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All 36 states in the country have declared an emergency over rape and other gender-based violence against women and children.
NARD groups make up an estimated 40 percent of Nigeria’s medical personnel.
The health authorities identified the deceased cause by performing autopsies and identifying symptoms after the cluster deaths.
Those who were forced to cross the border to Niger are mostly women and children arriving with horrific details of extreme violence.
“The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari,” presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said Friday on Twitter.
Over 100 serious human rights violations have been registered between March 30 and April 13.
The number of dead and injured could increase as Red Cross personnel remove the debris from the explosion.
Nigeria, with a population of some 200 million people, has a shortage of doctors and hospitals are often poorly maintained.