The investigation into Kaduna's financial affairs during Nasir el-Rufai's tenure as governor has commenced, shedding light on significant debts and liabilities. The 13-member committee, established by the Kaduna assembly in April, is delving into loans, grants, and project executions spanning from 2015 to 2023. According to Suraj Bamalli, media aide...
NUT commends Borno gov for transforming education Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has flagged off the first phase of training for 1,949 teachers found trainable following a competency test conducted by the state government. The ceremony was conducted on Monday at the Waka Biu College of Education in Biu...
Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has commenced the distribution of assorted food items sourced from the National Strategic Grain Reserve to 126,000 vulnerable households, following a directive from President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. This is aimed at alleviating hunger among vulnerable populations. The momentous event unfolded at the Government House...
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has inaugurated the 2024 Hajj committee that would ensure the proper welfare of Pilgrims from the state during the forthcoming 2024 Hajj exercise. Inaugurating the committee on Saturday at the council chamber of the government house in Maiduguri, Zulum assured improved welfare for all...
A Lieutenant Colonel and six soldiers met their demise in an ambush along the Biu-Buni Yadi road in Borno State. This incident occurred just a week after military personnel were laid to rest following their murder during a peace mission in Delta State. The ambush, orchestrated by Boko Haram insurgents,...
Alhaji Garba Badamasi, the village head of Riruwai in Bauchi State, was reportedly murdered after being abducted by unknown gunmen. The tragic incident has left the community in mourning and raised concerns about security in the region. According to reports, Badamasi was abducted from his home in Lame District, Bauchi...
Distributes N100m to 2,000 youth, women farmers Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, supervised the distribution of food aid to over 52,500 families in seven local government areas of Southern Borno to alleviate the hardship caused by inflation and the current economic problems bedeviling the country. The distribution took place...
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, laid the foundation for constructing an eye and a dental hospital in Biu, headquarters of Biu local government council. The eye hospital has two operation theatres, consulting rooms, an administrative complex and male and female wards with a combined capacity of 56 beds, while...
Confirming the return of nine women out of the 102 initially reported missing, the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) dispelled abduction claims by Boko Haram terrorists. No ransom was paid for their release, stated Dr. Barkindo Saidu, Director-General of Borno SEMA. Dr. Saidu, speaking to The PUNCH on Sunday,...
Northeast Ambassadors Group hails Zulum for leadership stride Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, said his administration is targeting the construction of 85,000 new houses in 66 communities in the state aimed at resettling IDPs and other victims of Boko Haram insurgency. Zulum stated this on Thursday when he received...