The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote on Tuesday, May 31, hosted Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima in Lagos with their discussion focusing on rehabilitation of internally displaced persons and reconstruction works in the areas of education and healthcare.
The Dangote Foundation, which is a charity wing funded by the richest African was the platform of the two hours meeting held at the Dangote corporate headquarters in Falomo,Ikoyi, Lagos.
The meeting had in attendance the three Senators from Borno, Senate […]
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday, poured encomiums on former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing him as a man with rare courage committed to national unity and development. Shettima said he was convinced that Obasanjo would have rescued the missing Chibok girls if he were the president at the time the insurgents seized the 279 girls from their hostels.
But the governor regretted that former President Goodluck Jonathan, who was in charge when the girls were taken, only phoned him 19 […]
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was in Borno yesterday, August 17.
Tinubu was in Borno to pay a condolence visit to the governor of the state, Kashim Shettima over the recent death of his deputy Alhaji Zannah Umar Mustapha.
Some others who accompanied Tinubu on the visit were Chief Bisi Akandem and Gombe state governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.
Zannah had died in his sleep on Saturday morning while visiting Yola, the Adamawa state capital, to […]
It was governors of the 19 northern states, under the aegis of the Northern Nigeria Governors’ Forum, on Monday, elected the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shetima, as their new chairman.
Shettima replaces the outgoing Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, whose tenure ends this month.
Kano State Governor-elect, Abdullahi Ganduje, also emerged as the vice chairman of the forum.
This decision was reached at the end of a meeting of the northern states governors, held at the Niger State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja.
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 […]
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According to Sunday Independent, hopes for the safe return of the over 200 girls, who are still held by the Boko Haram, after their abduction from the dormitory of a Government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State on April 15, 2014 may just be slim, although the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, has revealed that they are still alive.
He, however, said the girls are still held in fragmented camps in the […]