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Insurgents attack Molai Transmission Substation in Maiduguri, Borno State

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that its 330/132kV transmission substation at Molai in Maiduguri, Borno State was attacked by insurgents on Tuesday, May 7th 2019, at about 5:30pm. In a statement signed by the General Manager (Public Affairs) Ndidi Mbah, TCN said that during the attack, 2 …

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New Emirate Controversy: Shettima Backs Ganduje, Asks ‘What Is So Special?’

Governor Kashim Shettima during an exclusive interview with Channels Television     Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has thrown his weight behind his Kano state counterpart Umar Ganduje, by taking a swipe at Nigerians faulting the decentralization of the Kano Emirate. Shettima made his position known when the House of …

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Boko Haram: EU Targets 600,000 for Rehabilitation, Assistance in Borno

Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri European Union as part of its plan to bring stability to North-east Nigeria has targeted 600,000 individuals in Borno State alone, being the epicentre of the Boko Haram insurgency for various interventions to rehabilitate them.. The Union, which through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) execute …

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Islamic State claims it killed 10 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria

CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State (IS) killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Magumeri, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday. The jihadist organization said the attack on the soldiers took place in the town in northeastern Borno state on Friday. It …

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Nigeria: Shettima Says Borno Safer Than Abuja, Other Northern States

By Njadvara Musa Maiduguri — Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said that the northeast state is safer than the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and other states in the north. Shettima disclosed this on Wednesday before the House of Representatives Committee on Army at the Government House, Maiduguri. According …

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New Emirate Controversy: Shettima Backs Ganduje, Ask ‘What Is So Special?’

Governor Kashim Shettima during an exclusive interview with Channels Television     Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has thrown his weight behind his Kano state counterpart Umar Ganduje, by taking a swipe at Nigerians faulting the decentralization of the Kano Emirate. Shettima made his position known when the House of …

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Explosions kill 2 army commanders, soldiers in Borno

Two army commanders and two soldiers were killed in two separate explosions in Damboa and Kaga Local Government Areas of Borno State on Monday, sources confirmed to Daily Trust. One of the sources, a civilian JTF official, said one of the army commanders, a lieutenant colonel, was on a patrol …

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