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Borno govt to recruit 500 civilian JTF to secure Biu

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima yesterday said 500 youths would be recruited into the Civilian JTF to boost the security of Biu township and safeguard the community against insurgents.

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.

Ex-President Jonathan concealed facts on Chibok girls abduction – Borno commissioner

Kubo, who was amongst those interrogated by the committee, spoke in response to statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, media aide to President Jonathan on Friday night, in which Eze challenged Governor Shettima to tell Nigerians whatever he knew regarding the April 14, 2014 abduction of over 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram after attacks on Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State.

Nigerian troops, Civilian JTF foil suicide bombers’ infiltration into Maiduguri

There was panic in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday as explosions were heard following the interception of suicide bombers by the Nigerian military and members of the Civilian JTF who tried to call infiltrate the town.

Nigerian troops kill 11 Boko Haram fighters in Borno

Troops in conjunction with gallant 22 Mobile Strike Team accompanied by some Civilian JTF, on Tuesday, carried out offensive operations against suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Mogola, Ngaiwa, Tongule and Warsele villages in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State.

Vigilante to inject 4,000 members to secure Lagos

The Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) is set to inject no fewer than 4,000 personnel into the security arrangement in Lagos State as parts of its activities to tackle the menace of the dreaded Badoo cult group in Ikorodu area of the state.

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists kill five in Borno village

Suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect on Sunday night invaded Kurmiri village of Titiwa Ward, about 15 kilometres away from Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno state, in which the terrorists slaughtered the Chief Imam of the village alongside four other persons.

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,

Six feared dead in Borno suicide attack

At least six persons were killed in a suicide attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on Wednesday.

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In one of the few chapters of that copy and indeed a chapter that has become a chapter in the ongoing political conversations in Nigeria is titled “The Igbo problem”.

Borno govt donates N16.5m to families of slain oil workers, Civilian JTF

The Borno Government said on Friday that it had donated N16.5 million to families of 21 oil workers and 12 members of the Civilian JTF killed in separate Boko Haram terrorist attacks in the state.

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