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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.

Governor Zulum: Boko Haram now recruits children in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

ISWAP fighters kill 11 villagers, injure 20 in Borno

Jihadists aligned to the Islamic State have killed 11 villagers in two separate attacks in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, militia leaders said Wednesday.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Ogun workers begin strike over minimum wage

The Ogun State Government workers have embarked on a one-week warning strike over the refusal of the government to implement the new national minimum wage.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar Farouq

Nigerian government to repatriate refugees in Niger Republic

The Federal Government of Nigeria has assured refugees in Diffa, the Niger Republic, of ongoing arrangements to return them to the country.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Nigeria’s Tijani Muhammad-Bande bows out as UNGA President

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Tuesday, bowed out of office as President of the 74th session of the General Assembly.
The Emir of Biu Emirate in Borno State, His Royal Highness Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, is dead.

President Buhari mourns deceased Emir of Biu

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, mourned the deceased Emir of Biu, Alhaji Mai Aliyu, who died on Monday.
The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.

Germany donates physical rehabilitation centre to Nigerian Army hospital

The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.
The Emir of Biu Emirate in Borno State, His Royal Highness Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, is dead.

ACF condoles Borno over death of Emir of Biu

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) said it received with shock and sadness, news of the death of the Emir of Biu in Borno, Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, who died on Tuesday morning.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the payment of N148.8 million to offset the backlogs of arrears and monthly allowances of various batches of serving and past corps members in the state.

Borno governor appoints new medical chief for state hospitals board

The governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has approved the appointment of Mohammed Arab as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the state Hospital Management Board.
The Emir of Biu Emirate in Borno State, His Royal Highness Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, is dead.

Emir of Biu emirate passes on 79

The Emir of Biu Emirate in Borno State, His Royal Highness Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, is dead.
Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia: If I perish, God help Nigeria

Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and social commentator, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, was late yesterday, released after close to hours interrogation by the officials of Department of State Services, DSS, in their office in Jos, Plateau State.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Governor Zulum approves recruitment of 84 doctors, 365 nurses

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the recruitment of 84 doctors, 45 pharmacists and 365 nurses as part of measures to enhance healthcare delivery in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC re-arraigns Mama Boko Haram, others for fresh N97.4 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri zonal office, on Monday, September 14, 2020 re-arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil, a.k.a “Mama Boko Haram” before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on three fresh separate offences of fraud to the tune of N97,400,000.00 (Ninety-Seven Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira) only.

Reps to mandate federal character in service chiefs’ appointments

The lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Awaji-Inombek Abiante, who sponsored the bill, noted that the appointment of the current service chiefs was lopsided.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South said weekend that men of the Armed Forces are at the moment, chasing members of Boko Haram insurgents to their various operational bases in North-East.

Senator Ndume: Granting amnesty to insurgents won’t restore peace

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has warned that granting amnesty to repentant insurgents cannot restore peace in troubled states.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police ban protests over fuel price hike in Borno

The ban on protests in the state was announced in a statement by the State Command late Monday and signed by the Police Public Relations’ officer (PPRO), Edet Okon, a Deputy Superintendent of Police.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.

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