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Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.
A night raid blamed on Boko Haram has left a dozen villagers dead in southeastern Niger on the frontier with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.

Boko Haram: We have lost confidence in military – Borno residents

Residents of Borno state have revealed that they have lost confidence in the military over the lingering Boko Haram crisis saying Boko Haram now attacks without any counter measure.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor offers scholarships to 6,000 pioneer students of state university

Gov. Babagana Umara of Borno has offered scholarships to 6,000 pioneer students to be offered admission into the Borno State University (BSU) to kick start its academic activities.

Borno elections: APC maintains lead, wins 24 declared local governments results

Prof. Babagana Zulum, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained his lead in the ongoing collation of results of Saturday’s governorship election in Borno.

Election: Borno governor begs aggrieved APC members not to work against party

The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday called on aggrieved members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who are not happy with his government to be loyal to the party and not meddle in anti-party activities during the coming elections.

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.
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WHO supports Borno government to reach 853,000 children against Malaria

World Health Organization (WHO) has supported the Borno State Ministry for Health to flag off the fourth circle of Malaria campaign targeting a total of 850,000 children under five years age across 7 local government areas of the state.

Cholera: UNOCHA seeks urgent intervention, records 680 cases in Borno

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has called for urgent and strengthened interventions following more reported cases and deaths from the recent cholera outbreak in Borno.
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Borno, WHO step up anti-malaria campaigns

The Borno State Government and World Health Organisation (WHO) have stepped up campaigns against malaria with the distribution of anti-malaria drugs to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) for preventive measure.

EFCC secures conviction of Borno local govt official over N3.8m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction of a senior local government official in Borno State for fraudulent withdrawal of a pension fund belonging to a deceased.

Death toll in Borno cholera outbreak hits 61

The Borno state ministry of health says it had recorded 5,281 suspected cases of cholera as at October 31.

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Jamal Lewis is mobbed by his Norwich teammates – and substitutes – after scoring his first Premier League goal to cut down Leicester. JASONPIX-Shutterstock

Norwich secure crucial 1-0 win against Leicester

Norwich boosted their bid for Premier League survival as Jamal Lewis fired the bottom club to a crucial 1-0 win over third-placed Leicester on Friday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.