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Recently Returned Chibok Girls Recount How They Escaped From Boko Haram Den

By HASSAN JIRGI, Maiduguri The two rescued girls abducted from Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, Hauwa Joseph and Mary Dauda, have revealed that more than 20 missing others are still in Gazuwa camp in Sambisa Forest, eight

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Buni Approves Employment of 196 Medical Personnel In Yobe

By HASSAN JIIRGI, Damaturu Yobe state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has approved the employment of 196 graduates of College of Health Science and Technology Nguru, to boost manpower in the health

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Suspected Terrorists Kill 10 Villagers, Injure Many In Borno

BY HASSAN JIRGI, MAIDUGURI Suspected Members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) have attacked Sabon Gari village of Borno State on sunday afternoon, killing over eight person, AljazirahNigeria has gathered. According to some members of the community who

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French Ambassador Visits Zulum, Pledges To Support Borno In Agriculture, Education, Resettlement Of IDPs

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Emmanuelle Bultmann said her country plans to partner with Borno State on development of agriculture, education, and the resettlement of IDPs. Amb. Bultmann announced this when she paid a courtesy

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New Year: Zulum, Prays For More Secure Borno

Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Borno state Governor Babagana Umaru Zulum, has lauded the improved security in the state, praying for improvement in the New Year. Zulum, in his New Year message on Saturday in Maiduguri, said that his administration would continue

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Power Returns To Maiduguri After 10 Months Blackout

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Chairman, Borno State Rural and Electrification Board, Abdulsalam Mustapha Kachalla, has confirmed that power supply has been restored to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state in Northeast region. Mr. Kachalla who disclosed this in a post

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Suspected Terrorists Attack Borno Village

By HASSAN JIRGI, Maiduhuri Suspected members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) have attacked a remote village in the southern part of Borno State, in Northeast region source said. According to the community of the area who comfirmed

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Boko Haram/ISWAP Members Abduct 6 Staff Of Borno State Government

Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Borno state commissioner for Works, Hon Architect Yerima Saleh, has confirmed that the Suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram/ ISWAP, have  abducted 6 staff of the ministry also going away with three trucks used in conveying sand

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Insurgency: 500 Orphans of Civilian JTFs To Get Borno scholarship

Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri The Borno State Governor Babagana Umaru Zulum, has said that the state Government is set to award scholarship to 500 orphans of the Civilian JTF, hunters and vigilantes who died during battles with Boko Haram and ISWAP

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Borno’s 50 Megawatts Plant To Begin Soon – Zulum

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Borno State Governor Babagana Umar Zulum, has assured the communities of the state, that soon megawatts gas power plant being funded by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will be on stream to electrify parts of

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