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Subject: Shettima Awards Scholarship, Donates Cash to 11 Borno Quranic Recitation Winners

Governor Shettima yesterday awarded scholarships to five winners of Quranic recitation from Borno state. He also donated cash to six others who represented Borno State at the 2018 National Qur’anic recitation competition in Ilorin, Kwara and Minna, Niger states. The Governor announced the rewards at the Council Chambers, Government House …

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Why attacks on aid workers may hurt the world’s poorest

Image copyright Reuters The brutal killing of a 24-year-old midwife in north-east Nigeria has shocked the international humanitarian community, raising concerns that aid to millions of people could be withdrawn. On Sunday 14 October, journalists in Geneva were contacted by highly anxious officials at the International Committee of the Red …

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Many feared killed as terrorists burn villages, attack farmers, travellers near Damboa in Borno

DAILY POST has received a report from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital that over 30 people have been killed today along Damboa road when members of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram attacked some villagers, travellers and farmers between Maiduguri and Damboa road. Residents of Dala Alamderi in Maiduguri said …

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Borno APC: Wild jubilations as Zullum names Kadafur as running mate

The tension that enveloped the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Borno State over the choice of the Deputy Governorship candidate has given way to wild jubilations following the unveiling of Umar Usman Kadafur. DAILY POST reports that Maiduguri the state capital, Biu, Hawul and adjourning areas erupted into jubilations, celebrating …

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Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 40: 15 October 2018

Highlights • 89 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 15 th October 2018 in Borno State • No new death was reported Epidemiological Summary The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 15th October 2018 stands at 4,942 with 71 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.43%). …

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Local Government Area Settlement Profiling Mafa town, Mafa LGA, Borno State, Nigeria, June 2018

Introduction Since the conflict between Nigerian security forces and armed opposition groups (AOGs) escalated in 2013, more than two million individuals have been displaced. Most of them were displaced in Borno State, particularly to urban centres across all accessible Local Government Areas (LGA). The humanitarian response is challenged by many …

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APC Primaries; Borno guber aspirant insists on cancellation

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and governorship aspirant in Borno State, Kashim Imam, has called for the cancellation of the just concluded gubernatorial primaries of the party in the state. Last week, the ruling APC in Borno State held its gubernatorial primaries which led to the emergence …

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