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How polo galloped out of over 30 years lull in Borno

For the Game of Kings, Polo, in Borno, Saturday, 6th April, 2019 was both historical and historic. Historical: With a tournament staged that day, the game sprinted out of its over 30 years lull, with the strength and speed of the ponies racing across the tournament field. The tournament re-launched …

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Military Ejects 5000 Occupants Of Borno Village For ‘Harbouring Boko Haram’

Not fewer than 5,000 residents of Jakana town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State were forcefully ejected from their home on Monday night, security and residents have told SaharaReporters. According to an emergency aid worker, dozens of trucks started arriving Bakassi IDP camp at about 11:30pm on Monday …

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Education, Wise Response To Boko Haram Terrorism, Says Buhari

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says education is a wise response to counter Boko Haram insurgency. The president said this during his one-day working visit to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on Thursday.  He said expansion of educational facilities in the state was the best response to Boko Haram’s actions to …

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President Buhari visits Borno State and Commissions Projects by the Kashim Shettima Administration

President Buhari visits Borno State and Commissions Projects by the Kashim Shettima Administration on 25th April 2019 President Buhari with Governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima, Borno State Governor Elect Prof. Babagana Zulum, Senator Abubakar Kyari and other dignitaries during commissioning of 8.5M Bolori Township road during his visit to …

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What Buhari said about Boko Haram, Shettima in Borno

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed happiness with the level of development in Borno State despite the crises of Boko Haram. The president stated this on Thursday, during a one-day visit to commission projects executed under Kashim Shettima administration. Buhari said he was particularly impressed with development in the education …

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Buhari To Commission Projects In Borno, Proceed To UK On Private Visit

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday will be proceeding to the United Kingdom on a private visit, after commissioning some projects in Maiduguri the Borno state capital. This was disclosed in a statement by the President’s Special Adviser on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. Buhari’s proposed trip to …

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Local Government Area Settlement Profiling Monguno town, Monguno LGA, Borno State, Nigeria, January 2019 – Nigeria

CONTEXT AND METHODOLOGY Since the conflict between Nigerian security forces and armed opposition groups (AOGs) escalated in 2013, more than two million individuals have been displaced. Most were displaced within Borno State, particularly to urban centres in accessible Local Government Areas (LGAs). The humanitarian response is challenged by information gaps …

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Easter: Borno CAN organises prayers for Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Borno state chapter has organised a special prayers for the 116 Chibok schoolgirls and Miss Leah Sharibu, the abducted GGTC Dapchi schoolgirl, still under the captivity of the Boko Haram terrorists. The special Easter prayer service was held Monday at the CAN headquarters, Jerusalem,  …

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Buhari visits Lagos today, Borno tomorrow

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit Lagos state today and Borno state tomorrow, sources in the presidency said. Presidential sources said the arrangements for the two trips have been concluded. It was also gathered that the president will next week visit Katsina state, where he is expected to spend …

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