Latest Stories in Borno

 

'We need laws stringent enough to deter rapists, compassionate enough to protect victims'

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Stephanie Linus (OKEREKE), an award winning actress, filmmaker and entrepreneur, is the Executive Director of Extended Hands Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that helps facilitate free...

Sat Jul 4th, 2020     Read More →

Lawmaker bars journalists from covering COVID-19 probe

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A member of the House of Representatives from Oyo state, Adedeji Stanley Olajide, Friday barred journalists from covering a public hearing aimed at probing into medical research in the fight...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Again, Nigerian troops hit terrorists’ meeting venue, kill several fighters in Borno

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The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has scored a precise hit on Boko Haram terrorists’ meeting venue and neutralised several terrorists at...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 626 new COVID-19 cases as total climbs to 27,110

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Coronavirus PHOTO:Shutterstock Nigeria on Thursday recorded 626 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 27,110. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Church loses eight pastors, over 8000 members to Boko Haram insurgency

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The Ekklesiyar Yan’uwaa Nigeria (EYN), also known as Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, has said it lost more than 8,370 members, including eight pastors, to the Boko Haram insurgency in...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari swears in Chairman, members of FCC, RMAFC, others

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in the new Chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka from Kwara, and 36 other members of the commission. The president also...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Four aid workers, one security worker kidnapped in Borno

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At least four aid workers and one private security worker were abducted in Borno State on Tuesday. According to Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS), a non-profit project that provides...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Zulum’s CoS, Wakil, dies

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Chief of Staff to Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, Dr. Babagana Wakil, passed on yesterday at his Maiduguri residence. The Guardian gathered that the death might not be unconnected with...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

The Guardian's editor-in-chief, Debo Adesina, nominated as ambassador

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Outgoing editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Debo Adesina, is among 41 non-career people nominated as ambassadors by President Buhari. Adesina was mentioned as one of the two ambassadorial nominees...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 : Nigeria records 561 fresh cases as total infections hit 25,694

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Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure on Tuesday...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

I wanted to fortify my son against Fulani herders’ attack, palm-wine tapper narrates how his local bulletproof charm failed

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Kindly Share This Story: By Ola Ajayi – Ibadan A palm-wine tapper, Daniel Qudus Tuesday narrated how fear of Fulani herders in the South West zone made him shoot his 12-year-old son in...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

Eight points as FG reopens schools, borders, others

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal Here are the highlights of the last presidential taskforce briefing that announced the reopening of borders, return of graduating students to schools among...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 566 new cases of COVID-19, number of infections jumps to 25,133

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday, announced 566 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,133. The centre announced this...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Borno sets up six agencies on project implementation

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Borno State Government has established six agencies to ensure efficient implementation of government’s projects, policies and programmes. While announcing the agencies and trust funds...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Court grants Maina’s plea for further bail variation

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A Federal High Court on Monday granted an application by Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-Chairman, Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT) for further variation of bail conditions. The court further varied the...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →