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Victims of razed market to be compensated with N100mn by Borno government

Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima Fire engulfed the major market in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday directed the State’s Ministry of Finance to immediately release N100 million for disbursement to traders whose stalls and property were destroyed after the wild fire …

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State of Emergency – 1500 Nigerian Refugees in Cameroun – Envoy

The military operations in Borno state to flush out Boko Haram terrorists from the area has forced about 1,500 refugees into the northern part of Cameroon, Nigeria’s ambassador to Cameroun has said. Since the operations of the Joint Task Force (JTF) began following the declaring of State of Emergency in …

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Borno residents fault activities of ‘civilian JTF’

RESIDENTS of Maiduguri, Borno State capital are becoming increasingly worried over the way and manner the Joint Task Force on Operation Restore Order in Borno have become relaxed allowing the so-called ‘Civilian JTF’ to take over stop and search operations in search of Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Speaking …

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Satellite phones banned in Borno state

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As Boko Haram Resorts to Satellite Phones, JTF Outlaws Device in Borno

IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Apprehends eight terrorist suspects as sect members kill students, teachers again Michael Olugbode   and Senator Iroegbu  In response to the rising spate of killings in the states under emergency rule, the Joint Task Force (JTF) yesterday banned indefinitely the use of Thuraya mobile phones in all states …

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2015: Borno Deputy Governor, Commissioner at war

Borno state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Zannah Umar Mustapha has threatened to deal decisively with the Commissioner of Religious Affairs, Alhaji Usman Mamman Durkwa over the Commissioner’s ambition to wrestle position of the Deputy Governorship with him in 2015. The duo who practically attacked each other at the governor’s office in …

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Boko Haram renewed killings: JTF bans use of Thuraya phones in Borno

Following the renewed killings by members of the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno and Yobe states, the Joint Task Force on Operation Restore Order in Borno state has declared an immediate ban on the use of Thuraya phones in the emergency states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, warning that anyone …

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