July 11, 2024
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Key Points: Boko Haram uses more female than male suicide bombing How the sect persuades women to become suicide bombers Gwoza still under Boko Haram control Borno residents worry as government ‘pampers’ repentant Boko Haram fighters ‘Government must defeat Boko Haram before granting them amnesty’ By Theophilus Abbah Boko Haram terrorists choose women for suicide […]Continue Reading
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(This is an excerpt of an interview Governor Shettima granted Theophilus Abbah and published in Daily Trust on Sunday in May 2014) It’s about two weeks since Chibok schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram. Is there any good news for their parents? ‎That incident is one nightmare that troubles me so much as a father […]Continue Reading
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… Gives N50m to 1,000 operators … Targets 3,200 beneficiaries Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has launched 610 taxis, tricycles, and buses to enhance urban mass transportation in Maiduguri and parts of Jere and Konduga Local Government Areas which fall under the metropolis. Zulum arrived in Maiduguri after his presidential press briefing in Abuja […]Continue Reading
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Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Thursday, flagged off N11.5 billion worth of construction works for eight major roads and two bridges cited in key parts of Maiduguri, the state capital. A Chinese construction company, Eighteenth Engineering Company (EEC), and a Borno-based construction company, Obtuse Tech Engineering Company Limited, both of which Continue Reading
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No accountability for crimes against children by Boko Haram and other gunmen Over 600 schools closed for fear of abductions Authorities repeatedly failed to protect schools despite several abductions Tens of thousands of children in Nigeria are missing out on their education because of the authorities’ ongoing failure to protect schools, particularly in northern Nigeria, Continue Reading
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… Presents cheques to retirees  … N3b earlier released in 2019  Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Tuesday announced the release of N12 billion to clear gratuities owed 4,862 retirees who left the state and local government civil service from 2013 to 2017. Before today’s, Zulum had released N3 billion in June and September […]Continue Reading
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Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has in one year, undertaken 326 capital projects and 49 policies and programmes, some of which were capital-intensive, Secretary to the State Government, Usman Jidda Shuwa has announced. Jidda, in a statement on Saturday, explained that under 21 of the capital projects, Zulum’s administration is constructing 6,544 sub-urban Continue Reading