Maiduguri


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Mai·du·gu·ri

 (mī-do͞o′go͝o-rē)
A city of northeast Nigeria east of Kano. It is a leather-processing center.

Maiduguri

(ˌmaɪdʊˈɡuːrɪ)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Nigeria, capital of Bornu State; agricultural trade centre. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est). Also called: Yerwa-Maiduguri
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Noun1.Maiduguri - a city in northeastern NigeriaMaiduguri - a city in northeastern Nigeria; an agricultural trading center
Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
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A reliable security source hinted that the convoy which was moving from Monguno to Maiduguri was ambushed at Gasarwa village, not far from Gajiram which is a few km from Mungunu.
Residents of Mammanti, a community around polo in Maiduguri, Borno State, northeast Nigeria said, three soldiers were reportedly killed in a gun duel with members of Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP who stormed the community and attacked military location at about 12 midnight Nigerian time.
An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in Maiduguri, Borno State, has left 65 people dead, almost triple the initial toll, a local official said Sunday.
Summary: Maiduguri [Nigeria], May 11 (ANI): Almost 900 children have been freed by a pro-government local militia fighting against Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, UNICEF said on Friday.
Nigerian military secure the area where a man was killed by suspected militants during an attack around Polo area of Maiduguri, Nigeria
Maiduguri, February 04, 2019, SPA -- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has continued distribution of 2100 tons food, in the second phase of aid to displaced Nigerians in the city of Maiduguri, in the Northern state of Borno.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - The Nigerian military has lifted its suspension of activities by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in the northeast of Nigeria, it said in a statement on Friday.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived for a one-day working visit in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state and the birthplace of the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency.
MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA * Every Monday through Saturday at the camp for internally displaced Catholics in the Jiddari Polo neighborhood of Maiduguri, the largest city in northeastern Nigeria, Catherine Ibrahim and her two children gather alongside a group of Catholics to pray the rosary in their Hausa dialect.
A suicide bomb attack on an army base has injured 15 people, including soldiers and local security personnel, in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.
Seven others were wounded following the blasts in two villages near Maiduguri, the capital of Borno, according to Edet Okon, spokesman of the police in the northern state.
MAIDUGURI -- Gunshots and explosions have been heard near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.