Tag Archives: Borno State

Latest: Soldier shot dead by fellow military colleague in Borno

A newly married military officer was shot dead by his colleague in Borno state following a misunderstanding. Lieutenant Babakaka Shehu Ngorgi of the 202 Battalion, who got married in December 2019, was talking to his wife Hauwa Alhaji Kolomi when one of his colleagues shot him from the back six times in Bama, Borno. After shooting him, the attacker was …

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Borno State Reopens Churches, Mosques

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Borno state government has reportedly relaxed the coronavirus lockdown in the state reopening churches and mosques. The Deputy Governor and state Chairman, COVID-19 Response Committee, Usman Kadafur, in a recent statement explained that the purpose of imposing a lockdown has been achieved.  Kadafur however insisted that the lockdown will return to the state if there are new cases. He said, “The lockdown …

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The First Civilian Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Goni, Is Dead!!

The first civilian governor of Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Goni, has died at the age of 78. A family source, who confirmed his death said, the former governor died on Wednesday evening from an undisclosed illness. In 1979, Goni was elected as the first civilian governor of the former Borno State on the platform of the Great Nigeria Peoples Party …

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