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2019: Why we appointed Senator Sheriff our leader – Pro-Buhari group

The Presidential Support Committee of Buhari 2019 has said that the appointment of former Borno governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, as its Director-General was done in the best interest of the party.
President Buhari at the Grand Finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Monguno Borno State on 6th July 2018

President Buhari vows to fish out politicians sponsoring killings

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Monguno, Borno State, promised to fish out and punish politicians who are allegedly instigating violence in some states of the federation “in their quest for relevance in the country’s political landscape.”

Governor Shettima: Insurgency in North East largely over

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday claimed that insurgency in the North Eastern part of the country is largely over.

Governor Shettima’s wife implores women to prioritise upbringing of children to stem drug abuse

Hajiya Nana Shettima, Wife of the Borno state governor on Sunday implored women to prioritise proper upbringing of their children to curb the menace of drug abuse and misuse.

Borno inducts 2,900 youth as volunteer force against drugs, crimes

The Borno State government on Saturday, inducted a total of 2,900 youth volunteer force as members of a newly created Neighbourhood Watch, whose role includes sniffing out drug abusers and perpetrators of other related crimes.

Governor Shettima: I have asked Bet9ja, Nairabet agents to leave Borno

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima said he has asked betting companies to leave the state as part of his efforts to fight social vices among youths.

EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu refutes reported governorship ambition

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on Monday refuted a report which said he had ambition to become Borno State Governor.

Senator Sheriff: Why I returned to ruling APC

The former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has given insight into what made him return to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Borno APC finally receives Senator Ali Sheriff

Ruling party All Progressive Congress (APC) has finally received former Borno State Governor and its leader Sen Ali Modu Sheriff a week after he announced his return to the party after he left nearly four year ago.

2019: Governor Shettima backs President Buhari’s re-election bid

Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday threw his weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to re-contest presidential election in 2019.

EFCC interrogates Senator Ali Modu Sheriff

Former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday, returned to the headquarters of the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in continuation of his interrogation by the commission.

President Buhari arrives Damaturu

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Damaturu, the Yobe State capital where he was received by the governor of the state.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Only zero hunger can wipe out Boko Haram

A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the Boko Haram insurgency can only be defeated if governments tackle the issue of hunger and joblessness.

President Buhari: Executive, National Assembly standoff slowing governance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday blamed the standoff between his administration and the National Assembly for the slow pace of governance under the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Shettima urges northern residents against further abduction by insurgency

Borno Governor Kashim Shettima on Sunday called on residents of the entire northern region to be extra vigilant and remain on guard against the moves of boko haram especially as it concerns rampant abductions.

Governor Gaidam: How Nigerian military caused Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, has blamed the Nigeria military for the attack on Dapchi town and the abduction of schoolgirls from the community by Boko Haram.

Presidential delegation arrives Yobe again

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and his counterpart in the interior ministry, Abdulrahman Dambazau, have arrived Damaturu, the Yobe State capital.

Boko Haram: Kano govt offers scholarships to 100 Borno orphans

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday, announced that the state government has awarded life scholarships to 100 children orphaned by the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State.

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