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January 22, 2021
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The Borno State Government has introduced three new taxes in the transport and business sectors of the local economy. According to the State Government, the taxes are on consumption, entertainment and presumptive tax (CEPT) to raise more internally generated revenues (IGR). While announcing the adoption of new taxes Wednesday in Maiduguri, Borno State Board of […]Continue Reading
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The Borno state government, House of Assembly and the High Commissioner of Chad; have donated over N15 million to families of fallen heroes. According to the Government, the fallen heroes participated in World Wars I and II, peace keeping missions and Boko Haram insurgency that claimed many lives and property. Governor Babagana Zulum disclosed this […]Continue Reading
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The Minister of State for Agriculture, Mustapha Shehuri has said that 27,000 youths are engaged in Special Public Works (SPW) job creation of the National Directorate of Employment in Borno. According to him, the creation of 27,000 jobs in 27 councils, is to cost the Federal GovernmentN1.62 billion. While flagging off programme on Wednesday in […]Continue Reading
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Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday approved the employment of 40 additional medical doctors. There are a number of hospitals in the insurgency-ravaged areas of the state without a medical doctor. The governor’s directive was given at a meeting with the chief executives of seven public hospitals and related institutions located in Maiduguri […]Continue Reading
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The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRM-IDPs) is to construct 600 houses at Amarwa IDPs resettlement city in Borno. The resettlement city in Konduga Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, was initiated to restore the dignity of over 45,000 IDP returnees. While announcing the return of IDPs on Thursday at […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government has voted N100 billion for the 2021 counter-terrorism operations in North East region that claimed many lives and property. The operations, being executed by Operation Lafiya Dole in Sambisa Forest and Lake Chad region of Borno state, is expected to end by June this year. Senate Committee Chairman on Army, Sen. Mohammed […]Continue Reading