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Gbeleyi Abayomi The Defence Headquarters has refuted claims by the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, that soldiers were responsible for the attack on his convoy last week Wednesday in Baga, a town in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state. Ekocitymagazine reported how Mr Zulum survived an ambush by gunmen while on a trip to …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Contrary to stories making the rounds, The presidency on Wednesday debunked claims that some repentant Boko Haram fighters have been allowed to join the Nigerian military. The social media has Ben awash with the rumors with many Nigerians questioning the government’s deradicalisation programme. The rumour was futher fuelled recently with the claims by …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, has accused the military of been responsible on the attack on his convoy. the governor’s convoy was attacked in Baga while on his way to some internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Kukawa local government area of the state on Wednesday The initial belief after the attack …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Borno State Governor,Babagana Zulum, today survived an ambush by suspected Boko Haram gunmen it was gathered. The unfortunate incident occurred while the governor was on a trip to Monguno and Baga towns to distribute food to IDPs. According to a source, the governor’s convoy came under attack while he was returning from Baga, …

Gbeleyi Abayomi A seemingly frustrated Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, has accused soldiers of leaving some residents of the state at the mercy of Boko Haram insurgents. The governor while Speaking at Auno, a town 20 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno state capital, the governor alleged that soldiers meant to secure the community desert the people …

The Borno government on Sunday reopened the Maiduguri-Dikwa road, five years after it was closed as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency. NAN reports that the 86km road was closed to motorists in 2015 at the peak of Boko Haram activities in the northern part of the state. The governor, Babagana Zulum, accompanied by …

Gbeleyi Abayomi At least 30 persons were lost and several women abducted when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked passengers in Auno, a town 20 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno state capital. According to TheCable, it was gathered that the passengers who were en route to Maiduguri were attacked around 10pm on Sunday. They had stopped over …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The governor of Borno state , Babagana Zulum , has made some surprise appointments with the appointment of Kesta Ogualili from Anambra state and Yusuf Alao from Oyo state as special advisers. Kesta Ogualili, a hails from Dunukofia local government area of Anambra while Alao is from Ogbomosho local government area of Oyo. …

By Obi Obumneme  Abubakar Shekau,  the dreaded leader of the Boko Haram insurgents, on Sunday broke his longtime silence to speak on the Borno Governor’s recent call on insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace government’s amnesty programme. Shekau, in an 18 minutes audio message, who spoke in his native Kanuri language and in …