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Borno Govt approves N6bn for execution of 18 projects

Borno state executive council has on Wednesday approved N6 billion for the execution of 18 capital projects across the state. Commissioner of Information, Baba Kura...

You can’t defeat Boko Haram with your lackluster attitude, Angry Gov Zulum tells soldiers

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has said there is no hope that the military can defeat Boko Haram. Zulum spoke on Monday during...

NAWOJ condemns Borno killings, calls for collaborative action

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) condemns in strong terms the barbaric killings of innocent rice farmers in Zabamari of Mafa Local Government...

Borno to acquire world class status in 25 years as Zulum unveils development plan

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum led administration on Saturday unveiled a 25-year strategic plan with immediate, medium and long implementation phases, through which Borno aspire...

Borno to shut down all IDP camps by May 2021

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum is to shut the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps on or before May 2021. According to the State Emergency...

Nine soldiers die as Army truck hits landmine in Borno

A military truck hit a landmine in Borno State on Wednesday, killing at least nine soldiers, two security sources told AFP. The incident happened on...

#EndSARS: Buhari hails Borno youths for show of decorum

Alhaji Baba-Shehuri, the minister of state for agriculture, said that President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded youths in Borno State, for decorum in the wake...

Zulum appreciates 9,000 civilian JTF, donates foodstuffs, N180m to them

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved government scholarship for children, most of them orphans, whose fathers were volunteers among Civilian JTF, hunters,...

Five missing soldiers abducted during attack on Zulum’s convoy slaughtered

Five soldiers abducted during Friday’s attack on the Governor Zulum’s convoy have been found dead in a bush around Cross Kauwa.

I’m deeply saddened by killing of 11 security men in my convoy – Gov Zulum

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has expressed sadness over the killing of 11 security personnel made up of eight policemen and three civilian JTF...

Colonel, others killed in multiple attacks by Boko Haram in Borno

Scores of people have been killed and many wounded in multiple attacks in different locations in Borno State at the weekend.

13 district heads, others killed by Boko Haram, Shehu of Borno says

The monarch made the disclosure in Maiduguri during a courtesy visit by a delegation of the Senate Committee on Special Duties, led by Senator Abubakar Yusuf on Monday.

Boko Haram fighters kill soldiers, abduct hundred in Borno

Meanwhile, a security expert said that the spike in attacks could be as a result of the rains, as the military did not have the appropriate equipment to fight under that condition.

Again, Boko Haram takes over Borno town, kill many, hoist flag

Boko Haram insurgents have again attacked Kukawa town in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, killing many civilians, who returned to the community last week, military sources have disclosed.

I swear Borno is not safe, Shehu cries out

The governor had on Thursday while leaving Monguno town for Maiduguri told newsmen that those who opened fire at his convoy were soldiers.

Army commences inquest over gun attack on Gov Zulum’s convoy

The Nigerian Army has commenced inquest over the Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State by suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Buhari condemns killing of five aid workers by Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari last night condemned the recent murder of five staff of humanitarian agencies who were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists last month in Borno State.

Boko Haram attacks military barracks in Maiduguri

The 333 Artillery Barracks in Maiduguri, Borno state capital has come under heavy Boko Haram attack on Monday.

Leader of Borno hunters feared kidnapped by Boko Haram

Local sources revealed that Baba Maigiwa may have been held hostage by a Boko Haram factional leader, Modu Sulum, in what was described as a failed negotiation deal.

Only qualified teachers will teach in Borno, gov Zulum vows

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno says only qualified primary and secondary school teachers will henceforth be allowed to teach in the state.
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