Borno Seeks WHO Help to Prevent Cholera, Kills 50 People

The Borno State government has sought the World Health Organisation (WHO) help to halt the spread of cholera that has already killed over 50 people. The health emergency appeal; was contained in September 14, 2022 letter of Director of Public Health, Dr. Goni Abba in the Ministry of Health and Human Resources to the UN […]

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Borno Youth Demand Commission to Address Restiveness, Unemployment

The Borno State chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has solicited for the setup of a Commission to address restiveness and unemployment among youths. According to the Council, the youths are both perpetrators and victims of insecurity in the country, despite their involvement in peace-building processes in communities. The Council’s State Chairman, […]

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APC Suspends Kumalia Over Alleged Anti-Party Activities in Borno State

The Borno state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has suspended Hon, Umara Kumalia for engaging in anti-party activities. Suspending Kumalia, yesterday (Monday), in Maiduguri, in a letter signed by the Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC) ward Chairman and Secretary, Modu Gofama and Mohammed Kagu; disclosed: “Following the 2019 general elections, you contested for the […]

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Police Clashed with ISWAP Terrorists, Loses Personnel in Borno

The crack team of the Borno State Police Command has clashed with Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, losing a personnel along the Maiduguri/Damaturu road. The policeman was killed, while the crack team repelled the terrorists at the check-point of Auno village, 25 kilometres west of Maiduguri, the state capital. Auno was severally torched […]

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Boko Haram Terrorists Kills Three Borno Farmers

Kwiza Mbumbeh The Boko Haram terrorists have on Wednesday killed three farmers in Konduga local council of Borno state. The bodies of the farmers were recovered on the fringe of Sambisa Forest, while working on their farmlands. Confirming the incident, yesterday (Thursday), in Maiduguri, the Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), Maj-Gen. Christopher Musa, disclosed […]

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Zulum Visits 10 Farms in four LGs, Asks Farmers  Problems

… Explains FG’s fertilizer ban in Borno… Promises liquid fertilizer  Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Wednesday toured 10 farmlands in the outskirts of four local governments: Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Jere, Mafa and Dikwa to monitor farming activities. During the separate unscheduled visits, Zulum, a University Professor of irrigation farming, interacted with farmers, asking […]

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Four Cases of Monkey Pox Reported in Borno

The Borno communities have pledged to adopt and implement measures to prevent the outbreaks of monkey pox, cholera and COVID-19 across the state. The pledges were made, yesterday, (Monday), in Maiduguri, while the World Health Organisation (WHO) flags off the sensitization campaigns and emergency responses in four councils. The preventative measures including vaccinations against the […]

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FAO Supports 19, 898 Borno Household Farmers With Inputs

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has targeted 42,400 household farmers in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Sokoto and Taraba States. Out of the vulnerable households, 19, 898 smallholder farmers are in Borno state; affected by the over a decade insurgency. Flagging of the 2022 distribution of farm inputs, yesterday (Friday), in Maiduguri, […]

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CoAS to Engage Retired Military Personnel Fight Terrorism, Others in Northeast

The Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Lt-Gen. Farouk Yahaya is to engage retired military personnel to fight Boko Haram terrorism in the Northeast. The 13-year insurgency has also killed over 35, 000 people with $9.3 billion (N3.42 trillion) property destroyed in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. According to Yahaya, the engagement of military retirees was […]

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