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Governor Shettima challenges ex-President Jonathan to reveal findings of Chibok abduction panel

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has challenged former President Goodluck Jonathan to reveal the findings of the committee he constituted to investigate the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls.

NSE chief Oscar Onyema restates commitment to financial literacy among youths

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is committed to developing a culture of wealth creation among young Nigerians toward building a financially savvy generation.

Boko Haram founder Mohammed Yusuf’s house to be turned to museum – official

The Borno Government says it will convert the house of the former leader of Boko Haram sect, Mohammed Yusuf, to a museum.

Borno govt to use students as spies to monitor school feeding – Governor Shettima

Borno State Government has said it will engage students as spies to monitor the quantity and quality of food being served to children in schools across the state.

Fed govt targets 5m poor, vulnerable families for social register – NAASCO chief

The Federal Government is to register about five million Nigerians in the ongoing National Social Register (NSR) for the Poor and Vulnerable Households.

We’ll not close schools over inoculation scare – Borno govt

The Borno State Government would not close public schools over rumours that some strange persons were forcefully administering deadly vaccines on pupils in schools, which led to massive withdrawals of pupils from schools in Maiduguri by parents on Thursday.

Borno govt pays N300m WAEC, NECO fees for students

The Borno State Government on Friday released N300 million to the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and the National Examination Commission (NECO), as payment of examination fees for its candidates.

Nigerian Army clears 760 suspected Boko Haram terrorists

The Nigerian Army has cleared and handed over 760 Boko Haram suspects arrested by soldiers during a crackdown on insurgents in North-East Nigeria to the Borno State Government for rehabilitation and reintegration.

Police arrest protesting IDPs in Maiduguri

The Borno State Police Command have arested many IDPs in connection with the yesterday botched protest to return back to their ancestral home after more than three years of exile from Boko Haram crisis.

Biafra: We are proud to be indigenes of Borno – Igbo community

The President General of the Igbo Welfare Association, in Borno State, Chief Maclaw Nwaogu, has condemned the agitation by the Idegenous People of Biafra, IPOB, stating that, the Igbo community are proud to be citizens of Borno,

UNICEF urges Boko Haram to stop using children as suicide bombers

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on Boko Haram sect to stop the recruitment and use of children as suicide bombers in the North-East.

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APC chair John Odigie-Oyegun promises to work with PDP’s Uche Secondus

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