Northern governors at Aso Rock, condemn rising banditry, kidnapping
Apparently worried by the spate of insecurity, including banditry, kidnapping, insurgency and herders-farmers’ crisis, among others in their areas.....
Shettima sets up panel for Borno gov-elect inauguration
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has raised an 18-member inauguration panel to swear in governor-elect, Prof. Babagana Umara, at Ramat Square, Maiduguri.
Northern governors move to reconcile Ganduje, Sanusi in Kano
The outgoing chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kashim Shettima, at the weekend in Kaduna hinted of moves by the body to reconcile his Kano counterpart, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II. Responding to media reports that quoted him to have taken side in the Balkanisation of Kano Emirate crisis, Shettima maintained…
‘Ineffective legal system to curb criminality, cause of banditry’
The 19 Northern Governors have attributed the increasing level of armed banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the north to the inability to codify criminal justice system in the region...
Shettima says Borno safer than Abuja, other northern states
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said that the northeast state is safer than the Federal Capital Territory...
Shettima urges Ndume to drop Senate presidential bid
Borno State governor Kashim Shettima has urged Nigerian lawmaker Senator Ali Ndume to drop his bid to emerge as Senate president and respect the decision of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to support Ahmad Lawan. "I hail from the same state with the distinguished Senator Ali Ndume, and I appreciate the fact that politics…
I'll not award new contracts for incoming administration, says Shettima
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has pledged not to award new contracts to prevent the incoming administration from...
Shettima raises panel over child prostitution, abortion in Maiduguri prison
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has raised a panel to investigate alleged cases of child prostitution, sodomy and forced abortion at the Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison.
Buhari shuns meeting with Bauchi, Adamawa governors
President Muhammadu Buhari failed to see Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar and his Adamawa State counterpart, Jibrilla Bindow, when the duo visited the Presidential Villa yesterday.
Shettima vows to sustain senatorial ambition amid motorcade attack
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has vowed to return to Gambaru Ngala despite last week’s attack on his convoy during a tour of the area to canvass support for his senatorial ambition.