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Babangana Zulum

24 Feb
The recent statement by Governor Babangana Zulum of Borno State, claiming that 90 per cent of repentant Boko Haram terrorists are genuine, might have emanated from moral naivety.
11 Apr 2021
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and his Borno State counterpart, Governor Babangana Zulum, yesterday, called on leaders across political divides to shun sentiments, and synergise...
10 Apr 2021
The governor appealed to those fomenting trouble in parts of the country to desist forthwith and allow peace to reign, adding that nobody could predict what would happen in times of crises.
25 Mar 2021
Two hundred and sixty-nine soil doctors and agriculture extension workers have been awarded certificates and also given test kits to facilitate their field operations, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. This followed the completion of a two-week intensive training exercise organized by the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) in collaboration with the Borno state…
3 Dec 2020
The Defence Headquarters, Thursday said Boko Haram's claim of being responsible for the killing of rice farmers in Borno State is a fallacy aimed at instilling fear in people. Coordinator, Defence Military Operations (DMO) Major General John Enenche, made the statement while addressing journalists at a weekly press briefing on the operations of the armed…
20 Feb 2020
It was a refreshing but temporary sigh of relief from the crass impunity gradually enveloping many parts of the country when the Governor of Borno State Babangana Zulum came out...


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