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World Bank executes 62 community development projects in Borno

The World Bank-assisted Community and Social Development Programme (CSDP) executed 62 social and economic development projects in Borno in 2018, Alhaji Ciroma Musa, the programme’s manager, has said.
President Buhari receives delegation from Borno State in State House on 7th Jan 2019-2

Governor Shettima weeps before President Buhari over Boko Haram resurgence

With shaken voice and tears rolling down his cheeks, Borno State governor Kashim Shettima on Monday narrated before President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja how Boko Haram’s resurgence in his state has led to the displacement of thousands of indigenes and the dire security situation in Northern Borno.

Governor Shettima visits Borno town as military battles Boko Haram

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State spent the night in Monguno town where the Nigerian military battled Boko Haram insurgents, a spokesperson said on Sunday.

MURIC rejects Reverend Kukah’s initiative to train 10 million almajiris

The Muslim Rights Concern has kicked against the plan by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Mathew Kukah, to train 10 million almajiri children in Northern Nigeria.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

2019: Senate president urges Nigerians to remain positive

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to remain positive and hope for better days even as they celebrate the commencement of the New Year, 2019.
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Boko Haram kills two people near Chibok – locals

Boko Haram jihadists killed two people in a village near the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok, where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped four years ago, residents said on Monday.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks Chibok village

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Makalama, a village in Gatamwarwa ward, Chibok local government area of Borno state.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-7

300 CSOs appraise insurgency war, want Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

A coalition of 300 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari had been successful in the counter-insurgency battles and deserves accolade and re-election.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
President Buhari holds bilateral meetings at the sidelines of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties under the UN framework Convention on Climate Change in Poland on 3rd Dec 2018-11

Muhammadu Buhari: We won’t rest until remaining Chibok girls are released

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April 2014 are safely released.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kidnaps 15 girls in Niger

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 15 girls overnight in a village near Toumour, southeastern Niger, the local mayor said on Saturday.

Chibok abduction: Probe panel’s report missing in Goodluck Jonathan’s book – Kashim Shettima

The Governor declared that by refusing to publish any part of his own panel’s findings on the Chibok abduction, Jonathan’s book was nothing short of a presidential tale by midday”.

Kashim Shettima: Goodluck Jonathan’s book is simply fiction, devoid of facts swept under carpet

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of sweeping the report by an investigative panel on the abduction of the Chibok Girls ‘under the carpet, describing the book as mere fiction devoid of facts.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of Christian faith in State House on 16th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: My vision, objectives for Nigeria very clear

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, stated that his vision and objectives for Nigeria are very clear and he is on course to achieving them.

NCDC: 1,110 dead as cholera ravages 29 states in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as the disease claims more lives in more parts of the country.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Official: Soldiers kill two Boko Haram commanders

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed two Boko Haram commanders and reclaimed some communities in the ongoing clearance operations in Borno.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian troops kill two Boko Haram commanders in Borno

The Nigerian Army says its troops of 25 Task Force Brigade Chibok and 28 Task Force Brigade Damboa during joint clearance operations from Gumsuri to Gambori villages in Borno State last Friday killed two Boko Haram commanders it identified as Abu RAJAL and Tuja Sa’inna Banki.
Cameroon's Incumbent President Paul Biya, of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement party, wait to casts his vote during the Presidential elections in Yaounde, Cameroon. Sunday Alamba-AP Photo.

Cameroon’s Paul Biya acknowledges anglo ‘frustrations’ at swearing in

Cameroon's 85-year-old President Paul Biya vowed Tuesday to pursue policies of decentralisation to address "frustrations and aspirations" in English-speaking regions hit by separatist unrest as he was sworn in for a seventh term in office.

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