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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’...

Borno killings: Senate urges Buhari to sack service chiefs

The Senate on Tuesday asked the President Muhammadu Buhari to sack service chiefs as a result of their failure to secure Nigerians.

Boko Haram: Senate directs Nigerian Army to set up base in Auno

The Senate, on Thursday, directed the Nigerian Army to set up a camp in the Auno town to protect travelers plying the roads, following the attack that led to the death of about 30 people and destruction of properties in Borno State.

Gov. Zulum sworn-in, rushed out of inauguration ground due to Ill-health

Prof. Babagana Zulum was on Wednesday sworn-in as the governor of Borno, alongside his deputy, Alhaji Umar Kadafur, who also took the oath of office during the inauguration.

UPDATED: Abductors of Gov. Masari’s mother-in-law yet to make contact

Gunmen in the early hours of Friday kidnapped Hajiya Maisitiyari, the mother-in-law of the governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari.

Buhari meets governors, service chiefs in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with service chiefs, Inspector General of Police and some governors from the northern part of the country.

Shettima speaks on Boko Haram attack on convoy

The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has mourned the death of three persons who lost their lives in Boko Haram attack on his convoy on Tuesday.

El-Kanemi coach gets a car gift from Shettima

The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has presented the new Technical Adviser of El-Kanemi Warriors FC of Maiduguri, Babaganaru Mohammed, with a Peugeot...

Boko Haram: Shettima summons emergency security meeting in Borno

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has called for an emergency extraordinary security meeting ‎over the resurgence of Boko Haram activities in the state.

Shettima’s reconciliation committee submits report to Oshiomhole

An APC national peace and reconciliation committee set up over crisis in the Southwest has on Thursday submitted its 60-page report of analytical findings...

Aisha Buhari inaugurates Nomadic School in Maiduguri

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has inaugurated the Aisha Buhari Integrated School for Nomadic Community in Maiduguri. The school, which was built and equipped...

2019: Nigerian police working towards credible elections – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the police are currently working towards credible elections in 2019. Mr Idris made the disclosure at...

Kashim Shettima wins APC Senatorial primary

Kashim Shettima, Governor of Borno State, has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno Central Senatorial District primary election in Maiduguri. The...

APC Primary: 10 Borno governorship aspirants challenge Prof. Zulum’s victory

Ten aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have called for the cancellation of governorship primary election in Borno. The aggrieved aspirants made the call...

Direct primaries desirable but not practicable in Borno – Shettima

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, says it will be difficult to conduct direct primaries in the state because of its peculiar security situation. Mr Shettima,...

After Shehu’s commendation of Buhari, Shettima tightens curfew

The Borno Government has reviewed the curfew in Maiduguri metropolis from 8:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m as against the existing 10:00 p.m to 6:00...

Borno: 52,000 orphans need education support

No fewer than 52,000 school age children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno state are in need of education. Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno...

Half of Borno schools closed as 3m children need emergency education – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has said over 57 per cent of schools in Borno State remained closed, in spite the new school...

Borno launches ‘Operation zero pothole’ on state’s roads

The Borno Road Maintenance Agency, BORMA, on Thursday said it unveiled “Operation Zero Pothole” to repair roads in the state. The Chairman of the agency,...

Cholera strikes again, kills 48 in Borno

A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, has said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last...

Borno records suspected case of Lassa fever

The Borno state government has said that one suspected case of Lassa fever was reported in Jere local government area of the state. Health commissioner...

Highest donor to IDPs, Dangote Foundation, clinches NUJ top award

PRESS RELEASE The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has named the Dangote Foundation as a recipient of its Platinum Award for being the highest donor...

Northern youths set to withdraw quit notice

The Coalition of Northern Youths is set to withdraw the October 1 quit notice handed Igbo in the North to leave. This was hinted out following a...

Agency records 3,000 births in Borno IDPs camps

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, said on Monday that it has registered 3,000 births among Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the past...

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