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Country  Nigeria
State Borno State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Nganzai is a Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Gajiram.

It has an area of 2,467 km² and a population of 99,799 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 612.[1]

It is one of the sixteen LGAs that constitute the Borno Emirate, a traditional state located in Borno State, Nigeria.[2]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ Nigeria (2000). Nigeria: a people united, a future assured. 2, State Surveys (Millennium ed.). Abuja, Nigeria: Federal Ministry of Information. p. 106. ISBN 9780104089. 

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35 news items

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 17:00:00 -0700

As a Chief Magistrate, I opened the Banki office, that of Shani, Nganzai and Dikwa while overseeing Mafa and Benesheik until August 25th 2010 when I bowed out. From there, His Royal Highness considered me as the Wali of Borno, a position that has been ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:15:00 -0800

Kyari, who is the APC Northern Senatorial candidate in the state, said he was at the camp to sympathize with the displaced persons from Nganzai LGA which is part of the Senatorial district he wants to represent, urging them to accept his assistance ...

National Post

Daily Trust
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 04:20:38 -0700

Maiduguri — Displaced persons from villages in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State, who were trapped following attacks by members of the Boko Haram sect on the area, have been evacuated to Maiduguri. Chairman of Mafa Local Government Area, ...
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:45:00 -0700

Over 1,250 trapped residents of Mafa Local Government Area in Borno State were yesterday relocated to the state capital, Maiduguri, by the local government officials in conjunction with the Nigerian military. In an interview with journalists in ...
Daily Trust
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:42:45 -0800

Some of the local councils liberated include Ngala, Kala-Balge, Marte, Abadam, Damasak, Kukawa, Monguno, Dikwa, Mafa, Nganzai and Guzamala while troops are making efforts to recover Bama, Gwoza and several other villages around them. However ...
Bella Naija
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 04:16:47 -0800

The Borno MDG-CCT Focal Person, Stephen Pakshar, made this known at an Entrepreneurship Training Program in Maiduguri. Pakshar said that the beneficiaries were selected from Kaga, Magumeri, Nganzai, Gubio and Guzamala Local Government areas ...

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 22:00:23 -0800

According to Abubakar, towns and villages in about 11 local government areas in northern Borno, comprising “Abadam, Kukawa, Marte, Ngala, Dikwa, Mobbar, Nganzai, Magumeri, Marte, Kala-Balge, and Monguo, had all been deserted by the security forces, ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:18:45 -0800

More than 90% Communities of Borno North Senatorial District have been sacked by terrorists including Nganzai, Abadam, Malamfatori, Guzamala, Marte, Monguno, Baga, Kukawa and Mobbar council areas of the state. Kyari said the gesture was to ...

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