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Borno APC chieftain lauds Zulum for re-introducing environmental sanitation

Borno APC chieftain lauds Zulum for re-introducing environmental sanitation

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Former Secretary of the Defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in Borno state, and Adviser to former Governor Kashim Shettima, Hon. Yusuf Adamu has commended governor of the state, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum and his Deputy,  Alhaji Usman Umar Kadafur for reintroduction of environmental sanitation across the state. Adamu, now a chieftain of the ruling All ... Read More »

Dangote to fund Borno road projects linking Nigeria with Cameroun

Dangote to fund Borno road projects linking Nigeria with Cameroun

The Dikwa Ngala Road project will be completed in one year,Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State disclosed this when he visited Dikwa town for an assessment and inspection visit. Gov Zulum (middle) during the inspection* The Governor explained that the Dikwa — Ngala road project would be funded by Alhaji Aliko Dangote alongside Bama — Banki Road, all linking ... Read More »

Corruption: Zulum orders immediate transfer of all Borno Pension Board staff

Corruption: Zulum orders immediate transfer of all Borno Pension Board staff

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno state governor, Prof. Bababgana Umara Zulum has directed the Secretary to the State Goverment Alh. Usman Jidda Shuwa and the Head of Service, Hassan Bulama to immediately transfer all the staff of the Pension Board and salaries from top to bottom as result of anomalies found during the recent payment of gratuities to retired civil ... Read More »

Humanitarian issues: Gov Zulum, UN-Under Secretary General, Minister meet in Maiduguri

Humanitarian issues: Gov Zulum, UN-Under Secretary General, Minister meet in Maiduguri

Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, the United Nations Under Secretary General for humanitarian affairs, Sir Mark Andrew Lowcock, Nigeria’s Minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk and the UN coordinator for humanitarian affairs in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon have met in Maiduguri on Wednesday with focus on addressing humanitarian issues and to enhance ... Read More »

Gov Zulum gives 20,000 Boko Haram victims in Damasak food items

Gov Zulum gives 20,000 Boko Haram victims in Damasak food items

  At least twenty thousand residents whose sources of livelihoods were affected by Boko haram attacks, on Sunday, received varieties of food from Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum in Damasak, headquarters of Mobbar local government area in the northern part of the state. Damasak was once stronghold of the boko haram which came under the insurgents’ occupation in 2016. ... Read More »

Gov Zulum holds retreat for Commissioners in Damasak, Boko Haram’s former ‘caliphate’

Gov Zulum holds retreat for Commissioners in Damasak, Boko Haram’s former ‘caliphate’

  R-L: Gov Zulum and others at the retreat* Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum is currently chairing his administration’s first retreat for commissioners, special advisers and more senior government officials like the secretary to the state government, head of service and chief of staff in Damasak, headquarters of Mobbar local government area in northern Borno, which has remained ... Read More »

Borno university to get teaching hospital next year- Gov Zulum

Borno university to get teaching hospital next year- Gov Zulum

… First Senate inaugurated Borno State University ‎will in the next one year, have a befitting teaching hospital to pave way for the commencement of courses in medicine, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has declared. Zulum, who is visitor to the university, spoke on Thursday at the historic inauguration of the university’s first Senate, which held at the campus in Maiduguri. ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Borno Gov enters permanent arrangement with 30 Ka’aba devotees for daily ‘Tawaf’

Boko Haram: Borno Gov enters permanent arrangement with 30 Ka’aba devotees for daily ‘Tawaf’

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has entered an arrangement with 30 residents of Makkah who will on permanent basis, offer daily ‘Tawaf’ (circumambulation of the holy Ka’aba ) to offer prayers for the return and sustenance of peace in Borno State and the rest of Nigeria. The 30 persons, all of them with Nigerian origin ... Read More »

Zulum approves one-off subsidy for 26 Borno students in Madinah University

Zulum approves one-off subsidy for 26 Borno students in Madinah University

Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the release of one million naira each to 26 citizens of the state undertaking different Degree programs at the Islamic University of Madinah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The University is known to offer undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes on courses not only on Islam but also on sciences and engineering. ... Read More »

Borno: Zulum releases gratuities for second batch of 1,000 ex-workers

Borno: Zulum releases gratuities for second batch of 1,000 ex-workers

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved payment of gratuities to second batch of 1,000 former civil servants who retired at intermediate ranks between 2013 to date.‎ This is coming two months after the Governor had in July 2019, released gratuities to first batch of 1,684 low ranking ex-workers that retired from 2013 to June 2019. Announcing this on ... Read More »

UNGA: Zulum to speak on SDGs at high-level side event

UNGA: Zulum to speak on SDGs at high-level side event

  Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum will today, Friday, ‎join a panel of discussion on implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the midst of conflict, during a high-level side event in the ongoing 74th United Nations General Assembly, taking place in New York, United States of America. Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau, said ... Read More »

Zulum launches Borno jobs portal for 2 million applicants

Zulum launches Borno jobs portal for 2 million applicants

  Governor Babagana  Umara Zulum on Monday launched “Borno Jobs portal” with capacity to accommodate profiles of two million jobs’ seekers from across the 27 local government areas of the state. Created by newly established ministry of science, technology and innovation under its commissioner, Dr Babagana Mustapha, the portal aims to generate a database that will contain educational and professional ... Read More »

GARLANDS FOR  PROF ZULUM @50 AND HIS 120 PROJECTS, By Inuwa Bwala

GARLANDS FOR PROF ZULUM @50 AND HIS 120 PROJECTS, By Inuwa Bwala

I thought I may not have to write again, after reflecting on his first one hundred days in office in an earlier piece. But that was before I knew that he has actually executed the 120 projects across Borno State within that period as promised during his tour immediately he was sworn inn. And that, he has attained the golden ... Read More »

We have no mandate to retrench LG staff, says Borno Committee on Verification

We have no mandate to retrench LG staff, says Borno Committee on Verification

  *Gov Zulum* The Committee On Verification and Biometric Data Capture of Local Government Staff in Borno State has said retrenchment of workers is not part of it’s mandate. It made the clarification in a press statement issued by it’s chairman, Senator Kaka Mallam Yale. The statement reads: “As you may be aware, the Committee On Verification and Biometric Data Capture ... Read More »

Gov Zulum zooms ahead with breathtaking performance in just 100 days, By Femi Ige

Gov Zulum zooms ahead with breathtaking performance in just 100 days, By Femi Ige

  Gov Shettima*  The developmental strides in Lagos is traceable to fairly successive good governments since 1979. Borno state is toeing that line with two successive good governors in Kashim Shettima and Babagana Umara Zulum. The new Governor who promised to consolidate on the legacies of his predecessor, said that his administration is going to implement and concentrate on a ... Read More »

Analysis-100 days: Has Gov. Zulum justified his one million votes?

Analysis-100 days: Has Gov. Zulum justified his one million votes?

  By Hon. Tanimu Adamu Tahir With over one millions votes in unprecedented victory at the March 2019 governorship polls, expectations were expectedly high from Borno’s 7th elected Governor, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum. His first 100 days, May 29 to September 6, 2019, became a yardstick readily available to voters in measuring if indeed the academic don turned politician, merited ... Read More »

Zulum assures of prompt payment of counterpart funds to end polio in Borno

Zulum assures of prompt payment of counterpart funds to end polio in Borno

  BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has assured members of Bill/Melinder Gate and Dangote Foundations for prompt payments of counterpart funding for the routine immunization exercise in the state to rid the state off polio free. The governor gave this assurance on Monday during a meeting with the delegation at the government house Maiduguri. ... Read More »

Gov Zulum Swears In Three Additional Commissioners

Gov Zulum Swears In Three Additional Commissioners

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno State Governor, Professor Umara Zulum on Thursday sworn in three newly appointed Commissioners, and charged them to do their best in discharging their responsibilities, especially in the Reconstruct, Rehabilitation and Resettlement drives, which is one of the 10-point Agenda of the present administration. The occasion took place at the International Conference Centre, Musa Usman Secretariat, ... Read More »

In birthday message, Governor Zulum calls Shettima mentor, pays tribute

In birthday message, Governor Zulum calls Shettima mentor, pays tribute

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has paid tribute to former Governor, now Senator Kashim Shettima who turned 53 years old today. Zulum, in a message he personally distributed through social media platforms, called Shettima a mentor, with whom he has had “the greatest experiences” in life. The Governor’s message began with a quote from Steven Spielberg which reads, ... Read More »

Governor Zulum off to Japan on Buhari’s invitation

Governor Zulum off to Japan on Buhari’s invitation

  Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum this evening departed for Japan on the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari who is leading Nigeria’s to the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) scheduled to beg,hold from Wednesday to Friday August 28 and 30 in the City of Yokohama. The Governor’s Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa ... Read More »