Tag: Borno Governor

Breaking: Borno Governor, Zulum, has directed the immediate suspension of an NGO

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has directed the immediate suspension of ACTED, an international Non-Governmental Organization (iNGO). The governor gave the order following Saturday’s discovery that the humanitarian iNGO was using a hotel in Maiduguri for “training some persons on shooting”. Zulum’s spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau, who announced the[Read More…]

Borno Governor is back to work after 21 days vacation

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has resumed work after 21 days vacation. Zulum arrived Maiduguri on Wednesday afternoon. Addressing government officials, party leaders and supporters, who received him at the airport in Maiduguri, the governor assured that his administration’s top priority will remain the restoration of peace in the state[Read More…]

Borno Governor goes on 21 day vacation

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has proceeded on a 21-day vacation, from April 29 to May 19. The governor’s spokesperson, Isa Gusau, in a statement, said the House also approved Deputy Governor Umar Kadafur to serve as acting governor for the period. According to the statement, Speaker of the[Read More…]

Borno Governor asks Federal Character Commission for more employment slots

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has requested that Borno state be given special consideration on the allocation of employment slots. He made the request at headquarters of the Federal Character Commission in Abuja on Monday. Zulum, who was received by the Executive Chairman and secretary of the commission, Dr Muheeba[Read More…]

Borno Governor signs N248 Billion increased 2021 budget

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has signed into law, the 2021 appropriation bill passed into law by the Borno State House of Assembly. The budget was however raised from N208b proposed by Zulum, to N248 billion, for which the assembly explained, was to cater for industrial projects by the Borno[Read More…]

Kashim Shettima Says Tinubu Made Borno APC Happen

Kashim Shettima, Borno governor, has said the political independence being enjoyed in the state was made possible by Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said the former Lagos governor made it impossible for a “tyrant” to hijack the APC structure in Borno state. According to[Read More…]

“This Is The Best Christmas Season I Have Ever Witnessed” – Borno Governor Kashim Shettima Says

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has described the Christmas of 2016 as his best season of celebration since his assumption of office over five years ago. Speaking after cutting the tape to declare open some major highways in the state, Shettima said that 2016 signalled “Nigeria’s year of victory and[Read More…]

Borno Governor Requests Female Undercovers in IDP Camp over Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment: Shettima to request deployment of female undercover police, DSS, NAPTIP detectives to IDP camps Following recent reports about some officials sexually harassing female internally displaced persons, Governor Kashim Shettima has? revealed his plans to write letters requesting the Inspector General of Police, the Director General of the Department[Read More…]

“Abducted Girls Must Be Brought Back” Jonathan Orders Push To Free Female Students

Abuja (AFP) – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday ordered top security chiefs and officials to secure the safe release of 223 schoolgirls abducted three weeks ago by suspected Islamists, his spokesman said.Gunmen believed to be Boko Haram Islamists stormed the girls’ boarding school on April 14, forcing them from[Read More…]