• Borno governor donates N10 million to Lt. Col. Ali’s widow

    Borno governor donates N10 million to Lt. Col. Ali’s widow

    Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Friday presented a N10million cheque to Samira, widow of army commander, Lt. Col Abu Ali who was killed in Malam-Fatori, headquarters of Abadam local government area of Borno State on November 4.

    Col. Ali was the commanding officer of 272 Task Force Tank Battalion until he was killed along with some of his men following an ambush by Boko Haram fighters.

    Shettima visited the family’s residence of the late Ali at UnguwarSarki in Kaduna where […]

  • Governor Shettima awards 9-year scholarship to 50 orphans of fallen CJTF, soldiers

    Governor Shettima awards 9-year scholarship to 50 orphans of fallen CJTF, soldiers

    Fifty children whose parents died fighting the Boko Haram insurgency under the Civilian JTF, Nigerian Army, Police, DSS and para-military are to benefit from a 9-year primary education scholarship with all tuition fees, books, uniforms, school bags and shoes already paid in advance by the Zenith Bank Plc.

    The scholarship will cover academic sessions from pre-nursery in 2016 to the year 2025 when beneficiaries are expected to complete primary schools as directed by Governor Kashim Shettima.

    The Zenith Bank had two weeks […]

  • Alleged Lawmaker Caught on Camera Kneeling Before Governor Shettima (Photo)

    Alleged Lawmaker Caught on Camera Kneeling Before Governor Shettima (Photo)

    One of the dirty and hidden dramas of sycophancy at the corridors of power has been exposed on social media to the dismay of the parties involved.

    This is the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima pictured above with an alleged member of the State House of Assembly appearing to be pleading with him unofficially over an unknown offence.

    The All Progressives Congress chieftain, Shettima looks furious in the picture as he wears a very straight face stipulating a serious issue was being […]

  • Returning PDP members should be stoned like Satan was in Kaaba, says Governor Shettima

    Returning PDP members should be stoned like Satan was in Kaaba, says Governor Shettima

    The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has berated members of the state Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who left when there was an internal crisis only to return when peace has being restored.

    Shettima said this during the distribution of relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Maiduguri, the state capital, by the National Logistics Committee on Distribution of Relief Materials.

    According to the governor, “The politicians who left us to our troubles in the last five years only […]