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Shettima takes Borno security situation to security chiefs

Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima on Wednesday met with service chiefs to discuss the security situation in Borno state. The governor met with the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen.Tukur Buratai and Director General of State Security Services, Yusuf Bichi, at separate meetings.  He was accompanied by

Four reportedly killed as Boko Haram attacks Gov. Shettima’s convoy

Four people were reportedly killed and an unknown number of others were kidnapped in a Boko Haram attack on a convoy of vehicles carrying the governor of Borno state, kashim shettima in northeast Nigeria, sources said on Wednesday. A civilian militia member travelling with  Shettima said jihadist fighters staged an ambush

Boko Haram: Gov. Shettima deploys 500 local hunters

Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has administered oath of allegiance on 500 local hunters newly recruited to work hand-in-hand with the soldiers to fight Boko Haram. The governor decided to make the hunters swear to an oath to elicit trust and build confidence among the combatants in the task

Gov. Shettima flags off Python Dance III in Borno

..Says Borno Will Regain Its Glory Again Godsgift Onyedinefu Governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima has expressed confidence and optimism that Borno State will regain its glory again. The Governor stated this on Monday, in Maiduguri while flagging-off the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke III (Python Dance) At 7 Division Step -Up

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: Gov. Shettima weeps in meeting with Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu Kashim Shettima Governor of Borno state broke down in tears in a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the resurgence of Boko Haram activities in the state. The meeting held inside the council chamber of the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday. Shettima, led Borno elders to the meeting with the

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

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