Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has been elected as the pioneer Chairman of the North-East Governors Forum. Naija News reports that the Borno governor will hold the position for a period of two years. This was made known in a communique issued at the end of the forum’s second meeting, which held in Maiduguri […]
The League of Governors of northeastern Nigeria has called on the federal government to step up its fight against Boko Haram in the region. The governors made the call during a meeting of the North East Governors Association on Saturday in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. Borno State governor’s spokesman Mallam Isah Gusau told […]
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said the sack of service chiefs may derail the fight against Boko Haram insurgents. Speaking in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi, during the groundbreaking ceremony of Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Umahi said he disagrees with the call by the National Assembly for the sacking of the service chiefs. The […]
According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Okon Edet, Goni Mallum, was picked up at Gamboru market within Maiduguri town with food supplies and other assorted products to be shipped to designated Boko Haram enclaves outside the metropolis.
The activities of terrorist groups such as Boko Haram, ISIS and Al-Qaeda have resulted in the shut down of over 9,000 schools in Nigeria and other African countries, the United States has revealed. Commander of the US Special Operations Command, Africa, Maj. Gen. Dagvin Anderson made the disclosure in a virtual press briefing on Tuesday. […]
A former Senate President, Ameh Ebute has told all Governors in Nigeria to take full responsibility for the security situation in their various states. This he made known in an open letter to the governors which was delivered to the chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi. In his […]
Garba Shehu also called on community leaders in areas affected by insurgency to work with relevant agencies to end rejection of rehabilitated Boko Haram fighters.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has rejected claims by Governor Babagana Zulum that the recent attack on his convoy was military sabotage. Recall that the Borno State governor had accused Nigerian soldiers of being responsible for the raid on his convoy in Baga. Speaking at the meeting, Zulum said there is sabotage in the system that […]
The presidency has declared that there are no plans to recruit repentant Boko Haram members into the Nigerian military after they graduate from the de-radicalization programme. This was contained in a statement on Wednesday evening by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity. He noted that the clarification became […]
A video clip has emerged on the internet which is believed to have been released by members of the deadly terrorist group, Boko Haram. The video shows about 100 persons observing the Eid-El-Mubarak prayers under some trees in an undisclosed area. Those in the footage are suspected to be members of the Abubakar Shekau-led faction […]