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Gale of deaths hits varsity lecturers in north

The University of Maiduguri in Borno State is in grief as it has again recorded the fourth loss of yet another professor – all within a spate of two months. In a similar development, two lecturers – one with the…

‘Seven killed, 16 injured’ as suicide bombers attack wedding guests in Borno

   At least seven people were reportedly killed on Saturday after two suspected suicide bombers attacked some wedding guests at Marrarraban Gwoza in Borno state. Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency publication focused on the Lake Chad region, reported that many of…

25,000 Borno families share Zulum’s N25m

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, stated that his administration’s frequent distribution of food palliatives was necessary to balance addressing the immediate needs of the people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency and laying the groundwork for lasting change. While…

Deadly Explosion in Borno: Suspected ISWAP IED Blast claims lives

Following an incident on the Baga-Kukawa Road in Borno State’s Kukawa Local Government Area, where a commercial vehicle reportedly struck an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) believed to have been planted by ISWAP terrorists, concerns arise as at least 16 individuals…

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JUST IN: Nine out of 102 abducted Borno IDPs return home

Nine out of the 102 Gamboru-Ngala, Borno State IDPs reportedly abducted by Boko Haram terrorists while fetching firewood in the bush on Sunday, March 4, have returned home. While media reports confirmed by locals that the young IDPs were abducted…

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Terrorists invade Borno police station, kill officers, cart away ammunition

No fewer than four policemen have killed by suspected members of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) during an attack on a police station at Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State. The ISWAP fighters also carted away…

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Borno Gets First Elected Female LG Chair As APC Wins All 27 Seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the chairmanship and 312 councillorship positions in all the 27 local government areas of Borno State. This is as APC candidate in Jere LGA of the State, Inna Galadima, has been declared chairman-elect,…

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Tinubu inaugurates Nigeria’s first electric taxis in Maiduguri

President Bola Tinubu on Monday in Maiduguri inaugurated 107 mass transit vehicles, including 50 electric taxis purchased by the Borno State Government. Speaking at the ceremony, the President lauded Governor Babagana Zulum for his foresight and people-oriented policies and projects….

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JUST IN: Tinubu set to visit Maiduguri next week

Baring last minute changes, President Bola Tinubu will grace the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, next week. According to a statement by spokesperson of the Army, Brig.-Gen. Oyenma Nwachukwu, the conference is…