• Boko Haram has killed over 100,000 – Borno governor

    Boko Haram has killed over 100,000 – Borno governor

    Contrary to statistics constantly released by international humanitarian agencies, over 100, 000 persons may have been killed in Borno alone within the six years of Boko Haram insurgency.

    Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum and Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima stated this when a six-member delegation of three Senate committees on women affairs, health and primary health, led by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central) visited him.

    The governor also raised the alarm over the poverty and unemployment rate among youths in northern […]

  • Rescued Chibok girl and her baby handed over to Shettima; to meet Buhari … more photos

    Rescued Chibok girl and her baby handed over to Shettima; to meet Buhari … more photos

    The rescued Chibok school girl, Amina Ali, was on Wednesday airlifted by Nigeria Air Force Super Puma aircraft from Damboa to Maiduguri along with her baby and supposed husband, Mohammed Hayatu.

    Prior to that, they were examined at the Air Force medical facility and were found to be stable and normal blood pressure was observed.

    Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, said Amina was later released to the Operation LAFIYA DOLE headquarters for further investigation and handing over.

    According to him, after preliminary investigation, […]

  • Jonathan only called me 19 days after Chibok girls were abducted, says Borno Governor

    Jonathan only called me 19 days after Chibok girls were abducted, says Borno Governor

    Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday said for 19 days after over 200 girls were abducted from their dormitory in Chibok, former President Goodluck Jonathan failed to call him or any official of the state government to make enquiry or empathise with the state over the incident.

    Shettima made the disclosure on Monday when former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who is on a two-day visit to the University of Maiduguri, visited him at Government House in Maiduguri.

    In a speech filled with […]