Thursday, June 1, 2023


June 1, 2023

Red Cross moves to trace 3,000 missing persons in Borno

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has unveiled a radio tracing programme in Borno to reunite 3,000 missing persons with loved ones.

May 28, 2023

Garba Shehu regrets blaming slain Borno farmers to defend Buhari regime

In a recent interview with the BBC, however, Mr Shehu, who served as Mr Buhari’s spokesman for eight years, said he regrets his statements on the killing of the Borno rice farmers.

Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu
May 26, 2023

Umar Kadafur declares self Nigeria’s most powerful deputy governor

Umar Kadafur of Borno has described himself as Nigeria’s most powerful deputy governor.

Borno deputy governor, Umar Kadafur
May 25, 2023

Controversy trails Senate’s failure to confirm Buhari’s nominee for North-East Development Commission

Mr Buhari’s request for his nominees’ confirmation was prompted by the expiration of the tenure of the previous governing board which ended May 7.

Buhari and Lawan
May 23, 2023

Buhari seeks Senate’s approval for N16.7 billion promissory note to Borno

The request is contained in a letter addressed to President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and read at plenary on Tuesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate
May 19, 2023

2 ex-Boko Haram insurgents, 108 suspects arrested for theft, rape, other crimes in Borno

Mr Umar explained that the two repentant Boko Haram members were arrested for theft.

Borno commissioner of Police, Abdu Umar press conference
May 18, 2023

Borno government introduces new dress code for female students

“This dressing code is compulsory for all Muslim female students all over our secondary schools in the state. But for the Christian female students, it is optional.”

May 10, 2023

WHO trains Borno health workers on emergency response coordination

Borno director of public health urged participants to listen attentively so they could build their capacity in responding to emergencies.

WHO training Borno health workers
May 10, 2023

110 Borno students, businesspeople evacuated from Sudan

Borno students and businesspeople evacuated from Sudan along with other Nigerians have arrived in Maiduguri.

Sudan returnees
May 10, 2023

Hunger: 4.3 million Adamawa, Borno, Yobe people need $396 million, UN says

“We alerted last week that 4.3 million people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states risk severe hunger from June to August.”