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The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.

Zamfara emir dies in isolation

The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.
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Coronavirus: Borno awaits confirmation of index case

The Chairman of Borno High Powered Taskforce on COVID-19, Alhaji Umar Kadafur, says the state’s taskforce is still waiting for results of the first suspected Coronavirus (COVID-19), case in the state.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Troops rescue 14 women,17 children from insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said 31 persons comprising 14 women and 17/children have been rescued from insurgents by troops in yet another successful operations launched against terrorists in Borno State.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

NYSC deploys 879 corps members to Borno

No fewer than 879 corps members have registered for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation exercise in Borno.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno governor sacks head of civil service

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has relieved the state Head of Service (HOS), Mr Mohammed Hassan, of his appointment.

Criminal activities: Borno bans illegal motor parks

The Borno State Government has banned the operation of illegal motor parks in the state to curtail criminal activities.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

NAF kills ISWAP fighters, destroys hideout in Borno

Fighter planes of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) hideout at Arrinna Ciki on the fringes of the Lake Chad in the Northern part of Borno State.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno targets N100 million from solid waste

The Borno State Government said it is targeting N100 million from solid waste management in its 2020 budget.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Borno governor holds cabinet retreat in Damasak

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, is currently holding a retreat with his cabinet members in Damasak, the headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area.
The National Assembly joint committee on the army on Thursday, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, expressed satisfaction with troops’ ongoing fight against Boko Haram.

Senator Ndume: 847 soldiers killed by Boko Haram, buried in Borno cemetery

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, said on Tuesday that 840 Nigerian soldiers killed by the Boko Haram terrorists from 2013 till date were buried in the Military cemetery located in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau asks Borno residents to ‘repent and seek God’s face’

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has asked the people of Borno state to repent and seek the face of God.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Borno governor approves payment of gratuities to 1,000 ex-civil servants

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara, has approved the payment of gratuities to 1,000 former civil servants.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army intensifies campaign against Boko Haram in Lake Chad

The Nigerian Army has embarked on communities sensitisations in northern Borno and Lake Chad basin, to rout out Boko Haram and ISWAP fighters in the area.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

ISWAP attacks three Borno towns, six soldiers killed

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters on Thursday, carried out deadly attacks on military formations and civilians in three towns in Borno State – Gubio, Gajiganna and Gajiram, killing six soldiers and a civilian militia leader, security sources and residents told AFP.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian Airforce strikes Boko Haram terrorists’ gun trucks

The Nigerian Air Force said on Thursday that gun trucks belonging to Boko Haram terrorists have been destroyed through air strikes, while the occupants were neutralised.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF destroys terrorists’ ammunition-laden truck in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed two ammunition–laden gun trucks in Northern Borno, belonging to the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).
3 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF jets destroys ISWAP gun trucks in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said Air Task Force (ATF), engaged In the counter insurgency operations have destroyed an ammunition-laden gun truck belonging to members of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and immobilising another at Garunda in the Northern part of Borno State.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram from Baga, other areas

The Nigerian Army says troops of the 707 Special Forces Brigade have killed several terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), in northern Borno State after launching an operation to retake the towns recently invaded and occupied by the terrorists.

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