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May, 2020

  • 22 May

    Senior Officials Absent As Zulum Pays Surprise Visit To Six LGAs

    Babagana Zulum

    Most senior officials overseeing the affairs of six of the  local government areas in Borno were absent when Gov. Babagana Zulum conducted  roll calls  during an unscheduled visit to their secretariats. Read Also: Police Arrest Man Who Sealed Wife’s Vagina With Glue The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the affected …

  • 14 May

    Borno Suspends Lockdown, Opens Mosques, Churches

    Babagana Zulum

    The Borno State Government has suspended the lockdown it declared to curb the spread of COVID-19. It has also relaxed the ban on religious gatherings. It however said physical distancing must be observed in mosques and churches. Read Also: Doyin Okupe Reveals Drugs He Took To Recover From COVID-19 Meanwhile, the …

  • 14 May

    Troops Kill 18 Boko Haram Terrorists, Rescue 72 Captives In Borno

    Troops of the Nigerian Army, drawn from various Battalions, said they have killed 18 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State, and rescued 72 persons held captive by the insurgents. The abducted persons, mostly women and children, were freed after the troops raided some camps of the terrorist group in North-east. …

  • 7 May

    Buratai’s Family, Borno COVID-19 Team Clash Over Mother’s Corpse

    The family of Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff, and the Borno COVID-19 clash were engaged in an argument over the latter’s refusal to release the remains of Kakah Hajja, mother of the army chief. Read Also: COVID-19: ‘Voice Of Darkness’ Behind Shutting Of Churches By Govt – Oyedepo TheCable reports …

April, 2020

  • 30 April

    Former Borno Governor Mohammed Goni Dies

    Former civilian governor of Borno State, Mohammed Goni is dead. Read Also: COVID-19: Commercial Vehicles Must Sanitise After Every Trip, Offices To Close At 3pm – Sanwo-Olu Goni, according to reports died on Wednesday night at a private hospital in Maiduguri after a brief illness. He served as governor of the …

  • 28 April

    Two Fleeing Borno COVID-19 Patients Resurface


    The two COVID-19 patients who fled in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, have returned. Read Also: Car Dealer Loses 30 Vehicles In Lagos Petrol Station Inferno Dr Salisu Kwaya-Bura, Commissioner for Health, said one of them, 24-year-old Abbas Hassan, returned at about 2am. He said a combined team of health surveillance …

  • 27 April

    Two COVID-19 Patients Escape From Borno Isolation Centre

    Babagana Zulum

    Two  patients, Abbas Hassan, and Hauwa Mohammed, have escaped from an isolation centre at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital in Borno State. Read Also: Nigeria In Desperate Need Of COVID-19 Testing Kits – NCDC DG The 24-year-old man is said to be residing at Layin Tanki in Gwange II, while …

  • 26 April

    Boko Haram Attacks Modu Sheriff’s Convoy, Kills Five

    Boko Haram terrorists killed five persons in the convoy of Ali Modu Sheriff, a former governor of Borno State, along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway around Auno, some kilometres to Maiduguri. Read Also: Most Lagosians Unaware They Have COVID-19 – Health Commissioner The incident was said to have happened while Sheriff was traveling …

  • 20 April

    Defence Headquarters Confirms Killing Of Key Boko Haram Leaders

    The Defence Headquarters, on Monday, confirmed that several key Boko Haram terrorists/ISWAP leaders have been killed in multiple airstrikes, conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole at Durbada in Borno State. Read Also: Key Persons In Buhari’s Govt Sponsored Lies Against Kyari – Fani-Kayode A statement signed by …

  • 18 April

    Five Women, Children Die As Thousands Rush For N5,000, Clothes In Borno

    At least five women and children died on Saturday in a stampede when cash and clothes were handed out to thousands of displaced people in Borno, militia and local people told AFP. Read Also: There’s Nothing Wrong In Sleeping With My 15-year-old Daughter – Father A large crowd surged forward for …

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