APC convention: 7000 delegates set to affirm Buhari’s candidature
No fewer than 7000 delegates are participating in today’s special convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) aimed at affirming the candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 polls.
Shettima, Abba Aji clinch slots in Borno
Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has clinched the ticket to contest the Borno Central senatorial district election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. Shettima scored 2, 735 votes to defeat Ali Wurge who polled five votes at the just concluded primary elections held at the El-Kaneni Sports Centre, Maiduguri. Declaring…
Borno, Nasarawa APC endorse Zulum, Sule
The Borno State All Progressives Congress (APC) has endorsed Professor Babagana Umara Zulum to contest the 2019 governorship position in the state. Zulum, who was endorsed by Governor Kashim Shettima to succeed him, emerged the party’s flag bearer by scoring 4,432 votes at the primary election.
“Why I annoited Zulum as my successor”- Shettima
Governor Kashim shettima of Borno on Sunday said he endorsed the gubarnatorial candidature of Prof. Babagana Zulum, to fast track rapid social and economic transformation of the war ravaged state.
Shettima endorses Prof. Umara-Zulum successor
Gov.Kashim Shettima of Borno on has endorsed Prof. Babagana Umara-Zulum, the State’s Commissioner For Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement to succeed him.
Borno begins payment of N1b gratuity to retirees
The Borno State Government yesterday commenced payment of N1 billion gratuities it owes retired workers, as part of the five-year N20 billion outstanding gratuities to retirees in the state.
Nigerian Army University for insurgency?
A two billion naira worth of an Army University to tackle insurgency in the North East should be regarded as an idea whose time should not come at a time like this.
Boko Haram not responsible for Alau dam destruction, says Shettima
Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima on Monday said the destruction of Alau dam had nothing to do with any Boko Haram attack or sabotage, but poor maintenance. It was speculated that the Boko Haram insurgency group was responsible for the destruction which took place at the weekend. But, Shettima said he took an inspection visits…
Borno targets 1.1 million children in fight against malaria campaign
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with Borno State government has flagged off seasonal Malaria Prevention Campaigns (MPCs) against malaria for 1.1 million children in the state.