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See how House of Representatives seats were shared in Borno State

The National Assembly elections held alongside the Presidential election last week Saturday and we have compiled the list of those elected into the House of Representatives from Borno State. Lawmakers-elect from Borno State are: 1. Hon. Ibrahim Abunna Lawan, Mafa, Konduga and Dikwa. (APC) 2. Dr. Zainab Gimba Bama, Ngala and …

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Fact Sheet: Teachers Village IDP Camp, Maiduguri, Borno State, North-east Nigeria (Last updated 28 February 2019) – Nigeria

Overview • Teachers Village was set up by the state government in January 2014 and was originally intended as accommodation for state teachers. The site was never used for its original purpose, and a year later became home to thousands of civilians fleeing the conflict in Borno State. • In …

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Nigerian army denies Islamic State has killed 10 soldiers in Borno state

Islamic State said on Saturday it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on Thursday in the country’s northeastern Borno state, but a Nigerian Army spokesman said “no such incident was recorded.” In a statement issued through its news agency Amaq, Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a …

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Nigeria: Borno’s Elections Were Rigged – PDP Candidate

Photo: Premium Times By Abdulkareem Haruna A candidate of People Democratic Party (PDP) for a Federal House of Representatives seat in Borno State, Fatima-Zara Sale, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies of colluding to rig Saturday’s election results. Mrs Sale, …

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Borno residents berate Atiku over claims of election fraud

– Atiku’s claim of irregularity in Borno state during the just concluded presidential election has been condemned by Maiduguri residents – In Borno state, President Buhari of the APC garnered 836,496 votes against Atiku’s 71,788 votes – Umar Gamaye, a resident, said the massive votes for Buhari was in appreciation …

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Islamic State says it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers: Amaq

CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State said on Saturday it had killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on Feb. 28 at Tdmari village in the country’s northeastern Borno state. The militant group made the claim in a statement issued through its news agency, Amaq. Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), …

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Boko Haram locked me out of Borno for 4-yrs – Modu-Sheriff

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff, on Friday, said that he was prevented from gaining access to Borno state for four years, as a result the activities of Boko Haram. Modu Sheriff,Modu Sheriff,Modu Sheriff,Modu Sheriff,   Modu Sheriff Modu Sheriff who …

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Nigeria – Borno State, North-East: Flash Update No. 2 – Displacement to Rann town (28 February 2019) – Nigeria

An estimated 20,000 refugees have reportedly returned to Rann town, Kala/Balge local government area, from Cameroon today, 28 February 2019. This brings the total number of Nigerian refugee returnees to Rann since yesterday to 30,000 individuals. These civilians are among 40,3861 Nigerian women, men and children who originally fled Rann …

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INFOGRAPHICS: Despite Insurgency, Borno Records Highest Voter Turnout

Borno State recorded the highest voter turnout, with 41.18% of its registered voters trooping out to vote during the presidential election despite the insecurity endured by its inhabitants since 2009. Residents of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, were not deterred by the early-morning explosions on election day, as the voter …

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Nigeria elections: Explosions heard hours before presidential vote

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