Latest Stories in Borno

 

Kidnappings soar in Niger amid Boko Haram insurgency

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In the desert landscape of southeastern Niger, a radical Islamist insurgency has claimed hundreds of lives, fractured families and ravaged communities, fearful of the next Boko Haram...

Wed Aug 7th, 2019     Read More →

NSCDC puts 940 personnel through psychological assessment in Borno

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The Borno Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Wednesday, began a psychological assessment of 940 personnel engaged in counter-insurgency operations in the state. ...

Wed Aug 7th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Pastor’s wife, 4 children disappear in Abuja

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Pastor Isaac Pada of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Lugbe, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has raised alarm over the disappearance of his wife and four children. Missing family members of Pastor...

Wed Aug 7th, 2019     Read More →

We’re ready for RUGA scheme – Borno state

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The Borno Government says it will key into the Federal Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) to curb farmers/herders clash in the state. RUGA Gov. Babagana Umara, disclosed this to newsmen on Tuesday at the...

Wed Aug 7th, 2019     Read More →

‘Beware, no national identity card number, no access to your benefits’

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young ARE you retiring or nearing retirement under the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS? If you are, and you do not have a National Identity Card Number, NIN, you will do yourself...

Wed Aug 7th, 2019     Read More →

The revolution will not be televised

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By Femi Aribisala IT is no longer conjectural, Nigeria is at war. In July 2019 alone, some 282 of our citizens were gunned down or violently killed. If they are not killed by marauding herdsmen,...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

The power of the office of chief of staff (3)

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By Eric Teniola THE situation continued during the illness of President Yar’Adua and his sad death on May 5, 2010. Since then every President has appointed a chief of staff. In May 2010,...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

Restructuring only solution to development —Brig. Gen Shaljaba (retd)

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By Ebele Orakpo Brigadier General David Buba Shaljaba is a retired officer of the Nigerian Army. He worked in various capacities in the Army and was one time Commander, 34 Brigade, Owerri, Imo...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki’s Reforms: Edo tops APC states in devt metrics

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…ranks high in infrastructure, agric, economy, others The far-reaching reforms, initiatives and programmes of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in Edo State have again ranked...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

Dangote Cement Promo: Crucial Life-line for Grateful Winners

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Dangotea Cement Promo: Crucial Life-line for Grateful Winners In a move designed to transform the lives of the average citizen and consumer of goods, the Dangote Cement Promo has helped to put...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen kill Miyetti Allah leader in Adamawa

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A leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has been shot dead. Saidu Kolaku was the zonal vice chairman of MACBAN, Adamawa South, until he was shot dead on...

Sun Aug 4th, 2019     Read More →

Miyetti Allah leader shot in Adamawa

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Gunmen have killed a leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). Herdsmen with their cattle The killed MACBAN leader, Saidu Kolaku, until his death, was the zonal...

Sun Aug 4th, 2019     Read More →

Military overstretched, fatigued with policing duties — Ekhomu

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By Evelyn Usman President of Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria, AISSON Dr. Ona Ekhomu, said yesterday in Lagos, that the Military had been overstretched and...

Sat Aug 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Airforce eliminates scores of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

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The Nigerian Airforce on Friday said its fighter aircraft operating in the North East, on Thursday killed score of Boko Haram terrorists following its strikes at the terrorists hideout at the...

Fri Aug 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari not legitimately elected president – Reno Omokri to Channels TV

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Reno Omokri says “I know some of those banned by US govt but. can’t mention…” Number one bestselling author and former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno...

Fri Aug 2nd, 2019     Read More →