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APC’s Zulum wins Borno governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prof. Babagana Zulum, winner of the governorship election in Borno. Declaring the result, the INEC Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Alhassan Gani, said Zulum polled 1,175, 440 votes to beat his closest opponent, Muhammad Imam, of the […]
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ISWAP claims attack on Borno governor’s convoy

ISWAP claims attack on Borno governor’s convoy

A Boko Haram splinter group loyal to the Islamic State, Islamic State West Africa Province, has claimed the attack on the convoy of Borno State governor in northeast Nigeria, Reuters reported. The state is one epicentre of insurgency that started in 2009 and is home to Chibok where over 200 girls were kidnapped from their […]
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Three feared killed in alleged Boko Haram attack on governor’s convoy

The convoy of Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has allegedly come under a heavy attack from Boko Haram insurgents after reportedly leaving the capital, Maiduguri for a political rally at Gamboru-Ngala.
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Insurgency: UN raises alarm over aid disruption to 76,000 Borno IDPs

Insurgency: UN raises alarm over aid disruption to 76,000 Borno IDPs

Billy Graham Abel, Yola The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has expressed grave concern over the interruption of aid delivery to about 76,000 internally-displaced people in Rann, a town in eastern Borno State about 10 kilometers from the border with Cameroon, following a deadly attack by a non-state armed group. The UN […]
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Olowu hails Nigeria Army for reclaiming Baga

Olowu hails Nigeria Army for reclaiming Baga

Omoniyi Salaudeen The Olowu of Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama has applauded the recent exploits of Nigeria Army in recapturing Baga town, the Kukawa Local Government Council of Borno State earlier lost to the Boko Haram insurgents. Although two soldiers on Nigerian side reportedly fell and five injured during the fierce battle with Boko Haram […]
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BREAKING: Army releases Daily Trust Maiduguri editor

MPC meeting ‘stalled’ over senate’s refusal to confirm CBN nominees

The detained Bureau-Chief of the Daily Trust Newspaper, Uthman Abubakar, arrested by the Nigerian Army personnel during a raid at the Maiduguri office of the newspaper on Sunday, has been released. Secretary of the Correspondent Chapel, Timothy Olarenwaju said in a release that Abubakar was released on Tuesday evening and was in a stable condition to face his […]
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