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Thousands returning to Nigeria’s restive Borno state ‘at risk’; UN ‘gravely concerned’

“We are gravely concerned for the safety and well-being of all these people”, UNHCR said in a statement. On 16 January, 267 Nigerian refugees, who had crossed into Cameroon in 2014, were forcibly returned. And at dusk on 14 January, militants attacked and ransacked the small border town of Rann, …

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BORNO WILL REGAIN ITS GLORY AGAIN…Gov Shettima

Governo!r Kashim Shettima of Borno state has expressed confidence and optimism that Borno State will regain its glory again. Colonel Ado Isa , the Deputy Director Public Relations, 7 Division Nigerian Army, NA said that the Governor stated this yesterday at Cashew Plantation, Maiduguri Borno State while flagging-off the commencement …

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2019 elections: Army inaugurates Operation Python Dance III in Borno

The Nigerian Army has inaugurated Operation Python Dance III to check criminal activities and ensure peaceful conduct of the forthcoming general elections in Borno State. Major General Bulama Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, made this known on Monday in Maiduguri at the inauguration of the exercise. He …

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Troops repel insurgents’ attack in Gajiram, Borno State

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops successfully repelled attacks coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Gajiram community in Ngazai Local Government Area of Borno State. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said in a statement that the troops killed several insurgents and recovered weapons when …

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Boko Haram: Borno presents 10 demands to Buhari

A high powered delegation comprising traditional rulers, religious leaders, women groups and politicians led by the State Governor,  Kashim Shettima yesterday presented 10 requests to President Muhammadu Buhari on how to tackle the resurgence of Boko Haram in the state. Governor Kashim Shettima, who led the delegation, said the demands and …

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Abiso Kabir Donates Vehicles To Buhari/Zulum Campaign In Borno

The Northeast Zonal Coordinator, Buhari Campaign Organization (BCO), Dr. Abiso Kabir has donated vehicles to support the NEXT-LEVEL campaign for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and the election of Professor Babagana Umara Zulum as governor, with a call on the electorate in Borno State and the entire Northeast to …

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Government, WHO declare ends of cholera outbreak in Yobe, Borno

Yobe and Borno state governments in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners have officially declared an end of cholera outbreak in the two states. The declaration was made public in separate press conferences held by the state commissioners of Health, Dr. Muhammad Bello Kawuwa and  Dr. …

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Governor Shettima flags off ‘exercise python dance’ in Borno state

– The governor of Borno, Kashim Shettima, says he has hope that the state will regain its lost glory – Shettima, through the speaker of the Borno state House of Assembly, Right Honourable Abdulkarim Lawan, flags off ‘Exercise Python Dance’ – The governor urges the Nigerian Army to continue with …

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