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Boko Haram: War against terror shouldn’t be left to the military alone–Shettima

•Urges other security agencies to get more involved  •Regrets recent attacks, displacement of Borno residents  Mukaila Ola  The Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has appealed that the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency war against Boko Haram Terrorists in the North East Nigeria, should not be left to the military alone. To this end, Shettima

Boko Haram: Borno delegation presents security recommendations to Buhari

Mukaila Ola  As Boko Haram continues to create threats in Borno State, a delegation from the state on Monday presented recommendations to President Muhammadu Buhari. The delegation, which include traditional rulers, elders, national and state assembly members, ‎local government chairmen, women groups, and members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists and labour

Boko Haram: Shettima’s contributions to war against terror will remain golden–Aide

Mukaila Ola  The contributions of Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima to the counter-insurgency war against Boko Haram Terrorists in the North-East will remain golden, the media aide to the governor  Isa Gusau said on Saturday. Speaking on Arise TV programme: “The Morning Show,” Gusau said despite efforts by political mischief makers

Boko Haram Resurgence: Borno PDP demands independent inquiry, alleges political motivation

 Mukaila Ola  The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Imam has called for an inquiry into the resurgence in Boko Haram attacks in Borno State. Speaking to journalists at the inauguration of Borno PDP Campaign Council on Friday in Maiduguri, Imam alleged that the attacks may not

Soldiers’ Accounts: How tactical blunders, sabotage exposed Nigerian troops to Boko Haram attacks

In summary •Disbanded Metele unit moved to Malfatori rather than Kukawa Cross •Arage Battalion moved to MNJTF instead of Kekeno •Over 54 soldiers deserted in the last two weeks •Unit Commander dismisses soldiers •37 soldiers still missing after Jeli attack The current upsurge in Boko Haram

2019: Shettima fears successor may inherit worsening Boko Haram insurgency, IDPs

•Says Borno state still faced with great security challenges Mukaila Ola The Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has admitted that the reality is that Borno State as at today is still faced with great security challenges, which may spill over to the next administration after the 2019 general elections. Shettima himself inherited

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