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NSE donates 50 water pumps to irrigation farmers in Borno

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has donated 50 water pumps to be distributed to irrigation farmers in Borno. The National President of the society, Mr Babagana Mohammed, announced the donation on Thursday in...

DHQ to investigate alleged extortion by army personnel in Borno

The Defence Headquarters has promised to investigate the allegation that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole were involved in extortion at check points on major roads in Borno. Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno had on...

Borno to launch 25 year development plan Nov.14 – Spokesman

Borno Government is to launch a 25-year Development Plan aimed at fast tracking development and restoring the lost glory of the state, a statement on Thursday by the Director of Press, Government House, Mr Pindar Ndahi, said The plan, scheduled...

Gov. Zulum donates building materials, cash to 1,111 displaced families in Borno

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno on Saturday donated building materials and cash to 1,111 displaced families in the state. Beneficiaries of the materials are from 25 villages in Jere Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. The displaced families fled...

AS BORNO FASTS AND PRAYS FOR PEACE

By: Inuwa Bwala Borno, the once acclaimed home of peace and hospitality has become a dangerous tower of safety, and those who give the peace have themselves become vulnerable. Her most productive cadre has been wasted, leaving behind a...

Army Dismisses Soldier in Borno For Raping 13 Year Old

By: Ali Musa Biu A general court martial of the 7 division Opertion Lafiya Dole sitting in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Wednesday sentenced Army Corporal, Aliyu Yukubu to five years imprisonment with dismissal from service on a two...

Buhari describes death of 2 Borno Emirs as “rare double tragedy” , painful loss

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of two Borno Emirs as a “rare double tragedy” and a painful loss to the people of Nigeria. Buhari in a condolence letter he sent to Gov. Babagana Zulum and the people...

Borno has potential to lead in rice production – RIFAN

Borno has the capacity to deliver Nigeria’s rice requirements with continuous support by the Federal Government, Alhaji Bulama Maina, the Chairman of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has said. Maina made this known on Thursday in an interview...

Borno: In Zulum’s shoes, what else would you do?

By Isa Gusau - August 10, 2020.   Before reacting to that question-headline, please, take a little while to walk in the 'shoes' of Borno governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum.   A few persons have been writing to condemn what they perceive...

Boko Haram: I can’t be silent While My People Die – Zulum .. Absolves Buhari, Buratai From Blame

By: Ali Musa Biu- Maiduguri Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday has said that he cannot afford to be silent in the midst of killings going on in his state because he has taken an oath and...
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Gov. Sule denies report on regrouping of Boko Haram in Nasarawa

Gov. Abdulahi Sule of Nasarawa State has denied media report credited to him that the dislodged Boko...
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Teacher secures divorce over disrespect and infidelity by wife of 11 years

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Monday dissolved 11-year-old marriage  of a teacher, Mr Yewande   Onaola, on grounds of disrespect and...

2023: I am not nursing presidential ambition – Ortom

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he is not nursing any presidential ambition.

Sokoto market fire: Federal Fire Service DG visits scene, sympathises with traders

The Controller-General, Federal Fire Service (FFS), Mr Ibrahim Liman, on Monday, visited the Shehu Shagari Modern Market in Sokoto State to commiserate...

NSCDC apprehends 10 suspected AGO illegal refiners in Lagos

The Lagos Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has apprehended a 10-man gang suspected to be Automotive Gas Oil...