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The study assessed the impact of insurgency on income of scavengers of solid waste in Maiduguri, Borno State. The population of the study comprised the residents within Maiduguri, Borno state Nigeria out of which 385 persons were sampled, purposively. Three hundred and eighty-five (385) copies of questionnaire were administered and all were retrieved, making 100% return rate. The study employed inferential statistics (Logistic regression) and descriptive statistics (frequency and percentage) for data analysis. Results were presented in tables and discussed according to the research objectives. The findings reveal a significant decrease in the income of the scavengers after insurgency in the study area; thus, insurgency has negative impact on the income of scavenger of solid waste in Maiduguri. The study recommends that Federal Government should intensify the fight against Boko Haram insurgency. This will restore normalcy and help many businesses recover in Borno state.