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Campaign: Police ban quasi-security outfits in Borno

The Police Command in Borno has banned the engagement of quasi-security outfits by political parties and their candidates for electioneering campaign in the state. The Commisioner of Police, Mr Abdu Umar stated this during a monthly Police Officers’ Conference in…

Borno scholarship board targets 40,000 students

The Borno Scholarship Board has begun registration of over 40,000 indigent students for bursary award during the 2021/2022 academic session. The Executive Secretary of the board, Malam Bala Isa, told journalists on Tuesday in Maiduguri that the board had opened…

Borno: Police arrest eight suspected kidnappers

Borno Police Command, on Wednesday, said it had arrested eight suspected kidnappers in the state. Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Maiduguri, the Police Commissioner in the state, Abdu Umar, said that the suspects were arrested by men…

Borno: Police confirm arrest of Boko Haram suspect

The Borno Police Command says security operatives have arrested a Boko Haram suspect, Mubarak Alhaji Jubunai, in Gamborun Ngala Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abdu Umar, confirmed this in Maiduguri on…

Borno ministry confirms killing of lion by hunters

The Director of Forestry and Wildlife, Ministry of Environment, Borno, Mr Peter Ayuba, has confirmed the killing of a lion by hunters in Konduga Local Government Area. Ayuba, who spoke to Newsmen on the incident on Tuesday in Maiduguri, said…

Stop gloating at disappearance of NAF fighter jet – FG

The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some “unpatriotic’’ Nigerians. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed at a media briefing…