Tag: Zulum

Zulum receives another Chibok schoolgirl with her two children in Gwoza

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has received another Chibok Girl who presented herself to the Nigerian Army on Saturday in Gwoza Local Council.  The schoolgirl, identified as Hassana Adamu, alongside two children she birthed in captivity, was handed over to Governor Zulum by the Commander, 26 Taskforce Brigade, Brigadier General[Read More…]

Terrorists attack Governor Zulum’s convoy again, killing 8 policemen and 3 soldiers

Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum has survived another ambush when his convoy was attacked by suspected members of the Islamic State in West Africa Province, ISWAP, insurgents along the Monguno/Baga axis, in the northern part of the state. Sources told AFP that eight policemen, three soldiers, were killed in the[Read More…]

Borno Governor says feeding IDPs is no longer sustainable

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has said that feeding over one million internally displaced persons (IDPs) without having access to the means of livelihood would be no longer sustainable. The governor stated this Thursday when he received the House of Representatives committee on North East Development Commission (NEDC) in Maiduguri.[Read More…]

Nigerian military asks Governor Zulum not to ‘demoralize’ soldiers with allegations

The Nigerian Military has called on Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State to be mindful of the allegations he levelled against troops fighting insurgents in the North-east. The governor had in July accused the military of attacking his convoy in Baga, a town in Borno State. Zulum attributed the attack[Read More…]

There is sabotage in the war against insurgency in the North-East says Governor Zulum

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, says sabotage in the system will not allow insurgency to end in the North East. He said this on Sunday when he met with the Governors of Kebbi and Jigawa States, Atiku Bagudu and Badaru Abubakar, who visited him over recent attack against his convoy[Read More…]

Northern governors condemn attack on Zulum’s convoy

Northern Governors Forum (NGF), has condemned Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, describing the act as callous and reprehensible. The Chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong, made the condemnation in a statement  by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr[Read More…]

Borno State Governor berates army over attack on his convoy

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has confronted the army over an attack on his convoy in Baga, a town in Kukawa local government. Governor Zulum had departed Maiduguri, the state capital on Monday afternoon for the northern part of the state in continuation of the food distribution programme which[Read More…]