Tag Archives: Borno State


Linking Soldiers With Boko Haram Unfair– Shettima

Linking Soldiers With Boko Haram Unfair– Shettima

Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday frowned at recent media reports linking officers of the Nigeria Army with sponsorship of Boko Haram activities, even as he said such claims are “capable of endangering the survival of Nigeria as a nation.” The governor said he could always vouch for the conduct of the officers and men


Borno Government Officials, Not Boko Haram, Carried Out Maiduguri Bomb Blast, Ex-Governor Sheriff Says

A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, who has come under attack since Tuesday’s bomb blast in Maiduguri, has said the outlawed Boko Haram sect is not responsible for the blast. Mr. Sheriff blamed Borno State government officials and members of his All Progressives Congress, APC, for the blast that is believed to

Breaking News: BOKO HARAM Announces cease Fire! …The arrest and prosecution of ex-Gov Ali Modu Sheriff is part of their condition

By Tukur Mamu In a surprise development that may end the persistent uprising that has resulted in the killing of innocent people and destruction of property worth billions of naira in the last three years in north eastern part of Nigeria, the radical Islamic sect Boko Haram whose operations have crippled the economy of Borno

The North that Southerners don’t know

By MARK AMAZA THE general belief held by most southerners about the North is that the region is not just mainly Muslim, but wholly Muslim. Whenever I meet someone from the South and introduce myself, I am correctly placed as a Christian. But once I am asked my state and I say Borno State, the

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‘Boko Haram is a Conduit Pipe in the Presidency’ – Tukur Mamu

DESERT HERALD has been following the activities the Jama’a Ahlilsunnah Wal Da’a wati popularly called Boko Haram right from the onset. Spiritual leader and founder of the sect, late Muhammad Yusuf granted the paper his last interview on earth, before his killing under suspicious circumstances.  Maryam Musa and the Editor-in-Chief of Society Watchdog magazine, Akubo