multi-international company deals in pharmaceutical products, globally and our products are very qualitative, so we are well prepared for this intervention'.
However, available literature indicates that Islam was first introduced to Bornu Empire northeast of present day Nigeria between the seventh and the eighth century by foreign mallams (scholars) and traders from Hijaz, present day Saudi Arabia (Adeleye 1971, 560).
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele has presented another timesix hundred bags of Nigeria made rice to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bornu State
Mustapha Baba Shehuri ofAaAeAeA Bornu state was appointedAaAeAeA Minister ofAaAeAeA Power.
For example, chief Chiweshe is praised for being powerful and caring, just like the Sultan of Bornu, Ndaba, Seepapisto and Shaka (Mapanje, 1984).
The girls aged between 16 and18 were kidnapped from their boarding school in Chibok in north-eastern Bornu state on April 14.
He was born around 1833 in the Islamic state of Bornu near Lake Chad.
Martin, Kanem, Bornu, and the Fazzan: Notes on the Political History of a Trade Route, The Journal of African History, Vol.
During the period under review (2006-2008), a total of eighteen (18) states (Adamawa, Bauchi, Bornu, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Plateau, Nasarawa, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Rivers, Edo, Anambra, and Enugu) and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, had confirmed HPAI H5N1 outbreaks in commercial layer, pullet, cockerel, and broiler (Table 1).
Boko Haram (the phrase means "Western education is sinful") began as a loony but not very dangerous group in the northern state of Bornu who rejected everything that they perceived as "Western" science.