Why Estate In Borno State Was Named After Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has explained that his administration named an estate after Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in order to appreciate him for freeing the State’s APC from the hands of a ‘tyrant’ who made frantic efforts to hijack the party’s machinery ahead of the 2015 Governorship, National and State Assembly elections in Borno…

Tinubu is behind our political freedom – Borno gov

Kashim Shettima, Borno governor has praised Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of being the main force behind the political freedom the state enjoys now. He said the former Lagos governor made it impossible for a “tyrant” to hijack the APC structure in Borno state. According to Shettima, his administration……

Amina Mohammed Sworn-In As UN Deputy Secretary General

Former Nigerian Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has been sworn-in as the Fifth United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary-General on Tuesday at the UN Headquarters in New York. The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, after administering the Oath, said: “I am very, very proud that you accepted to join our team.” In her first engagement, Amina…

Boko Haram killed 100,000, destroyed 5,335 classrooms –Borno gov

The governor of Borno State, Governor Kashim Shettima, on Monday narrated how much his state has suffered from the evil acts of the Boko Haram terror group. He revealed that over 100,000 people had been killed, about 54,000 women rendered widows and 5,335 classrooms in 541 schools destroyed, by the group. The governor who stated…

Again, Gov Shettima tells how Sheriff gave birth to Boko Haram

Like an ‘abiku’, the evil child that keeps dying and returning, accusing fingers over the birthing of Boko Haram continues to point at former governor of Borno State and factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. Incumbent governor of the state, Kashim Shettima, on Monday accused Sheriff, his predecessor, of…

45% of Teachers Absent As Governor Takes Roll Call In School

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: Nearly ‎half the total number of teachers receiving salaries were discovered absent after Governor Kashim Shettima paid an unscheduled visit, Wednesday, by noon and took roll call of teachers at Lamisula Primary and Junior Secondary located in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State. The school has a total number of 87 teachers but…

IDP’s In Borno Begin Mass Production of Household Products

Some Intern‎ally Displaced Persons from Gwoza local government area of Borno State have began large scale production and packaging of various household products that include solid and liquid soap, detergents, pomade, hand bags courtesy of loan allocated to them by the Borno Renaissance Micro Finance Bank, set up by Governor Kashim Shettima to promote entrepreneurship…

Borno State Trains Women As Fashion Design Instructors

A group of women under the sponsorship of Borno State Government, are ‎currently undergoing three months intensive training on various aspects of sewing and fashion design at Vodi Tailoring Institute, a private firm in Abuja. The women, numbering 20 were picked from 20 out of the 27 local government areas of Borno State to undergo…

Unity a panacea for northern emancipation – Kashim Shettima

Chairman, Northern States Governors Forum and governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has stressed the need for stakeholders in the north to urgently look at the challenges facing the region with a view to providing lasting solutions. Speaking at a meeting of the forum with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar and all…

Gov. Shettima Spends Boxing Day In Chibok With 21 Freed #SchoolGirls

Isa Gusau, Abuja: Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima spent the whole of Monday, being Boxing Day, in Chibok town, where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at a Government Secondary School on April 14, 2014, after a night attack. While in Chibok, the Governor met 21 schoolgirls freed by the Boko Haram…

Why 2016 Is My Best Year – Gov. Kashim Shettima

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: ‎Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has described the outgoing year, 2016 as one that witnessed a major breakthrough in the ongoing fight against the Boko Haram insurgency, saying the year is so far his best in the last five years, since he assumed the mantle of leadership on May 29, 2011 and…

Maiduguri Explosion Leaves Several Injured, Gov Summons Meeting

The National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed an explosion in Maiduguri near Monday market this morning. The explosive was said to be detonated by a male and female suicide bombers. The statement by the Agency says only the suicide bombers lost their lives while 17 persons were injured and evacuated to the Specialist Hospital Maiguduri…