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Containment of Political Thuggery:UNDP Backs Gov Zulum

The United Nations Development Programme has keyed into a social protection model introduced by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum in enforcing his ban against political thuggery in Borno state. The intervention was disclosed on Thursday at the sports centre in Maiduguri in the presence of the Governor who was special guest of honour at the closing […]

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ISIS Claims Borno Attacks as Army Chiefs Survive Ambush

ISIS today claims its fighters killed more than 30 Nigerian soldiers and policemen in attack on two towns including Jakana. Reports however said the #ISIS affiliate group suffered huge casualties after a failed attack on one of the major crossing point in the town of Jakana on the strategic Maiduguri-Damaturu freeway which the group want […]

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Njimtilo: Borno Governor Commends Army for Swift Investigation

… Says action shows Buratai’s good leadership Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has paid tribute to headquarters of the Nigerian Army for the swiftness with which the army announced readiness to immediately investigate conducts involving stop and search of passengers around Njimtilo. Zulum spoke in reaction to a statement issued last night by Colonel […]

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Borno Gov Flags off Construction of Flyover Bridge

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state; has flagged off constructionof N4.3 billion flyover bridge to ease traffic flows in Maidugurimetropolis. The project was awarded to Eighteenth Engineering Company (EEC) onDecember 4, 2019 and to be completed in 18 months. While commencing the construction of bridge Monday in Maiduguri, hesaid that N1.3 billion has been paid […]

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Zulum Pays Workers’ Salaries, Pensions for December

Borno state Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum; has paid the December salaries and pensions of workers to celebrate Christmas and yuletide. A week, to Christmas, salaries and pensions for December, have begun entering respective bank accounts of serving and retired workers. Spokesman to the Governor, Isa Gusau Thursday in Maiduguri, disclosed that the payments followed directives […]

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Defence Minister to Gov Zulum: “Thanks for Supporting the Military”

The Minister of Defense, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd) has said that the military is happy for Governor Babagana Zulum being Governor of Borno state at a time the state is facing security challenges. Magashi spoke on Monday, when he led a delegation of two Service Chiefs for Army and Air Force, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai and […]

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Nigeria is Committed to Safety of Aid Workers-Humanitarian Minister

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq condemns the killing of four aid workers by insurgents in Borno State Nigeria on the 13th of December,2019.  In a Statement in Abuja on Saturday 14th of December, 2019. The Honourable Minister stated; “I received with utter shock and great sadness […]

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Anti-Terror War: Borno Defends Deployment of Cameroonian Hunters

Kwiza Mbumbeh, Maiduguri Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state, has said that the equipping of 150 Cameroonian vigilantes fight Boko Haram insurgency along troops is within Army’s rules of engagement. Zulum’s Special Adviser on public relations and strategy, Isa Gusau,disclosed this Sunday in Maiduguri, the state capital.Gusau reacted to last Thursday media publications, in which […]

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