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Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Borno governor says there are white men, Asians, Christians among Boko Haram sponsors

Zulum said, “I’m from Borno State, and many of our children are into Boko Haram. I’m not denying the fact. But again, they are being sponsored by many people across the world. Among Boko Haram, we have white men, Asians, Africans, Muslims and Christians.”
President Muhammadu Buhari-led government as part of its commitment to link the entire country by rail, Monday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mota-Engil Group for the construction of US$1.959 billion Kano-Maradi Standard gauge railway line

NYLF: North not satisfied with President Buhari’s performance

The Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) yesterday revealed that the north was not satisfied with the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari, especially his handling of security challenges in the north.
PANDEF spokesman, Ken Robinson, who stated this in an interview with newsmen, also commended the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, who said Friday that power should return to the South in 2023 for the sake of fairness.

2023: South-East, South-South should negotiate now – PANDEF

The Pan Niger Delta Forum, on Saturday, urged the South-South and the South-East geopolitical zones to quickly meet and reach a resolution on the region to produce the next president by 2023.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: Boko Haram weaker now than in 2015

As the country marks the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Friday, the Presidency has declared that the activities of Boko Haram insurgents have been weakened compared to what obtained in 2015.
A total of 10,000 displaced families in Damasak, Borno State, on Sunday received the donation of food items which comprised of 25kg of rice 25kg of beans, 25kg of maize and 5 litres of cooking oil each from State Government.

Borno governor distributes foodstuff to 10,000 displaced families

A total of 10,000 displaced families in Damasak, Borno State, on Sunday received the donation of food items which comprised of 25kg of rice 25kg of beans, 25kg of maize and 5 litres of cooking oil each from State Government.

Wole Soyinka urges Nigerian government to seek external help on insecurity

The Nobel Laureate berated some northern governors for negotiating with bandits and criminal elements, saying, “You don’t appease evil; we are dealing with evil, there is no other word, we are dealing with the proliferation, the enthronement of evil in the society. And unfortunately, we have encouraged its manifestation, its proliferation, its entrenchment.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno government approves N6 billion for capital projects, security

The Borno State Executive Council (EXCO) has approved a total sum of N6 billion for the execution of 18 capital projects and some security efforts across the state.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno governor signs N248 billion 2021 appropriation bill into law

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, yesterday signed into law the 2021 Appropriation Bill passed by the state House of Assembly.
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Boko Haram kidnaps aid worker, 50 passengers in Borno

More than 50 motorists, passengers including a United Nations Humanitarian Worker (Abubakar Garba Idris) have been abducted by suspected terrorists along the deadly Maiduguri-Jakana-Damaturu 135km federal highway.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno governor writes NEMA on 800,000 IDPs in need of food

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food in areas affected by insurgency in the state.
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Boko Haram invades Borno communities, loots shops, burns churches

Three persons – two local hunters and a resident – were killed during the attack on Tashan Alade, Shafa, Azare, Sabon-Kasuwa and Debro, all in the Hawul Local Government Area in the Southern Borno on Saturday.
Four communities were laid to waste in attacks and looting spree by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in troubled Borno State on Boxing Day.

Boko Haram attacks four Borno communities on Boxing Day

Four communities were laid to waste in attacks and looting spree by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in troubled Borno State on Boxing Day.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief: Procurement of additional platforms, game changer in war against insurgency

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has assured Nigerians of the continued commitment of the Nigerian Air Force to the security of the nation, promising that his men would neither relent nor rest on their oars until the security of lives and properties of Nigerians are guaranteed.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Insecurity: Osun monarch urges Borno governor to stop criticising the army

A traditional ruler in Osun State, the Olowu of Owu Kuta, Hammed Adekunle, has advised the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, to tread cautiously in his criticism of the Nigeria army.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno governor felicitates with Christians, urges Nigerians to remember troops, IDPs, others

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno on Friday in Maiduguri enjoined Nigerians to pray for troops, volunteers of the Civilian Joint Task Force, the displaced and refugees of insurgency as they celebrate Christmas.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ to investigate ‘extortion’ by soldiers 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.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ: It’s wrong to label soldiers as extortioners

The Defence Headquarters, on Monday, says it is wrong to tag the troops of the Nigerian Army as extortioners at checkpoints in Borno State.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Governor Zulum disappointed with military’s failure to secure highway used by Boko Haram terrorists

Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, has expressed disappointment with the failure of the military to secure the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway routinely used for Boko Haram attacks.

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