• Boko Haram deliberately rape ‘kidnapped girls’ to give birth to future terrorist, says  Governor Shettima

    Boko Haram deliberately rape ‘kidnapped girls’ to give birth to future terrorist, says Governor Shettima

    It was reported that Boko Haram insurgents deliberately rape women with the intention of getting them pregnant so they would give birth to future insurgents as successors of their violent struggles, hence, the need for a special programme to break the chain anticipated by the insurgents, Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima alerted on Monday.

    Shettima said from his studies of practices associated with the insurgents, there is a general believe amongst them that whoever doesn’t share their ideology is an infidel […]

  • Borno to build “Heroes Estate” for the families of Soldiers & vigilantes who died in the fight against Boko Haram

    Borno to build “Heroes Estate” for the families of Soldiers & vigilantes who died in the fight against Boko Haram

     

    Governor Kashim Shettima, the Borno State Governor, at the inauguration of the 432 housing units at the Yerwa Peace Estate, Maiduguri, said on Saturday as he planned to build Borno Heroes Estate for the families of soldiers, paramilitary and members of vigilantes who died in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency in the state.

    He said that the objective was to assist families of slain soldiers and others who died in the cause of restoring peace to the state. See […]

  • Shettima’s role in the Chibok affair would be investigated and if found wanting, he would be prosecuted – Femi fani-kayode to Borno State Governor

    Shettima’s role in the Chibok affair would be investigated and if found wanting, he would be prosecuted – Femi fani-kayode to Borno State Governor

     

    Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, the director of media and publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO), has said that a notice has been served the Borno State governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, to be ready for investigation and prosecution after leaving office if found complicit in the circumstances that led to the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls.

    This is just as Governor Shettima said that Fani-Kayode’s statements are not to be taken seriously as he is only begging to be […]

  • Thugs attack Governor Shettima’s convoy

    Thugs attack Governor Shettima’s convoy

     

    The Chairman of the APC, Ali Bukar Dalori, said in an e-mail statement to newsmen that, suspected political thugs on Sunday attacked the convoy of the Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, in Maiduguri, the state capital.

    He said the  thugs were alleged to have been sponsored by the former governor of the state, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, who has been at daggers drawn with the incumbent governor. But Sheriff has denied this.

    He alleged that during the unprovoked attack , about […]