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Speaking at the opening ceremony of the fourth meeting of the Northeast Governors’ Forum in Bauchi, the Chairman of the Forum and Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, said: “In our previous meetings, we have been able to identify most of the daunting challenges facing us, individually and collectively, and the possible courses of action which we would pursue through shared responsibility and commonality of purpose, in order to arrive at the desired outcomes.”
Former Borno State governor, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has commended the Yobe state Government over its International Cargo Airport project, saying it would boost the economy of the region.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, spent Thursday in Dikwa, supervising distribution of social protect cash and food varieties to 34,000 vulnerable women and male households.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has presented a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree certificate to Mrs Lu’ubatu Umar Aliyu, who had been abandoned in Egypt by the Government of Bauchi State.
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the payment of N13.9 million and car gift to a 65-year old medical doctor from Ogun State, who lived within the General Hospital in Monguno and continued to offer healthcare services to patients even when the town was faced with the most severe threats posed by Boko Haram in recent years.
The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (rtd), has dismissed criticism of his nomination as ambassador-designate, saying he performed creditably well during his tenure.
Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai on Sunday night said he performed creditably well during his tenure to the extent that appreciative officers at Army Headquarters compiled a dossier of the numerous projects and Infrastructural development he embarked all over the country.
The Speaker of Borno State House of Assembly, Abdulkareem Lawan, has faulted claims that Boko Haram no longer holds any local government area in the state.
A former Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, has defended his motion last year at the Senate for the removal of the former service chiefs.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has welcomed the appointment of new service chiefs, while expressing gratitude to outgoing service chiefs, particularly chiefs of army, and Air Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai and Air Marshall Abubakar Sadique with whom Borno government worked more closely in the fight against Boko Haram.
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.
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.
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday gave an order for the recruitment of 40 medical doctors as an addition to his previous approvals, in order to meet health care needs of the state’s increasing population.
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has condemned the insecurity across Nigeria, saying the nation’s sovereignty has been taken over by armed groups.
He said he won’t stand by while parents and guardians are exploited by private primary and secondary schools, which are without the capacity to impact knowledge on students, asking inspectors from the ministry to pay visits and assess the quality of all private schools in the state with a view to identifying quack schools.
In an interview with French radio, Veran said more than 2,000 doctors, nurses and other health care workers have received vaccinations. He also announced that firefighters and home aid workers age 50 and older would also be prioritized “because they are also professionals who are in contact with fragile people and who may have to work with the sick."
Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has directed officials to pay visits and assess the quality of all private primary and secondary schools in Borno State with a view to identifying quack schools that exploit parents and guardians without the capacity to impact knowledge on students.
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, yesterday signed into law the 2021 Appropriation Bill passed by the state House of Assembly.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the immediate release of N10 million to retired members of the Nigerian Armed Forces and families of fallen heroes.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Monday laid the foundation for the construction of Al-Ansar University, the first private University in the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said his government will not provide free land to those who rear cattle because ranching is a private business.
The expatriate identified as one of those supervising the construction of Ilupeju-Ire-Igbemo-Ijan road, was said to have been waylaid at Igbemo-Ekiti while driving in a Hilux Van and whisked away to unknown destination by arm-wielding attackers.
Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abeokuta, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, convicted Komolafe Ololade Olajide and Olaniyi Joshua Omobolaji for fraudulent impersonation.
The Federal Government yesterday said that the sum of N6,048,318,974.74 has been approved for the provision of potable water for the four local governments of Ogoniland, Gokana, Khana, Eleme and Tai in Rivers State.
Fourteen lawyers in the employ of the Rivers State Government have approached the National Industrial Court in Port Harcourt, asking for an order compelling the state to accord them same salary commensurate with other lawyers employed in same salary grade in other states.
Manchester City equalled the Champions League record of rivals Manchester United, following their 2-0 win at Monchengladbach in Wednesday’s first-leg tie in Germany.
The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has rubbished reports that he was stopped from returning to Nigeria by authorities in the United States of America.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described the verbal attack on Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, by Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC Kogi) as irresponsible.
The Police Service Commission has reiterated that no part of Nigeria has been deliberately shortchanged in the promotion of officers of the Nigeria Police Force.
A 34-year-old chef, Jerry Bamai, on Monday appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing his employer’s tea jugs, glasses and briefcase.’