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Borno government recruits 2,000 teachers for 40 schools

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has ordered the immediate recruitment of 2,000 teachers for 40 newly completed schools to fill the gap in the state’s education sector.

Yuletide: Governor Shettima wants educational support for 52,000 orphans

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Sunday called on Nigerians to use the good teachings of Christmas to support the education of 52,000 children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the state.

Governor Shettima justifies establishment of North-East Development Commission

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on Sunday said the establishment of North-East Development Commission (NEDC) was a direct response to the large scale devastation caused to the North-East by Boko Haram insurgents.

IDPs in Maiduguri demands return to Bama

The Bama Initiative for Human Development, an NGO, on Sunday in Maiduguri staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their respective communities in Bama.

IPOB: Northern govs pledge to sustain peace, salute residents for non-violence

Governors of the 19 northern states have greeted residents across the north for being nonviolent in the face of clashes between members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Soldiers in Abia State which endangered some northerners living in parts of the South-east.

Buhari’s return, a boost to war against Boko-Haram – Shettima

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to Nigeria, after a medical vacation in London, as a big boost toward ending the Boko Haram terrorism in the North-East.

UN resumes humanitarian activities in Borno

The United Nations says it will resume humanitarian activities in the north-eastern part of the country affected by insurgency.

UN humanitarian workers resume work in Maiduguri after search uproar

The searched raised concerns amongst members of the international community with the UN directing its humanitarian workers operating in Borno State to remain indoors.

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