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Gbeleyi Abayomi A group known as the Katsina Network for Peace and Leadership (KANPAL) has advised the governor of Borno state , Babagana Zulum, to ignore “faceless” pro-military organisations. The Borno state governor Zulum ,has been very critical of the way the military is working to contain the insurgency in the north-east. However, the military …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Borno State Police Command has paraded forty-five criminals arrested in different parts of the state for various offences. Among those arrested is one Goni Mallum, a Boko Haram logistics supplier who confessed to running errands for the insurgents citing hunger and poverty as justification for his actions. According to Mallum , he …

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 …

The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu, on Thursday confirmed the death of one person with 16 others injured following three explosions in Maiduguri metropolis. Mr Aliyu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the explosions occurred in Mairi, Custom and Gwange areas of the metropolis. Mr Aliyu said the actual cause of the explosions …

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 The governor of borno state has paid glowing tributes to the five humanitarian workers executed by Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday. The workers were ambushed by the insurgents on June 29, 2020, while traveling from Maiduguri to Monguno. In a statement on Thursday, Isa Gusau, Zulum’s spokesman, said the governor got the news …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Boko Haram, last night attacked The 333 Artillery Barracks in Maiduguri, Borno state. According to a report monitored TheCable , the insurgents stormed the town around 11:20pm on Monday, firing shots into the barracks. The soldiers responded immediately but the insurgents had already surrounded the barracks, according to a source. Boko Haram had …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The chief of staff to Borno state Governor, Babagana Wakil, is dead. The news of his death was announced by The governor’s spokesperson, Isa Gusau, announced this in a statement on Wednesday. According to him, Wakil died this morning but details of his death were, however, not disclosed. Gusau said the remains of …

Gbeleyi Abayomi In what could be described as a deadly attack, Members of ISWAP, a breakaway faction of Boko Haram, on Saturday staged yet another deadly attack on a village in Gubio local government killing at least 31 residents and injuring many others, security sources said. This is the second attack on Gubio village which …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Borno state government has suspended The lockdown it put in place to contain the spread of the dreaded corona virus, and also asked churches and mosques to reopen. The state government in relaxing the lockdown order and ban on religious gatherings, called for strict guidelines on maintaining physical distancing in mosques and …