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Electricity workers injured by Boko Haram landmine in Borno

Terrorists have disrupted power supply to Maiduguri and other parts of the Borno State in recent times with incessant attacks on electricity facilities.

Borno gifts doctor N13.9million, car for service in Boko haram territory

Fortune finally smiled at Dr. Isa Akinbode as he was rewarded with a sum of N13.9 million and a brand new car for serving voluntarily at Monguno after he retired in 2016.

No where is safe outside Maiduguri: Borno elder debunks lies of military, FG

Prof. Khalifa Dikwa, Dean, Borno Elders Forum said contrary to the narrative by the military and the Federal Government, no where is safe outside of Maiduguri

60 percent of Borno teachers not qualified, 1,036 have fake certificates

Sixty per cent of primary school teachers in Borno state lacked requisite teaching qualifications, a committee on Biometric Data Capture of Local Education Authority Staff in Borno has found.

Gov Zulum attends burial of 43 farmers killed by Boko Haram

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum on Sunday led relatives and residents to bury 43 farmers murdered by Boko Haram fighters.

Troops kill 22 terrorists, destroy 2 gun trucks, recover arms in Borno

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated 22 Boko Haram/Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists...

Boko Haram: Borno youths declare support for Gov. Zulum

By Yakubu Uba Youths from 10 local government areas in Borno under the auspices of Northern Borno Youths Frontier on Saturday declared support for the...

Zulum goes on spiritual offensive against Boko Haram, orders fasting, prayers

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has declared a spiritual war against Boko Haram and ISWAP, saying the emergence of insurgency in 2009 was itself a strange evil, requiring a similar medicine.

Presidency opens up on booing of Buhari in Maiduguri 

Nigeria's presidency has opened up on the booing of President Muhammadu Buhari by residents of Maiduguri, Borno State on Wednesday.

Boko Haram: Zulum tells army to change strategies

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has urged the Nigerian Armed Forces to change strategies in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram.

Boko Haram: Atiku reacts to massacre of 30 in Borno

Nigeria's former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the massacre of 30 people by Boko Haram terrorists at the village of Auno on a key highway, linking the capital, Maiduguri, Borno State.

Army to arrest drivers giving money at checkpoints

Maj Gen Olusegun Adeniyi, Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno has warned drivers who give money at checkpoints to desist from such act.

Zulum swears-in Yoruba, Igbo advisers

Chief Kesta Ogualili from Anambra State, Alhaji Yusuf Alao from Oyo State and 24 others have been sworn-in as special advisers to Borno state governor Babagana Zulum.

Boko Haram bombs crowded Gamboru bridge, over 30 killed

At least 30 people were killed in the northeastern state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on El-Beid bridge .

Borno govt explains donation of vehicles to Cameroonian vigilantes

The Borno State Government said it had donated patrol vehicles to members of Cameroonian vigilante to enhance fight against insurgents in border communities of the state.

Maiduguri market inferno victims to receive N60m

The Borno state government has donated N60 million to the victims of the Oct. 31 fire inferno in Maiduguri GSM market.

NSCDC decries spate of crimes in Borno

The Commander, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, has expressed concern over the spate of crimes allegedly being perpetrated by unregistered tricycle operators in the state.

Borno govt. sets up waste recycling plant

The Borno Government has procured a plastic waste recycling plant to enhance waste management and environmental sanitation in the state.

NSCDC arrests man for raping daughter in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno Command, said it has arrested a 46-year-old man, Mohammed Pantami, for alleged defilement of his 15-year-old daughter.

Boko Haram killed kids, stole foodstuffs, burnt houses: Details of Nganzai attack

Fresh details have emerged over the  attack launched by Boko Haram gunmen on Nganzai district of Borno state on Saturday, in what was described as a revenge by the insurgency group.

President Buhari reacts to massacre of over 60 mourners in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners.

Borno Gov inaugurates scheme towards ending thuggery

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state. Zulum,...

NLC commends Gov. Zulum over release of N1b for pension arrears

The Borno chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday lauded Gov. Babagana Zulum over the release of N1 billion for payment of 34 months pension arrears owed retired workers in the state.

How Job seeker lost N1.3m to scammers in Borno

Two suspected fraudsters have been arrested by  the Borno Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  for allegedly defrauding a job...

Cropping season: Borno farmers call for protection against insurgents’ attack

Some farmers in Borno have renewed calls for deployment of military and other security personnel to farmlands this cropping season to protect them against attacks by insurgents.

Over 1,000 CJTF members die fighting Boko Haram

At least 1,000 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), a pro-government militia fighting the terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeast region, have been killed in six years.

Gov. Umara criticises some NGOs for inflating number of projects for IDPs

Gov. Babagana Umara of Borno on Saturday criticised some NGOs for inflating the number of projects they claimed to have constructed for internally...

Insecurity: Borno Govt. advised to merge schools for productive control

The Nigeria Police on Thursday advised the Borno Government to merge some schools in remote locations to enhance the security of the students. The Police...

Commissioner urge Borno residents to surrender unlicensed arms

The Police in Borno have asked residents of the state to surrender unlicensed firearms within three weeks, as part of renewed campaign to check circulation of arms and ammunition.

Commissioner laments on the increase in rape cases in Borno

The Commissioner of Police in Borno, Mr Damian Chukwu, has expressed concern over the spate of rape cases in the state and called on victims to seek redress.

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