Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Babagana Zulum

Nigerian governors urged to emulate Zulum

The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has called on governors to emulate Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno’s exemplary way of appreciating and rewarding hard work, selfless sacrifice and commitment to service.

ACF condoles with Zulum over death of 3 members of his entourage

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condoled with Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State over the death of three members of his entourage.

Zulum inaugurates N6bn Maiduguri-Bama road rehabilitation

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has inaugurated the rehabilitation of the 66 kilometres Maiduguri – Bama road.

Zulum sacks Borno health commissioner

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has relieved the Commissioner of Health, Dr Salihu Kwaya-Bura of his position.

Buratai pulls out of Nigerian Army

The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has officially pulled out of the Nigerian Army in a parade at Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja, on Friday.

Nigerians set agenda for new Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, Jan.26, hearkened to the numerous calls by Nigerians to appoint new service chiefs. In a terse statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, announced the appointment of new security chiefs.

Borno Special School enrolls 215 blind, deaf students – Official

No fewer than 215 students have been enrolled by the Borno Special School for blind and deaf students in Maiduguri.

Borno govt will do more on ex-servicemen’s welfare — Zulum

The Borno Government says it is hugely committed to doing more to ensure the wellbeing of legionnaires in the state.

Zulum enrols 1,163 Borno IDP children in school

The Borno Government has enroled 1,163 children of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in schools in Mobbar Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

Chibok pastor abducted by Boko Haram sends SOS to Buhari, says “but if this is how my life will end, I thank God”

Pastor Bulus Yakure, a Christian cleric abducted by Boko Haram alongside six others on Christmas eve, has begged President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Babagana Zulum...

Borno govt approves N352m for CJTF, hunters

The Borno Executive Council has approved N352 million for the operations of the Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, and hunters, in the fight against insurgency in the state.

Zulum orders evaluation of all private schools in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has given the Universal Basic Education Board, UBEB, six months within which to assess private primary and secondary schools in the state.

Zulum signs N248bn 2021 Budget into law

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Monday signed the state N248 billion 2021 budget into law.

Borno gets first private university, Zulum lays foundation

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Monday laid the foundation for Al-Ansar University, the first privately-owned university in the state.

Zulum seeks NEMA’s food assistance for 800,000 IDPs in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food in areas affected by insurgency in the state.

Shettima’s Bitter Truths to Power, by Gimba Kakanda 

Some of the reactions to Senator Kashim Shettima’s recent explosive interview on Arise TV, which have been trending on social media, betray the authors’...

Christmas: Zulum urges Nigerians to remember troops at warfront, IDPs, others

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Friday in Maiduguri enjoined Nigerians to pray for troops, volunteers of the Civilian Joint Task Force, the displaced and refugees of insurgency as they celebrate Christmas.

Zulum angry with Nigerian military over fresh abduction of travellers

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has expressed his anger over what he described as the routine attacks of travellers and villagers by Boko Haram along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway.

Zulum begs Buhari to assist 200,000 refugees return to Nigeria

The Governor of Borno, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has pleaded with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to help about 200,000 Nigerian refugees of Borno origin in Niger, Cameroon and Chad republics to return home.

Gratuities: Zulum releases N12bn to 4,862 Borno retirees

Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on Tuesday announced the release of N12 billion to clear gratuities owed 4,862 retirees who left the state and local government civil service from 2013 to 2017.

PHOTOS: Zulum distributes food items, N24m, inspects 350 housing project, others in Gwoza LG

The Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has visited Ngoshe, Warabe and Pulka communities of Gwoza Local Government Area of the state, distributing food items including N24million to vulnerable citizens in the area.

2021 Budget: We’re being short-changed, northeast governors lament

The Northeast Governors Forum, NEGF, has lamented the low budgetary allocation to the region in the 2021 proposed budget estimate, calling on the National Assembly members in the region to take immediate steps to redress the imbalance.

We’re unfairly treated by FG, northeast governors lament

The Northeast Governors Forum, NEGF, has lamented what they described as unfair treatment by the Federal Government in the area of road infrastructure provision to the region.

Boko Haram: Humanitarian affairs minister, staff on solidarity fasting for return of peace in Borno

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq has ordered the staff members of the ministry to embark on fasting and special supplications to the Almighty on Monday, in solidarity with the government and people of Borno state. 

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