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Disquiet in Northwest after Tinubu Picked Shettima

Disquiet in Northwest after Tinubu Picked Shettima

After a long period of negotiations and apparent delay, Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC has finally picked Kashim Shettima, former governor of Borno State who represents Borno central in the senate. Shettima, a long time political ally of Tinubu was with the candidate throughout his campaign for the ticket of the

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Security: Sleeping on the Alert

In spite of the heavy security to enforce restriction order on election day, some atrocities were perpetrated with reckless abandon It was a reason President Muhammadu Buhari came under attack in the passing week.  Yet it happened under the nose of his men of force. The president had said that he had given orders that the security apparatus be

Boko Haram

Unimaid Builds Trench To Stop Boko Haram Attacks

Authorities in north-eastern Nigeria have begun digging a 27km (17 miles) trench around the University of Maiduguri to prevent attacks by Boko Haram Islamist militants. On Sunday three suicide bombers attacked the university killing themselves and a security guard. There has been a dramatic upsurge in violence in Maiduguri in recent months. Boko Haram, who

Nigerians Speak

I want to tell them that they have not lost anything as this remains a leadership that is for all. Yakubu Dogara, speaker, House of Representatives, assuring members of the House that his tenure will be beneficial to all.   We are going to bounce back in spite of all the difficulties. Governor Kashim Shettima

Shettima Donates N10m Take Off Grant for Fallen Editors

Kashim Shettima, Borno State Governor, has appealed to the Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, to set up an endowment fund to provide financial and other support to families of deceased editors. He demonstrated commitment to this call by also donating a N10 million take off grant for the scheme. Shettima made the appeal during an

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