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Buhari mourns death of Sherif Musa

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of former Minister of Mines, Power and Steel, Alhaji Bunu Sheriff Musa. The President commiserated with the Borno State Government and the people over the passing of the former Minister. Sherif served as the Minister of Industries in 1985, Mines, Power and …

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Terrorists kidnaped travelers along Ngamdu in Borno

Terrorists suspected to be ISWAP group, on Tuesday evening, laid ambush along Maiduguri-Tamsu Kawu-Ngamdu-Damaturu road and abducted several passengers aboard 8 commercial and private vehicles. The incident took place near a bridge between Tamsu Kawu and Ndamdu town at about 3PM. It was gathered that most of the victims, who …

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Woman jailed for N66m fraud in Borno

A Borno woman, Dije Sale has been sentenced to thirty-four years imprisonment. Justice Umaru Fadawu of the State High Court in Maiduguri found her guilty of forgery, use of false document and obtaining N66million under false pretence. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecuted the case. The convict forged …

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Borno: Boko Haram kills 14 farmers

Boko Haram insurgents have killed 14 farmers in Borno State, by slashing their throats. Members of the Civilian Joint Taskforce ( JTF) told AFP that insurgents on Monday seized 15 farmers working on their irrigation fields in Ngwom village, 14 kilometers north of Maiduguri, and cut their throats. “They slaughtered …

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